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Can an armadillo paper airplane fly? Autodesk says yes

Autodesk researchers have developed a Pteromys, a tool that lets anyone design a paper airplane that will fly, no matter how outlandish.

By August 9, 2014

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South Korea's Armadillo-T electric car folds up

Small and light all-electric car can fold down to almost half its length for easier parking. Speed demons might want to look elsewhere, however.

By August 23, 2013

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Armadillo Aerospace tries again for $2 million lunar lander challenge

Ten teams, including Doom creator John Carmack's Armadillo Aerospace, sign up once again to compete in the NASA-sponsored Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge, a contest to simulate a moon landing in the New Mexico desert.

By August 5, 2008

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The 404 Show 1,535: The future is backscatter, burgerbot, the loneliest tweets (podcast)

Allow us to introduce you to backscatter, the stuff that might be able to power devices without electricity. We'll also chat about the impending death of fast food jobs and a new site celebrating the world's loneliest tweets.

By August 11, 2014

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'Doom' creator wins first stage of lunar challenge

Armadillo Aerospace has won $350,000 by completing the first stage of the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge to improve people's ability to jet around the moon.

By October 27, 2008

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No winner for NASA lunar challenge

Armadillo Aerospace, the space company founded by "Doom" creator John Carmack, was the lone competitor in NASA's contest, but flamed out in the end.

By October 28, 2007

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Lunar rover flies, then falls

Armadillo Aerospace is the lone competitor in NASA's $2 million Lunar Lander Challenge and it almost won some money Saturday.

By October 27, 2007

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Disney balances irregular objects for a perfect spin

Disney Research has developed an algorithm that allows them to perfectly balance irregular objects and to turn them into spinning tops.

By August 11, 2014

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Rocket Racing League takes off with new engine, DKNY

The league, an aspiring Formula 1 for rocket racing, chooses a new liquid oxygen-alcohol engine from Armadillo Aerospace, a suborbital space company founded by Doom creator John Carmack.

By August 27, 2008

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Next try for $2 million lunar-landing challenge

Ten teams, including Doom creator's Armadillo Aerospace, sign up once again to compete in a NASA-sponsored contest to simulate a moon landing in the New Mexico desert.

By August 5, 2008