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​Elliptic Labs ultrasonic gestures are impressive and coming soon

Capacitive touch devices keep getting better and better, but the next step of natural interaction is to get rid of touch altogether.

By October 8, 2014

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Dark matter guides growth of supermassive black holes

A winner has been declared in the debate about stars, dark matter and black holes, and it can help us understand how elliptical galaxies grow.

By February 19, 2015

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Black hole storm in a Teacup (Galaxy)

Astronomers have spotted in an otherwise not-very-interesting galaxy a raging storm erupting from the black hole at its core.

By February 12, 2015

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Elliptic Labs uses ultrasound for touchless gesture control

The Silicon Valley startup shows off its new technology at CES and discusses its plans to partner with computer makers, as well as its software development kit.

By January 8, 2013

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Snake-bot scales sandy slopes with sidewinder slither

Carnegie Mellon's modular robotic snake is able to traverse sandy environments, thanks to lessons learned from sidewinder snakes.

By October 9, 2014

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'Man in the Moon' gets a new origin story

Many have assumed the craters roughly forming the shape of a human face on the moon's surface were formed by space rocks, but new research supports the claim that it came from within our only natural satellite.

By October 1, 2014

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See epic computer sim re-create the universe

In a project of galactic proportions, scientists plug the laws of physics, matter, dark matter, and dark energy into a supercomputer network to simulate the development of our universe, starting just after the Big Bang.

By May 7, 2014

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How into a game are you? This Xbox controller knows

A 3D-printed module attached to an Xbox 360 controller lets it evaluate your emotions and may one day make for games that are more interactive than ever.

By April 8, 2014

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Chandra Observatory reveals the awesome might of the black hole

One of the most powerful black holes in the observable universe has been revealed by NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory.

By January 23, 2014

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Johannes Kepler's birthday celebrated with Google doodle

Google has celebrated the man who first noticed that planets moved around the Sun in an elliptical orbit.

By December 27, 2013