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This 30-foot-tall spiked Faraday cage helps satellites thrive

Looking like a deathtrap in a movie, this room at one of the ESA's test centers plays a critical role in satellite building.

By February 7, 2015

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Watch a Faraday cage dress take a million volts of electricity

Fashiontech designer Anouk Wipprecht built a dress that can protect the wearer while taking a million volts from giant Tesla coils.

By August 10, 2014

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Four NASA spacecraft search for secrets of magnetic explosions

A phenomenon known as magnetic reconnection releases crazy amounts of energy around our planet. NASA now has a way to study it in more detail than ever.

By March 13, 2015

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Fire the electrospray thrusters! Tiny module could drive small satellites

A new propulsion system from MIT spinout Accion uses tiny chips and a salt solution to generate enough thrust to jostle satellites in space.

By March 11, 2015

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Watch 19 satellites zip around Earth in fascinating NASA video

The satellite space above Earth might look crowded in this NASA animation, but traffic's actually a whole lot crazier up there.

By March 9, 2015

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Robots perform 'Doctor Who' theme

Watch 15 robotic musicians join forces with humans to perform the theme song to "Doctor Who." Even Daleks would be impressed.

By December 29, 2014

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Robotic Spider Dress defends your personal space

Fashiontech designer Anouk Wipprecht has updated her personal space defensive Spider Dress with Intel Edison and 3D printing.

By December 22, 2014

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Musician uses science to help you see sound

A series of sound-visualisation experiments form the basis of the music video for a new single by musician Nigel Stanford.

By November 16, 2014

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3D-printed dress lets you wear your heart(beat) on your sleeve

The Synapse dress integrates Intel's Edison chip and a range of sensors to show on the outside what the wearer is feeling within.

By September 29, 2014

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Crave Ep. 170: Whooshh transport​ launches salmon at 22 mph​,​ saving lives

This week on Crave, we electrify our bicycles with the Barak Electric Bicycle conversion kit, take an after-dark telepresence robot tour of a museum in London, and get a peek at Whooshh Innovations Hydrovision salmon launcher.​

By August 15, 2014