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photon

Review

Motorola Photon 4G (Sprint)

With a dual-core Nvidia Tegra 2 processor, 4G speeds, enterprise-level security, and world phone credentials, the Motorola Photon 4G is a top-notch Android phone for Sprint customers.

By August 2, 2011

4.5 stars Editors' rating August 2, 2011

MSRP: $549.99

Review

Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE (Sprint)

The Motorola Photon Q 4G LTE is hefty, but packs modern Android power, an excellent keyboard, and LTE 4G if you're lucky.

By August 21, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 21, 2012

Please visit Sprint for additional models.

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Private spacecraft will sail on streams of photons from the sun

Bill Nye and The Planetary Society want to propel a spacecraft by bouncing the sun's photons off it. The first test of such a craft will take place this May.

By January 26, 2015

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Autonomous drone helps unmanned helicopter fight fires (Tomorrow Daily 283)

Jeff discusses an autonomous drone's help in assisting an unmanned helicopter put out a test fire and a sensitive photon camera that can detect objects around corners.

By December 8, 2015

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Drone and helicopter work together to put out a test fire (Tomorrow Daily 283 show notes)

Lockheed Martin's autonomous firefighting drone recently underwent tests that involved spotting a blaze, alerting an unmanned chopper, and directing the helicopter to douse the fire with water.

By December 8, 2015

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Universe's missing photon sources baffle scientists

There's 400 percent more light in intergalactic space than sources could produce, say researchers. Could dark matter be the cause?

By July 9, 2014

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Bill Nye, Neil deGrasse Tyson explain why you should support solar sailing

The Planetary Society gets ready to launch its LightSail -- which travels via photon bombardment -- with the help of a Kickstarter campaign.

By May 12, 2015

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Light vs heat: Fujitsu rebuilds server with silicon photonics

Using Intel's silicon photonics chips, Fujitsu demonstrates how fiber-optic links can replace copper wires to handle PCI Express data transfer. The result: a machine that's easier to keep cool.

By November 6, 2013

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Flee from the sun at the speed of light in this humbling video

"Riding Light" traces the movement of a photon traveling away from the sun in a film that translates the speed of light into a human perspective.

By February 4, 2015

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IBM pushes silicon photonics with on-chip optics

Big Blue researchers have figured out how to use standard manufacturing processes to make chips with built-in optical links that can transfer 25 gigabits of data per second.

By December 9, 2012