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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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Helicopters on Mars: NASA proposes flying eyes for rovers

NASA's Mars rovers have already made inroads on Martian soil. The next realm to explore may well be the sky with the addition of low-flying scout helicopters.

By January 23, 2015

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Mars rover reaches highest point in 7 years, snaps this panorama

The Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity reaches another height as it celebrates its 11-year anniversary with a video and patriotic panoramic photo just released by NASA.

By January 23, 2015

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Microsoft HoloLens to create first 'manned' Mars mission

Microsoft introduces an augmented-reality headset that NASA plans to use to roam a virtual Mars starting later this year.

By January 22, 2015

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Microsoft HoloLens: An experience you never knew you wanted (hands-on)

HoloLens delivers a robust and surreal augmented reality that will leave even a VR skeptic slack-jawed.

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft's HoloLens is no joke: My reality augmented with Skype, Minecraft

At its Windows 10 event, Microsoft shows off a convincing prototype that floats 3D images before your eyes and can change the look of real-world objects. So where does it go from here?

By January 21, 2015

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Microsoft jumps into augmented reality with HoloLens

The company's Windows 10 event brings an unexpected entry into the burgeoning field already staked out by Google Glass and Oculus Rift.

By January 21, 2015

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HoloLens, Surface Hub, a smarter Cortana and more Windows 10 details: Everything Microsoft just announced

Microsoft introduces a holographic system baked into Windows 10, along with more mundane features such as universal applications and Cortana as a personal assistant.

By January 21, 2015

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Elon Musk plans to build Hyperloop test track

The CEO of SpaceX and Tesla wants to speed up the development of 800-mph tube transport. He's willing to pay for testing -- most likely in Texas -- to make it happen.

By January 15, 2015

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Colliding black holes could warp space-time itself

If the two black holes meet, they could release as much energy as 100 million supernova explosions as they shatter their galaxy, a new study finds.

By January 9, 2015