Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
Appliance Science looks at the physics of today's smart home tech.
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Former NASA administrator Sean O'Keefe thanks Tom Cruise for his "blinding flash of the obvious."
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Do you want to know how good your microwave is? You can see how many hot spots it has with a few bits of buttered bread, and you can measure the speed of light at the same time. Appliance Science looks at mapping your microwave.
HEPA air filters promise to take nasty things out of the air, removing cigarette smoke, pollen and other irritants. How do they do this? Appliance Science looks at how HEPA air filters work, and how to tell the real from the fake.
Most Americans also believe more women should study tech and science.