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Origami expert, NASA researchers fold solar arrays for space

NASA has joined forces with an origami expert to meld art and technology in the creation of foldable solar structures that could one day go into space.

By August 15, 2014

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Solar storm almost fried Earth's electronics two years ago?

A fascinating NASA presentation suggests that in July 2012 Earth was one week away from being struck by a massive solar storm that would have had devastating effects. Can this be?

By July 26, 2014

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Elon Musk worries AI could delete humans along with spam

CEO of SpaceX and Tesla suggests superintelligent machines might one day decide the solution to spam is a world devoid of humans.

By October 8, 2014

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Hear that? Pandora and artists finally reach sweet harmony

Pandora's first ever direct deal with labels marks a new age for artist relations at the No. 1 streaming-music service and may usher Pandora into a world of long-term opportunity.

By August 6, 2014

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If the moon was a pixel: a scale model of the solar system

Get your scrolling hand ready. An interactive web page has created a scale model of the solar system, where the moon is the size of just one pixel.

By March 23, 2014

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Google funds million-dollar contest for better power electronics

The Little Box Challenge is designed to shrink the size of power inverters, devices used in solar panels and electric cars. It's part of Google's effort to improve its green-tech image.

By July 22, 2014

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ARM tries to spread its chips to forests, fields, and factories (Q&A)

Gary Atkinson's job is to make sure the Internet of Things becomes the next big thing for chip designer ARM.

By July 4, 2014

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Ads in space: Mars One offers interplanetary product placement

Mars One hopes to lure investors with an opportunity to send marketing materials all the way to the Red Planet.

By June 30, 2014

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Adorn your wall with free map of solar system's biggest moon

Lots of people have maps of the Earth festooning their walls. Now you can be one of the first to have a map of Ganymede, Jupiter's icy moon, on yours.

By February 13, 2014

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Tesla's first supercharger station in Beijing now operational

Despite early stumbling blocks for its launch in China, Tesla is on the rebound as it rolls out solar-powered supercharger stations across the country, including one in Beijing and two in Shanghai.

By June 4, 2014