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Chinese Moon Rover is Alive but Weak

Chinese Moon Rover is Alive but Weak | Radius | Scoop.it
After five months stranded on the moon, China's Jade Rabbit rover is still alive and able to send data back to Earth, according to Chinese state media.
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How It All Started – 40 Classic Photos of Tech Companies

How It All Started – 40 Classic Photos of Tech Companies | Radius | Scoop.it
Many of the giants that dictate the way tech-at-large rolls today had modest starts during their early days. Some attributed the success of the companies or their founders to great foresight, knowing the "right" people, and in many cases, being in the right place at the right time (aka just ... Continue reading »
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3D Printer that Costs Less than an iPhone

3D Printer that Costs Less than an iPhone | Radius | Scoop.it
Created by Maryland-based firm, M3D, The Micro 3D comes ready to use out of the box, so there's no setup or instructions.
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EU to Launch Sentinel Satellite

The EU is to launch a satellite from French Guiana as part of the biggest civil Earth-observation programme ever conceived.
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Tomnod search for Missing Malaysia MH370 Jet

Tomnod search for Missing Malaysia MH370 Jet | Radius | Scoop.it
Users of the social networking site Reddit said a satellite image posted online appears to show debris from the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370.
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Pocket Drone Ends Crowdfunding Campaign Just Shy Of $1 Million

Pocket Drone Ends Crowdfunding Campaign Just Shy Of $1 Million | Radius | Scoop.it

The Pocket Drone is a soaring success. Keep reading for more bad puns. The Hardware Battlefield contestant's Kickstarter campaign just ended... We are looking forward to a future where everyone will be able to have their own personal flying robot.

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The Race to Mars

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Coming in 2014 from Mashable, "The United States of Mars" by Amanda Wills is about the people behind mankind's journey to the Red Planet.
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Spritz: A Shocking New App That Can Make You Smarter

Spritz: A Shocking New App That Can Make You Smarter | Radius | Scoop.it

tEver wish you could read faster? There's an app for that (of course). Spritz is making its big debut on Samsung devices, and it could help you read up to 1000 words per minute! A Boston-based start...

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Theo Jansen's Amazing Strandbeests

More on this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00vt1xp Kinetic sculptor and artist Theo Jansen builds 'strandbeests' from yellow plastic tubing tha...
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Jade Rabbit Goes Back to Sleep

Jade Rabbit Goes Back to Sleep | Radius | Scoop.it
The state-run Xinhua news service's Twitter account said that Yutu's mechanical problems remained unresolved as it enters its third sleep cycle.
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After 400 Years, Mathematicians Find a New Class of Solid Shapes

After 400 Years, Mathematicians Find a New Class of Solid Shapes | Radius | Scoop.it
Researchers claim that they may have now invented a new, fourth class, which they call Goldberg polyhedra. Also, they believe that their rules show that an infinite number of such classes could exist.

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Tiny Satellites Hitch into Space

Tiny Satellites Hitch into Space | Radius | Scoop.it
Small satellites that can fit in a hand and cost less than £200 are being used by children and enthusiasts to carry out experiments in the Earth's orbit.
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Google’s Self-Driving Cars ‘Available in 2017’

Google’s Self-Driving Cars ‘Available in 2017’ | Radius | Scoop.it
THESE DAYS we’re used to having things at the touch of a button -but soon we won’t even need to go to any effort to get from A to B.
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Make Way for More Flexible, Business-Focused Raspberry Pi

Make Way for More Flexible, Business-Focused Raspberry Pi | Radius | Scoop.it
Raspberry Pi is adding a new hardware module to its line-up specifically aimed at businesses and industrial users.
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The Almost Completely Open Source Laptop Goes on Sale

The Almost Completely Open Source Laptop Goes on Sale | Radius | Scoop.it
Andrew “bunnie” Huang and Sean “xobs” Cross want to sell you a laptop you can completely trust. Earlier this year, the two Singapore-based engineers fashioned a laptop made almost entirely from open source hardware, hardware whose designs are freely available to the world at large.
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Contact Lenses with Night Vision, Graphene

Contact Lenses with Night Vision, Graphene | Radius | Scoop.it
Night vision technology has been around for a while, but it's only really used by professionals (or professional creeps) due to its prohibitive size.
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Evolution of the Bicycle

The evolution of the bicycle told with animation all the way from the wooden horse to the modern racer. Animation : Thallis Ville von Holck Music : Flying Home…
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Malfunction Sidelines Mars Mission

Malfunction Sidelines Mars Mission | Radius | Scoop.it
NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) put itself into a precautionary "safe mode" Friday (March 7), but the venerable spacecraft is now on the mend, agency officials say. MRO switched over to safe mode after unexpectedly swapping from...
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This Insane New App Will Allow You to Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes

This Insane New App Will Allow You to Read Novels In Under 90 Minutes | Radius | Scoop.it
The reading game is about to change forever. Boston-based software developer Spritz has been in "stealth mode" for three years, tinkering with their program and leasing it out to different ebooks, apps, and other platforms.
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Tiny Crystal Settles Big Debate Over Early Earth

Tiny Crystal Settles Big Debate Over Early Earth | Radius | Scoop.it
Ever heard this life advice? When solving a big problem seems impossible, break it into smaller steps. Well, scientists just took one of geology's biggest controversies and shrunk it down to atomic size. By zapping single atoms of lead in a tiny zi...
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Ray Kurzweil and the Singularity

Ray Kurzweil and the Singularity | Radius | Scoop.it
Ray Kurzweil popularised the 'singularity' concept, when artificial intelligence overtakes human thinking. Now he is trying to make it a reality for Google. Carole Cadwalladr meets him
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