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Reusable Rockets

The rise of the reusable rocket is ushering in a new era of spaceflight. In the past, rockets were typically single-use and discarded after carrying their payload into space. Rockets consisted of multiple...
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Virtual Reality

An Evocative Medium’s Acceptance in the World of Journalism Two years ago Mark Zuckerberg announced the purchase of a start-up named Oculus VR, a virtual reality company that would eventually enable...
Andy Greenberg for Wired.com

How Two Guys Hacked a Jeep

A few months ago, researchers Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek hacked a car. Yes, hacked a Jeep, to be precise— as a guy (Andy Greenberg) was driving down the interstate at 70 mph. A few minutes later,...
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Quantum Dots

The Ultimate Game Changers In an art gallery, the lighting in which a piece of art is shown is incredibly important to the viewer’s experience. Dial up the light provided by a spotlight overhead, and the...