The torch has been passed to Tokyo for the 2020 Games. It promises to be the most futuristic Olympics yet, with plans for autonomous taxis, instant language translation, artificial meteor showers, and more.
As today’s space telescopes age, tomorrow’s are preparing for launch, and they plan to give us a glimpse of the earliest years of our universe. This is life after Hubble.
Glass igloos, ancient cabins, wild reindeer, and the long Polar night. Here's why Kakslauttanen is the world's best place to unplug.
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In 1968, “father of computer graphics” Ivan E. Sutherland built the world’s first head-mounted virtual reality display—complete with real time head tracking. Here’s how he did it.
By 2050, the world’s population will swell to 10 billion people, and nearly 2/3 of them will be living in cities. To feed everyone, we’re going to have to drastically modify global farming practices. The solution? Vertical farming.
These custom, 3D printed insoles are easy on your feet—and your wallet.
Technology leaders like Elon Musk have already sounded the alarm about the potential danger of AI. To prevent a robot takeover, experts are writing a brand new rulebook. Here are the laws Isaac Asimov, Google, and Microsoft developed to keep them on our side.
Flying Wind Farms, Solar Windows, and…Magma Power? Solar panels and wind turbines may be all the rage right now, but the future of renewable energy looks a good deal more interesting. The future’s going to be very bright indeed.
They can swim, squirm, wriggle, walk, fly, leap and slither—the blueprints for our most promising robots don’t arise from the fertile brains of scientists at all. They come from the infinite variety and inventiveness of nature. Meet the biomimetic bots of the future.
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