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03.11.15
Philae comet lander may wake up as early as this week
03.11.15

Philae comet lander may wake up as early as this week

After a few months of slumber due to a lack of sunlight, the Philae comet lander might be close to...

By J. Fingas,   03.11.15
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08.06.13
LIDAR system uses lasers to detect clear air turbulence before it hits
08.06.13

LIDAR system uses lasers to detect clear air turbulence before it hits

Fact: turbulence is no fun at all. Aside from the brief moments of bone-deep terror it can cause p...

By M. Grey,   08.06.13
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10.22.11
Achtung: German satellite to crash down tonight, won't land in Germany
10.22.11

Achtung: German satellite to crash down tonight, won't land in Germany

As if it weren't hard enough keeping your house safe from debt collectors these days, now you hav...

By T. Stevens,   10.22.11
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05.13.11
Robot arm learns to use hammer, mocks pathetic human's attempt to fight back (video)
05.13.11

Robot arm learns to use hammer, mocks pathetic human's attempt to fight back (video)

This guy had a pretty natural reaction upon discovering that the DLR Hand Arm System has learned...

By B. Heater,   05.13.11
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01.25.11
German robot hand takes a licking, apparently keeps on ticking (video)
01.25.11

German robot hand takes a licking, apparently keeps on ticking (video)

Sadists at the German Aerospace Center's (DLR) Institute of Robotics and Mechatronics are showing o...

By C. Trout,   01.25.11
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