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10.04.12
Bloodhound SuperSonic Car test-fires its engines, roasts the lab wall (video)
10.04.12

Bloodhound SuperSonic Car test-fires its engines, roasts the lab wall (video)

The land-speed record has been in British hands since 1983, but it's never been the motherland's h...

By D. Cooper,   10.04.12
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08.18.12
MIT 'microthrusters' are the size of a penny, could reposition tiny satellites
08.18.12

MIT 'microthrusters' are the size of a penny, could reposition tiny satellites

Bus-sized satellites require massive engines for even the slightest movements, but as far smaller...

By Z. Honig,   08.18.12
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07.14.10
IKAROS gets first burst of solar propulsion, wants more
07.14.10

IKAROS gets first burst of solar propulsion, wants more

Photons, man, it's all about the photons. Japan's solar sail-equipped IKAROS probe has recorded its...

By Vlad Savov,   07.14.10
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04.10.08
The Care and Feeding of Warriors: Show your expertise
04.10.08

The Care and Feeding of Warriors: Show your expertise

This week, The Care and Feeding of Warriors talks about Expertise. There's going to be a lot of math...

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02.24.07
Bae Institute crafts magical photonic laser thruster
02.24.07

Bae Institute crafts magical photonic laser thruster

Now that humans have shot themselves up into space, frolicked on the moon, and have their own space...

By D. Murph,   02.24.07
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