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“Computer Simulation”

Nov 23, 2015 03:48 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Are the planets of the solar system sprouting invisible dark matter 'hairs'? If so, does this indicate an interplanetary trend of dark matter 'beards'?
Oct 26, 2015 02:51 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
A VR camera will be installed in the International Space Station's Cupola to give Earth a privileged view from orbit. Continue reading →
Jul 6, 2015 02:15 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Virtual reality tech suffered a blow last month when an experimental Microsoft headset going up to the space station got caught in an explosion.
May 27, 2015 02:30 PM ET // Donna A. Dulo, Icarus Interstellar
Guest article: Borg-like assimilation may not be an interstellar reality, but having a resilient software system is essential to ensure your starship can cope with any scenario in the depths of space.
Jan 22, 2015 03:42 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
If a new partnership between NASA and Microsoft bears fruit, the first humans on Mars may not need to leave Earth. Continue reading →
Dec 11, 2014 05:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
For the first time, a computer simulation has shown that, in theory, habitable binary planets can exist -- what would this mean for the evolution of alien life?
Nov 11, 2014 05:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
These days it can be hard to differentiate between computer generated imagery (CGI) and real life, particularly in a space setting. But this stunning video is real. Continue reading →
Jun 9, 2014 05:33 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Pluto is often considered to be a 'binary planet' with its largest moon Charon and now it seems that both share more than a common orbit -- they may share a thin atmosphere. Continue reading →
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