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Jul 16, 2014 09:44 AM ET
Powerful things can often derive from simple principles, and this one's a doozy. It turns out the Egyptian pyramid builders were able to move the massive stones by greasing the sleds -- with water!
Jun 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In an effort to visualize what a future starship may look like, NASA physicist Sonny White and space artist Mark Rademaker have teamed up to create the 'IXS Enterprise.'
Jun 11, 2014 03:29 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
An Orlando thrill ride will be built around a 570-foot central tower. Continue reading →
Jun 5, 2014 11:50 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A year after being sidelined by a positioning system failure, NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope is back at work on a new and expanded mission called K2.
May 15, 2014 08:49 AM ET // Tracy Staedter
The holograms work similar to those etched into credit cards, except these are edible. Continue reading →
May 15, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Philip E. Ross, IEEE Spectrum
Seals are one of the primeval engineering gremlins in car making.
May 13, 2014 02:30 PM ET // Jeremy Hsu, IEEE Spectrum
A mere $85,000 will fulfill your Star Wars dream.
May 2, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Denise Chow, LiveScience
The ancient Egyptians who built the pyramids may have been able to move massive stone blocks across the desert by wetting the sand in front of a contraption built to pull the heavy objects, according to a new study.
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