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Jun 4, 2014 01:55 PM ET // Jeremy Hsu, IEEE Spectrum
More than 3 billion people who live without Internet access could get instant broadband.
May 13, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
A fast-grabbing limb could help snatch space junk orbiting around Earth.
Apr 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // John Boyd, IEEE Spectrum
A $1.2 billion system of satellites and ground stations would give unprecedented accuracy.
Mar 28, 2014 10:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
The limits of technology are conflicting with human expectations in the hunt for Malaysian Airlines flight 370.
Mar 25, 2014 08:32 AM ET // Nic Halverson
StratoBus, a hybrid drone satellite, is expected to carry out missions high above air traffic and jet streams. Continue reading →
Mar 5, 2014 01:53 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Social networking giant Facebook might be investing in solar-powered unmanned drones that would provide affordable Internet access to remote areas. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Charles Q. Choi, IEEE Spectrum
Scientists are exploring ways to disperse electrons in space in order to prevent high-energy particles from shorting out sensitive electronics.
Feb 25, 2014 10:28 AM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
Hundreds of miniature satellites in low Earth orbit would transmit data streams from several hundred ground stations. Continue reading →
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