Enthusiasts hopes to solve space debris problem in 2016

According to a press release, the solution for the space debris issue will be a crowdfunded cubesat Mayak equipped with a special aerobraking system. The rocket Soyuz will take the satellite to the orbit in the second half of 2016. Space debris is natural (meteoroid) and artificial (man-made) particles orbiting the Earth. Most decommissioned satellites become space junk for […]
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How to get the best Wi-Fi signal in your house

It’s hard to underestimate how fundamental Wi-Fi is to so many of us these days. Whether we’re watching movies on Netflix, streaming music on Spotify, or downloading every science paper on the web for free, that signal in your home is what keeps us connected to the all-knowing, all-seeing Internet. Yeah, there’s mobile data too, […]
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Rural water users can finally join the 21st century with a new monitoring device

No more running out of water and definitely no more checking water levels in minus 40 degree weather!  An electronics team in Wainfleet, ON from ParemTech have developed a cloud-based water level monitor, the ptlevel, allowing rural water users with a cistern or well to remotely monitor their water levels.  And more, the device has […]
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Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners, study finds

Dogs do not like people who are mean to their owners, Japanese researchers said Friday, and will refuse food offered by people who have snubbed their master. Source: Dogs snub people who are mean to their owners, study finds The findings reveal that canines have the capacity to co-operate socially—a characteristic found in a relatively […]
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A camera has successfully been powered using spare Wi-Fi signals

Researchers in the US have tweaked a regular Wi-Fi router and made it capable of continuously powering a battery-free surveillance camera. Even better, their work didn’t interfere with the router’s data transfer speeds. The breakthrough could help researchers overcome one of the main challenges when it comes to the development of new technology – including […]
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Fly-catching robot developed by Stanford scientists speeds biomedical research – Deep Stuff

Bio-X scientists have created a robot that expands the scope of biomedical research that can be carried out with a common laboratory organism – fruit flies. Source: Fly-catching robot developed by Stanford scientists speeds biomedical research – Deep Stuff The development of new technology keeps going faster, and this is a good example of how […]
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Physicists Discover How The Ancient Egyptians Built the Pyramids

Egyptian pyramids are considered the oldest man-made wonder that are still existing on earth, they were built by the Pharaohs of the old and middle families as tombs of the Pharaohs and their entourage, building the pyramids started more than 4600 years ago. There are several types of pyramids a one step pyramids called the […]
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