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FBI steps up to $1B next-gen ID program

(—The good news is that the FBI is crawling out of the fingerprint age. They are moving up into a $1 billion project that will enable criminal searches and accurate identifications using updated technologies including ...

dateSep 10, 2012 in Computer Sciences weblog
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'Mighty Eagle' lander aces major exam

(—Completing this round of flight test objectives, the "Mighty Eagle," a NASA robotic prototype lander, flew to an altitude of 100 feet and descended gently to a controlled landing during a successful free flight ...

dateSep 06, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Explore Gale Crater in your browser

( -- A large mosaic of THEMIS images showing Gale Crater, the landing site for Curiosity, NASA's Mars Science Laboratory rover, is now available for would-be Martians to explore using their web browsers.

dateAug 08, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Researchers demonstrate markerless motion capture

Conventional motion capture for film and game production involves multiple cameras and actors festooned with markers. A new technique developed by Disney Research, Pittsburgh, has demonstrated how three-dimensional motion ...

dateAug 06, 2012 in Engineering
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UKIRT discovers 'impossible' binary stars

( -- A team of astronomers have used the United Kingdom Infrared Telescope (UKIRT) on Hawaii to discover four pairs of stars that orbit each other in less than 4 hours. Until now it was thought that such close-in ...

dateJul 05, 2012 in Astronomy
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