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Image: NASA satellite eyes Sochi Olympic sites

It's not often that the Winter Olympic Games come with an ocean view, but that's what we are getting this year at the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. Sochi is the warmest city ever to host the winter games, which officially ...

dateFeb 07, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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3 Questions: Removing barriers to the Web

During the opening ceremonies of this summer's Olympic games in London, a musical performance culminated with a stage-set house rising into the rafters to reveal Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, sitting ...

dateOct 22, 2012 in Internet
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Mini-camera with maxi-brainpower

Torrential rapids, plunging mud holes and soaring hurdles: in the outdoor competitions at the Olympic Games, athletes pushed themselves to the limit. But it's hard to depict this in pictures alone. This is why researchers ...

dateAug 23, 2012 in Engineering
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