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Terrapattern is reverse image search for maps, powered by a neural network

culdesacs Terrapattern is a visual search engine that, from the moment you first use it, you wonder: Why didn’t Google come up with this 10 years ago? Click on a feature on the map — a baseball diamond, a marina, a roundabout — and it immediately highlights everything its algorithm thinks looks like it. It’s remarkably fast, simple to use and potentially very powerful. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

May 25th

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The Europas — It’s time for different type of tech conference

awards3 (1) Let’s face it. Some tech conferences have lost their way. While TechCrunch Disrupt remains a firmly curated, media-driven, event, with hundreds of journalists attending, a couple of other conferences have really gone for scale. A minimum of 15,000 people, thousands of companies, echoing halls — and a lot of investors (and journalists) turning their badges around so they don’t… Read More

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Mike Butcher

May 20th

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NASA makes it rain with $243M in contracts to institutions and small businesses

sbir_selections_apr_27_2016 NASA is spreading the dough around like a pastry chef. Today the agency announced $50 million in grants to nearly 300 different recipients, from small engineering firms to big-time research institutions. And then it truly shelled out, awarding a $193 million contract to Universities Space Research Association in Maryland. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

April 27th

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NASA makes it rain with $243M in contracts to institutions and small businesses

sbir_selections_apr_27_2016 NASA is spreading the dough around like a pastry chef. Today the agency announced $50 million in grants to nearly 300 different recipients, from small engineering firms to big-time research institutions. And then it truly shelled out, awarding a $193 million contract to Universities Space Research Association in Maryland. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

April 27th

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Tomorrow, Astronaut Tim Peake Will Run The London Marathon Onboard The ISS

Here’s a way to keep in shape while in space: run a marathon. That’s what UK Astronaut Tim Peake will be doing tomorrow as he orbits above the Earth on the International Space Station.

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Andrew Liptak

April 23rd

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To the Moon! Lunar XPRIZE team looks to send Wikipedia into space aboard homemade rover

PTS lunar rover Quick: you can send 20 gigabytes of data to the moon. What’s it going to be? Time’s up! Wikipedia? What a coincidence — that’s what the Part-Time Scientists, a team working on a homegrown lunar rover for Google’s Lunar XPRIZE, decided too! And they’re really planning to do bring Wikipedia to the Moon. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

April 21st

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To the Moon! Lunar XPRIZE team looks to send Wikipedia into space aboard homemade rover

PTS lunar rover Quick: you can send 20 gigabytes of data to the moon. What’s it going to be? Time’s up! Wikipedia? What a coincidence — that’s what the Part-Time Scientists, a team working on a homegrown lunar rover for Google’s Lunar XPRIZE, decided too! And they’re really planning to do bring Wikipedia to the Moon. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

April 21st

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NASA’s Ultra HD footage of Aurora Borealis from space will improve your Monday

NASA 4K Aurora Borealis Video
Late last year, NASA partnered with video delivery infrastructure company Harmonic to launch a non-commercial Ultra HD TV channel. NASA's goal was to utilize the clarity and resolution of UHD to "showcase the breathtaking beauty and grandeur of space," which is exactly what it has done in a new feature.

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Jacob Siegal

April 18th

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ISS beams down 4K footage of Earth shot with the RED Epic Dragon

space4k We get to see the Earth in high definition every day, it’s true, but we’re limited to a certain ground-level point of view. Not so much the astronauts aboard the International Space Station. And they’ve just sent down a batch of stunning 4K footage of the Earth taken with their fancy RED Epic Dragon camera. Read More

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Devin Coldewey

April 18th

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This Is the First Image From the ExoMars Mission

Last month, the European Space Agency and Roscosmos lofted their ExoMars mission into space . Now, it’s sent back the first image from its journey to the Red Planet.

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Jamie Condliffe

April 14th

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