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Motherboard

NASA Discovered a ‘Disturbing’ Glacier Hole Two-Thirds the Size of Manhattan

A new study from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory found that 14 billion tons of ice have almost entirely disappeared from Thwaites Glacier in the last three years.
Sarah Emerson
1.31.19
quantum radar

A ‘Quantum Radar’ System Will Watch for Stealth Aircraft and Missiles in the Arctic

Canada is investing $2.7 million to develop quantum radar technology.
Kate Lunau
4.12.18
Moveable

This 1960s Radar Technology Is Making a Comeback in Self Driving Cars

An Israeli company is giving cars x-ray vision.
Tracey Lindeman
1.15.18
Great Migrations

This 70-Mile-Wide Blob Over Colorado Turns Out to Be Migrating Butterflies

♫ Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high...♫
Becky Ferreira
10.5.17
future of journalism

Google Pushes New Automated Journalism Project in the UK

Can algorithms save local news?
Michael Byrne
7.10.17
Eye Spy

Meteorologists Are Using Eye-Tracking Tech to Improve Weather Forecasting

NOAA Forecasters will be able to sift through more data faster after reviewing their own eye patterns.
Ben Dickson
5.24.17
Turbulence

The US Air Force’s Updated E-3G Radar Planes Are Vulnerable to Hacks

Ironically, the downside to having modern computers in planes lies in their susceptibility to that most contemporary of threats—hacking.
Sebastien Roblin
3.3.17
Google

Watch this Sensor Effortlessly Identify Different Objects with Radar

Researchers say RadarCat will revolutionize how people interact with a computer.
Becky Ferreira
10.10.16
tech

The Future of Border Securing Technology Is Here and It’s Terrifying

Drones, 3D holograms, cameras with body heat detection, and a 360-degree radar surveillance.
Meredith Hoffman
4.20.16
Stuff

This Journalist Is Helping Isolated Communities Share Their Stories Using Cell Phones

Libby is the founder of On Our Radar, a platform that allows citizen journalists in isolated communities around the world to share their experiences, using nothing more powerful than a text.
Mark Wilding
3.1.16
News

Europe's Last Dictatorship Is Opposed by the Oldest Exiled Government in the World

The Rada of the Belarusian Democratic Republic has improbably survived two world wars, 70 years of Soviet occupation, and nearly a century in exile.
Dylan Brethour
1.26.16
Canada

A Weather Tracking Black Hole Is Helping Uncover the Mysteries of Tornadoes

"The reality is we probably truly underestimate the number of tornadoes."
Jordan Pearson
9.14.15
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