How Leonardo da Vinci made a “satellite” map in 1502

This map from 2019 was compiled using satellite and aerial imagery.Leonardo da Vinci made this one around 1502 — while…

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The Future of Airplanes

These are the technological developments that will allow us to move ourselves and our cargocheaper, greener, and faster, through the…

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The Future of Airplanes

These are the technological developments that will allow us to move ourselves and our cargocheaper, greener, and faster, through the…

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The big debate about the future of work, explained

A decade ago, robots still seemed pretty limited.Now, not so much.And computers don’t just win chess any more, they can…

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The Future of Ocean Exploration

With 95% of the ocean floor unexplored, the deep sea is Earth’s last frontier.Its pioneers are scientists leveraging the latest…

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How scientists colorize photos of space

This is all the light in the universe that we can see.It’s just a fraction of what’s out there. Most…

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Taste-testing crickets from a high-tech insect farm

(gentle clinking)– [Will] These right here are whole roasted,Texas barbecue-flavored cricket snacks.They started out like thisand went on a wild…

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Why NASA hasn’t gone back to the Moon

(dramatic music)– [Loren] At the Michoud Assembly Facilityin New Orleans, big things are afoot.This massive factory floor holds major componentsfor…

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The hidden oil patterns on bowling lanes

This is you.This is a professional bowler.He’s got great form.He’s been practicing for decades.But he also sees a hidden pattern…

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