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Perspectives: 5G Will Have An Enormous Impact On The World

Perspectives: 5G Will Have An Enormous Impact On The World

The countdown to the 5G revolution has begun, and the explosion of connected devices, such as mobile phones, televisions, security systems, and speakers, among others, is only going to intensify. As the next big thing in the journey of digital transformation, 5G will have an…

Think 5G Is Exciting? Just Wait For 6G

Think 5G Is Exciting? Just Wait For 6G

The wireless industry has revolutionized the way we work and play, so it’s no wonder why 5G has grabbed everyone’s attention. Already in some cities, and soon across the world, fiberoptic transmission speeds will invisibly reach into all of our pockets, bringing television, 3D imagery…

This Company Is Using Mushrooms To Reduce Plastic Waste

This Company Is Using Mushrooms To Reduce Plastic Waste

Our plastic addiction is spiraling out of control, but one company thinks it has a solution from a material found in nature. Humans have produced more than 8.3 billion tons of plastic since the 1950s, according to the United Nations. Most of that is ending…

Is It Possible To Build Wildlife-friendly Windfarms?

Is It Possible To Build Wildlife-friendly Windfarms?

One of the greenest types of energy poses a conservation conundrum – wind farms can lead to collisions with birds and bats. Is there a way to build them so they don’t harm animals? One of my fondest memories from my first visit to Prince…

Is Life Possible Around Black Holes?

Is Life Possible Around Black Holes?

We’re used to thinking of possible homes for life on watery worlds orbiting stars like the sun, but a new research paper has found a new potential habitat: a rocky planet orbiting just past the event horizon of a rapidly spinning supermassive black hole.  The…

The 6 Most Likely Places to Find Alien Life

The 6 Most Likely Places to Find Alien Life

Let’s be upfront about this: We still don’t have hard-nosed evidence for any life that’s not of this Earth. That fact hasn’t changed since the time of Aristotle. But unlike that gifted Greek, a lot of folks today think the proof of alien biology could…

Scientists Eye The Martian Underground In Search For Alien Life

Scientists Eye The Martian Underground In Search For Alien Life

The search for present-day life on Mars is heating up. And for good reason: An improved knowledge of Mars’ geologic diversity and history, a better appreciation of life in extreme environments here on Earth, and a sharp focus on sensitive life-detection measurement methods are all…

‘Mini-moon’ May Have Been Orbiting Earth For The Last Three Years

‘Mini-moon’ May Have Been Orbiting Earth For The Last Three Years

Earth may have had a ‘mini-moon’ for three years that has only just been discovered, according to astronomers who spotted the object orbiting the planet. The object, which is thought to be around the size of a car, was observed on February 15 and is…