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Chabot Space and Science Center: A First Rate Public Observatory

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Chabot Space and Science Center is a first-class public Observatory. Richard Hay gives us the rich history of the Observatory and his time there.
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Nanobiology, New Tech and a 30-second Recharge

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Is nanobiology the next step for the energy industry? Is it a game changer? David Michaelis takes a closer look.
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Israeli Biotransducer Breakthrough, Bill Gates vs Craig Venter on Bio Computing

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Biotransducer Breakthough: Here's why, according to our global columnist David Michaelis, MS founder Bill Gates and biologist J. Craig Venter have profoundly differing views on biocomputers and their meaning to humans. Video, analysis, news.
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New Exploratorium at Pier 15: Richard Hay Photo Gallery

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Check out the new Exploratorium at Pier 15. Our Richard Hay brought a camera -- and brings you a terrific photo gallery. Frank Oppenheminer would be proud ...
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Maker Faire 2013: Photo Gallery Tour

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Maker Faire 2013: Photo Gallery Tour, Our Richard Hay covers the Maker Faire in Silicon Valley live. With his camera -- and his eye for all things cool and obscure. Don't miss the 3D chess pieces. Your move.
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Richard Hay: On Winning the Carmack Prize, How AeroPac Did It, Details

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Our Richard Hay digs into the Carmack Prize with details, pics and videos of the winning team -- AeroPac -- and how it managed to build a rocket that could reach 100K feet and still be recoverable. Most excellent.
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MIT Creates Circuits from Living Cells: How It Works

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MIT creates circuits from living cells. They add, multiply, divide, calculate logs and square roots. It's called synthetic biology. WILD.
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A Boy and His Atom: IBM’s Historic Atomic Animation, How It Works, Video

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A Boy and His Atom is the smallest movie ever. Created at IBM using two scanning tunneling microscopes, the 90-second wonder is explained and visible here.
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Three Years of Sun in Three Minutes: NASA Video

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NASA filmed the sun for three years straight. Here's the sun in three years in three minutes -- the video. Here's how NASA created the video, what space tech was required and where in the video you can catch comets, amazing flares and the Transit of Venus. Whoa.
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IBM 360 at Fifty: Controlling Viking, Voyager, NASA Remembers

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The IBM 360 is 50 today. A dual IBM 360 Model 75 installation controlled spacecraft at NASA until 1981. NASA remembers. Here are some cool tech details.
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