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Water From Air

One of the technologies that are planned for the new city is producing daily drinking water from the air. It seems like magic but actually it is old technology. 119 more words

$10 million Avatar XPRIZE to boost telepresence

All Nippon Airways is sponsoring a $10 million, four-year competition to spur the development of real-life avatars that could provide telepresence over a span of dozens of miles. 123 more words


XPRIZE confirms no one will win moon race

The organizers for the $30 million Google Lunar X Prize competition acknowledged today that the award for a commercially funded lunar landing will go unwon, despite a decade’s worth of work. 110 more words


Moon ambitions get a reality check — and a boost

Who’s going to the moon? The prospects are looking dimmer for any commercial lunar landings in the short term — but Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos’  97 more words


Failure To Launch: How New Mexico Is Paying For Richard Branson's Space Tourism Fantasy

One of the poorest states in the nation has invested nearly a quarter of a billion dollars and 10 years in creating a hub for Richard Branson’s space tourism company, Virgin Galactic. 25 more words


Ahora X Prize premiará a escritores de Ciencia Ficción

Un viaje de otro mundo.

La X Prize Foundation ha estado fomentando, por años, el desarrollo científico y cultural a través de competencias en las cuales pueden participar científicos, estudiantes y cualquier persona interesada en aportar a las diversas áreas del progreso humano.  394 more words


'Seat 14C' tales imagine 20-year time warp

Imagine you’re a passenger on a jet that mysteriously time warps to the year 2037: That’s what a team of world-class science-fiction writers did for  131 more words