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Star Trek-Like Holodeck Created
Performance As Close To Teleportation As We Can Get
An amazing achievement - a Star Trek-like holodeck was created by a Queen's University researcher.
It's a human-scale 3D videoconferencing pod that allows people in different locations to video conference as if they are standing in front of each other.
"Why Skype when you can talk to a life-size 3D holographic image of another person?" says professor Roel Vertegaal, director of the Human Media Lab.
Levitating Ball Defies Gravity
Incredible Technology Of The Future
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic, " Arthur C. Clarke once said. This new invention is close to magic...
Scientists have invented a way to make objects levitate and defy gravity. At first glance it can appear like magic, but it is science.
As you can see this metal ball is actually suspended in midair!
Fantastic Field Of Light Show At Uluru
Bruce Munro has a true passion for light.
"My aim is to express, through the medium of 'light', simple fleeting moments of clarity, experiences of connection with the world," Munro says.
In May, 2013, Bruco Munro will bring his fantastic Field Of Light show to the heart of the Australian red desert.
Shadow Of A Single Atom Photographed For The First Time
How many atoms does it take to cast a shadow?
A Griffith University research team say that it's enough with only one!
In a scientific breakthrough, Brisbane researchers, have been able to photograph the shadow of a single atom for the first time.
World’s Thinnest Screen Created From A Soap Bubble
Technology develops all the time and almost everyday researchers come up with a new innovation.
Now, a team of researchers Yoichi Ochiai, Alexis Oyama and Keisuke Toyoshima from the University of Tokyo have developed the thinnest known transparent display.
This innovative technology enables projection of images...
Is This What Humans Will Look Like
In Millions Of Years From Now?
Have you ever wondered what humans will look like in millions of years from now?
Assuming our civilization will survive threats from space and humans will not wipe out its own race, there is reason to think
about certain physiological changes we may undergo....
Can Parallel Universes Explain The Déjà Vu Phenomenon?
Have you ever had a déjà vu experience? It's the feeling, or impression that you have already witnessed or experienced a current situation.
The term déjà vu is French and means, literally, "already seen."
It is a rather common, yet little understood phenomenon...
World's First High-Tech Underwater "Wonder" - Alien-Like SeaOrbiter!
This fantastic craft looks almost like an alien spacecraft, or a maritime version of Star Trek's USS Enterprise!
SeaOrbiter is a unique vessel. It is much more than the world's first vertical ship.
SeaOrbiter will be constructed with the sole aim of exploring the world's oceans.
They Produce Water From The Air!
An Amazing Invention For Those Who Really Need It!
"How can we help someone so powerful they can create water out of thin air?" an astonished Jabin yells in Star Trek's Caretaker.
If you are a Star Trek fan you will...
Mysterious Planet Discovered Lurking At The Edge Of Our Solar System
- Has Nemesis Been Found?
The existence of a planet lurking at the edge of our solar system has been widely discussed for years.
The planet, often referred to as Nemesis or Planet X...
"Something Is Seriously Wrong:
Too Many Strong Earthquakes", Scientist Says
Does a supernatural seismic activity threaten our planet?
Apparently, something unknown has triggered a "terrible and global domino", according to scientists...
Two Astonishing Cases Of Men Who Say They Traveled Through Time
If a person told you he has visited the past or future, you would probably not believe him.
If the same person revealed to you that he is a regular time traveler...
Star Trek Tricorder - Now Available Online For Anyone To Build!
Imagine you can see what cannot be seen. Wouldn't you want to actually be able to see beyond the visible?
The good news is that from now on it will be possible to see things we have previously only dreamt of.
We certainly live in exciting times. More and more devices that have long been considered pure science fiction are now quickly becoming reality.