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This illustration shows the DeOrbiter 1 microsatellite attached to a much larger communication satellite after the rendezvous and docking process, and pushing it to the "graveyard orbit."
Is this the end of the Wii?

Is this the end of the Wii?

Who needs a remote control? With CamSpace you can play interactive games on your computer by making your own controls – even from cardboard. If the Wii gaming system has proven to be the biggest thing in computer gaming since …

Making the desert bloom with solar flower power

Rising up, like a mirage in the middle of the desert outside Eilat, is a giant yellow tulip in whose heart lies a massive crystal. Surrounding it: a field of mirrors that slowly move back and forth, following the sun. …

Forget submarines, send in a robotic octopus instead

Explore where no man has gone before, with tentacles? Now building the world’s first robotic octopus, and the world’s first soft-bodied robot, Israeli “octopus” scientists have joined a seven group international team to help marine scientists explore nooks and crannies …

Agritech 2009 aims to help feed the world

The dew collecting technology of Tal Ya Water Technologies, which provides more crop per drop of dew, is just one of the 200 Israeli companies that will be featured at this year’s Agritech conference. Growing tomatoes and raising dairy cows …

A ‘black box’ to prevent data disasters

Keeping your data safe: Axanna’s black box for corporate data.On an airplane, the black box is one of the most essential pieces of equipment. In the event of an accident, it records all the facts investigators need to understand what …