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NASA shows off next gen space telescope model at SXSW

NASA showed off a full-sized model of the next generation telescope, the James Webb Space Telescope, at South by Southwest Interactive.


Visit 100,000 stars in your browser with this Web app

We're still light years away—literally and figuratively—from being able to explore the galaxy, but this interactive 3D visualization is a nice second best.


Galileo satellites now in space

Galileo aims to provide a highly accurate, guaranteed global positioning service that's better than GPS and controlled by civilians.

Future Deep Space Missions Could Have Robotic Vegetable Gardens

University of Colorado Boulder students develop an automated garden for deep space missions.


Social Media Ban: Should Companies Join The Marines?

Think social networking isn't a security risk? Try telling it to the Marines--and then convince yourself.

Navigating Photos in 3D with Photosynth takes your large collection of photos of a place or an object, analyzes them for similarities, and then reconstructs them in 3D space. You can navigate through a scene to see photos from multiple angles. Senior Associate Editor Danny Allen takes a look.


Flip Mino: Shoot and Upload Video Directly to YouTube

Pure Digital has made it easier than ever to get videos of your escapades up on YouTube.


Tool Syncs Windows Data, iPhone

Mark/Space has introduced a Windows version of its data transfer software, The Missing Sync for iPhone.

New Tools and Services for Social Networking

Senior Editor Robert Strohmeyer takes a look at some of the new web tools and services that are cropping up to make social networking easier.


Shopping Cart Service Taps Into Social Networking Sites

If you can't bring the people to the store, Cartfly may help you bring the store to the people.