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The camera that doubles as a TELESCOPE: Nikon’s Coolpix 83x zoom camera is so powerful it can see the moon ‘moving’

The camera that doubles as a TELESCOPE: Nikon’s Coolpix 83x zoom camera is so powerful it can see the moon ‘moving’

Forget using a telescope to peer into the sky. If you want to see the moon, all you really need is a camera. A video captured using Nikon’s Coolpix P900 reveals how the device’s 83x zoom lens can film the moon appearing to move – an illusion created by the Earth’s rotation. The one minute 50 seconds footage, which gone ... Read More »

First round-the-world solar flight

First round-the-world solar flight

A record-breaking attempt to fly around the world in a solar-powered plane has completed its first leg. The aircraft – called Solar Impulse-2 – took off from Abu Dhabi, heading east to Muscat in Oman. With businessman and pilot Andre Borschbeg at the controls, the aircraft touched down in Oman at 16:14 GMT after a 12-hour flight. Over the next ... Read More »

Amazon drone patent application imagines delivery that comes to you with one click

Amazon drone patent application imagines delivery that comes to you with one click

Washington (CNN)Delivering packages wherever you want it, through the air, via drone in just 30 minutes — that’s Amazon’s vision and the company just made another step forward. On the heels of getting FAA permission for experimental test flights in the United States in March, the U.S. Patent and Trademark office has published Amazon’s patent application for its drone delivery ... Read More »

Japan’s maglev train breaks world speed record with 600km/h test run

Japan’s maglev train breaks world speed record with 600km/h test run

Seven-car ‘magnetic levitation’ train hits top speed of 603km/h less than a week after breaking the 2003 record of 581km/h Japan has again demonstrated its prowess in high-speed rail travel with its state-of-the-art maglev train setting a world record of just over 600km/h (373mph), just days after it broke its previous 12-year-old record. The seven-car maglev – short for “magnetic ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge restyle Samsung’s image with curves, metal, glass (hands-on)

Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge restyle Samsung’s image with curves, metal, glass (hands-on)

BARCELONA — The Galaxy S5 is finished. Gone. Done in by peer pressure to adopt prevailing design trends. Its twin, slim replacements, the Samsung Galaxy S6 and curved-screen Galaxy S6 Edge, finally ditch the utilitarian plastic build and removable battery of previous Samsung flagship phones. They arrive at the smartphone party dressed in sharp metal lines and plenty of glass. ... Read More »