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Technology Breakthroughs II

15Aug 18

Virtual reality at the Smithsonian

The Guggenheim Museum in New York is doing it. The British Museum in London is doing it. And now the Smithsonian American Art Museum (SAAM) in Washington, DC, is doing it. They’re all turning exhibitions into virtual reality experiences. SAAM’s first VR show is No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man. Burning Man is an…

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30Jun 19

Yes, the universe is expanding. But how fast?

Astronomers agree that the universe is growing larger, and that the rate of expansion—called the Hubble constant—is accelerating. What they don’t agree on is the best way to measure that…

18Jun 19

Whale watching—in reverse

Could the Russian military be using marine mammals as spies? That’s the question being asked after a beluga whale was found near a Russian naval base off the coast of…

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We’re back with more books on a topic you love: technology! This series covers the hottest and latest developments in everything from gaming to sports, movies to space. It looks back at how and when history-making technologies got their start. In facts and pictures, it brings you up to speed on ideas that have changed our world.

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