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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Space Age’

X-15 Test Pilot Bill Dana Dies at 83

NASA test pilot and astronaut William Harvey “Bill” Dana passed away Tuesday at age 83. According to NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center in California, Dana, famed as a research test pilot who flew the X-15 rocket plane and other pioneering aircraft at the dawn of the space age, died at an assisted living facility in a suburb of Phoenix. Beginning …

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Brain-Like Computer Circuit On The Horizon

A 37 year old theory is coming to reality for developers at Hewlett-Packard. A memory circuit capable of remembering past patterns of data and how they were collected is on the horizon. It will feature low energy usage and fast activation time. Stanley Williams, senior fellow at HP explains about the Memristor: “Because it [uses] less voltage and less time, …

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