The very idea of a moon city ignites a constellation of questions about what it would look like and how we would build it. So CityLab called Woerner to find out. With the International Space Station potentially coming offline around 2024, he says, it’s time to envision the next era of human presence beyond Earth. The moon-city project would be a prime driver of technological advancement as well as basic scientific research.

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With global population exploding, perhaps few efforts are more essential today than those aimed at developing efficient and cost-effective ways of producing foo

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The photos from the drone provide a near-infrared reading that provides information concerning how efficiently plants are absorbing sunlight to facilitate photosynthesis. Farmers can use the information to adjust their distribution of water and fertilizer to their crops.

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Lasers have been advancing science and threatening move characters since the 1960s, but you may have noticed they always have a distinct color. Now, a team of scientists has developed the world’s first white laser.

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Hot on the heels of Japan’s strongest laser fire is “Li-Fi” laser technology: white lasers that can be used for visible light communication.

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Drones can also be used for good.

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Drones are much more easily deployed than conventional search-and-rescue operations. Though the teacher remains missing, the military drone was able to provide a high-tech scan of a large forested area in a short amount of time.

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We’ve been asked “how ethical is content curation?” so many times we decided to dig deep to give you a data answer: ethical content curation exists.

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We’ve been asked “how ethical is content curation?” so many times we decided to dig deep to give you a data answer: ethical content curation exists.

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