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Gravitational Waves Bring a Whole New Way of Studying the Universe

It’s been described as the discovery of a lifetime, the announcement that scientists have observed gravitational waves caused by the collision of two black holes 10 billion light years away (and 10 billion years ago!) What’s all the excitement about? We’ve collected some videos to explain it all. First, scientists from Cardiff University splash around in a […]

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Mimo Makes Wearable Tech for Babies – Of Course!

There’s a lot of talk about wearable tech for monitoring vital signs, but one of the most interesting applications is for people who can’t speak for themselves: babies. Mimo is a company which grew out of research at MIT into sleep monitoring, and is now focused on building products for the ‘smart nursery’, starting with the sleep-monitoring, machine-washable […]

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