Ocean Cleanup to deploy updated version of its plastic-catching barriers

Ocean Cleanup to deploy updated version of its plastic-catching barriers

The Ocean Cleanup, a non-profit organization developing technologies to rid the oceans of plastic, has launched the second version of its cleanup system.
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Lasers learn to accurately locate space debris

Lasers learn to accurately locate space debris

China-based scientists have developed a way to use laser telescopes and neural network analysis to locate space debris.
World's largest 3D-printed building constructed in Dubai

World's largest 3D-printed building constructed in Dubai

Apis Cor, an American construction firm that specializes in 3D printing, completed the world's largest 3D-printed building in Dubai at the end of October.The building stands at 9.
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US-CHINA-CAMBODIA

China's construction of an airstrip in Cambodia is raising alarms about its military ambitions, according to the New York Times.
Betelgeuse being dimmer does not mean supernova likely

Betelgeuse being dimmer does not mean supernova likely

Astronomers from Villanova University recently published an article noting that Betelgeuse in the constellation Orion has been significantly dimmer in recent months, leading some to speculate it could go supernova.
Taiwan signs US arms deal for advanced F-16 jets: Report

Taiwan signs US arms deal for advanced F-16 jets: Report

Taipei has signed a U.S. arms deal for 66 F-16V fighters while upgrading older models to F-16V standard earlier in December, Taiwan's state run Central News Agency reports on Saturday.
U.S. Navy should seek minelaying capabilities for underwater drone program

U.S. Navy should seek minelaying capabilities for underwater drone program

A retired commander has proposed using the U.S. Navy's Boeing Orca underwater drone offensively in future conflicts.
Satellite imagery spots expansion to missile launcher factory in North Korea: report

Satellite imagery spots expansion to missile launcher factory in North Korea: report

NBC News reports that civilian satellite imagery by Planet Labs has revealed an expansion to the March 16 factory in North Korea's Pyongsong.
Twin skyscraper designs unveiled for Brooklyn waterfront

Twin skyscraper designs unveiled for Brooklyn waterfront

Danish architectural firm Bjarke Ingels Group and New York-based landscape architecture firm James Corner Field Operations have unveiled plans for a mixed-use development on the waterfront in Brooklyn, New York.