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Through a Glass, Darkly

When sent from deep space, even imperfect images inform and amaze.

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A Conversation with Ed Stone

I had the privilege of speaking with Dr. Ed Stone as part of the Riding with Robots podcast back in 2007. He’s the Project Scientist for the Voyager mission to the outer planets and, now, interstellar space. He was also

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What’s the Fastest Machine Ever Built?

A pro race car? Give me a break. A military jet? Nope. Maybe a speeding bullet? Does that count? Even if it does, no. Here’s a comparison between some of the fastest objects built by human hands.

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Long-Distance Call

The Voyager 1 probe, the farthest artificial object from the Earth, is operating at such a distance that the signal takes about 13 hours just to reach the spacecraft, even at the speed of light. Learn more about the Deep

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