August 2012: The Future of Sports

August 2012

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How the first autonomous strike plane will land on aircraft carriers, navigate hostile airspace and change the future of flight By Clay Dillow

How science is transforming the sport of MMA fighting By Matthew Shaer

Scientists are trying to get the first direct look at the black hole at the center of our galaxy. How close will they come to seeing the unseeable? By Seth Fletcher

Drones are learning the difference between a car and a tree--and how to make their next moves By Andrew Rosenblum

Shape-shifting stadiums could transform the way we watch sports By Bjorn Carey

Ideas for safer, better ways to play classic sports By John Brenkus

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