Astronauts can only travel so far in existing space suits. What will it take to see the universe?
Not much--yet. Before we move to mining's final frontier, we'll have to fill in some gaps. Here's a visualized look...
The lab-built material focuses radio waves better than anything that occurs in nature.
Self-repairing computers! Electronic skin! Bat-wing planes! A look at the amazing stuff that's changing the world.
The apocalypse edition: Featuring a tiny hand-turbine that's good in a pinch, a jacket for firestorms or nuclear winter, and...
Engineers could use the technology to produce the fastest Internet ever.
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