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EarthNow fleshes out planetary video plan

BELLEVUE, Wash. — A satellite startup called EarthNow is laying out the details of its plan to blanket our planet with high-resolution, real-time, live-video coverage from a 500-satellite constellation in orbit, with support from Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, Europe’s Airbus, Japan’s … Continue reading

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Amazon Studios lays out plan for must-see sci-fi TV

In its quest to find the next “Game of Thrones,” Amazon Studios is reportedly adding three science-fiction series to its list of production prospects, including Seattle author Neal Stephenson’s “Snow Crash.” The two other projects mentioned in Variety’s report would be based … Continue reading

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First live ultra-HD video beamed from space

NASA and AWS Elemental showed off something completely different from the International Space Station today: the first live video in ultra-high-definition 4K detail beamed down from space. The technical achievement was as important as what the audience at the National Association … Continue reading

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Amazon plays role in space video milestone

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson stars in the highest-resolution video ever broadcast live from the International Space Station, bur Amazon Web Services plays a supporting role. The 4K ultra-high-definition live stream, set to start at 10:30 a.m. PT (1:30 p.m. ET) April … Continue reading

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Hyperlapse video shows off UW campus

What is hyperlapse? Like the bullet-time realm of “The Matrix,” hyperlapse videos provide an unorthodox perspective on time and space – and you can see the result in a two-minute clip created by the University of Washington’s Charles Johnson. The technique captures time-lapse … Continue reading

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Stephen Hawking tours 5 favorite cosmic places

You’d think that physicist Stephen Hawking’s favorite place on Earth would be his native England, but it’s actually someplace completely different – as he explains in a new 25-minute documentary from CuriosityStream. “Stephen Hawking’s Favorite Places” is an exclusive offering from the … Continue reading

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‘Martian’ spin-off video tackles sleep in space

How do you get your Z’s in zero-G? Sleeping in space is one of the subjects tackled in a new video series from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment that capitalizes on the buzz generated by “The Martian.” Fox’s “Life in Space” series is aimed … Continue reading

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