iCandy: Checking Things Out

A space telescope's mirror array, a liquid scanner at airports, and a body-mounted video camera are among the tools for examining what's around us

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Billionaire adventurer Richard Branson’s latest quest is to go deeper into the depths of the ocean than anyone else. To that end, he has commissioned a vessel he calls the Virgin Oceanic Submarine. This is an artist’s rendering of the submarine as it might look while plunging to the bottom of the Puerto Rico Trench in the Atlantic.

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