fun facts

Japan developing wooden satellites to cut space junk

Aluminum particles stay in the atmosphere when the satellites burn up on reentry. “Wooden satellites would burn up without releasing harmful substances into the atmosphere or raining debris on the ground when they plunge back to Earth.” | learn more

fun facts

AI magic makes century-old films look new

I came here for the colorized and sharpened San Francisco, a Trip down Market Street, and it was great. There is also upgraded old footage from France, Japan and the Moon! | learn more

profiles of people

Masatoshi Kumagai

“Masatoshi Kumagai was a high school dropout whose conglomerate now dominates cloud computing in Japan—and he has an unusual approach to management.” | learn more