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Ancient Viking Ship Found Buried Next To Busy Norwegian Freeway

Ancient Viking Ship Found Buried Next To Busy Norwegian Freeway

Using ground-penetrating radar, archaeologists in Norway have discovered an ancient Viking ship buried just 50cm beneath the surface of a farmer’s field. The 20m-long ship, deliberately buried during a funeral ritual, appears surprisingly intact — and it could contain the skeletal remains of a high-ranking Viking warrior.

Students Hacked A Chip To Give Your Smartphone A Sense Of Touch

Students Hacked A Chip To Give Your Smartphone A Sense Of Touch

Project Soli, which debuted at Google I/O in 2015, is a tiny chip that uses radar to detect discreet hand and finger motions. It was designed as a unique way to interact with mobile devices, but students at the University of St Andrews found a way to use the simple…

Radar Scans Beamed To Earth Via Laser Can See Ships In Almost Real-Time

Radar Scans Beamed To Earth Via Laser Can See Ships In Almost Real-Time

This grainy black-and-white image may not look like much, but it’s a record-breaker. A radar scan acquired by satellite and beamed back to Earth by laser, it allowed the European Space Agency (ESA) to identify ships off the coast of Brazil in less than 18 minutes — without any satellite…