Volume 52 Issue 10 • October 2015

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  • IEEE Spectrum [Front Cover]

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  • Table of contents

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  • In an Astronaut's Shoes [Back Story]

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  • Contributors

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  • Space Suits for the Mars Generation

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  • Antineutrinos could reveal rogue nuclear programs [News]

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  • A new formula for formula E [News]

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  • Telecom experts plot a path to 5G [News]

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  • Is black phosphorus the new graphene? [News]

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  • The Big Picture: This hotel is staffed by robots

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  • Mind control

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  • The ice stuff

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  • The man behind the martian

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  • The real price of oil

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  • Tiny houses, big lexicon

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  • A new spin on space suits

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    An astronaut uses the thrusters on her space suit to propel herself toward a nearby asteroid. With great care, she gets as close and as steady as she can in preparation for knocking a few samples off the surface. But with very little gravity to anchor her, the strike of her hammer throws her backward in an uncontrolled tumble. View full abstract»

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  • Suiting up for the red planet

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    We're likely still at least a couple of decades away from landing people on Mars, but the space suits that will protect those astronauts are very much in development. Last year, NASA made headlines when it invited the public to choose the design that would decorate the exterior of the Z-2, a new suit designed to be mobile enough to explore the Red Planet. And its manufacturer, longtime space-suit ... View full abstract»

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  • Introducing the micro-super-capacitor laser-etched graphene brings Moore's law to energy storage

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    Capacitors. Open up your computer and they stick out like rocks on a sandy beach. They're the one kind of electronic device that never made it to Lilliput. If they finally obeyed Moore's Law by squeezing themselves down to the microscale, it would make life a lot easier for electronics engineers. View full abstract»

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  • Building a better disease detective

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    Machine-learning methods have a few key advantages for ecology, a discipline that seeks to understand the complex and ever-shifting interplay between the billions of living beings jockeying for position on Earth. For instance, our algorithm can deal with our incomplete data sets. Biologists simply can't learn everything about the 1.6 million species we've cataloged thus far, let alone the many mil... View full abstract»

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  • The booms and busts of molecular electronics

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    Forty years ago, a New York University graduate student named Arieh Aviram opened his Ph.D. dissertation with a bold suggestion: "Taking a clue from nature, [which] utilizes molecules for the carrying out of many physical phenomena, it may be possible to miniaturize electronic components down to molecular size." What Aviram was proposing was revolutionary: leapfrogging the ongoing miniaturization ... View full abstract»

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  • When engineers had the stars in their sights [And Now This]

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