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Experience the Big Bang in augmented reality with Google and CERN

Yes, augmented reality (AR) is now pretty much as widespread as it could be, but we’ve always wondered what real-world applications are actually worth using it for? A few things, it turns out. We might’ve just found the coolest application of AR yet, and it involves the Big Bang.

Space hipsters? Watch the first vinyl record being played in (near) space

When we say ‘first vinyl record’, we’re talking about the first record to be played in space. Not the first record ever made, which was then played in space. It’s important to keep these things clear. Not that it matters now that we’ve got hipsters in space. Or audiophiles in the atmosphere. Whichever sounds better to you. Seriously though, you’re about to watch...[Read More]

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