Gizcast 6: Virgin Galactic and the start of the Commercial Space Race
By Loz Blain
July 3, 2009
In this week's podcast, Loz Blain takes a look at commercial space travel with Virgin Galactic and the start of a new space race for the 21st century. Noel McKeegan talks to us about quantum computing and a new unmanned Nano Air Vehicle that weighs just ten grams and flies by flapping its tiny wings like a hummingbird. And Geoffrey Baird gives us a roundup of four environmentally friendly gadgets for around the home. Plus, we're finally on iTunes! To subscribe, jump into the iTunes store and search for "Gizmag."
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Further reading on the topics covered in this week's podcast (in the order they're mentioned):
- This week's lead story on Virgin Galactic and the new space race hasn't actually been published yet, but here's a collection of several Virgin Galactic stories we've seen on Gizmag recently.
- The first electronic quantum processor points to new era in computing
- The unmanned Nano Air Vehicle that flies like a hummingbird
- ‘Waterless’ washing machine cleans using nylon beads
- Feed me Seymour: The flesh-eating robotic clock
- Mobile makers agree on standard micro-USB charger for Europe
- Dual chamber Eco Kettle boils only what you need
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