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Mitsubishi Has Made an Antenna Out of Seawater

Who needs metal when you’re surrounded by water? Mitsubishi has announced a rather quirky new way to transmit and receive data, by creating what it claims is the first ever working antenna to be made out of seawater. Read More >>

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This Satellite Antenna Looks Good Enough to Hang on a Wall as Art

It may look like an artistic experiment in geometry that you could find on Etsy, but this is in fact a new satellite antenna developed by the European Space Agency. Read More >>

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Why is NASA Building This Massive Football?

Because it has a goal! But a different kind of goal to the ones found on the players' pitch: instead, it’s one to help put astronauts on Mars. Read More >>

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Tiny Satellite Antennas Are the Coolest Party Balloons You Never Had

There's a small army of adorable, little, (sometimes) phone-powered satellites out in space, circling the globe. And while they're damn impressive for their size, they face some challenges. They don't have much room for antennas, for instance. But MIT's new inflatable balloon antennas should change all that. Read More >>

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Want Faster Data, Less Dropped Calls and No Death Grip? Get Yourself a RF MEMS-Packing Phone

A tiny mechanical chip might be the answer to your crappy signal, dropped calls and death-grip woes, and it’s already making its way into phones right now. Read More >>

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Giz Explains: What’s So Smart About the iPhone 4S’s Antenna?

With the iPhone 4S, Apple says it will deliver an iPhone that works anywhere in the world, and with fantastic reception. Read More >>

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Apple Fixed the Antenna Problem for the iPhone 4S (Hopefully)

Apple just announced the iPhone 4S and it looks exactly the same as the iPhone 4! Does that mean it's plagued by the iPhone 4's notorious attenuation problem? No, not anymore. This time around, they fixed the antenna. Read More >>