NASA's Flying Observatory: Not a Kid's Telescope

July 15 (Bloomberg) –- NASA'S flying observatory lets scientists reach the edge of the atmosphere to look at the stars. The heavily-modified Boeing 747 carries an ultra-powerful telescope that captures images neither satellites in space nor telescopes on the ground can achieve. The program was almost axed due to cuts in NASA's budget, but was salvaged by a $70 million House allocation. Bloomberg looks at NASA's SOFIA. (Corrects date of next flight.) (Source: Bloomberg)
Asia Can Do More With Wearable Tech Than U.S.: LeBoeuf
18:49 - Dr. Steven LeBoeuf, co-founder and president of Valencell, discusses the company's high-performance biometric sensors and the latest trends in wearable tech with Bloomberg's Stephen Engle at the Consumer Electronics Show in Shanghai. (Source: Bloomberg)
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