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Scientists have developed a new machine that prints sheets of light.

The sheets are illuminated by OLED (organic light emitting diodes). OLED’s are beginning to be used in TVs and cell-phone displays, but big names like Siemens and Philips are interested in using OLED technology in everyday lighting sources.

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“I’ve always wanted a lighted floor in my house like in the movie Saturday Night Fever. Sounds like I might be able to afford my dream soon. Now where’s my affordable flying car?”

by David Smith The Republik

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Faster-than-light travel might be possible, according to scientists at Baylor University. Although the implementation is a long ways away, the idea involves manipulating dark energy — the mysterious force behind the universe’s ongoing expansion — to propel a spaceship forward without breaking the laws of physics (and the hearts of Einstein fans everywhere).

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“That’s great. You think the Baylor scientists can figure out how to make my work commute quicker?”

by David Smith The Republik

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