NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has a toolbox to make any gadget-lover jealous. Check out our drill-down on the instruments helping determine whether microbial life ever existed on the red planet.
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This data shows the radiation levels measured on Mars by Curiosity's Radiation Assessment Detector (RAD), which functions like a dosimeter to determine radiation from outer space and the sun. NASA scientists will use this information to study how radiation affects habitability for possible microbial life, and potentially, to design shielding needed for human beings on Mars. Image credit: NASA
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
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