Our Lives in Data
A look at the big data revolution
Is this the future of space exploration?
Scientists have developed LightSail, a small satellite that uses a solar sail to travel through space.
What can this satellite reveal about our complex world?
The Sentinel-3a satellite has a range of cutting-edge instruments to measure the Earth's oceans, land and atmosphere. The data is helping us understand and monitor our climate.
Can this device stop disease?
A British student has developed the Isobar, a portable refrigerator that can be worn like a backpack. This technology can be used to keep vaccines fresh for 30 days without connecting to electricity.
Can a harpoon mend a broken heart?
Doctors have created the Harpoon TSD-5, a new hand-held surgical device that inserts stitches inside a beating heart.