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When it comes to the electromagnetic spectrum, humans are mostly in the (figurative) dark. We’re only able to perceive directly a thin slice — the visible spectrum of light. But technology lets us sense indirectly a much wider spectrum, including

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Just a few decades ago, early computer scientists couldn’t anticipate the era of miniaturization. In their minds, computers would continue to become more powerful but would also take up more physical space. Then the transistor changed everything — Gordon Moore

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The future’s so bright, I gotta wear augmented reality glasses that pull data from the cloud and overlay it on top of the physical world around me. Sure, it’s not as catchy as a song by Timbuk3, but it’s accurate.

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Explore the physical science of the Prius v with these videos from HowStuffWorks.

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Read from topics in the driver’s guide to fuel economy at HowStuffWorks.

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Learn how to decode the new EPA fuel economy labels with this interactive infographic.

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Read about car trends and innovations at HowStuffWorks.

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