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Thursday December 15, 2011

Scientists Hack Kinect to Study Glaciers and Asteroids

Scanning caves, glaciers and asteroids with a Kinect? Is there anything this thing can't do?

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"I’ve always enjoyed repurposing cheap devices, doing things that you’re not supposed to do with them," said Mankoff, a NASA-funded Ph.D. student at the University of California, Santa Cruz, studying ice and ocean interactions. "You know, the hacker ideals."

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