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The Astronaut’s Secret: Spacewalking with Parkinson’s Disease

Posted on · Rich Clifford is a former astronaut who’s logged more than 12 hours of spacewalk time over three shuttle missions during the 1990s. And while that’s impressive enough, it might impress you even more to know he conducted one of those spacewalks while carrying a secret he kept from all but one of his crewmates. His […]

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The Astronaut’s Secret: Spacewalking with Parkinson’s Disease

Posted on · Rich Clifford is a former astronaut who’s logged more than 12 hours of spacewalk time over three shuttle missions during the 1990s. And while that’s impressive enough, it might impress you even more to know he conducted one of those spacewalks while carrying a secret he kept from all but one of his crewmates. His […]

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Documentary Explores the History and Applications for Virtual Reality

Posted on · Virtual reality headsets are said to be among the hottest technology gifts this holiday season. But the technology has taken a while to evolve – and isn’t ubiquitous like maybe we all thought it would be 15 or 20 years ago. Zach Jankovic is a local documentary filmmaker who’s working on a film called VR: […]