The top tech and science breakthroughs of 2012

By Sebastian Anthony on December 31, 2012 at 1:54 pm

As the year draws to a close, it is time to take a look at the most exciting, important, and revolutionary tech breakthroughs of 2012.

If you’re a reader of ExtremeTech, you will already know that 2012 has been a bumper year for bleeding-edge tech, from Curiosity touching down on Mars, to the discovery of the Higgs boson by CERN, to the first commercially viable electronic-photonic integrated chips, amongst other exciting breakthroughs. At this point though, we shouldn’t really be surprised. Technology is a force amplifier that feeds back into itself, allowing us to push past the envelope of contemporary science at an exponential rate.

Let’s dive straight in with the biggest, though not necessarily the best, breakthrough of 2012.

Read more: The top tech and science breakthroughs of 2012 – Slideshow | ExtremeTech.

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