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NASA Chandra telescope resurrected after glitch...
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The space agency gets some good news about one of its stricken space telescopes, though Hubble remains in safe mode.
By ceres on 2018-10-15 18:55 UTC
Giant planets around young star raise questions about how planets form...
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Researchers have identified a young star with four Jupiter and Saturn-sized planets in orbit around it, the first time that so many massive planets have been detected in such a young system.
By ceres on 2018-10-15 18:53 UTC
'Better Call Saul' Boss Talks AMC Show's Future: 'We're Closer to the End'...
Now that Jimmy McGill has completed his professional transition into Saul Goodman, "Better Call Saul" finally paid off on its long-awaited premise. Since that is settled, fans of the series are now left wondering how much of the "Breaking Bad&
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:13 UTC
Microsoft has added $20 to the price of Windows 10 Home, but there are sales elsewhere...
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Microsoft may have quietly raised the price of Windows 10 Home by $20 just over a month ago, but don't worry, you can find cheaper prices from some legitimate retailers. Microsoft confirmed that in August it started charging $139 for Windows 10 Home R
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:10 UTC
Hubble Space Telescope Malfunction Won't Last Long, NASA Says...
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Worry rippled through the astronomical community this weekend as NASA announced that the Hubble Space Telescope was in safe mode — but NASA confirmed in a statement released yesterday (Oct. 8) that the agency expected the instrument to be back at wo
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:08 UTC
Easter Island inhabitants collected freshwater from the ocean's edge in order to survive...
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Ancient inhabitants of Rapa Nui (Easter Island) maintained a society of thousands by utilizing coastal groundwater discharge as their main source of "freshwater," according to new research from a team of archaeologists including faculty at Bingham
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:08 UTC
Huge modular 3D printer creates $1,000 tiny house out of mud (Video)...
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This affordable tiny house was 3D printed using mud, rice husks and straw to create a "zero-kilometre" structure.
By ceres on 2018-10-09 20:06 UTC
Silicon Valley superfood Soylent comes to the UK...
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After fuelling hardcore gamers and time-poor tech workers in the US for five years, Soylent has jumped the Atlantic.
By ceres on 2018-10-03 16:48 UTC
North Korean malware dubbed 'Hidden Cobra' swindled millions from ATMs...
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Homeland Security warned of the use of malware by North Korea hackers in fraudulent ATM cash withdrawals from banks in Asia and Africa.
By ceres on 2018-10-03 16:48 UTC
The Alien Observatory"Advanced Civilization on Another Planet Should Be Generating Electromagnetic Signals"...
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This is not pie-in-the-sky research—scientists have been studying this possibility for nearly 60 years. Several research projects concerning the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI) have been launched since the late 1950s, mainly in the United States. The idea is that an advanced
By ceres on 2018-10-03 16:46 UTC
Ripple's cryptocurrency product goes live for the first time with three financial firms...
Ripple said that xRapid, which uses the cryptocurrency XRP to carry out international transactions, is now commercially available.
By ceres on 2018-10-02 04:48 UTC
NASA study shows travelling to Mars could ruin your gut and cause cancer...
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The small intestine is particularly vulnerable to space radiation, raising further concern over human deep-space travel.
By ceres on 2018-10-02 04:38 UTC
Alien object 'Oumuamua may have come from one of these stars...
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The interstellar asteroid was the first of its kind seen by humans. Now astronomers may have found its home.
By ceres on 2018-09-25 22:15 UTC
Researchers find potent chemical agents that can thwart cancer metastasis...
Recently, a research team led by Maurizio Pellecchia at the University of California, Riverside, discovered a way for chemotherapy drug paclitaxel to target migrating, or circulating, cancer cells, which are responsible for the development of tumor metast
By ceres on 2018-09-25 22:11 UTC
Chevy Chase slams 'SNL' as 'worst (expletive) humor in the world'...
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'Saturday Night Live' just took home the Emmy for best sketch comedy show. One of its most famous alums, Chevy Chase, is not impressed.
By ceres on 2018-09-21 16:38 UTC
Japanese bitcoin exchange is robbed of $60 million worth of cryptocurrency...
Japanese cryptocurrency exchange Zaif has been robbed of $60 million worth of digital coins, its parent company Tech Bureau announced today. Zaif was hacked on September 14th during a two-hour time frame. Three days later, it uncovered server problems and
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:48 UTC
Walmart will use VR headsets to train all its US employees...
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By the end of the year, it plans to have more than 17,000 Oculus Go headsets in use to help train workers.
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:41 UTC
Cardiologist Questions Accuracy of ECG Function in Apple Watch 4...
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Apple's new Watch 4 includes ECG and AFib monitoring capabilities, but their accuracy hasn't been proven as comprehensively as one might like. The post Cardiologist Questions Accuracy of ECG Function in Apple Watch 4 appeared first on ExtremeTech
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:41 UTC
NASA's TESS telescope just discovered two new Earth-like planets...
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The planet hunter has detected a "super-Earth" and a "hot Earth" less than 60 light years away.
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:38 UTC
Astronomers Find Exoplanet In the Same Place as Star Trek's Vulcan...
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New observations have revealed a planet in orbit of 40 Eridani A -- our very own real-life Vulcan. The presence of pointy-eared aliens with green blood is not yet confirmed. The post Astronomers Find Exoplanet In the Same Place as Star Trek's Vulcan a
By ceres on 2018-09-20 18:37 UTC
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