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T-Mobile will pay $40 million for failing to fix rural calls...
T-Mobile has agreed to pay (PDF) the FCC $40 million for failing to fix ongoing call failures for rural customers. The carrier previously claimed that it had resolved the problem, but the Commission kept getting complaints about calls that weren't go.
By ceres on 2018-04-17 00:16 UTC
Could We Detect an Ancient Industrial Civilization in the Geological Record?...
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According to a new study by a team of researchers, it is possible that we might find evidence of another industrial civilization in the geological record The post Could We Detect an Ancient Industrial Civilization in the Geological Record? appeared first
By ceres on 2018-04-17 00:14 UTC
SpaceX postpones launch of NASA's planet-hunter spacecraft...
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SpaceX postponed the launch of NASA's new planet-hunting mission Monday in order to verify the Falcon 9 rocket's navigation systems, the California-based company said.
By ceres on 2018-04-17 00:00 UTC
The closest exoplanet to Earth just got doused with deadly flares...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
The astronomers write in a journal article preprint. "This suggests that life on Proxima b will have to undergo complex adaptations to survive, even if the planetary atmosphere survives the long-term impact of the stellar activity."
By ceres on 2018-04-10 17:11 UTC
"Out-of-this-World" --NASA Ion-Powered Spacecraft Could Streak Through Milky Way At More Than 200,000 MPH...
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"The only way to discover the limits of the possible is to go beyond them into the impossible," said sci-fi author Arthur C. Clarke. A one-way trip to Mars using conventional chemical rockets could take up to nine months. It's...
By ceres on 2018-03-28 17:51 UTC
What a load of codswallop; sard off Microsoft!...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
You might have noticed and deleted an email from Microsoft this morning, informing you of a change in their Services Agreement with you. Fortunately someone over at The Inquirer actually read the update and noticed a particularly egregious update, if you
By ceres on 2018-03-28 17:48 UTC
Newly Discovered Earth-Sized Planet K2-229b Could Reveal How Mercury Was Created...
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The planet is likely the densest Earth-sized planet ever found.
By ceres on 2018-03-28 17:46 UTC
'Something just passed over us': Pilots report encounter with UFO over Arizona...
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One of the pilots said the object had a
By ceres on 2018-03-27 18:14 UTC
FAA Audio: Perplexed Pilots Report UFO Sighting Above New Mexico, Arizona Desert...
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The pilots of at least three separate aircraft encountered an unidentified flying object above southern Arizona and New Mexico last month.
By ceres on 2018-03-27 18:14 UTC
US Can't Stop Hypersonic Weapons, Air Force General Says...
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Missiles that spit out warheads traveling up to 20 times the speed of sound and with the ability to perform elusive acrobatics may be too much for the U.S. defenses to block, U.S. Stratcom chief says.
By ceres on 2018-03-21 16:48 UTC
One of the Greatest Unsolved Mysteries: Scientists Close to Turning Light Into Matter --"Recreating the 1st 100 Seconds of the Universe"...
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"If we can demonstrate it now, we would be recreating a process that was important in the first 100 seconds of the universe and that is also seen in gamma ray bursts, which are the biggest explosions in the universe...
By ceres on 2018-03-21 16:47 UTC
A Star Grazed Our Solar System 70,000 Years Ago, and Early Humans Likely Saw It...
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Some distant objects in our solar system bear the gravitational imprint of a small star's close flyby 70,000 years ago, a new study suggests.
By ceres on 2018-03-21 16:46 UTC
In 1986, scientists found a fuel-producing bacterium at the bottom of a Swiss lake. Now, they know how it works...
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New finding could jump-start efforts to produce fuels with microbes
By ceres on 2018-03-21 16:46 UTC
New nickname for Pluto-explorer's next target: Ultima Thule...
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The spacecraft that explored Pluto is now headed toward a New Year's Day encounter with this mysterious object or two, 1 billion miles farther, on the fringes of our solar system.
By ceres on 2018-03-15 02:38 UTC
Video Reportedly Shows Navy Jet's Encounter With a UFO...
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Luis Elizondo, who is the former head of that program and who now serves as director of global security for TTSAAS told CNN that, this video and the other Pentagon footage of unidentified aerial phenomena released last year are just the “tip of the iceberg.”
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:56 UTC
Facebook, Which Is Totally 'Not a Media Company,' May Launch a Video News Channel...
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Just when you thought Facebook was getting out of the news business, it's... getting into the news business—but with video!
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:55 UTC
'Game of Thrones' final season sounds like a bloodbath...
Are fans of the HBO show ready to watch some of their favorite characters die when the show returns in 2019?
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:55 UTC
16 exoplanets found huddled around 12 lightweight stars...
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One of the 'super-Earth' finds might even have liquid water A team of astronomers have spotted 16 exoplanets, including a 'super-Earth' that might hold liquid water, hovering around 12 low mass stars hundreds of light years away from the S
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:54 UTC
"Near-Lightless World of the Outer Solar System" --Astronomers Propose to Retool NASA's New Horizons Mission as a Space Telescope...
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A maverick group of astronomers is proposing to radically reshape one of NASA's most successful missions in the modern era, the New Horizons probe that flew by Pluto in 2015 and is now continuing its voyage into the depths of...
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:53 UTC
Scientists Believe 'Super-Earth' Found Among 15 Exoplanets Might Hold Liquid Water...
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New research has confirmed the presence of 15 exoplanets orbiting smaller, cooler red dwarf stars. These include three so-called "super-Earths," one of which is believed to have a key ingredient for life liquid water. In two studies recently publi
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:53 UTC
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