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Star Trek producer explains how Picard spin-off will be 'extremely different'...
The mysterious upcoming Star Trek series bringing back fan favorite Jean-Luc Picard (Patrick Stewart) is going to be very different in...
By ceres on 2019-01-03 16:58 UTC
The top 5 Linux and open-source stories of 2018...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
Linux overcame massive hardware security problems while Microsoft -- yes, Microsoft -- made its biggest ever open-source software move.
By ceres on 2019-01-03 16:47 UTC
Chang'e-4 returns first images from lunar farside following historic landing...
China's Chang'e-4 spacecraft made the historic first ever soft-landing on the far side of the moon Wednesday in a mission aims to reveal clues to the history of the solar system and paving the way for future exploration. SpaceNews.com
By ceres on 2019-01-03 16:42 UTC
Record Breaker! NASA Probe Slips into Orbit Around Asteroid Bennu...
NASA's asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx probe has begun circling its space-rock target, setting a new record for the smallest body ever orbited by a spacecraft.
By ceres on 2019-01-01 01:58 UTC
NASA's New Horizons Spies Elongated Target Ultima Thule Ahead of Flyby...
The latest New Horizons image of the Kuiper Belt object Ultima Thule reveals its elongated shape. The team is expecting the images that will come down in the coming days to be far more intricate, with the most-detailed image being distributed on Thursday (Jan. 3).
By ceres on 2019-01-01 01:56 UTC
President Trump Issues Order to Create US Space Command...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
President Trump on Tuesday directed the Department of Defense to establish a U.S. Space Command as a unified combatant command.
By ceres on 2018-12-19 18:07 UTC
Just discovered! "Farout", the Farthest Object Ever Seen in the Solar System...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
Astronomers have discovered a distant body that's more than 100 times farther from the Sun than Earth is. Its provisional designation is 2018 VG18, but they've nicknamed the planet "Farout." Farout is the most distant body ever observed in
By ceres on 2018-12-18 04:23 UTC
The epoch of planet formation, times twenty...
Astronomers have cataloged nearly 4,000 exoplanets in orbit around distant stars. Though the discovery of these newfound worlds has taught us much, there is still a great deal we do not know about the birth of planets and the precise cosmic recipes that s
By ceres on 2018-12-12 20:54 UTC
Obama campaign to pay $375,000 fine for omitting some donor’s names in 2008...
Note - 2013. Penalty, among largest in Federal Election Commissions history, came after audit of campaigns books. In addition, the Obama campaign also kept $1.3 million in contributions that were above the legal maximum allowed for a federal campaign, failing to return them within the 60 days
By ceres on 2018-12-10 21:09 UTC
NASA's Voyager 2 probe enters interstellar space...
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For the second time in history, a human-made object has reached the space between the stars. NASA's Voyager 2 probe now has exited the heliosphere -- the protective bubble of particles and magnetic fields created by the Sun.
By ceres on 2018-12-10 21:03 UTC
Water found on asteroid, confirming Bennu as excellent mission target...
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Spectral observations made by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft identified hydrated minerals across the asteroid, confirming that Bennu, a remnant from early in the formation of the solar system, is an excellent specimen for the OSIRIS-REx mission to study the co
By ceres on 2018-12-10 21:02 UTC
Heard in the Milky Way "Thinking Like a Planet to Earth in 10,000 Years"...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
Today's eclectic coverage of TV programs broadcast on the state of affairs on our pale blue water planet, signaling our presence to other possible civilizations in the Milky Way. "FM signals and those of broadcast television travel out to space at
By ceres on 2018-12-06 20:14 UTC
Unknown treasure trove of planets found hiding in dust...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
"Super-Earths" and Neptune-sized planets could be forming around young stars in much greater numbers than scientists thought, new research by an international team of astronomers suggests.
By ceres on 2018-12-06 20:11 UTC
More Than 100 New Planets Discovered In Old Kepler Data...
In early August, the Inquisitr reported on an incredible breakthrough in the analysis of Kepler data, which led to the confirmation of 44 new exoplanets. Hailed as the largest exoplanet haul for Japan, which made the discovery, the remarkable find has jus
By ceres on 2018-12-04 16:54 UTC
Microsoft Reportedly Developing A New Web Browser Based On Chromium To Replace Edge...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
Microsoft Edge might soon be going away. The company is apparently developing a new web browser based on Chromium, and it might arrive as soon as the Windows 10 19H1 development cycle.
By ceres on 2018-12-04 16:51 UTC
China Set to Launch First-ever Spacecraft to the Far Side of the Moon...
Chang'e-4 mission will test plant growth on the Moon, and listen for radio emissions normally blocked by Earth's atmosphere
By ceres on 2018-12-04 16:47 UTC
NASA spacecraft arrives at ancient asteroid, its 1st visitor...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — After a two-year chase, a NASA spacecraft has arrived at the ancient asteroid Bennu, its first visitor in billions of years.
By ceres on 2018-12-03 18:19 UTC
Hello, Bennu! NASA Asteroid-Sampling Probe Reaches Its Target Space Rock...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe sidled up to the diamond-shaped asteroid Bennu today (Dec. 3), bringing an end to a circuitous deep-space chase that lasted 27 months.
By ceres on 2018-12-03 18:19 UTC
Combination of space-based and ground-based telescopes reveals more than 100 exoplanets...
Astronomers using a combination of ground and space based telescopes have reported more than 100 extrasolar planets (exoplanets) in only three months. These planets are quite diverse and expected to play a large role in developing the research field of ex
By ceres on 2018-12-03 18:18 UTC
11 minutes of daily exercise does this to your body...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/health/
The new US physical activity guidelines show that even everyday activities in short amounts can do wonders for mind and body.
By ceres on 2018-11-14 20:32 UTC
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