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ESA's New Gossamer Sail System Aims To Float Dangerous Space Junk To A Fiery Death

ESA's New Gossamer Sail System Aims To Float Dangerous Space Junk To A Fiery Death
Anyone who’s seen the Oscar-baiting visual spectacle that is Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney, knows...
Read more Dec 23 2013, 10:27am CST
 

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Kepler Spots Closest Thing Yet to Another Earth

Source: National Geographic

Astronauts, Scientists Testify At Hearing On Future Of Human Spaceflight
It's just a bit bigger than Earth. It orbits a red dwarf star at the right distance. But does ...
Full article at: National Geographic 2 days ago, 3:56pm CDT
 

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Kepler Spots Closest Thing Yet to Another Earth

Source: National Geographic

Astronauts, Scientists Testify At Hearing On Future Of Human Spaceflight
It's just a bit bigger than Earth. It orbits a red dwarf star at the right distance. But does it hav ...
Full article at: National Geographic 2 days ago, 1:21pm CDT
 

Welfare Reform preparations pay off for Orbit

Source: 24Dash.com

Bundeswehr Holds Alpine Adventure Camp 2014
Orbit is bucking the overall housing sector trend with a significant reduction in rent arrears during 2013/14. As part of Orbit's on-going pledge to invest in supporting residents, they are proud that while other housing associations are seeing significant increases as a result of Welfare Reforms, our work on addressing the reforms has contributed significantly to a reduction in rent arrears of around £210,000. Lee Steele, Head of Inc ...
Full article at: 24Dash.com 3 days ago, 4:32am CDT
 

Play this: 'Super Planet Crash' tests your god mode

Source: The Verge

Dow Falls As Technology Sector Stocks Tumble
Sometimes, it's easy to forget what a serendipitous marvel our universe really is. At least, until you've tried building your own. Super Planet Crash is a browser-based simulation that requires players to forge a planetary system capable of surviving at least 500 years. The interface is simple: left-click to place up to 11 astronomical objects of varying sizes anywhere within the defined limits. What makes it challenging is how th ...
Full article at: The Verge 5 days ago, 8:03am CDT
 

How Do We Know the Earth Orbits the Sun?

Source: Wired

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There was a recent news item about Star Trek’s Kate Mulgrew in a geocentric movie. The geocentric model states that the Sun and the planets move around the Earth instead of the heliocentric model with the Sun in the center. That’s just silly, right? Obviously the Earth ...
Full article at: Wired 6 days ago, 7:39am CDT
 

Chew on This If You Chew on Gum

Source: BeliefNet

Previews Ahead Of The Opening Of The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park And Orbit
When that new flavor of gum hits the grocery store, its tempting. Watermelon sour, triple berry fruit...sounds like dessert in a stick, but what is the skinny on gum chewing?As a mom, I didn't let my kids chew gum, probably because I am not a gum chewer, so we never had gum in the house. But I know a lot of people who smack away. So I wondered, does chewing gum have benefits or does it do some harm?Don't panic! Gum chewers don't end up in ...
Full article at: BeliefNet Apr 11 2014, 8:05am CDT
 

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Last Month's "Planet X" Announcement Was Probably Wrong

Source: Slashdot

Former Soviet Space Capsule To Be Auctioned
KentuckyFC (1144503) writes "Last month, astronomers announced the discovery of the most distant body in the Solar System, a dwarf planet called 2012VP113. They also said this body's orbit was strangely aligned with several other dwarf planets in the Kuiper Belt and that this could be the result of these bodies being herded by a much larger Planet X even further from the Sun. They calculated that this hidden ...
Full article at: Slashdot Apr 9 2014, 7:47am CDT
 

Awesome alignment: Mars, Earth, sun to line up Tuesday

Source: WVEC.com

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Every two years, Mars reaches a point in its orbit called "opposition," when the planet lies directly opposite the sun in Earth's sky, according t ...
Full article at: WVEC.com Apr 7 2014, 8:08pm CDT
 

Logitech QuickCam Orbit Review

Designtechnica reviews the Logitech QuickCam Orbit. Quote: "If you're sick of the same old webcam design, the Logitech...
Read more Mar 12 2004, 8:32am EST
 


 

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