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Smallest Ringed Celestial Body Discovered!

Pictured: Artist's Impression of the ringed Chariklo

At only 248 kilometers across, and orbiting between Saturn and Uranus astronomers have reported the discovery of two icy rings around a small object named Chariklo.  “This probably will be the biggest discovery of my career,” says Felipe in the scientific journal Nature. Chariklo itself was discovered in 1997 and …

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Vote for NASA’s Next Spacesuit Design

Pictured: Z-2  Technology Design

Spacesuits have gone through some extensive research & since the bulky, ill-fitting suits of the Apolo missions. In 2012, NASA unveiled its Z-1 model suit, which was named one of Time Magazine’s Best Inventions of the year. This year’s model, the Z-2, features a new hard composite upper torso and …

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Loss of Oculus Vision

The Oculus Rift VR headset

The world of virtual reality isn’t just a theme from the 90’s any longer. It’s here, it’s real and it should be going somewhere. When game developers and hardcore gamers heard about the head gear known as the Oculus Rift, more than sixty thousand backers, including myself, bought the first-ever …

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New information about NSA spying released

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By Barrie Lake Former intelligence analyst Edward Snowden has recently revealed top secret documents relating to a program used by the National Security Agency (NSA) to collect information about the internet activities of millions of individuals. The program, called XKeyscore, gives NSA analysts access to “nearly everything a typical user …

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Android gaming console under development

By Megan Ellis With the new Xbox One, Playstation 4 and Nintento Wii U already set up as stiff competition , Google has decided to throw its hat into the ring with the development of an Android-based console. This is according to a report by the Wall Street Journal, which …

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