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Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Completes First Manned Spaceflight  ASTRO WATCH · 19 minutes
Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo, named VSS Unity, successfully flew to suborbital space for the first time on Dec. 13 with four NASA-supported technology... more
NASA will explore a hostile space rock for New Year's video - CNET  CNET · 30 minutes
Fasten your Kuiper Belts! NASA's New Horizons mission is zooming past Pluto to learn about the origins of the solar system. more
Mars InSight Lander Seen in First Images from Space  ASTRO WATCH · 55 minutes
On Nov. 26, NASA's InSight mission knew the spacecraft touched down within an 81-mile-long (130-kilometer-long) landing ellipse on... more
The STEM-tastic Wonder Workshop Dash Coding Robot is almost 50% off  Windows Central · 1 hour
School is cool. Amazon has the Wonder Workshop Dash Coding Robot for Kids on sale for $79.10, which is a great deal since it normally sells... more
Africa: An air pollution wildcard  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
For the past four years, atmospheric scientists have been flying around the world with NASA on a mission to analyze pollution chemistry in the air and oceans. The NASA Atmospheric Tomography Mission or ATom, which flew its last... more
Friday roundup: 5 great cheap Christmas gift ideas - CNET  CNET · 30 minutes
A huge sale on videogames, a crazy-cool toy for $10, a sound bar for only $30 and more! Plus: A space-age thermometer for just $20. more
Porsche and BMW unveil EV charger that’s three times faster than Tesla’s  THE VERGE · 26 minutes
A research group with members including Porsche and BMW has unveiled a new 450 kW charging station prototype in Germany (via New Atlas), which... more
Roguelike ‘Below’ finally launches on Xbox One and PC  Windows Central · 9 minutes
Below is finally here. Below was initially teased close to the original Xbox One's reveal, and since then was delayed numerous times. Recently, there was evidence that the team was... more
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018  THE VERGE · 1 hour
At this point, it’s a cliché to complain that there’s too much television and not enough time to watch it... more
China's 'complicated' role in fight against climate change  CBC · 1 hour
Three years after they helped forge the landmark Paris agreement, the U.S. and China are effectively on opposite sides of... more
Video: Enjoying the Geminids from above and below  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
On the night of December 13, into the morning of December 14, 2018, tune into the night sky for a dazzling display of fireballs. Thanks to the International Space Station, this sky... more
Exactly how we would send our first laser-powered probe to Alpha Centauri  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
The dream of traveling to another star system, and maybe even finding populated worlds there, is one that has preoccupied humanity for many generations.... more
Orangutans can communicate about the past just like humans, new research finds  PHYS.ORG · 1 hour
The evolution of language converted a defenceless naked ape into a world-dominating force. It fundamentally transformed how humans transmit information and knowledge. A large... more
Innovation increases observable volume of the universe by a factor of seven  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
The detection of Einstein's gravitational waves relies on highly precise laser measurements of small length changes. The kilometer-size detectors of the international network (GEO600,... more
Facebook’s New York privacy pop-up was small, weird, and filled with sugar  THE VERGE · 3 hours
Facebook’s track record with privacy this year has been catastrophic. In March, the company announced that it had suspended political analytics company Cambridge Analytica... more
Update from ESA Council, December 2018  ESA · 3 hours
The ESA Council held its 277th meeting at the European Space Operations Centre in Darmstadt on 12 and 13 December 2018. more
Virgin Galactic flight wins praise from government and industry  SPACE NEWS · 1 hour
While some question whether Virgin Galactic’s latest SpaceShipTwo test flight actually went into space, a number of government... more
LHC experiments share highlights for 2018  CERN · 41 minutes
LHC experiments share highlights for 2018 Achintya Rao achintya Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:53 Particle showers in the ALICE detector during the first lead nuclei... more
Inspiring the next generation of space doctors  ESA · 2 hours
A group of 21 budding space medicine experts gathered at ESA’s astronaut centre (EAC) in Cologne, Germany, in November for two days... more
Satechi's USB-C Hubs Now Available in Gold to Match New MacBook Air  MacRumors · 32 minutes
Satechi today announced that three of its USB-C hubs are now available to pre-order in a gold color that resembles the finish of the... more
Tesla drops prices in China after the government suspends tariffs  THE VERGE · 2 hours
China will temporarily drop a retaliatory 25 percent tariff on imported US cars as the two... more
Mercury from melting permafrost ending up in Arctic waterways, study finds  CBC · 1 hour
As permafrost in the North melts, it’s releasing record levels of mercury into Arctic... more
ESO’s R Aquarii Week Continues with the Sharpest R Aquarii Image Ever  ASTRO WATCH · 3 hours
While testing a new subsystem on the SPHERE planet-hunting instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope, astronomers were able to capture dramatic details of the... more
Are computer-aided decisions actually fair?  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Algorithmic fairness is increasingly important because as more decisions of greater importance are made by computer programs, the potential for harm grows. Today, algorithms are already widely used to determine credit scores, which can mean the difference between... more
Megacity traffic soot contributes to global warming  PHYS.ORG · 3 hours
Soot from road traffic in emerging countries can reach high altitudes, where it can be transported over long distances and thus contributes to global warming. This is the conclusion of a study performed by... more
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018
THE VERGE
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018
THE VERGE
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018
THE VERGE
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018
THE VERGE
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018
THE VERGE
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018
THE VERGE
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018
THE VERGE
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018
THE VERGE
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018
THE VERGE
The 12 best overlooked TV shows of 2018
THE VERGE
Playmobil: The Movie first trailer looks ready to take on Lego - CNET
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Orangutans can communicate about the past just like humans, new research finds
PHYS.ORG
China's 'complicated' role in fight against climate change
CBC
Innovation increases observable volume of the universe by a factor of seven
PHYS.ORG
Actual image of a white dwarf feeding on material from a larger red giant 650 light years from Earth
PHYS.ORG
Exactly how we would send our first laser-powered probe to Alpha Centauri
PHYS.ORG
Video: Enjoying the Geminids from above and below
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