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NASA to launch spacecraft into the sun

In summer 2018, the space agency plans to launch a probe right into the Sun’s atmosphere. Cool!

The probe will reach the Sun’s outermost atmosphere called the corona.

Parker Solar probe will explore this region, which is roughly 1,371°C, in order to gain new insights into …

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Saturn's moon Enceladus may have tipped over

Saturn's icy, ocean-bearing moon Enceladus may have tipped over in the distant past, possibly due to a collision with a smaller body such as an asteroid, according to new data from NASA's Cassini spacecraft.

Researchers found evidence that the moon's spin axis - the line through the north and south poles …

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Conditions for Life Lasted Longer Than Thought

Mars was capable of supporting life for much longer in the ancient past than researchers had thought, a new study suggests.

"This tells us that the silica found in halos in younger rocks close by was likely remobilized from the old sedimentary rocks by water flowing through the fractures," study …

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Climate change may hit cities hardest with 'urban heat island effect'

Climate change may cost major cities more than double what it will in other areas due to something called the "urban heat island effect," researchers contend.

This occurs when natural surfaces such as vegetation and water are replaced by heat-trapping concrete and asphalt. The effect is exacerbated by heat-producing sources …

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Man catches 'monster' frog in Texas📷: https://goo.gl/XI9HNl

According to the South Texas Hunting Association’s Facebook page, Markcuz Rangel is the man who captured the giant bull frog last Wednesday. The frog was caught in a fishing pond in Batesville in south Texas.

A spokesman for the Texas Parks & Wildlife Department told the Houston Chronicle that the …

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Matter Disappears✨ When Pulled In a Black Hole🌑

By Fråst🐺

Previous theories suggest that stars collide with hard object, not a black hole when nearing the event horizon. This is known as the 'Hard-surface theory'. This implies that an object will give off heat and brightness on impacting a black hole.

However, in a new experiment, no such …

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Andy Rubin discusses the Essential Phone’s design

At Code Conference this evening, Andy Rubin had a wide-ranging interview to discuss his newest venture. Focusing on the Essential Phone, the creator of Android shared some tidbits about the design decisions behind it.

Similar to how the device has no logos, Essential’s first device is simply named the …

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Essential Home is an Amazon Echo competitor that puts privacy first

Essential Home is the new intelligent assistant with round "auto-display" just announced by Andy Rubin's new venture. It can be activated with a question, a tap, or even a "glance," according to Essential, and it's designed to never intrude upon the home. In that way Essential calls it "an entirely …

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2017 Computex - Intel to Build a More Immersive World

Intel’s Gregory Bryant declared that the future starts with data and that finding new ways to share, analyze and leverage it will drive transformation in profound and unexpected ways. He showcased from device-to-cloud how Intel is at the forefront of this data-driven revolution, evolving from a PC company to …

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Mother of Uber's Travis Kalanick Killed in Boating Accident

The mother of Travis Kalanick, the chief executive of Uber, was killed and his father seriously injured in a boating accident on Friday near Fresno, Calif., the company said on Saturday.

Bonnie Kalanick, 71, who formerly worked in advertising sales at The Los Angeles Daily News, had long had a …

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Everything You Need to Know About 5G

Today’s mobile users want faster data speeds and more reliable service. The next generation of wireless networks—5G—promises to deliver that, and much more. With 5G, users should be able to download a high-definition film in under a second (a task that could take 10 minutes on 4G …

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There Are Several Create-Your-Own Fake News Site

At least 30 websites invite people to make up a fake news story and share it on Facebook. Over the past 12 months the articles have generated more than 13 million engagements on the social network.

Shrina Begum couldn’t understand why people were calling her Indian restaurant to accuse …

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