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How the Geologic Map of Asteroid Vesta Reveals its Turbulent Past

This past week, a scientific research team led by David Williams of Arizona State University published a new geologic map of Vesta, one of the largest asteroids in our solar system.   402 more words

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Matt Gurney: Look, Putin, you can have Ukraine. But don't mess with my HD TV

What would it take to really make the West sit up and take notice of Russia’s bellicosity? The regime of Vladimir Putin has already cracked down on political rivals and minorities in his own country, and we mused about maybe boycotting Russian vodka. 744 more words

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Comet Update! Rosetta's Philae landed, but not as planned

Now here’s what you’ve been waiting for! You really need more comet, like Christopher Walken/Bruce Dickinson needs more cowbell, so here you go…

In a… 1,171 more words

Science Research

Reason for Hope?

This Ted talk revives a little hope that all is not entirely lost! Eight minutes of inspiration by ‘democratising access to information’ about the  vitally alive young group who devised a ‘space program’ in a garage. Wonderful. Do watch!

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30 Jahre jwd, JWD, Berlin, 6.-16.11.2014

30 Jahre jwd

Eröffnung Opening: 6.11.2014, 6 p.m.

Öffnungszeiten: 6.11. – 16.11. 2014, Mi-Sa 15-19 Uhr, So 13-18 Uhr mit Ton-Werkstatt

Opening Hours: Wed-Sat 3-7 pm, Sun 1-6 pm with clay workshop… 666 more words

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NOAA Blames China In Hack, Breaks Disclosure Rules

Feel free to insert your “Chinese hackers caused polar vortex” jokes here…

All kidding aside, this article exposes yet another chilling flaw in our national infrastructure.  118 more words

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