News

Here’s a list of news and other information that I’ve read and found interesting.  These links take you to other sites.

For years it's been the stuff of science fiction. Now NASA's shown that pulsar navigation works. [...]
Wed, Jan 17, 2018
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The video known as badday.mpg has been an internet phenomenon for more than 20 years. Thanks, CERN. [...]
Sat, Jan 13, 2018
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The past year, Twitter has been widely criticized for its role in spreading misinformation , being a Petri dish for hate speech, and how it approaches world leaders use of the platform. You will also see some of the most viscous attacks from trolls on Twitter and they [...]
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
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Sometimes you need to step back to see the big picture, and if your subjects are 249,000 miles apart, you need to step waaay back. Luckily, the spacecraft OSIRIS-REx is moving rapidly away from us and was recently just in the right position, around 3... [...]
Tue, Jan 09, 2018
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There may be a reason why that ol' “Facebook is listening to you talk” conspiracy theory refuses to die – and not just because Facebook's ad technology has gotten so good, it's downright creepy. As it turns out, some apps are actually listening. Well, kind of! According to a recent [...]
Wed, Jan 03, 2018
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What's happened to the Sun?
What's happened to the Sun? [...]
Tue, Jan 02, 2018
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