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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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How The Fastest Spacecraft Ever Will Get Into Orbit Around Jupiter

35 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Space Juno will zoom in on Jupiter on July 4th Juno will be the fastest spacecraft ever when it arrives at Jupiter, traveling at 165,000 miles an hour by Shannon Stirone

This Tiny Camera Can Be Injected Into Your Body

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Health Get great shots of those hard to reach places Scientists at the University of Stuttgart in Germany have developed a tiny .01 millimeter wide lens, so small it can be 3D printed atop a fiber optic cable allowing for… by Coby McDonald

Hubble Finds A Fireworks-Filled Tadpole Rocketing Through Space

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Space A rare galaxy formation gives glimpses into the early universe Like a play of evolution set on the biggest possible stage, a "tadpole galaxy" wiggled into view of the Hubble space telescope by Samantha Cole

'Grunt', Or, How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love Maggots

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Military A review of Mary Roach's latest, on everything about war that isn't about guns Review of Mary Roach's "Grunt."… by Kelsey D. Atherton

New Plastic Lets You Get All The Shampoo Out Of The Bottle

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Technology Soap slides effortlessly off an engineered surface You shake, fill with water, squeeze and pound. You let it sit upside down for a week or two. Trying to get the end of the shampoo out of the bottle can be frustrating by Meaghan Lee Callaghan

NASA Awards Contract to Increase Water Recovery on Space Station

Yesterday - NASA
NASA has selected Paragon Space Development Corporation, a small business headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, to develop a system that will increase the rate of water recovery from the urine of astronauts aboard the International Space Station

Pat Summitt's Death Reminds Us Of How Little We Understand Alzheimer's Disease

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Health After decades of research, there is still no cure for the disease that affects millions Pat Summitt, former women’s basketball coach at the University of Tennessee, passed away Tuesday morning at age 64. She was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s… by Corey Mueller

Unmanned Boat Fires Torpedo In Apparent First

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Military The hunt for bot October Robot boat fires a torpedo… by Kelsey D. Atherton

An Interactive Guide To The Juno Spacecraft

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Space Meet the 12-foot-tall behemoth that's about to arrive at Jupiter The Juno spacecraft will arrive in Jupiter's orbit on July 4th to give us our closest ever views of the most extreme planet in our solar system by Sarah Fecht

Roads Paved With Pig Manure Could Mean A Cleaner Future

Yesterday - Pop Sci
Environment Asphalt before swine Roads here aren't paved with gold, but one day they might be paved with pig manure. And that's not a bad thing by Mary Beth Griggs

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