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Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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NASA Hosts Media, Social Media for “State of NASA” Events at Agency Centers

12 hours 14 minutes ago - NASA
NASA centers across the country are opening their doors Monday, Feb. 2 to media and social media for “State of NASA” events, unique opportunities for a behind-the-scenes look at the agency’s work on its journey to Mars. These events follow the president’s Fiscal Year 2016 budget proposal delivery to Congress

NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Releases 2014 Annual Report

12 hours 14 minutes ago - NASA
The Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel (ASAP), an advisory committee that reports to NASA and Congress, has issued its 2014 annual report examining NASA's safety performance over the past year and highlighting accomplishments, issues and concerns to agency and government officials

'Super Saturn' Exoplanet Has Massive Rings

6 hours 18 minutes ago - Pop Sci
The rings of Saturn are one of our most instantly recognizable images of outer space, but those beautiful rings of rock and dust now have some competition. In a paper that… by Mary Beth Griggs

This 3D Render Of A Paris Apartment Looks Amazingly Real

8 hours 14 minutes ago - Pop Sci
One 3D artist has created an impressive photorealistic computer rendering of a surprisingly mundane subject: a Paris apartment by Dan Moren

Bat-Like Bot Soars In The Sky And Crawls On The Ground

8 hours 59 minutes ago - Pop Sci
DALER is a flying wing that swoops like a bat in the sky, and wobbles forward like a bat on the ground. Created by Ludovic Daler, the Deployable Air-Land Exploration Robot… by Kelsey D. Atherton

Charles Townes, One Of The Fathers Of The Laser, Dies

9 hours 43 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Townes' science achievements are evident from how frequently he shows up Popular Science's archives by Francie Diep

How To Master Your Third Arm

10 hours 14 minutes ago - Pop Sci
In the 2002 movie Minority Report, Tom Cruise plays with a futuristic computer like a maestro. With a flick of his wrist, data moves from one screen to the next, and a…

Humans, Not Climate Change, Caused Caribbean Bat Extinctions

10 hours 37 minutes ago - Pop Sci
A new study challenges earlier theories of how some species of Caribbean bats died out by Rebecca Boyle

YouTube Now Plays HTML5 Video By Default, Eschews Adobe Flash

11 hours ago - Pop Sci
YouTube is putting another nail in Adobe Flash's coffin as it switches to streaming HTML5 video by default in most modern browsers by Dan Moren

Watch Sodium Explode In Water At 10,000 Frames Per Second

11 hours 58 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Just before sodium and water react, spikes of sodium metal shoot out into the water, a team of chemists discovered by Francie Diep

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