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Blue Origin pushed its rocket to its limits with high-altitude emergency abort test today

Blue Origin pushed its rocket to its limits with high-altitude emergency abort test today

 

<em>Blue Origins New Shepard on the rockets launchpad in West Texas.</em>


July 18, 2018 - 15:59 GMT
New forensic tests suggest Shroud of Turin is fake

New forensic tests suggest Shroud of Turin is fake

 

FILE PHOTO: The Holy Shroud is seen during a Mass in the Cathedral of Turin


July 18, 2018 - 15:58 GMT
The Longest Total Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Is Happening This Month

The Longest Total Lunar Eclipse Of The Century Is Happening This Month

 

A blood moon eclipse over a mountain in Thailand on Jan. 31, 2018.


July 18, 2018 - 06:44 GMT
We may finally know where the 'ghost particles' that surround us come from

We may finally know where the 'ghost particles' that surround us come from

 

an illustration of a neutrino detector at the south pole


July 12, 2018 - 16:37 GMT
Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers

Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers

 

Twitter plans to start removing questionable accounts from users follower numbers on Thursday, reducing the total follower count on the platform by about 6 percent.


July 11, 2018 - 17:50 GMT
Russian Cargo Ship Reaches Space Station in Record Time

Russian Cargo Ship Reaches Space Station in Record Time

 

A previous Russian Progress cargo ship docked to the Pirs docking compartment of the International Space Station.


July 10, 2018 - 21:49 GMT
As facial recognition use grows, so do privacy fears

As facial recognition use grows, so do privacy fears

 

A display shows a facial recognition system for law enforcement during the NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference in 2017 in Washington


July 08, 2018 - 20:14 GMT
Smart technology sees through walls to track and identify people

Smart technology sees through walls to track and identify people

 

Image: Artificial intelligenceRF-Pose can detect human movement behind a wall using radio waves.


July 08, 2018 - 13:27 GMT
How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than Whats on Tonight

How Smart TVs in Millions of U.S. Homes Track More Than Whats on Tonight

 

“What youre really opting into is pervasive monitoring on your TV,” said David Kitchen, center, a software engineer in London, who researched Samba TVs data collection after encountering its opt-in screen on his TV.


July 05, 2018 - 18:34 GMT
Facebook tops most downloaded apps of all time

Facebook tops most downloaded apps of all time

 

Berlin, Germany - February 12: In this photo illustration the app of Facebook is displayed on a smartphone on February 12, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo Illustration by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images)


July 05, 2018 - 12:44 GMT
3.3 million-year-old fossil shows that ancient toddlers climbed trees

3.3 million-year-old fossil shows that ancient toddlers climbed trees

 

The Dikika foot is one part of a partial skeleton of a 3.32 million-year-old skeleton of an Australopithecus afarensis child.


July 05, 2018 - 01:32 GMT
First confirmed image of the birth of a planet

First confirmed image of the birth of a planet

 

This spectacular image from the SPHERE instrument on ESO's Very Large Telescope is the first clear image of a planet caught in the very act of formation around the dwarf star PDS 70. The planet stands clearly out, visible as a bright point to the right of the centre of the image, which is blacked out by the coronagraph mask used to block the blinding light of the central star.


July 02, 2018 - 15:05 GMT
Total lunar eclipse to happen in July 2018

Total lunar eclipse to happen in July 2018

 

Lunar Eclipse Lights Up New Zealand Sky


July 02, 2018 - 11:09 GMT
I never said that! High-tech deception of 'deepfake' videos

I never said that! High-tech deception of 'deepfake' videos

 

This image made from video of a fake video featuring former President Barack Obama shows elements of facial mapping used in new technology that lets anyone make videos of real people appearing to say things they've never said. There is rising concern that U.S. adversaries will use new technology to make authentic-looking videos to influence political campaigns or jeopardize national security. (AP Photo)


July 02, 2018 - 07:56 GMT
A New NASA-Led Project Means the Search for Aliens Is Heating Up

A New NASA-Led Project Means the Search for Aliens Is Heating Up

 

Artists depiction of what life could look like on the surface of a distant planet.


June 30, 2018 - 14:22 GMT
Comcast says most services restored after widespread outage

Comcast says most services restored after widespread outage

 

FILE: Truck with signage and logo for Comcast Xfinity internet and television service, in the Silicon Valley town of Santa Clara, California, August 17, 2017.


June 29, 2018 - 23:24 GMT
Comcast Says Nationwide Cable Outage Hitting Millions of Customers

Comcast Says Nationwide Cable Outage Hitting Millions of Customers

 

National Cable and Telecommunications Association Cable Show


June 29, 2018 - 20:42 GMT
Milky Way is full of 'space grease,' study finds

Milky Way is full of 'space grease,' study finds

 

Scientists have found heavily abundant 'space grease', or aliphatic carbon, in space.


June 28, 2018 - 10:27 GMT
A large streak of 'blue' was found on the Red Planet

A large streak of 'blue' was found on the Red Planet

 

A blue sand dune was found on Mars


June 27, 2018 - 04:13 GMT
NASA reveals new plan to stop asteroids before they hit Earth

NASA reveals new plan to stop asteroids before they hit Earth

 

Image: AsteroidArtistic illustration of an asteroid approaching Earth.


June 21, 2018 - 17:37 GMT
Stephen Hawkings farewell: As his ashes were buried, his voice was beamed into space

Stephen Hawkings farewell: As his ashes were buried, his voice was beamed into space

 

Members of the congregation file past the ashes of British scientist Stephen Hawking at the site of their interment in the nave of the Abbey church, during a memorial service at Westminster Abbey, in London, Britain, June 15, 2018.


June 15, 2018 - 23:15 GMT
NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

NASA's record-breaking spacewoman retires as astronaut

 

FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2016 file photo, U.S. astronaut Peggy Whitson, member of the main crew of the expedition to the International Space Station (ISS), speaks with her relatives prior the launch of Soyuz MS-3 space ship at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan. On Friday, June 15, 2018, NASA announced Whitson, who has spent more time off the planet than any other American, has retired. The 58-year-old biochemist joined NASA as a researcher in 1986 and became an astronaut in 1996. Her last spaceflight was in 2017. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky, Pool)


June 15, 2018 - 19:30 GMT
Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

Stephen Hawking's ashes buried in Westminster Abbey

 

FILE - In this Aug. 29, 2012 file photo, British physicist, Professor Stephen Hawking during the Opening Ceremony for the 2012 Paralympics in London. Hawking will take his place among Britain's greatest scientists when his ashes are buried in Westminster Abbey, Friday June 15, 2018, between the graves of Charles Darwin and Isaac Newton, during a service of thanksgiving for the physicist who died in March 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)


June 15, 2018 - 16:36 GMT
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