Phone home, LightSail! Bill Nye's space mission stalled by glitches

A spacecraft designed to surf on the sun's rays may not get a chance to set its sailThe Planetary Society's LightSail spacecraft — which launched to space on May 20 — has fallen silent due to a glitch. The satellite didn't phone home during any of its 11 opportunities yesterday,

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Phone home, LightSail! Bill Nye's space mission stalled by glitches

A spacecraft designed to surf on the sun's rays may not get a chance to set its sailThe Planetary Society's LightSail spacecraft — which launched to space on May 20 — has fallen silent due to a glitch. The satellite didn't phone home during any of its 11 opportunities yesterday,

Bill Nye-launched LightSail Kickstarter hits its crowdfunding goal

A decades-long dream of sending a probe to space that sails on the sun’s radiation is one step closer to becoming a realityA Kickstarter launched by the Planetary Society — currently led by Bill Nye (the Science Guy) — hit its crowdfunding goal for the non-profit’s LightSail spacecraft in a matter of days.

Bill Nye's first LightSail probe to launch Wednesday

A spacecraft designed to fly through the cosmos using the Sun's radiation is expected to fly into orbit for the first time Wednesday.The spacecraft is the Planetary Society's LightSail prototype — a small cube-shaped satellite that, in theory, can surf on solar radiation.

Bill Nye starts Kickstarter campaign for solar sailing spacecraft

In the 1970s, scientist and author Carl Sagan promoted the idea of a solar sail — a spacecraft that could get the energy required for space travel from the sun's radiation pressureNow,

iOS 13 wish list: New features we want to see at WWDC 2019

We'll soon get our first look at the next version of iOS. Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) kicks off June 3, when we'll get the first official peek at all the new features coming to iOS 13. And while there have already been a lot of rumors and speculation as to what we'll see,

MacBook Pro, Fire TV Stick 4K, Instant Pot, and more deals for May 26

If you missed out on getting an Apple MacBook Pro during the Apple Sale Event back in April, it's back again! Saving yourself $299 off at Amazon, or get the latest iPad Pro for $674, saving 25% off the listed price.Looking for different deals? With it being Memorial Day weekend,

15 skills you can learn this weekend for super cheap

No doubt about it, Netflix and chilling is the best way to spend your long weekend, but if you're not into that, we're here to offer an alternative: learning new things!Hey, it's not as boring as it sounds.

Getflix is an app that unblocks streaming sites abroad — and it's on sale

What's worse than buffering delays when you're deep in a binge-watching sesh?The answer is easy: not having the ability to stream your favorite content. Like at all.It's usually the case while traveling that you suddenly lose access to your favorite shows and movies because of geo restrictions.

Memorial Day sales on products that will make your life easier every day

What's better than the long weekend? We can only think of one answer: DEALS. We've specially curated items from the Mashable Shop that are on sale and will make your day-to-day life easier.Here they are:

Save up to £90 on full priced items from Nike with this code

There's not a lot of loyalty in the world anymore. You have homegrown sports stars leaving for more money, and Hollywood couples dropping like flies. There's not a lot of loyalty anymore, unless we're talking about brands.

Bong Joon-Ho's 'Parasite' takes top prize at Cannes: What critics are saying

Okja director Bong Joon-Ho's Parasite won the Palme d’Or in a unanimous decision at 2019's Cannes Film Festival. This is the first time a Korean director has won the festival's top honor.Cannes jury president Alejandro G. Iñárritu said,

What is it like to be the voice of a Disney character?

This question originally appeared on Quora.What is it like being the voice of a Disney character?Answer below by Janet Hsieh, Mandarin Chinese voice of Princess Anna in Disney's Frozen.What little girl doesn't dream of being a princess? Ever since I watched The Little Mermaid as a child,

Germanwings co-pilot reached out to dozens of doctors before crashing plane

A state prosecutor says a co-pilot with a history of depression who crashed a Germanwings airliner into the French Alps had reached out to dozens of doctors ahead of the disaster, a revelation that suggests Andreas Lubitz was seeking advice about an undisclosed ailment.

Two of Destiny's best exotic helmets are on sale this weekend

Every Friday is a holiday when you're a Destiny fan.That's when Xur, Agent of the Nine, appears in a random part of the game's social spaces to peddle his rare weapons and armor. As long as you have enough Strange Coins,

与其让代码在Github上发霉,不如拿到Binpress上出售吧

开源项目显然成为现在程序员们的最大能力认证和炫耀资本之一。据说现在愤怒的程序员们约架都会去Github上开个分 […]

如何评价清华大学颜宁研究团队的科研成果?

听说啥被重新定向了。。。自己引用一下吧= =这是非常厉害的生化研究,属于基础科学研究。当然,虽然这篇报道拿治疗癌症当话题,其实这个研究和癌症治疗还是非常遥远的。

HP Is Planning To Split Into Two Separate Businesses Sources Say

mrspoonsi writes Hewlett-Packard is planning to split itself into two separate businesses, The Wall Street Journal is reporting. Sources tell the WSJ that HP will split its personal-computer and printer segments from its corporate hardware and services business.

这个不讲荤段子的语音助手,能教你如何省钱地购物

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Hooked 可为读者提供短信式的小说阅读体验

下一部伟大的小说作品会以短信对话的形式呈现吗? 虽然这似乎不太可能发生,但新的文学表现形式总是值得一试的。

IBM超级电脑:圣诞最佳礼物是Apple Watch和三星电视

据韩国《朝鲜日报》11月26日报道,人们在今年圣诞节最想收到的礼物是什么?被称为世界上“最聪明电脑”的IBM最新超级电脑Watson给出了答案。

Acer's revamps 2-in-1 with sleeker design, 4K option and Thunderbolt 3

LAS VEGAS — Hybrid tablet/laptop devices are still the talk of the town in the PC world.At CES, Taiwanese computer company Acer announced the Aspire Switch 12 S, a refreshed version of its 12.5-inch 2-in-1 notebook.See also: Acer's Predator 8 gaming tablet has 4 front speakers,

Fitbit Takes 18% Stock Hit For Invading Apple’s Personal Smartwatch Space

So much for the Christmas bump for Fitbit shares.After seeing a huge boost following Christmas — when the app topped the App Store, indicating that the device seemed to be a popular gift — Fitbit shares tumbled more than 18% in trading today. Previously,

Here’s the first look at Warzone Firefight in Halo 5: Guardians

Last month, Microsoft announced that Player vs. Environment (PvE) combat will make a return in the form of Warzone Firefight. No other details were revealed on how it would work or a preview of the...The post Here’s the first look at Warzone Firefight in Halo 5: Guardians appeared first on WinBeta.

乐2 Pro X25版本获工信部入网许可

感谢安卓中国的投递早在魅族今年发布旗舰PRO 6的时候,白永祥就对外宣称将会独占联发科Helio X25芯片一段时间,而今天小编发现,乐2 Pro X25版本获工信部入网许可,魅族不再独自Helio X25了。乐视目前正在发售Helio X20版本的乐2 Pro,预计最快会在6月初,搭载Helio X25的乐2 Pro就将正式上市。

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