Nerdiest. Worlds. EverThis month's New Horizons flyby of dwarf planet Pluto and its biggest moon Charon left a wealth of incredible data in its wake, with unforgettable pictures of geographic features such as the now famous giant "heart" on PlutoSee also:
It took more than nine years and 3 billion miles to get the photo. But for the people who built New Horizons — the NASA spacecraft that just flew by Pluto — the journey was well worth it.See also: Hello, Pluto:
An anonymous reader writes In one year, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft will reach Pluto after over 8 years of travel. "Not only did we choose the date, by the way, we chose the hour and the minute. And we're on track," says Alan Stern,
While the world watched in awe this week as the first up-close images and videos of Pluto were beamed back to Earth by NASA's New Horizons mission, it has been particularly eventful for a group of nine-and-a-half year olds, dubbed the "Pluto Pals.
NASA's New Horizons spacecraft, which made its famous flyby of Pluto in July, has a new place to goScientists working with the mission have picked their first-choice destination for New Horizons' post-Pluto existenceSee also: Hello, Pluto: The 9-year journey to a new horizonThe tiny object,
LAUREL, Maryland — Humanity's first robotic emissary to Pluto has successfully phoned home after its close encounter with the dwarf planetMission controllers received a status update from NASA's New Horizons probe right on time, at 8:53 p.m. ET Tuesday,
Tomorrow NASA’s New Horizons space probe will reach the finale of its 9-year journey to the outer reaches of the solar system. The mission, a 13-year study in marshaling resources, could be a lesson to any startup. And regardless of the outcome of tomorrow’s flyby,
NASA has just received the first batch of the sharpest images of Pluto captured during the July flyby—and they’re incredible. Are you ready to go cross-country skiing and ice climbing three billion miles from home? Because Pluto’s terrain is a frozen wonderland.Read more...
Later this week, NASA's New Horizons probe will finally be close enough to Pluto to begin observing the dwarf planet and its moons. Along with a bevy of scientific instrument, the probe has also been carrying a sentimental payload: a tiny tin of the ashes belonging to Clyde Tombaugh,
Pluto's moons are weird as hell.Three of the dwarf planet's five moons — named Charon, Nix, Hydra, Kerberos and Styx — are coming into better focus now that NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is beaming back more images from last week's historic flyby, and man, do they look strangeSee also: Hello,
Pluto, the underdog of planetary science, finally gets its time in the spotlight this week. As the New Horizons spacecraft nears its historic rendezvous with the icy space object Tuesday morning,
Users of U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Gemini can now trade on the go with a new mobile app, launched for iOS and Android on Tuesday. The app lets you buy and sell cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, ether, litecoin, bitcoin cash and Zcash. SEE ALSO: Crypto's black Wednesday:
It's officially crunch time for holiday gifting. If you have some pricier items on your list — i.e. a giant flat screen TV — you're probably wondering why you didn't jump on those Black Friday discounts while you had the chance. Well pay attention,
The worst thing about typos is only realizing you've made them after you've already embarrassed yourself to the worldJust ask Rudy Giuliani.On a much smaller scale, though, making typos is still pretty damning. You may accidentally message your friend "shat's up" instead of "what's up." Sure,
This holiday season, you can journey to Himalayan forests, ancient Mesopotamia, or even Mars without ever leaving your living room. Is it the work of some cHrIsTmAs MaGiC? Nope — just that of CuriosityStream, an on-demand streaming service for nonfiction programming.
"Close your eyes, clear your heart / Cut the cord," crooned Brandon Flowers on The Killers' 2008 track "Human." Was he telling listeners to stop paying for cable when he uttered that last line? Are we human or are we dancer? The jury's still out on both matters,
House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority leader Chuck Schumer met with Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Tuesday, and uh, the meeting did not go smoothly.So, naturally, Stephen Colbert unpacked the whole thing,
Kids, if you need someone to cover your tracks these holidays, Jimmy Kimmel has an idea."Huckabee in a Tree" is the latest holiday adornment cooked up the show, inspired by the long-standing watcher Elf on the Shelf.
Windows 10, Microsoft's highly-anticipated upgrade, both looks ahead and harks back to the good old days.The system includes revamped versions of older features, like a redesigned Start menu that includes your most-used apps and PC settings, along with a set of customizable live tiles for your apps.
"How willing are you to die for your country? Because I'm ready to go right here, right now."It doesn't get more Michael Bay than that — unless you add some fiery explosions, mechanized warfare and Megan Fox. O.K.,two out of three ain't bad.
What was Twitter thinking?Early Tuesday afternoon, interim CEO Jack Dorsey tweeted out that Twitter's Q2 earnings call would be broadcast on Periscope, the social platform’s streaming video service. I, and probably thousands of others, added Twitter Earnings to my Periscope feedAt 5 PM EDT,
When I fly, I am afforded a few brief hours of sublime luxury when I’m not connected to the Internet – I live in Canada, you see, where in-flight Wi-Fi between our country and the U.S. still isn’t all that normal. But one day soon, you won’t be able to escape the web, even at 30,000 feet,
Dish Network has just announced that subscribers will finally(?) be able to pay their bills using the cyrptocurrency bitcoin. Whether the company will also eventually accept dogecoin and consequently open the seventh seal of the Apocalypse, though, remains to be seen. Read more...
Apple released the OS X Yosemite GM candidate on Tuesday.GM, or golden master, refers to the final copy of a piece of software that is ready for a public release. The GM candidate build will likely be one of the last releases before Yosemite is officially unveiled to the public.See also:
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Warning: This article contains spoilers from the first episode of Orange Is the New Black Season 3. Read with caution. So,
In this Ask A Dev, iOS engineer Eric Miller shares what it took for him to become a lean, mean, iOS and Swift development machine, as well as how he trains every day to stay that wayLike a prize fighter or competitive eater,