Aaron Edgley

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Bill Nye’s Solar Sail Has Stopped Sending Data Back To Earth … Again

We really need to work on our communication skills<p>LightSail must be low on blood sugar, because it has fallen asleep for the second time since launching into space. The Planetary Society’s spacecraft, designed to propel itself forward using energy from the Sun, stopped communicating with ground …

Week's Best Space Pictures: Champagne Flows, Pockmarked Moon

Bubbles of hot gas burst and Saturn's moon Rhea displays its cracks and crags in this week's most amazing views from space.<p>Feed your need for "heavenly" views of the universe every Friday with our picks of the most awe-inspiring space pictures. This week, enormous gas bubbles burst like champagne …

Astronomy

Why the man behind $2.8 billion Slack says the best thing to happen would be a ‘giant crash’

A lot of Slack's value is derived from its exceptional product, which is drawing in tens of thousands of new users every week. In February, it was adding $1 million in annual recurring revenue every 11 days.<p>But Slack is also the beneficiary of one of the warmest VC markets ever.<p>In fact, Slack CEO …

More Suspect Anthrax Shipments Identified in Blunder

The Pentagon on Friday said it has identified five more potentially live anthrax shipments inadvertently shipped to laboratories, and has instructed labs which received inactive samples to stop working with the materials until further notice.<p>A total of 24 laboratories in 11 states and two foreign …

Environmental Health

Sea Snail’s Teeth Just Dethroned Spider Silk As The Strongest Biological Material

Introducing the limpet as the heavyweight champion of the animal kingdom<p>The strongest biologic material in the world rivals the strength it takes to turn carbon into diamonds. It doesn’t come from one of the biggest creatures, but rather the tiny teeth of a sea snail.<p>Until now, spider silk has …

Zoology