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SpaceX Dragon launches to the ISS

The Brilliant Ten of 2014

For the 13th year, Popular Science honors the brightest young minds reshaping science, engineering, and the world.<p>Each year, <i>Popular Science</i> goes through a six-month selection process to identify the most inspired young scientists and engineers—researchers whose ideas will transform the future. Here …

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From the speed of light to whiter shirts: your science questions answered

Why it is not possible to break the speed of light, how movement on water surface leads to shadows on a pool floor, and how shirts end up whiter than white<p><b>Q Say an aeroplane is flying at 500mph and I run forwards inside the aeroplane at 10mph. I’m travelling at 510mph. If we replicate this on a</b> …

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APOD: Saturn at Equinox (2014 Sep 21)<br>Credit: Cassini Imaging Team, ISS, JPL, ESA, NASA, SSI <br>http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap140921.html<p>Explanation: How …

China Shows Off Less Deadly Rocket Launcher

Hopefully, with fewer unintended casualties<p>It’s not often that a military advertises a weapon on what it doesn’t do, but at the Africa Aerospace and Defence exposition in Pretoria, South Africa, that’s exactly what Chinese arms manufacturer Poly Technologies did. The “Shoulder-Launched Rocket with …

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Maggie Aderin-Pocock: how a space-obsessed schoolgirl battled the odds to become a top scientist

Her childhood was divided between 13 schools, and she has dyslexia. But Maggie Aderin-Pocock has since designed a host of space instruments, and now presents the Sky at Night<p>Standing on a large tripod and lurking conspicuously in the window of Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock’s dining room is an enormous …

Mousetronauts To Live In Space For The Longest Stretch Yet

The record-breaking rodents will travel to the International Space Station this weekend.<p>Among the 2.5 tons of cargo that's set to go up to the International Space Station this weekend, there will be five mice with a particular genetic mutation. The mice lack a gene that normal mice have, called …

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SpaceX launches 3-D printer, other station gear

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- SpaceX has launched a used supply ship on a used rocket to the International Space Station.<p>The Falcon rocket blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Monday, hoisting a Dragon capsule full of food, experiments and other station goods for NASA.<p>The Dragon and its …

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Metal Gear Solid 5 cast adds a wolf with an eye patch | PC Invasion

I'm not sure what additional information is required here. Metal Gear Solid 5 includes an eyepatch-wearing wolf buddy for Big Boss to hang out with.

Lizard Squad return with a new series of DDoS attacks | PC Invasion

Did Lizard Squad ever really go away? Who knows. Right now they seem intent on attacking Sony-related things, but PC MMO players should probably …