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Brexit to mean widespread EU spending cuts: budget commissioner | Reuters

VIENNA (Reuters) - The European Union will have to cut spending in nearly all areas to deal with the gap that net contributor Britain leaves after its departure, Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger said on Monday.<p>Guenther Oettinger, speaks during the welcome night at the world's biggest computer …

Spaceship come home: can citizen scientists rescue an abandoned space probe?

ISEE-3 Reboot prepares to pull a 1970s solar probe into its original orbit<p>Keith Cowing and Dennis Wingo are racing gravity.<p>International Sun / Earth Explorer 3 (ISEE-3), an abandoned 1970s spacecraft that once measured solar winds and flew through the tail of a comet, is headed back towards Earth. …

Canadarm2 becomes first robot to repair itself in space

The hardware<p>Canadarm2 is the crane-like robot arm of the orbital outpost. It can latch onto various parts of the space station or it can travel around on a mobile base.<p>Dextre is a long-limbed robot fixture that Canadarm2 can hold up and wield around to perform more delicate manipulations. Dextre …

New Meteor Shower Friday Night: How to See It

<b>Editor's Update (May 23):</b> The live webcasts on Space.com for the new meteor shower from Comet 209P/LINEAR can be found here: Watch Live: …

Tonight's New 'Giraffes' Meteor Shower Could Be A Great One

An all-new meteor shower makes its debut tonight, and astronomers say it could put on a show starting as early as 10:30 p.m. ET Friday and peaking early Saturday. Called the Camelopardalids, the shower is named after the giraffe constellation. It's expected to be visible in nearly all of the U.S., …