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Washington Exhibit Showcases 60 Years of NASA Achievement

Something Just Smashed Into Jupiter

Wow!<p>It’s been confirmed - Jupiter was struck by a celestial object. Don’t worry though, the gas giant has come out victorious in the cosmic fight …

A trailer for NASA's new IMAX movie narrated by Jennifer Lawrence has us crying at our desks

So it's no surprise why a trailer for NASA's IMAX documentary, "A Beautiful Planet," had me tearing up at my desk.<p>The movie, filmed in space and narrated by Jennifer Lawrence, shows us here on Earth what it's like to live on the International Space Station.<p>Many astronauts report feeling the …

Audio Recordings Document 'Weird Music' Heard By Apollo Astronauts On Far Side Of Moon

"If you’re behind the moon and hear some weird noise on your radio, and you know you’re blocked from the Earth, then what could you possibly think?"<p>The crew of an Apollo mission to the moon were so startled when they encountered strange music-like noises coming through their headsets, they didn't …

Apollo Missions

‘Extinct’ cranefly declared alive after landing on insect expert

Basilewsky’s cranefly which was thought to be extinct, was declared alive after flying onto the hand of insect expert Liza Fowler<p>A rare cranefly believed to be extinct was found alive and well after it flew through a car window and landed on hand of the British entomologist sent to look for …

Lights On for LISA Pathfinder

While LISA Pathfinder is en route to its operational orbit, the science and engineering teams are testing the systems on the spacecraft. This week, …

The Amazon Web Services Engineer Bootcamp Bundle

If you need to deploy any kind of application, especially one that needs room to grow, Amazon is a great place to host it. These four courses show you how to configure the perfect AWS setup.<p>The tuition starts from scratch, looking at the various services Amazon provides, such as EC2, S3, and the …

Introducing Android 8.0 Oreo Software

Clever reminders<p>Useful reminders for unfinished tasks, including draft emails and messages.<p>Intelligent performance<p>Smartphone functions and battery …

A lot of people are saying Microsoft is killing Internet Explorer, but that's not true

While some are claiming that Microsoft is "killing off" the Internet Explorer branding, that's not true.<p>Microsoft confirmed to us that Internet Explorer will still be included in Windows 10, but that it will play second fiddle to "Project Spartan," which is to be re-branded with a new name in the …

Windows 10

Artist’s impression of Mars four billion years ago