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A Brief History of Americans Revolting Against Their Government

Americans have looked for a reason to rebel against stuff since our nation's founding.<p>There's a scene in The Wild One, a 1953 movie starring Marlon Brando before he got fat, in which members of the Black Rebel Motorcycle club are dancing with some women.<p>"Hey Johnny," Mildred asks, "What are you …

Career Spotlight: What I Do as an Astrophysicist

Zoom out far enough and astrophysics is really the study of everything: planets, heavenly bodies, and all that star stuff from whence we came. It’s …

National Science Foundation

SpaceX Releases Photos of Its Undamaged Falcon 9

The rocket not only pulled off a vertical landing, but just got a little dirty in the process and was otherwise unharmed.<p>SpaceX pulled off a dramatic vertical landing, wowing the world. But it's not enough to return a rocket: it still has to be reusable. The ORBCOMM-2 rocket is going to be put on …

Space Travel

The Closest Star System To Ours Doesn't Have Any Planets (Yet), After All

If you had looked to the skies just 25 years ago, you’d only be able to wonder about planets around other stars. “They must be there,” you’d reason, “since there’s no way our Solar System is unique in all the galaxy.” But where’s the proof? As the case always is in science, it’s in the data you …

Universe

What's Happening in Oregon Is Nothing Less Than Armed Sedition

Its roots in our politics are deep and tangled.<p><i>"If three years ago any person had told me that at this day, I should see such a formidable rebellion against the laws & constitutions of our own making as now appears I should have thought him a bedlamite—</i><i>a fit subject for a mad house."</i><p><i>—</i>George …

Space Pictures From 1895 Found in a Basement

The 19th century glass plates of telescope images were found in the basement of the University of Copenhagen's Niels Bohr Institute.<p>A retired Danish astronomer recently stumbled upon a treasure trove of astronomical observations from the late 19th century. The oldest images, taken from the …

Astronomy

SpaceX, Blue Origin and the dream of reusable rockets

The highly-successful return-to-flight Orbcomm OG2 mission not only saw the rocket return to service, it also saw the fruition of a long-held space …

2015 was a tipping point for six technologies that will change the world

To the average person, it may seem that the biggest technology advances of 2015 were the larger smartphone screens and small app updates. But a lot …

Islamic State video scrutinised by UK security services

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1217000/1217839_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1529420549_ea4a17a147f33b60fb573004192cd775<p><b>A video by so-called Islamic State (IS) featuring a man and young boy with British accents is "desperate stuff", Prime Minister David Cameron has said.</b><p>…

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