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Some coding 'bootcamps' can get graduates an average salary of over $100,000 after just three months, and now you can pay for them with student loans

These programs are designed to take in students with minimal coding knowledge and shoot them back out a few months later as employable software engineers. And the top schools have enjoyed outstanding success, boasting over $100,000 in average exit salaries and up to 99% employment rates, partially …

College & University

NASA's Mars Trek turns you into a Red Planet explorer

NASA has launched a new website that lets you explore Mars through interactive map made up of images and data from the space agency, including rover mission photos.<p>NASA astronauts won't be setting foot on Mars for at least another decade and a half, but that doesn't mean we have to be all forlorn …

We’re so close to seeing Pluto up-close, but a single pebble could make NASA's mission go terribly wrong

No. But decades worth of science would be lost.<p>Such is the fear of NASA's New Horizons team as the space probe nears its closest approach to Pluto and its five (possibly more) moons.<p>As New Horizons speeds toward the icy planet — about 6,200 miles from the surface at about 31,000 miles per hour— it …

Solar System

The Flags of Apollo | Solar System Exploration Research Virtual Institute

<i>Detail from Apollo 12 photo AS12-47-6983 showing the deployed flag and its shadow. The latch failed on the pivot designed to hold the top edge of the</i> …

The pro's guide to responsive web design

Responsive web design sounds incredibly simple. Opt for flexible grids for the layout, use flexible media (images, video, iframes), and apply media …

Web Development

Artificial DNA acts just like the real thing. Does that mean we should we make it?

DNA

Comcast's 2Gbps internet costs $300 per month with huge install fees

Incredible speeds don't come cheap<p>Comcast's faster-than-Google Fiber internet was always going to be expensive, and now the company has officially revealed just how much 2Gbps will cost you: $300 monthly. Gigabit Pro is what Comcast calls its fastest-ever consumer broadband tier, which offers twice …

Former Reddit CEO says Ellen Pao was framed

Wong made his accusations in a Reddit thread (where else), where he said that Ohanian had been pushing for changes to the site's popular "Ask Me Anything" community, also known as AMA.<p>That community was run by well-regarded Reddit employee Victoria Taylor, alongside a group of active volunteer …

Internet

10. The Luftfaust

Some of the finest scientists and engineers in the world worked for the Third Reich around the time of World War II. This isn'€™t some revisionist …

I-Team: Phony lieutenant commander honored at Alameda museum

A Santa Clara County man has been able to convince many people -- including veterans groups, reporters, and even the Library of Congress -- that he …

Russian Navy Considering New Ekranoplan Type WIG Vehicles In Its Future Shipbuilding Plans

a<p><b>Naval Forces News - Russia</b><p><b>Russian Navy Considering New Ekranoplan Type WIG Vehicles In Its Future Shipbuilding Plans</b><p>According to state-owned news …

Military

Black and Jewish WWI heroes finally getting Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON — Declaring it’s never too late to make things right, President Barack Obama posthumously bestowed the Medal of Honor on two World War I …

Barack Obama
Lake Tahoe

NASA's 'Warp Drive' Violates Another Law of Physics, Almost Certainly Won't Work

More problems with the EmDrive: As pitched, it's an "absurd" perpetual motion machine.<p>A physicist has found yet another reason why NASA's headline-grabbing "warp drive" propulsion system should be impossible and probably won't work: As currently constructed, the so-called EmDrive would be an …

Physics

5 ways the world's most controversial telescope could revolutionize astronomy

That is, if it's actually built.<p>Native Hawaiian protestors halted the construction earlier this year. Many consider the mountain sacred ground and there are concerns that the construction could have terrible consequences for the delicate mountaintop ecosystem.<p>Legally, TMT has the green light to …

Astrophysics

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One port to rule them all: Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C join forces

USB Type-C becomes truly universal as Intel aligns the latest Thunderbolt standard with USB's new reversible port.<p>TAIPEI -- At Intel's keynote address for Computex 2015 here, Kirk Skaugen, the chip maker's senior vice president and general manager of the Client Computing Group, announced that …

NASA Prepares 'Flying Saucer' for Take Off

<b>Correction appended, June 4</b><p>NASA will launch a disc-shaped vehicle into space on Wednesday, in order to test a roomier spacecraft designed for …

Long Haul

Exoplanet weather detected by Canadian astronomers

Gas giants are too far away to see, but you can still detect clouds, wind<p>Far beyond our solar system, there are giant planets where the sky is always …

Jupiter and Venus draw closer!

The sky’s two brightest planets are getting ready for a spectacular conjunction in late June and early July. Start watching them now! Charts and info …

Scientists Mapped 8000 Galaxies (Out Of Billions) Made An Amazing Discovery

Counting the stars in the universe is like trying to count the number of sand grains on a beach, its not possible. Although estimates vary among …

Black Hole Winds Quench Star Formation in Entire Galaxies

Giant winds from black holes can blast gas through galaxies at extraordinary speeds, pulling the plug on star formation, researchers say.<p>This finding …

Astrophysics

Ask Ethan #78: Why does E=mc^2?

Einstein’s most famous equation works out more neatly than you’d expect.<p><i>“It followed from the special theory of relativity that mass and energy are</i> …

Mysterious Signals From Space May Be Coming From A Planet 22 Light Years Away

Astronomers believe mysterious signals - previously dismissed as 'stellar bursts' - are coming from an Earth-like planet just 22 light years away.<p>Are …

Alien Planets With No Spin May Be Too Harsh for Life

Tidally-locked planets — planets with one side perpetually facing their star while the other remains shrouded in darkness — tend to be warmer on one …

First human? The jawbone that has made us question where we’re from

The discovery of the oldest remains of human ancestors could prove that we evolved from different species<p>A jawbone which has lain under the African soil for nearly three million years is challenging us to define just what it means to be human. Are we characterised by our small jaws and teeth, by …

Addis Ababa

Ruins Of War: 15 Places Abandoned Due to Military Turmoil

Wars show through the physical devastation they leave behind. In many cases the effects can be seen decades later.

Mushroom Cloud on Mars Spotted by India’s Orbiter

While the rest of the world was buzzing about the report by NASA scientists that Mars possibly had an ocean with more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean …