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Japanese Tranquility

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Gravitational waves discovery: 'We have a first tantalising glimpse of the cosmic birth pangs'

The sighting came from a small telescope on the roof of a laboratory sat on the ice sheet three quarters of a mile from the geographic South Pole. First came the rumours. But then researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Centre for Astrophysics went public. Their telescope had spotted indirect …

Pi Day: pi transformed into incredible art – in pictures

The number 3.14159 … as you have never seen it before. Striking computer-generated images of the most famous number in maths

NEO Earth Close Approaches

Use the "Print" button above to print data <i>contained in this table</i>. Use the "CSV" or "Excel" buttons to download the data for use in your spreadsheet …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

Google vs. Dropbox: Which Is Better for Hosting and Sharing Photos?

It used to be a pain to get photos off of our phones and to the web where we could share them with others, but both Dropbox and Google make it really …

Mobile Photography

Code.org: 2 Weeks And 600M+ Lines Of Code Later, 20M Students Have Learned An “Hour Of Code”

Less than a year ago, brothers Hadi Partovi and Ali Partovi launched Code.org to help advocate for computer science in the U.S. and increase participation in STEM education by making these subjects more available in schools and classrooms around the country. Today, it seems that what started as a …

Act Now to Refinance Your Home Before It's Too Late

() – There has never been a better time to refinance your home. That’s because of a little-known government program called the Home Affordable …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

Massive Wildfires Near Las Vegas And Reno Are Growing Larger

The fires 35 miles northwest of Las Vegas are only 15% contained as of Tuesday evening, and span almost 31 square miles. So far, there have been no injuries or reported property damage.<p>More than 500 residents and another 98 teens at a youth correctional camp have been evacuated. Several local …