James Butler

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'Ferrari Of Space' Crashes And Burns In Earth's Atmosphere

More than a ton of advanced electronics, including an ion engine and sensors that help detect variations in gravity, crashed into Earth's atmosphere Sunday night, when the European GOCE satellite ended its four-year mission. Most of the 2,425-pound craft disintegrated when it re-entered the …

Help This Astronomer Digitize 100 Years of Irreplaceable Space Photos

Now, the historic astronomy images are on glass plates in a building. But what if they were digital and on the internet?<p>In the mountains of western North Carolina, on a campus once used for tracking astronauts in space, there lies an archive full of astronomical data. The data comes in the form of …

You Have an Eye Inside Your Head: What's it For?

Human beings all have what has been called a vestigial (unused) eye in their brains. This eye has a structure similar to our external eyes, with …

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ISS Astronauts Land in Kazakhstan Along With Olympic Torch (+Photos)

Three ISS astronauts landed in Kazakhstan after months in space, along with the Olympic Torch. Six astronauts remain at the International Space …

Criminal behaviour is not a no-brainer

"Not me, guv; it's my brain wot done it" is akin to proclaiming that I didn't shoot the sheriff, but the bullets did ('My brain made me do it …' US defendants turn to science to try to explain crimes, 11 November).<p>Of course, the very possibility of moral responsibility may be questioned. All …

Tizen news roundup: Samsung’s NX300M camera runs on Tizen with phones and TV to follow, Nokia signs on for maps

If you’re curious to get your hands on a Tizen-powered device, you might be surprised to learn that more than one is already available. At this …

Google Glass Could Save Companies $1 Billion By 2017

Market research firm Gartner has boldly predicted that companies using Glass and similar gadgets could save $1 billion a year within three to five years.<p>Hands-free access to the Internet, cameras, conferencing and phone calls, plus something called "augmented reality" will be a big help to people …

A New App For Evernote Solves An Annoying Problem

Currently with Evernote if two people are updating the same file at the same time, they can get error messages. That's annoying.<p>LiveMinutes COO, Alex Dufetel, told Business Insider that he hopes the app will help Evernote combat Box. In September, Box introduced a note-taking app for teams called …

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