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Our Free Book: 101 Astronomical Events in 2017

101 Astronomical Events in 2017<p>Let’s forget all about 2016, and instead look forward to the amazing 2017 we all know we’re going to have. And to help …

How To Get Started With Game Development

<b>Creating a game from scratch VS using an engine</b><p>This is one question that many have on their minds. Is it better to create a game from scratch or to …

Energy Everywhere: BioLite's New NanoGrid System Lights The Way

A process of parallel innovation brings lighting to multiple rooms in emerging markets and camp sites for the outdoor market<p>Obvious though it may be, …

Jeremy Corbyn calls for party unity after warning from rival Andy Burnham

Labour leadership frontrunner Jeremy Corbyn called for party unity on Saturday following a warning about his campaign from rival Andy Burnham.<p>Burnham, the shadow health secretary, told the Guardian that “provocative” comments from some of Corbyn’s supporters risked splitting the party. “There are …

New PS4 Finally Hits Stores In The West

In June, Sony announced a slight redesign of the PS4, promising a slightly different finish, a more energy efficient design, mechanical buttons, and a 1TB SKU. The company started rolling out the new models in Japan, promising that they would hit the West at an unspecified point after. They’re …

6 Things You Didn't Know Were Invented by NASA

<i>By: Joe Oliveto</i><p><i>Credit: Wikimedia Commons</i><p>NASA deserves a lot of thanks. The space program is the reason we've put satellites in the sky, landed on the moon, and seen <i>Armageddon</i>. But in the constant quest to dominate the stars, the agency has also ended up creating tools and technologies with …

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Europe just invested over $380 million in an alien-hunting space mission to Jupiter

On July 17, the European Space Agency — Europe's version of NASA — announced that they were issuing a contract to award the U.S.-equivalent of $384 million to the European-based company Airbus Defense and Space.<p>Jupiter has become one of the most likely neighborhoods in our solar system with the …

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