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Carnival of Space #324

Welcome, come in to the 324th Carnival of Space! The carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers, who submit their …

U.S. Air Force

Carina Nebula Landscapes | Hubble Space Telescope

<b>Carina Nebula Landscapes | Hubble Space Telescope</b><b><br>[Top]: An approximately one-light-year tall "pillar" of cold hydrogen towers above the wall of the molecular cloud. The 2.5-million-year-old star cluster called Trumpler 14 appears at the right side of the image. A small nugget of cold molecular hydrogen, called a Bok globule, is silhouetted against the star cluster.</b><p><b>[Middle]: Detailed view of the central portion of the Carina Nebula near the so-called Keyhole Nebula.</b><p><b>[Bottom]: These great clouds</b> …

18 Striking Images from Space Show Earth’s Rich Tapestry

The European Space Agency (ESA) is Europe’s gateway to space. An international organisation with 20 Member States, the ESA in its current form was …

Mini space shuttle skids off runway in test flight

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) -- A new, smaller version of NASA's space shuttle is recuperating from a rough first landing.<p>The Dream Chaser space plane …

Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology

World View Wants To Take You To Space Without Rockets

For private citizens who want to go into space, the options are pretty limited right now. In the near future, though, that’s bound to change, as a number of companies are actively working on offering manned commercial space flight. Among those companies, though, probably one of the most intriguing …

Twitter streams flooded with media in wake of latest iOS, Android and web update

Perhaps you've seen a few more images and Vines populating your Twitter feed this afternoon? That's because the web version of Twitter reflects the service's latest update: image and Vine previews below related tweets. Both the iOS and Android versions of Twitter also get the update today. The …

Worse than expected: Adobe security breach effects 38m users - Pocket-lint

The security breach into Adobe's web servers leading to compromised user names, email addresses, encrypted credit card numbers and more, is actually …

Encryption

Norwegian cashes in Bitcoins he forgot about to buy Oslo apartment

Fluctuation in online currency Bitcoin allows Norwegian man to cash in four-year-old investment to buy apartment in Oslo<p>A <b>Norwegian</b> man who purchased 150 kroner (£16) worth of Bitcoins and then forgot about it for four years was able to buy an apartment in Oslo thanks to the massive appreciation of …

BlackBerry met with Facebook to discuss buyout bid? - Pocket-lint

You can now add Facebook to the ever-growing list of companies considering a buyout bid for fledging smartphone-maker BlackBerry.<p>The Wall Street …

Mobile Technology

Is Samsung planning a 12.2-inch Galaxy Note tablet w/ quad-core processor? - Pocket-lint

Samsung may be planning a 12.2-inch Galaxy Note tablet, if benchmarks appearing on the web are to be believed. A plus-sized tablet would add to its …

Galaxy Note

Peripheral Vision 009: Jesse Thorn on using the internet to create something meaningful

"The fact that I'm an independent media businessman is because no one was interested in co-opting me," Jesse Thorn laughs. It's plenty easy to make light of with a decade's distance and a sunny office overlooking MacArthur Park and the skyscrapers of downtown Los Angeles. Maximum Fun's Westlake …

Amazon set-top box reportedly delayed until 2014 - Pocket-lint

Amazon won't launch its foray into the living room until 2014, according to AllThingsD. The Seattle-based company had originally planned to launch …

Set-Top Boxes

Google+ vs Facebook: Which one is best for photo and video - Pocket-lint

Google+ introduced a bevy of photo- and video-related features recently, spurring the age-old question as to whether it's a better social network …

Apps

Samsung Galaxy Round hands-on

Following the recent launch of Samsung's Korea-only Galaxy Round, it was only a matter of time before this eccentric concave phone made its way to specialist stores in Hong Kong. Tofu-keitai is one of the few shops that are offering said product in Sincere Podium (where the going rate is above $850 …

Lenovo Yoga Tablet: 8 and 10-inch Android tabs integrate stand, promise a 'better way' - Pocket-lint

Lenovo had been promising a "better way" of using your tablet and the result is the Lenovo Yoga Tablet, a tablet that comes with its own hinged stand.<p>…

Lenovo Yoga

Hands-on: Lenovo Yoga Tablet review

Lenovo has launched a new Android tablet, promising to offer you a "better way" of using it. With a teaser campaign that showed various awkward …

Gear & Gadgets

With 1.5 billion image uploads per week, Google+ focuses in on photography

Google+ got a slew of photo-oriented features at a special event on Tuesday, including much-improved Instant Upload on iOS, Auto Awesome Action and new HDR controls in Snapseed. However, the occasion also provided new insights into the performance of Google's young social network. The company now …