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Watch clouds move over a methane sea on Titan

NASA has released an animation of methane clouds moving above a hydrocarbon sea on Saturn’s large moon, Titan.<p>Between July 20 and 22, 2014, the …

Laser detects distant bombs with 99% accuracy - Futurity

New laser technology makes it possible to identify explosives, biological agents, and hazardous chemicals from a half mile away.

Boston Tested Crowd-Watching Software That Catalogues People's Skin Color

Just because technology can do something doesn't mean it should.<p>The Boston Calling Music Festival in May 2013 had a great lineup: Fun., Dirty Projectors, and Of Monsters and Men, to name a few. The event also included ten cameras that recorded over 50 hours of video surveillance footage on the …

African Rhinos to Be Airlifted to Save Them From Extinction

The future of rhinos might be up in the air.<p>Starting in January 2015, a conservation group will fly as many as 100 rhinos from South Africa to …

NASA Sees Black Hole Bend Light

NASA's black-hole hunting telescope has captured a cosmic battle between dark and light.<p>NuSTAR, formally known as the Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope Array, has observed a supermassive black hole's gravity tugging on X-ray light that's being emitted near that black hole.<p>That light is getting …

How Shark Week screws scientists

Discovery is alienating the very people who supply its content: scientists<p><i>This post was originally published last year. With this year's Shark Week programming beginning tonight, we thought this would be a good reminder of some of Discovery's more unpleasant tendencies.</i><p>Discovery’s Shark Week …