Paul Mundell

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Monitor Lets You Track Any Url and Sends You an SMS If It Goes Offline

If you’re in charge of a website, or a whole lot of websites, or perhaps your job requires you to keep tabs of downtime across certain sites, then Monitor is well worth a look.<p>Quite simply, Monitor will tell you by email or SMS when any of the websites that you are monitoring have gone offline, and …

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NASA Scientists Observe The Brightest Explosion Ever

Look at a lightbulb. Now imagine 35 billion lightbulbs.<p>If you weren't looking at the constellation Leo very early on Saturday morning, you probably missed the brightest explosion NASA scientists have ever observed. It was three times as bright as the next-brightest explosion, and a ridiculous, …

Google Glass Will Soon Also Let iPhone Users Access Navigation And Text Messages

To use text messaging and navigation on Google Glass, users currently have to pair it with an Android phone and install the Glass companion app on their phones. This will change very soon, however, one of the Google representatives in its New York office told me when I picked up my own unit …

Life on Earth… but not as we know it

Across the world's great deserts, a mysterious sheen has been found on boulders and rock faces. These layers of manganese, arsenic and silica are …

How the dawn of time has a promising future in research

Possibly the most daring piece of modern science is the attempt to predict the patterns that galaxies make in the sky. The bold starting point is a …

What is earthshine?

When you see the crescent moon after sunset this week, notice the pale glow on its unlit portion. This glow is called earthshine.<p>When you look at a …

Russia's Putin Announces $50 Billion In New Space Spending

Moscow will spend $52 billion on its space program through 2020, including money for completion of a new launch facility on Russian soil.<p>The announcement came from President Vladimir Putin as he spoke to orbiting astronauts aboard the International Space Station on Cosmonaut's Day, the 52nd …

Stephen Hawking Says Humans Won't Survive Another 1,000 Years On Earth

Physicist Stephen Hawking, speaking at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, said if humans don't migrate from the planet Earth to colonize other planets, they'll face extinction in 1,000 years. So, phew, we're good, guys. We've got like 900-plus years to just sit on this. That's a …