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Comet ISON Fizzles as it Rounds the Sun

Comet ISON went around the sun on Nov. 28, 2013. While the fate of the comet is not yet established, it is likely that it did not survive the trip.

Founder vs. Hired CEO: Who is Better Suited to Face Company Crisis?

<i>Serguei Beloussov is the CEO of Acronis, a technology company focused on data backup software and disaster recovery solutions.</i><p>A company’s owner and a hired CEO can both hinder its growth; the determining factor lies in what period the company is facing.<p>Six months ago, I stepped into my new/old role …

Expedition 36 Update: July 19, 2013

The station’s Expedition 36 crew wrapped up the week with spacesuit maintenance, an emergency drill and preps for a cargo ship departure.


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Happy birthday, John Glenn

<b>Happy birthday, John Glenn.</b><p>Today on his 92 birthday, <b>we celebrate with photographs</b> from his early career as both legendary astronaut and fledgling politician.

On this day in LIFE – June 18, 1965: The Space Walk

<b>On this day in LIFE</b> – June 18, 1965: The Space Walk<p>See related photos <b>here.</b>

Gorgeous Black-and-White Vintage Photos of Early NASA Facilities

Among the great joys of spending countless hours rummaging through archives is the occasional serendipitous discovery of something absolutely wonderful: Case in point, these gorgeous black-and-white photographs of vintage NASA (and NASA predecessor NACA) facilities, which I found semi-accidentally …

Five Things Tim Cook Should Do at Apple (Now that He’s Done Testifying)

Tim Cook performed brilliantly in front of Congress today. He was authoritative, in breathtaking command of his facts, as he always is, and brought a unique perspective to each response. Senator Levin was out for blood, but “No one laid a glove on him,” as Phillip Emer DeWitt wrote for Fortune. He …

Five Secret iOS Gestures You Need To Know About [Feature]

The iPhone and iPad are magical devices because of one thing: the well-designed hardware and software works in conjunction to make everything just work. The iOS operating system is a thing of beauty, not least of which because there is so much to explore and learn about.<p>As a touch-based platform, …


Security vs. convenience: How do you balance your passwords?

Security is at constant war with convenience. The stronger the passwords we use to keep our data safe, the more steps we take to lock down what we …