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Did You Pay To Name A Planet? You Got Scammed

The International Astronomical Union issues a special report to let you know you’ve probably been screwed.<p>Most of the more than 800 exoplanets discovered have unbelievably boring names — 16 Cygni Bb or HD 41004 Ab, to name a couple. So some enterprising entrepreneurs have started a naming contest …

Nasa plans asteroid rodeo to lasso 25ft space rock for research

Nasa is going on an asteroid rodeo. In plans that sound like science fiction but that are aimed at becoming science fact, the US space agency has …

Dell Outlines The Death Of The PC

The era where the PC is dominant in IT is rapidly coming to a close as we move towards a future dominated by post-PC devices such as smartphones and tablets, and if your business is reliant on the PC to keep the dollars flowing in then you’d better start working on “Plan B.”<p>The message that the era …

Global internet slows after 'biggest attack in history'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/technology/965000/965751_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1522225751_ed1b7f33ad7c6cf1954fbe3652106b3d<p><b>The internet around the world has been slowed down in what security experts are describing as the biggest cyber-attack of its kind in history.</b><p>A row …

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Science Hack Day Ambassador Program 2013

Science Hack Day is a fantastically inspiring and creative 48-hour event where scientists, designers, artists, and developers get together to make …

El cometa PANSTARRS mucho más detallado. Imagen tomada el lunes 18 de marzo, en el Observatorio astronómico de la Universidad de Valencia en Aras de los Olmos (OAUV). Adquirido con el telescopio de 50 cm. con un tiempo de exposición de 22 x 12 seg y 33 x 30 seg. Imagen en alta calidad: www.astrofoto.es/PANSTARRS_20130318.jpg Créditos: Vicent Peris (OAUV), Inma Ruiz, OAUV.

Charles Darwin letters reveal his emotional side

<b>In a collection of previously unpublished letters that have been made available online today, naturalist Charles Darwin reveals a highly emotional and personal side.</b><p>In letters to his closest friend, the botanist Joseph Hooker, he pours out his grief over the death of his daughter-in-law, Amy. He …

Charles Darwin