Contact temporarily lost with New Horizons spacecraft

Like a racehorse stumbling at the finish line, NASA's New Horizons deep space probe gave mission control a moment of anxiety on July 4 as communications were temporarily lost. The unmanned ...

21 hours ago from Gizmag

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Spacecraft closing in on Pluto hits speed bump, but recovers

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is on track to sweep past Pluto next week despite hitting a "speed bump" that temporarily halted science collection.

3 hours ago from Phys.org

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Hacking Team hack: cybersecurity firm 'sold spying tools to oppressive regimes to let them spy on activists and journalists', hack claims

Hacking Team, an Italian set of hackers that hires out its services  to governments and other organisations, has been hacked. The documents taken in the attack have been leaked online, appearing ...

9 hours ago from The Independent

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Rosetta discovers active sinkholes on 67P

The Rosetta spacecraft appears to have discovered the presence of a series of sinkholes on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko (67P). They're responsible for some of the ...

Thu 2 Jul 15 from Gizmag

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Solar Impulse 2 pilot becomes aviation legend

At 62 years of age, Swiss Solar Impulse 2 pilot Andre Borschberg has made aviation history with a record breaking solo flight across the Pacific that he has called "an interior journey".

Sat 4 Jul 15 from Phys.org

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Amazon as an adult: Two decades of online shopping

It has officially been nearly two decades since shoppers of the world were introduced to the idea of buying books online.

7 hours ago from Phys.org

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Philae lander could be sat on comet full of aliens — and wouldn't know about it

The Philae lander could be sat on a comet full of alien life — and we wouldn't know if it was, according to two scientists.

15 hours ago from The Independent

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Reddit in revolt: Moderators shut down popular parts of the website in solidarity with fired friend

Reddit has been plunged into crisis as several of the site's most popular subreddits have switched to private mode following the unexplained dismissal of Victoria Taylor, a key member of the ...

Fri 3 Jul 15 from The Independent

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Robot Taxis Could Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions 82%

Autonomous vehicles would make cities greener and drivers less employable

5 hours ago from IEEE Spectrum

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GoPro announces small n' simple Hero4 Session

GoPro's Hero actioncams may already be pretty small, but when compared to things like the Polaroid Cube ... well, they almost look big. Soon, however, consumers will be able to buy ...

8 hours ago from Gizmag

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