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01.17.16
Watch SpaceX attempt a sea-based landing at 1:42PM ET
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Watch SpaceX attempt a sea-based landing at 1:42PM ET

SpaceX once again hopes to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a barge.

By J. Fingas,   01.17.16
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12.14.15
Xprize offers $7 million for exploring the ocean floor
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Xprize offers $7 million for exploring the ocean floor

The Shell Ocean Discovery Xprize offers serious cash for mapping the seafloor with robots.

By J. Fingas,   12.14.15
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06.09.15
Solar storm-monitoring satellite reaches orbit a million miles away
06.09.15

Solar storm-monitoring satellite reaches orbit a million miles away

NOAA's Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) almost become a very expensive piece of junk. It sp...

By M. Moon,   06.09.15
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05.07.15
Earth's ozone improves while CO2 levels worsen
05.07.15

Earth's ozone improves while CO2 levels worsen

Good news: the hole in the ozone layer is shrinking. Bad news: worldwide levels of atmospheric car...

By D. Cooper,   05.07.15
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04.10.13
US budget has NASA planning to capture an asteroid, USAF reviving DSCOVR (video)
04.10.13

US budget has NASA planning to capture an asteroid, USAF reviving DSCOVR (video)

Many have lamented the seeming decline of the US space program. While we're not expecting an immed...

By J. Fingas,   04.10.13
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03.21.13
iOS app warns mariners of whale proximity in real time
03.21.13

iOS app warns mariners of whale proximity in real time

It's a whale of an app! WhaleALERT (free) provides a way to warn mariners in and around the Ste...

By S. Sande,   03.21.13
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12.11.12
Google Maps and NASA invite you to peer into the Black Marble
12.11.12

Google Maps and NASA invite you to peer into the Black Marble

If you've had your fill of that Black Marble animation from last week, how's about a more interact...

By D. Dhingra,   12.11.12
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02.09.12
Daily Update for February 9, 2012
02.09.12

Daily Update for February 9, 2012

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get al...

By S. Sande,   02.09.12
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02.09.12
NOAA drops BlackBerry, embraces iPhone and iPad
02.09.12

NOAA drops BlackBerry, embraces iPhone and iPad

The Loop is reporting that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is taking RIM...

By S. Sande,   02.09.12
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