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Back to gravity: Russians talk about world"s 1st space movie

A Russian actor and a film director who spent 12 days in orbit making the world's first movie in space said Tuesday they were so thrilled with their experience on the International Space Station that they felt sorry to leave......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekOct 19th, 2021

Hubble inches back to health with 3 out of 4 instruments now running

Hubble Space Telescope is moving toward recovery after an error caused it to switch into safe mode. Three out of its four (active) instruments are now running......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News10 hr. 28 min. ago

Why Movie Dialogue Has Gotten Harder to Understand

"I used to be able to understand 99% of the dialogue in Hollywood films," writes professional film blogger Ben Pearson. "But over the past 10 years or so, I've noticed that percentage has dropped significantly — and it's not due to hearing loss.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

NASA picks 3 companies to design private space stations

NASA continues its push to commercialize low-Earth orbit, with the announcement of three companies which have been chosen to design private space stations......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 0 min. ago

International Space Station Fired Its Thrusters Friday To Dodge More Space Debris

"The International Space Station dodged a fragment of a decades-old rocket body early Friday morning," reports Space.com, "continuing a stretch of space debris threats to the orbiting laboratory." On Friday (Dec. 3) at around 3 a.m. EST (0800 GMT),.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 28 min. ago

NASA picks three companies to design private space stations

NASA continues its push to commercialize low-Earth orbit, with the announcement of three companies which have been chosen to design private space stations......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 0 min. ago

Magnus Carlsen Wins Longest World Chess Championship Game of All Time

The first victory of the 2021 FIDE World Championship happened in game 6 after GM Magnus Carlsen defeated GM Ian Nepomniachtchi in a record 136 moves. Chess.com reports: Carlsen's victory came after the world champion exchanged a queen for two rooks,.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 4th, 2021

Australia Is the Drunkest Country In the World, Survey Finds

Australians have been named the heaviest drinkers in the world after spending more time drunk in 2020 than any other nation. The Guardian reports: An international survey (PDF) has found Australians drank to the point of drunkenness an average of 27.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 4th, 2021

The first Wikipedia edit "Hello, World!" is being auctioned as an NFT

The auction titled "The Birth of Wikipedia" will run from December 3 to December 15. The highest bidder will be allowed to edit the work as they see fit. Wales said making the work modifiable seem like the right way "to express artistically what was.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

This 34-inch LG Ultrawide monitor is $250 at Best Buy — SAVE $100

Embrace more space for your desktop with this fantastic 34-inch LG Ultrawide monitor for $100 off......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

ISS just had to swerve out of the way of space junk left over from 1994

The International Space Station just swerved out of the way of space junk in Low Earth Orbit, demonstrating the increasing danger of the growing debris field around the planet......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Pretty much all Wi-Fi routers are vulnerable to attack, study finds

Researchers have found hundreds of vulnerabilities in nine popular Wi-Fi routers used by millions all over the world......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

NASA sets sail into a promising but perilous future of private space stations

NASA selects a mix of large and small US companies, and old and new players. Rendering of Northrop Grumman's (as yet) unnamed low Earth orbit space station. [cr.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Luna Display lets you wirelessly use a Mac as second Windows monitor

Astropad updated its dongle to expand support beyond iPads. Enlarge / A 24-inch iMac used as display for a Windows 11-based Lenovo Thinkpad. (credit: Astropad) Sometimes you just need more screen space. You can always buy a p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Lightweight space robot with precise control developed

Robots are already in space. From landers on the moon to rovers on Mars and more, robots are the perfect candidates for space exploration: they can bear extreme environments while consistently repeating the same tasks in exactly the same way without.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Potential new gene editing tools uncovered

Few developments have rocked the biotechnology world or generated as much buzz as the discovery of CRISPR-Cas systems, a breakthrough in gene editing recognized in 2020 with a Nobel Prize. But these systems that naturally occur in bacteria are limite.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

No Man’s Sky Update 3.75 Now Available, Fixes Crashing Bugs And More

The No Man's Sky update 3.75 patch notes have been announced by Hello Games, which brings more bug fixes to the space exploration title. The post No Man’s Sky Update 3.75 Now Available, Fixes Crashing Bugs And More appeared first on PlayStation.....»»

Category: gameSource:  psuRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Antarctica experiences rare total solar eclipse

A rare total solar eclipse in Antarctica this weekend (Saturday 4 December) is giving researchers a unique opportunity to learn more about how solar eclipses affect space weather. The next total eclipse in Antarctica will not be until 2039......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Air bubbles sound climate change"s impact on glaciers

As the world's temperatures rise, tidewater glaciers are receding and melting, releasing air trapped in the ice. Scientists can listen to the release of the air and potentially use the sounds to help them gauge the impact of climate change on the ice.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

An upcoming asteroid mission will be able to peer 100 meters under the surface

Engineers only get one shot at making a spacecraft work as intended—or at least they only get one shot in space. In the preparation leading up to that final, climactic moment, there are typically thousands of hours of tests run on numerous systems.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

A new exoplanet: Meet GJ 367b, an iron planet smaller and denser than Earth

As our solar system formed 4.6 billion years ago, small grains of dust and ice swirled around, left over from the formation of the Sun. Through time, they collided and stuck to each other. As they grew in size, gravity helped them clump together. One.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021