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Jupiter's backward-flying asteroid from another star system

Monday  17:02,   21 may 2018
msn

An asteroid orbiting backward out near Jupiter actually hails from another star system.Scientists reported Monday that this interstellar resident is an asteroid sharing Jupiter's orbit but circling in the opposite[...]

Rocket launches 3 tons of cargo toward space station

Monday  12:37,   21 may 2018
cbsnews

<p>Orbital ATK launched an upgraded Antares rocket early Monday from Wallops Island, Virginia, to deliver more than 3 tons of crew supplies, science gear, spare parts and three small satellites to the International Space Station to test[...]

China launches satellite to explore dark side of moon: Xinhua

Monday  04:10,   21 may 2018
reuters

China launched a relay satellite early on Monday designed to establish a communication link between earth and a planned lunar probe that will explore the dark side of the moon, the official Xinhua news agency said. Citing the China National Space[...]

We've seen the new RED holographic smartphone: A sneak peek

Sunday  23:06,   20 may 2018
usatoday

Media event lets filmmakers and tech enthusiasts check out the next big thing in smartphones--4D--over the weekend at Hollywood studioThe images pop right up, like watching a big-screen 3D movie, with one big difference. You don't have to wear[...]

Who Has the 'Cleaner' Bed: Chimps or Humans?

Sunday  20:00,   20 may 2018
nationalgeographic

For the first time, scientists have compared microbes in human and chimpanzee sleeping areas. The findings may surprise you.Charlton Heston's line in the 1968 classic Planet of the Apes epitomizes the way most of us view our closest mammalian[...]

NASA's planet-hunting TESS spacecraft snaps its first photo

Saturday  23:36,   19 may 2018
engadget

TESS, NASA's new exoplanet-hunting spacecraft, has captured its first image ever, giving us a glimpse of what its powerful "eyes" can see. The spacecraft's science team used one of its four cameras to snap a two-second test[...]

How Smart Was T. Rex? And Other Dino Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask

Saturday  22:30,   19 may 2018
gizmodo

At the age of 34, American paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Steve Brusatte has already accomplished more in his field than some scientists hope to over their entire careers. Born in Ottawa, Illinois, he attended the University of Chicago,[...]

China’s first private rocket launch kicks off the country’s commercial space race

Saturday  22:30,   19 may 2018
theverge

China celebrated the country’s first rocket launch by a private spaceflight company this week. OneSpace Technologies, based out of Beijing, launched its OS-X rocket from an undisclosed location on a suborbital trajectory on Wednesday, reaching a[...]

Kingdom Hearts 3 is a whimsical spectacle full of Disney cheer

Friday  23:00,   18 may 2018
polygon

We played two sections of the game for the first time&nbsp;&nbsp;Kingdom Hearts 3 captures the whimsical charm of Disney and Pixar’s animated films in an action-packed game that, even if you don’t follow the Kingdom Hearts series[...]

China to Launch Lunar Communication Station

Friday  20:36,   18 may 2018
newsweek

<p>The rocket launching Sunday will also carry a Dutch radio antenna.</p>The satellite, called Queqiao, is essentially infrastructure for China's lunar plans. After the satellite launches, it will make its way to hover over the far[...]

LocationSmart reportedly leaked phone location data onto the web

Friday  20:16,   18 may 2018
engadget

<p>According to security site KrebsOnSecurity, tracking firm LocationSmart leaked real-time location data on its own web site.</p>LocationSmart aggregates real-time data on the location of subscribers' mobile phones. It's all opt-in, but Krebs [...]

Fortnite is coming to Android this summer

Friday  19:05,   18 may 2018
theverge

Epic Games’ massively popular battle royale game Fortnite is coming to Android phones this summer, the company announced in a developer blog post this morning. The post, titled “The State of Mobile,” broke down a number of new features the game’s[...]

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 Battle Royale Mode Revealed

Friday  01:20,   18 may 2018
gamespot

After weeks of teases and speculation, Activision finally pulled back the curtain on this year's anticipated Call of Duty game, Black Ops 4. Like previous entries, Black Ops 4 will come with a variety of different game modes, including the[...]

Pressure Inside a Proton is Greater Than a Star

Friday  00:50,   18 may 2018
popularmechanics

Can you count to 100 decillion?The scientists found that a proton’s building block, known as a quark, faces a pressure of 100 decillion Pascal near the center of a proton. How much is 100 decillion?1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000.[...]

Mario Tennis Aces gets free demo on Nintendo Switch next week

Thursday  19:57,   17 may 2018
polygon

Mario Tennis Aces, due to launch June 22 on Nintendo Switch, is getting a free demo beginning next week, and a three-day multiplayer tournament at the beginning of June. Switch owners may try out the game from June 1-3 in a pre-launch tournament,[...]