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Philae Probe Finds Evidence That Comets Can Be Cosmic Labs

July 31, 2015 9:11 am | by Frank Jordans, Associated Press | News | Comments

Scientists say the Philae space probe has gathered data supporting the theory that comets can serve as cosmic laboratories in which some of the essential elements for life are ...

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Blue Moon? Friday's Celestial Event Comes with a Catch

July 31, 2015 9:08 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

This is an astronomy story that comes up only once in a blue moon, like on Friday. Maybe. When the full moon appears at 6:43 a.m. EDT Friday, it will become the second ...

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Tracing Back Debris to Find Flight 370 May Prove Impossible

July 31, 2015 9:06 am | by Nick Perry, Associated Press | News | Comments

If it's confirmed that a wing fragment found on a remote island in the Indian Ocean is from Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, lost more than 500 days ago, could scientists use ...

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Facebook Ready to Test Giant Drone for Internet Service

July 31, 2015 9:03 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver ...

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Microsoft Says 14 Million Computers Now Running Windows 10

July 31, 2015 8:59 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Microsoft says its' new Windows 10 operating system is now running on more than 14 million computers, two days after the software was released as a free download ...

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Allegiant Executives Were Flying Plane That Ran Low on Fuel

July 31, 2015 8:56 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two executives with pilot licenses were flying the Allegiant Air jet that made an emergency landing at a closed airport because it nearly ran out of fuel ...

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Which Industry Uses Drones Most?

July 31, 2015 8:53 am | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

That drone highway might be necessary soon. More than 20 industries are permitted by the Federal Aviation Administration to operate drones commercially, a report released on July 30 by the Association for ...

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SPACE 2.0: New Applications & Markets

July 30, 2015 5:21 pm | by Information Forecast, Inc. | Events

The Summit will profile fresh thinking around business models, partnering strategies, risk/reward and timelines, as illustrated by innovators in orbital services, geospatial ...

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Is Arizona America's Drone Capital?

July 30, 2015 4:55 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | Round Ups | Comments

Drones are a fairly common sight in Arizona’s desert skies. In fact, Arizona has the fifth most approved drone operation applications of any state, according to a report by the Association for Unmanned Vehicle...

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Man Describes Find That Could Solve MH370 Plane Mystery

July 30, 2015 4:35 pm | by Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press | News | Comments

Johnny Begue was out collecting stones on the French Indian Ocean island he calls home when he says he saw part of an airplane wing washed up in the sand ...

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Facebook's Internet Laser Plane Ready for Flight Testing

July 30, 2015 4:34 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Facebook’s Internet.org plane, designed to bring wi-fi connectivity to remote areas, is ready for flight testing. The unmanned plane, named Aquila, has the wingspan of a 737 but the profile of a stealth fighter ...

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Spacecraft of the Week: LADEE

July 30, 2015 4:25 pm | by Megan Crouse, Real Time Digital Reporter | Articles | Comments

I’ve been interested in spacecraft exploring the Moon lately. From deep caves to a sky thin with atmosphere, our nearest satellite is the most convenient laboratory we have for the exploration of other ...

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Wearables Industry to Reach $74B Value by 2025

July 30, 2015 3:38 pm | by Jake Meister, Real Time Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Aided by an improvements to existing technologies as well as new devices that better contour the user, the wearables technology market will have a $74 billion value by 2025, according to a recent forecast ...

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Commuters Don't Want Self-Driving Cars Anymore

July 30, 2015 2:27 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor, @melfass | News | Comments

The University of Michigan Sustainable Worldwide Transportation Research Institute recently examined motorist preferences for vehicle automation levels, including interaction preferences and overall concern ...

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World's First White Lasers Demonstrated

July 30, 2015 1:53 pm | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

While lasers were invented in 1960 and are commonly used in many applications, one characteristic of the technology has proven unattainable. No one has been able to create a laser that beams white light ...

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