Alien life looms? Newly discovered exoplanet may be best candidate, experts say

An exoplanet 40 light-years from Earth may be the best place to look for signs of life outside our Solar System, scientists say.

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Scientists stumped by crocodile eggs found in dinosaur nests

Crocodiles and their ancestors have been roaming the Earth for 200 million years, rubbing shoulders (do crocodiles even have shoulders?)

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NASA images reveal impact winter storms have had on drought-ravaged California

Satellite photographs from the NASA Earth Observatory show the drastic change this winter’s almost-ceaseless rain and snow have had on the California landscape from 2014 – when the state was suffering through a devastating drought.

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Nvidia builds its own supercomputer, claims top efficiency spot in the TOP500

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Nvidia’s built itself a super-computer. Not only is it the 29th most-powerful system on Earth, it’s the most power-efficient. The company plans to use its new supercomputer for AI research, ongoing GPU compute research, and to build and design future GPUs. Yes, GPUs are now helping to build future GPUs.

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Scout, NASA's new asteroid-tracking system, just passed an important test

An asteroid that passed within 310,000 miles of Earth Sunday night was discovered a few days ago by NASA’s new computer program, Scout.

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The End of Marketing


This is going to be political but you won’t be able to tell which side I’m on. You might ask, why on Earth would I get involved even tangentially in politics right now? The simple answer is that it impacts CRM and I have a viewpoint — but as I say, I’m not picking or revealing a side. I’ve been doing research in business agility lately — a fascinating area that I believe will have a definite impact on CRM soon — and that brought me here. Business agility is the opposite of what we’ve been practicing for my adult lifetime and even before.

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Google Earth's new mapping system provides sharpest images of the planet yet

New images released on Monday by Google Earth from the Landsat 8 satellite are giving viewers a crisp, stellar glimpse of our planet.

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Apple's 'Apps for Earth' promo directs select app revenues to World Wildlife Fund

Article Image Apple on Thursday launched “Apps for Earth,” an App Store promotion which will direct all of the proceeds from a small collection of apps and in-app transactions to the World Wildlife Fund during the month of April.

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Astronaut phones wrong number from space

Earth to astronaut Tim Peake: Check the phone number before you dial. Otherwise the person you reach is likely to think you’re some kind of nut case.


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Welcome to the fastest place in the world

Nowhere on Earth is more synonymous with the pursuit of speed than the legendary Bonneville Salt Flats of north-western Utah.


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Monaco is making artificial 3D printed reefs to help preserve coral populations

Thanks to the disastrous effects of climate change, planet Earth is currently in the middle of the biggest coral die-off in known history, leaving many of the reef’s inhabitants without a place to call home.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/29/monaco-is-making-artificial-3d-printed-reefs-to-help-preserve-coral-populations.html

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Beautiful, rare 'super blood moon' eclipse – the photos are in

The sun, the Earth and the moon lined up in a row to put on a light show in Sunday’s night sky, and people around the world looked up to watch the lunar eclipse.


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Software snag silences Science Guy’s solar sail spacecraft

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The new solar sail demonstration vehicle, LightSail-A, has lost communication with Earth due to a software glitch. Engineers have not been able to reset the device, but are hoping a cosmic ray will hit the craft, rebooting the electronics.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/206932-software-snag-silences-science-guys-solar-sail-spacecraft

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Pharrell performs at Apple campus in celebration of Earth Day, dons Apple Watch onstage

Continuing Apple’s Earth Day festivities, the company on Wednesday held a concert at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., where musician — and early Apple Watch recipient — Pharrell performed.



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