Google doodle celebrates the historic Great American solar eclipse

Google is commemorating today’s (Aug. 21) epic total solar eclipse with a special animated doodle showing the moon blotting out the sun — with the help of two playful aliens, who bounce Earth’s nearest neighbor back and forth with their spacecraft. (Go to the Google search page to get the full effect.)

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/21/google-doodle-celebrates-historic-great-american-solar-eclipse.html

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Total solar eclipse 2017: How AT&T is helping the visually impaired experience the big event

AT&T is harnessing augmented reality to help the visually impaired experience the total solar eclipse.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/18/total-solar-eclipse-2017-how-at-t-is-helping-visually-impaired-experience-big-event.html

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Citing safety concerns, Amazon offers refunds on some solar eclipse glasses

Amazon has offered refunds on some solar eclipse glasses purchased via its site, citing concerns about consumer safety.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/14/citing-safety-concerns-amazon-offers-refunds-on-some-solar-eclipse-glasses.html

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Alien ships near Saturn? Ex-NASA scientist claims of their existence

A former NASA engineer at the Ames Research Center claims aliens are in our solar system and they are creating rings around planets like Saturn.

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Can't view August's total solar eclipse? NASA has you covered

If you can’t get to a spot to marvel at the total solar eclipse this summer, then head to NASA’s live-stream to enjoy a ton of imagery shot from spacecraft, aircraft, and even the astronauts aboard the space station.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/22/cant-view-augusts-total-solar-eclipse-nasa-has-covered.html

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Nasa Solar Probe Plus mission will help predict solar storms

NASA will send a probe to “touch the sun” to help prepare for a “huge solar event” that could wreak havoc on Earth.The space agency today announced the “extraordinary and historic mission exploring arguably the last and most important region of the solar system.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/31/nasa-solar-probe-plus-mission-will-help-predict-solar-storms.html

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SunPower agrees to build 170 megawatts of Chinese solar power for Apple

Article Image California’s SunPower is planning to build three new Chinese solar farms for Apple with a peak capacity of 170 megawatts, the company said in a newly-submitted regulatory filing.

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India is now home to the world's first airport that runs entirely on solar power

If you thought that globetrotting solar-powered airplane was impressive, wait until you see the solar airport that India just finished building.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/08/20/india-is-now-home-to-world-first-airport-that-runs-entirely-on-solar-power/

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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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Apple partners with SunPower to build twin 20-megawatt solar plants in China

Apple is set to expand its global investment in alternative energy sources with the construction of two new solar energy sites in mainland China, which when combined will provide up to 80 million kilowatt-hours of power each year.



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