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The last single-stick Delta rocket launched Thursday, and it put on a show

The last single-stick Delta rocket launched Thursday, and it put on a show

Share this story On Thursday morning, the final Delta IV Medium rocket launched from Florida. With clear skies, the photos were stunning. United Launch Alliance This version of the Delta IV was powered by a single RS-68A engine and two side-boosters. United Launch Alliance Hello, Florida coast! United Launch Alliance […]

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Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker

Anti-vaxxer livestreamed alleged assault on pro-vaccine lawmaker

/ LOS ANGELES, Calif. – APRIL 14, 2015: Kathleen Miller, 46, right, with her children at a rally of parents and teachers who oppose efforts to end the personal-belief exemption on vaccinations. Share this story The Sacramento Police Department on Wednesday cited a prominent anti-vaccine advocate on suspicion of assault […]

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Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust

Tiny robot finds an asteroid that’s freakishly free of dust

/ Ryugu‘s rubble-pile surface, taken by MASCOT shortly before it hit and started bouncing. Share this story For the last few months, Japan‘s Hayabusa2 spacecraft has been engaged in various acts of interplanetary aggression, in order to blast free material for a return to Earth. But Hayabusa2‘s visit has also […]

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Porsche finally shows the interior of its new electric car

Porsche finally shows the interior of its new electric car

Share this story The line of the dash as it rises and falls over the main instrument display is classic 911. But the execution is ultramodern minimalism. No, there really is no cowl over the main instrument panel. The screen is not an OLED, I discovered. Porsche There are two […]

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Valve says turning away researcher reporting Steam vulnerability was a mistake

Valve says turning away researcher reporting Steam vulnerability was a mistake

Share this story In an attempt to quell a controversy that has raised the ire of white-hat hackers, the maker of the Steam online game platform said on Thursday it made a mistake when it turned away a researcher who recently reported two separate vulnerabilities. In its statement, Valve Corporation […]

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