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PBS interactive media series aims to make AR and VR more accessible

9 days ago   |   Engadget

One issue with interactive technology like virtual reality, augmented reality and other mixed media is that the cost of the equipment alone can be restrictive. To level the...
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Black hole photo: Inside the room where scientists first saw it - CNET

13 days ago   |   CNET   |   2 articles

A new Smithsonian Channel documentary captures the moment human eyes see the event horizon for the first time.
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Black hole picture: Go inside the room where it was first seen - CNET

14 days ago   |   CNET

A new Smithsonian Channel documentary captures the moment human eyes see the event horizon for the first time.
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The creation of the algorithm that made the first black hole image possible was led by MIT grad student Katie Bouman

The creation of the algorithm that made the first black hole image possible was led by MIT grad student Katie Bouman

14 days ago   |   TechCrunch   |   6 articles

The development of the algorithm that made it possible to create the first image ever of a black hole was led by computer scientist Katie Bouman while she was still a graduate...
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Smithsonian Debuts Apollo 11 '50 Years from Tranquility Base' Exhibit

Smithsonian Debuts Apollo 11 '50 Years from Tranquility Base' Exhibit

26 days ago   |   Space

Neil Armstrong's Apollo 11 mementos are among the flown artifacts now on display as part of a new Smithsonian exhibit dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.
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What Happened Before the Big Bang?

What Happened Before the Big Bang?

29 days ago   |   R&D Magazine

NewsA team of scientists has proposed a powerful new test for inflation, the theory that the universe dramatically expanded in size in a fleeting fraction of a second right...
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NASA considers sending a cave-diving robot to the moon

NASA considers sending a cave-diving robot to the moon

29 days ago   |   TechRadar

NASA is considering an unmanned mission to explore deep below the surface of the moon, using a robot that would lower itself hundreds of feet into a lunar cave. As Smithsonian...
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Watch: Baby Wallaby Pokes Head Out of Mom's Pouch for First Time

Watch: Baby Wallaby Pokes Head Out of Mom's Pouch for First Time

1 month ago   |   Geek

Animal keepers at Smithsonian's National Zoo recently witnessed an adorable sight when a baby wallaby peeked out of its mom's pouch for the first time. The joey, which has been...
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Google Arts & Culture launches project to showcase science and human discovery

Google Arts & Culture launches project to showcase science and human discovery

1 month ago   |   MobileSyrup   |   2 articles

Google's Arts & Culture division has partnered with several museums and groups to bring videos and images focused on science and human discovery. The collection, titled “Once...
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Google partners with NASA and CERN to create massive online exhibit honoring science

Google partners with NASA and CERN to create massive online exhibit honoring science

1 month ago   |   The Verge

Google's Arts & Culture division, the team behind the viral art-matching selfie trend from last year , has partnered with museums from around the world to create a collection...
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Facebook broke Canadian privacy law, according to regulators

Privacy regulators in Canada have determined that Facebook broke local privacy laws by mishandling user data. On Thursday, the regulators announced that they would be taking... Read more ...

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‘Mortal Kombat 11' Kharacter Guide: Johnny Cage

There have been eleven main Mortal Kombat games. Can you believe it? The 90s were that long ago. Since then the fighting game has become a gory institution as colorful ninjas... Read more ...

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The Space Age Invades Marvel's Cinematic Universe

As the forces of the universe muster against the ultimate villain Thanos for "Avengers: Endgame" (2019), Space.com took a look back at how the MCU has related to outer space. Read more ...

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Days Gone review

Days Gone's predictable story is littered with repetitive missions, shoddy stealth and gunplay, and needless survival mechanics. It's riddled with performance issues, like... Read more ...

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The Fortnite Avengers Endgame event is finally here! Players can play as either the heroes or Thanos' army. This limited time event comes with its own challenges including... Read more ...

10 best deals from Best Buy's big 4-day sale: iPhones, laptops, 4K TVs, and more

10 best deals from Best Buy's big 4-day sale: iPhones, laptops, 4K TVs, and more

There isn't anything special about the last few days of April, but apparently Best Buy doesn't need any excuses to host a big limited-time shopping event. For no discernible... Read more ...

Google Assistant brings its bedtime stories to Android smartphones and iPhones

Google Assistant brings its bedtime stories to Android smartphones and iPhones

One of the major Google Assistant features aimed at children, the ability to tell them stories, made its way to Google Home smart speakers about two years ago. Starting this... Read more ...

‘Persona 5' on Nintendo Switch Isn't What You Want

‘Persona 5' on Nintendo Switch Isn't What You Want

It's been a real roller coaster of a week for Persona 5 fans. For months Atlus had teased mysterious new projects known only as ‘P5R' and ‘P5S' and promised more news would be... Read more ...

Windows 10 May 2019 Update raises minimum storage requirement

Windows 10 May 2019 Update raises minimum storage requirement

You'll need a free 32GB of space to install Windows 10's latest feature update. When its time to upgrade to the Windows 10 May 2019 Update , you'll need to have a little more... Read more ...