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NASA's Cassini Probe is on a collision course with Saturn video - CNET

5 monthes ago   |   By CNET

As the Cassini Probe approaches it's Grand Finale later this week where it will crash itself into Saturn, CNET spoke with Cassini Scientists Linda Spilker to talk about the missions successes and what lies in the future for space exploration.
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NASA will stream video during Cassini's death plunge - and you can watch it live on YouTube

NASA will stream video during Cassini's death plunge - and you can watch it live on YouTube

5 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

If you could magically teleport across the solar system, Saturn would be a great place to swing by on Friday morning.
Hovering above the ringed planet's surface, you'd see something amazing. Just after 6:32 a.m. EDT, a bus-size object will scream over the cloud tops, burst into millions of pieces, and glow like a meteor .
But this meteor isn't a rock: It's NASA's nuclear-powered Cassini spacecraft plunging to its doom.
There's little chance telescopes will see the 20-year, $3.26-billion mission come to an end.
However, NASA TV is broadcasting live online video of the final stages of...
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The End Is Nigh for Cassini: Saturn Probe Enters Final 48 Hours

5 monthes ago   |   By Space

The end is nigh for NASA's Cassini spacecraft, which is now less than 48 hours away from its scheduled death dive into Saturn.
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'Death Dive to Saturn': New 'NOVA' Special Celebrates Cassini Mission

5 monthes ago   |   By Space

To document the dramatic final days of the Cassini spacecraft's mission at Saturn, PBS' "NOVA" will premiere the 1-hour program "Death Dive to Saturn" tonight at 9 p.m. EDT .
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Android's official augmented reality toolkit is available to the public

Android's official augmented reality toolkit is available to the public

Google's take on a mobile augmented reality framework is no longer limited to a modestly-sized preview. It just released ARCore 1.0, letting anyone publish Android apps that... Read more ...

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak out ahead of MWC

Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact leak out ahead of MWC

Lots of manufacturers will debut new smartphone hardware at MWC next week, Sony included. But it looks like Sony's surprise has been ruined thanks to a new leak. The Sony... Read more ...

The first Android Go phones will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress

The first Android Go phones will be announced next week at Mobile World Congress

Android Go is Google's latest attempt to build a version of Android specifically designed for low-end phones, and the company has announced that we'll start to see the first... Read more ...

MWC 2018: Samsung's Galaxy S9 reveal and everything else you need to know

MWC 2018: Samsung's Galaxy S9 reveal and everything else you need to know

The new phones are coming! Mobile World Congress is nearly upon us, and soon we'll be feasting our eyes on the latest and greatest Android has to offer. So whether you're... Read more ...

More than 40 companies working on new generation of text messaging

More than 40 companies working on new generation of text messaging

160 character limits suck - RCS messaging promises to revolutionize the way you text message. Google has updated the world on the progress of the upgrade, and wants to show... Read more ...

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Multilingual Google Assistant to add more than 20 languages to its repertoire

Despite being available in eight languages, Google Assistant is expanding its multilingual capabilities, with Google aiming to add support for more than 20 additional languages... Read more ...

Apple's AirPower wireless charger rumored to ship in March

Apple's AirPower wireless charger rumored to ship in March

There's been little word on Apple's AirPower wireless charging mat since it was announced alongside the iPhone X and iPhone 8 in September, but a new report from MacOtakara... Read more ...

1Password Can Tell If Your Password's Been Leaked

1Password Can Tell If Your Password's Been Leaked

Password manager 1Password's latest feature lets you check whether your password has been leaked in a data breach. Read more ...

Public media will resurrect Gothamist, LAist and DCist

Public media will resurrect Gothamist, LAist and DCist

Local news sites Gothamist, LAist and DCist are coming back from the dead. Their assets have been acquired by three public radio companies - WNYC in New York, KPCC in Southern... Read more ...

I absolutely love this gorgeous new smartwatch from Skagen - except it's...

I absolutely love this gorgeous new smartwatch from Skagen - except it's missing one major feature every smartwatch should have in 2018

I was prepared to love the Skagen Falster smartwatch. When I first saw the watch at CES - the tech industry trade show in Las Vegas last month - it blew me away. The watch was... Read more ...