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Weapon physicist declassifies rescued nuclear test films

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory nuclear weapons testing film

The U.S. conducted 210 atmospheric nuclear tests between 1945 and 1962, with multiple cameras capturing each event at around 2,400 frames per second. But in the decades since, around 10,000 of these films sat idle, scattered across the country in high-security vaults. Not only were they gathering dust, the film material itself was slowly decomposing, bringing the data they contained ...

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How to Teleport Schrödinger’s Cat

Quantum teleportation

Henry Reich of Youtube’s  Minute Physics presents a fantastic explanation of the physics involved in teleportation. Reich offers a down-to-earth, illustrated discussion of quantum entanglement, superposition, and teleportation.  

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WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 Launch with Echostar 23 Satellite

SpaceX falcon 9 launch 3-16-17

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket delivered EchoStar XXIII, a commercial communications satellite for EchoStar Corporation, to a Geostationary Transfer Orbit (GTO) on Thursday. SpaceX launched the EchoStar XXIII from historic Launch Complex 39A (LC-39A) at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. SpaceX had hoped to launch early Tuesday morning but due to high winds, had to reschedule to Thursday morning. SpaceX ...

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Blizzcon 2017 – How to Get Tickets and Everything Else You Need to Know

Blizzcon 2017

BlizzCon 2017 is coming to Anaheim, California November 3-4 and game developer Activision Blizzard announced Wednesday that tickets will go on sale starting in April. The first batch of tickets will become available on April 5, at 10 PM Eastern Time and the second batch will be available to buy on Saturday, April 8, at 1 PM Eastern. This year, ...

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Boaty McBoatface heading off on first mission

Last year, a contest was held to name a British research vessel and the name Boaty McBoatface took the prize. Now, Boaty is headed to Antarctica to do his thing, but it’s not the McBoatface that was originally planned. The naming contest was originally held to name a scientific ship, but officials decided on a more auspicious name but to honor ...

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It’s here! Meet your Google Assistant: What is it, Who Gets It and When?

Google assistant for Android

Because we don’t have enough devices reacting to our voices – meet the new google assistant – Google’s answer to Siri, Alexa, and Cortana. According to Google, the new service let’s users “Ask it questions. Tell it to do things.” because “It’s your own personal Google, always ready to help,” but what does it do? Assistant is a combination of ...

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WATCH: ‘Handle’ the Amazing New Robot from Boston Robotics

Boston Robotics Handle Robot

Videos of jumping, hopping, balancing robots have been seen before but nothing like Boston Robotics “Handle” robot Standing 6.5 ft tall, Handle travels at speeds up to 9 mph and can jump 4 feet vertically. The robot uses electric power to operate both electric and hydraulic actuators and can travel about 15 miles on a single battery charge. Handle is ...

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Amazon’s S3 Web Services Issues Cause Widespread Internet Problems

Amazon S3 hosts some of the most-used web services available and the issues Amazon experienced today were causing partial and complete outages on websites that use them.. Trello, Quora, IFTTT, and Splitwise all appear to be offline, as are websites built with the site-creation service Wix; GroupMe seems to be unable to load assets (The Verge’s own image system, which relies ...

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Watch: UPS Tests Residential Delivery Via Drone

UPS Tests Drone Delivery

UPS announced it has successfully tested a drone that launches from the top of a delivery truck. The test was conducted in collaboration with drone-maker Workhorse. Sending drones to make deliveries from package cars could bolster efficiency in our network by reducing miles driven.

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WATCH: SpaceX CRS-10 Mission Successfully Launches, Lands Falcon 9

SpaceX Falcon 9 launch 02-19-2017

Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launched and landed its Falcon 9 rocket on Sunday. The CRS-10 mission is SpaceX’s first launch from historic LC-39A at Kennedy Space Center. Following stage separation, the first stage of Falcon 9 landed at SpaceX’s Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. CRS-10’s mission is to deliver a Dragon capsule containing supplies ...

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Grievances of a Collapsed Empire, Part 1: Denial

BY ALEX PAUL As we all know, the Liberal reign of terror was halted on November 9 when Donald Trump managed to clinch a win for the Republicans, quite literally saving us at the last second. Since then, the Left has been screaming, shouting, protesting, crying, blubbering, and rioting, among other immature actions. In the months following, however, I’ve noticed ...

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God vs Science – Inside the Clinton White House!

Joe discuss God vs Science can you have both? – Inside the Clinton WH former SS Agent tells what it was like to serve in the WH with the Clintons – a REAL circus! And Bush! – Highlights from 2016 – Tonight’s show will get your blood boiling!

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