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Cassini's data still helps astronomers explain Saturn's Aurora phenomenon at its poles
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Cassini's data still helps astronomers explain Saturn's Aurora phenomenon at its poles

Analysis of the data from the space probe shows there are similarities between Earth's, Saturn's and Jupiters auroras.

Self-driving tech company Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms
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Self-driving tech company Aurora partners with Fiat Chrysler to build autonomous platforms

Aurora already has partnerships with Volkswagen AG, Hyundai Motor Co and China’s Byton to develop and test self-driving systems

NASA spacecraft shows how 'stolen' electrons enable rare aurora on Mars
science

NASA spacecraft shows how 'stolen' electrons enable rare aurora on Mars

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft just reported a new type of Martian aurora — a very rare phenomenon anyway.

Unexpectedly strong solar storm sparks global aurora on Mars, and doubles radiation on the surface
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Unexpectedly strong solar storm sparks global aurora on Mars, and doubles radiation on the surface

Highly energetic solar events can significantly increase the radiation that penetrates through the atmosphere to the Mars surface.

Snow White to Jasmine, a feminist ranking of best Disney princesses: Throwback Thursday
Entertainment

Snow White to Jasmine, a feminist ranking of best Disney princesses: Throwback Thursday

With Beauty and The Beast releasing tomorrow, here's looking at the best Disney movies - from the least to most feminist portrayal of their princesses.

Nasa will launch sounding rockets to examine jets created by an aurora, using an artificial cloud
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Nasa will launch sounding rockets to examine jets created by an aurora, using an artificial cloud

Nasa is launching two sounding rockets to study the localised jets created by an aurora. One of the rockets will deploy artificial clouds in the upper atmosphere.

Florida nightclub massacre is the worst mass shooting in US history
World

Florida nightclub massacre is the worst mass shooting in US history

A shooting spree by a heavily armed man at a gay nightclub in Florida early Sunday left 50 people dead, making it the worst mass shooting in US history.

Lights will guide you home: Astronaut tweets amazing images of aurora from space
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Lights will guide you home: Astronaut tweets amazing images of aurora from space

NASA astronaut Terri Virts tweets incredible images of an aurora over Australia.

Alienware refreshes Aurora desktop PC with improved processor and GPU
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Alienware refreshes Aurora desktop PC with improved processor and GPU

Alienware has announced that its flagship gaming desktop, the Alienware Aurora, has been refreshed with new hardware. The new...

Cyber Attacks Grow Increasingly 'Reckless,' U.S. Official Says
Biztech

Cyber Attacks Grow Increasingly 'Reckless,' U.S. Official Says

Lawmakers failed this summer to overcome disputes over cyber security regulations for private firms such as utilities.

New method to detect solar flares in the offing
Tech

New method to detect solar flares in the offing

As the earth braces for its hottest year in a long time in 2013, researchers have discovered a new method to predict solar flares more than a day before they occur.

New method to detect solar flares in the offing
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New method to detect solar flares in the offing

As the earth braces for its hottest year in a long time in 2013, researchers have discovered a new method to predict solar flares more than a day before they occur.

Dark Knight Rises shooting: 'Gunman planned attack for months'
World

Dark Knight Rises shooting: 'Gunman planned attack for months'

The man accused in a shooting rampage at a Denver-area premiere of the new "Batman" film received a high volume of deliveries in recent months, police said on Saturday, parcels they believe contained ammunition and bomb-making materials

Solar storm shakes Earth's magnetic field
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Solar storm shakes Earth's magnetic field

A solar storm shook the Earth's magnetic field early Friday, but scientists said they had no reports of any problems with electrical systems.

Biggest solar storm in years races toward Earth
Tech

Biggest solar storm in years races toward Earth

Earth's magnetic field is about to be shaken like a snow globe by the largest solar storm in five years.

Biggest solar storm in years races toward Earth
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Biggest solar storm in years races toward Earth

Earth's magnetic field is about to be shaken like a snow globe by the largest solar storm in five years.

Solar storm lights up the night with dazzling auroras
Tech

Solar storm lights up the night with dazzling auroras

A storm from the broiling sun turned the chilly northernmost skies of Earth into an ever-changing and awe-provoking art show of northern lights on Tuesday.

Solar storm lights up the night with dazzling auroras
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Solar storm lights up the night with dazzling auroras

A storm from the broiling sun turned the chilly northernmost skies of Earth into an ever-changing and awe-provoking art show of northern lights on Tuesday.

Firefox 6 Almost Out for Public
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Firefox 6 Almost Out for Public

Firefox, the popular web browser has gone through a rapid release cycle.

Mozilla Integrates Memory Optimizer Into Firefox 7
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Mozilla Integrates Memory Optimizer Into Firefox 7

One of the reasons for Mozilla’s recent drop in popularity has to do with its memory consumption.