SpaceX and NASA Probed on Zuma Spy Satellite Failure That May Cost Taxpayers Billions
SpaceX and NASA Probed on Zuma Spy Satellite Failure That May Cost Taxpayers Billions  NewsweekPrepare for liftoff! Here's 7 crazy facts about the SpaceX Falcon Heavy...
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Investigations into Apple’s iPhone Battery Slowdowns Spread to Italy and South Korea
Investigations into Apple's iPhone Battery Slowdowns Spread to Italy and South Korea  Mac RumorsApple CEO Tim Cook named in South Korean complaint over iPhone slowdowns  AppleInsider (press...
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Engineers invent tiny vision processing chip for ultra-small smart vision systems and IoT applications
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel microchip named EQSCALE that can capture visual details from video...
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Engineers invent tiny vision processing chip for ultra-small smart vision systems and IoT applications
A team of researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has developed a novel microchip named EQSCALE that can capture visual details from video...
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Winter is off to late start in normally frigid rural Alaska
Winter is off to a late start in parts of rural Alaska.
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Maths book pre-empt adds up to six figures for Quercus
Maths book pre-empt adds up to six figures for Quercus  The BooksellerFull coverage
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UK retail sales slide in December after Black Friday boost
British retail sales slid 1.5 percent in December from the previous month after consumers had brought forward their Christmas shopping, official data showed Friday.
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Marine scientists steer trawlers away from sensitive sea floors
Bottom trawling, where fishing boats drag a heavy net along the seafloor, can devastate marine habitats and cause fish stocks to plummet, but scientists have...
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Maybe next time: Cities see failed Amazon bids as trial runs

For some of the 200-plus cities knocked out of the running for Amazon’s second headquarters, the effort may turn out to be a trial run for other opportunities. But they’re advised not make the same kind of promises to just anyone.

New research challenges existing models of black holes

Chris Packham, associate professor of physics and astronomy at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), has collaborated on a new study that expands the scientific community’s understanding of black holes in our galaxy and the magnetic fields tha…

Vacuum Tubes: The World Before Transistors

The original triode vacuum tube, the Audion, invented by Lee de Forest in 1906. (Image courtesy of Gregory F. Maxwell.)

In any modern-day electrical device—from alarm clocks to phones to computers to televisions—you’ll find a device …