D.S. Deboer says "Check this out! It's neat and really helped me grasp how far away Mars is. (Hint: It's really, really, really far away.)"
How Far is it to Mars?
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Here’s a wonderful feature about my favorite constellation and the galaxy’s most awesome telescope (at least one of them!) from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California.
The Perseid meteor shower originates from the Swift-Tuttle comet, and is visible now through until August 24, 2016. The show is seen viewed from a northeastern direction in the northern hemisphere.
KIC 8462862, a distant star, flickers erratically. Among the possibilities: occlusion by an alien “megastructure” surrounding it in space. Though it sounds far-fetched, and there’s no other evidence of intelligence emanating from the system, the flickering’s gotten weirder. The star’s total output has diminished continuously over the course of four years. Jason Wright, the Penn […]
To be a Pokémon master, you’ll need a phone that won’t constantly die on you. Because nothing is worse than seeing the screen go black right as you’ve finally found the Charizard of your dreams.That’s why we’re so excited about the LinearFlux PokeCharger Portable Battery ($39.99). With its 3.0 Amp HyperCharging technology, this slim battery will […]
The tech industry is constantly innovating, and in order to stay competitive, you’ll need to keep up. The Programming Into the Future Bundle was created to teach you the skills employers are looking for at this very moment, including in-demand coding languages like Google Go.The bundle of courses includes instruction on a range of innovative tools that advanced coders […]
If you’re running low on MacBook storage, your options are pretty limited. External hard drives mean toting around another piece of bulky equipment, and you probably don’t want a USB stick constantly protruding from your laptop.That’s why the Nifty MiniDrive for MacBooks is such a desirable alternative, and one of our top tech finds this year. You can add […]