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Tesla Model X Arrives On September 29, Model 3 Preorders in March: Elon Musk

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Tesla Model X Arrives On September 29, Model 3 Preorders in March: Elon Musk
The delivery of Tesla's Model X to customers will happen at the (very) end of September as promised, Elon Musk said on Wednesday.  Tesla's CEO also clarified X pricing and Model 3 preorders.

How realistic is Hollywood's "The Martian"?

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A NASA scientist tells CBS News what the upcoming Matt Damon movie gets right about life on the Red Planet

Turning Big Data Into Business Context With SAP HANA Vora

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Turning Big Data Into Business Context With SAP HANA Vora
Theoretically, in this world of big data, analytics and mobility, your employees and customers should be able to access the right information, at the right time, on their device of choice. I call this delivering right-time experiences. Other firms call it contextual services or moments. Yet, as we’ve acquired more data, we’ve moved farther, not closer to creating contextual services that deliver the right information at the point of need.

Security ushers Emanuel away as Dyett protesters take to stage at budget hearing

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Mayor Rahm Emanuel's security detail ushered him away after protesters trying to keep open a Bronzeville high school took to the stage during a Wednesday night public budget hearing.

Hundsun Tech Fined 400 Million Yuan Amid China Stock Volatility

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China’s securities regulator said it will fine Hundsun Technologies, a financial software company partly owned by Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial, 398.6 million yuan($62.7 million) for illegal business activities amid the country’s stock market turmoil.


Political Memo: Obama Takes Climate Message to Alaska, Where Change Is Rapid

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Political Memo: Obama Takes Climate Message to Alaska, Where Change Is Rapid
On the third day of his visit to Alaska, President Obama delivered promises of new aid for Arctic communities whose shorelines and infrastructure are crumbling ... more

Paring His Bucket List, Obama Relishes Hiking at an Alaskan Glacier

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Paring His Bucket List, Obama Relishes Hiking at an Alaskan Glacier
President Obama is in legacy-building mode here in Alaska, where he has come to talk about the rapidly unfolding effects of climate change and the ... more

Dot Earth Blog: The U.S. Icebreaker Gap is About Arctic Needs, Not About Chasing Russia

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Dot Earth Blog: The U.S. Icebreaker Gap is About Arctic Needs, Not About Chasing Russia
The icebreaker gap President Obama seeks to fill is practical, not a strategic competition with Russia and others.

Obama to Call for More Icebreakers in Arctic as U.S. Seeks Foothold

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Obama to Call for More Icebreakers in Arctic as U.S. Seeks Foothold
The Coast Guard has the equivalent of just two “fully functional” heavy icebreakers, according to the White House, while Russia has 41.

Obama Makes Urgent Appeal in Alaska for Climate Change Action

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Obama Makes Urgent Appeal in Alaska for Climate Change Action
President Obama said at an international conference that “we’re not acting fast enough,” challenging leaders and citizens to reduce emissions to “protect the one planet ... more
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Observatory: In the Prawn Nebula, a Nursery for Newborn Stars

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Observatory: In the Prawn Nebula, a Nursery for Newborn Stars
The Prawn Nebula is 6,000 light-years from Earth and home to bright clusters of newborn stars.

$79 for an Out-of-Date Book About a Modern NASA Logo

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$79 for an Out-of-Date Book About a Modern NASA Logo
A Kickstarter campaign by two designers aims to bring back a space agency graphics standard book, published in 1976, that reflects “modernist design thinking.”

NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Has Next Mission After Pluto

published Fri, Aug 28 2015 20:06 GMT
NASA’s New Horizons Spacecraft Has Next Mission After Pluto
The spacecraft will visit 2014 MU69, another piece of the frigid debris beyond Neptune along the Kuiper belt.

Jacob Bekenstein, Physicist Who Revolutionized Theory of Black Holes, Dies at 68

published Fri, Aug 21 2015 17:14 GMT
Dr. Bekenstein, whose proposition on entropy and space eventually won over a skeptical Stephen Hawking, was considered one of the few giants in the study ... more

Timelapse of Perseid Meteor Shower

published Thu, Aug 13 2015 12:54 GMT
Last night’s Perseid meteor shower was billed as the most spectacular since 2008.