Science & Technology News Science & Technology News from en 60 Chinese Moon Probe Returns to Earth A Chinese moon probe came screaming back to Earth Friday (Oct. 31), just as many folks were heading out to go trick-or-treating. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 06:09:36 -0500 Science News Headlines - Yahoo News Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crash Caps Terrible Week for Commercial Spaceflight The bad news began on Tuesday (Oct. 28), when Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket exploded just seconds after blasting off on an unmanned cargo mission to the International Space Station for NASA. Then, on Friday (Oct. 31), Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed during a test flight; Virginia-based Orbital Sciences holds a ... Sat, 01 Nov 2014 06:07:36 -0500 Science News Headlines - Yahoo News Richard Branson to meet Virgin Galactic space team after crash Richard Branson is set to meet his Virgin Galactic space team in California's Mojave Desert on Saturday following the crash of a passenger spaceship being developed by his company that killed one pilot and seriously injured the other. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:57:00 -0500 News - Chicago Tribune ARC Energy Is Trying To Step On GTAT's Throat A potential GTAT competitor announced a new product that if successful could have a negative impact on GTAT exiting bankruptcy. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:45:00 -0500's%20Throat Forbes - Tech Get-out-the-vote efforts matter in Quinn-Rauner race With polls tight and pre-election tensions tighter, Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner are now turning to the final, furious and perhaps most critical phase of their record-setting $96 million battle for governor: GOTV. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:36:00 -0500 News - Chicago Tribune Virgin Galactic's Allure: Space and Celebrities Space tourism: Virgin Galactic has big backers, ambitious dreams, celebrity passengers Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:33:01 -0500's%20Allure:%20Space%20and%20Celebrities ABC News: Technology Crowdfunded Magazines Take Aim at Sexism in Fantasy and Horror In the new episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy podcast, author Cat Rambo, fiction editor Ellen Datlow, and Lightspeed magazine owner John Joseph Adams discuss women's contributions to horror and science-fiction writing. The post Crowdfunded Magazines Take Aim at Sexism in Fantasy and Horror appeared first on WIRED. Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:30:38 -0500 WIRED Charting the World’s Easiest—And Most Punishing—Marathon Routes November’s New York City Marathon is a little bit Jekyll-and-Hyde, combining benevolent descents with sinister climbs; the equally prestigious Boston course gifts a runner with merciful downhills. And if the there-and-back Whiskey Row race in Arizona looks too hellish, head to Berlin. The post Charting the World’s Easiest—And Most Punishing—Marathon ... Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:30:29 -0500 WIRED South Africa Arrests 2 Vietnamese for Poaching 2 Vietnamese arrested with rhino horns in South Africa anti-poaching operation Sat, 01 Nov 2014 05:24:01 -0500 ABC News: Technology Whooooo said that? The distinct voices of owls This interesting video shares some of the calls made by a few owl species, including the calls made by one of the worlds most widespread bird species, the barn owl. Continue reading... Sat, 01 Nov 2014 04:58:59 -0500 Science | The Guardian Teen shot by police charged with attempted murder A 17-year-old boy was charged with attempted murder after police shot him Wednesday night during a shootout in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side.   Sat, 01 Nov 2014 04:58:00 -0500 News - Chicago Tribune KPN's America Movil board member sells part of KPN stake BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The Chief Financial Officer of Mexico's America Movil has reduced his personal stake in Dutch telecoms group KPN , of which he is a supervisory board member, by more than a quarter, regulatory filings showed on Saturday. Carlos Garcia Moreno Elizondo, one of two America Movil members ... Sat, 01 Nov 2014 04:42:58 -0500's%20America%20Movil%20board%20member%20sells%20part%20of%20KPN%20stake Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Researchers find a way to listen in on vehicular vibrations Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:40:00 -0500 Tech News Headlines - Yahoo News Investigators, Branson Go to Spacecraft Crash Site Federal investigators, Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson going to spacecraft crash site Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:33:10 -0500,%20Branson%20Go%20to%20Spacecraft%20Crash%20Site ABC News: Technology Cash has its chips as we all go mobile or contactless Ping over a payment or wave a card. We are all embracing the new technology and its set to rise Continue reading... Sat, 01 Nov 2014 02:00:01 -0500 Technology | The Guardian