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The ISS is Getting the Most Powerful Computer Ever Sent to Space

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When SpaceX’s next mission launches on August 14, it won’t just be carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). NASA has partnered with HP to perform a long-term experiment on how high-end, modern computers will perform in space compared with on Earth. Space, as you may or may not know, is absolutely murder on electronics. Cosmic rays are sufficiently plentiful that astronauts since the 1960s have reported seeing flashes of light when their eyes ...

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SpaceX to launch most powerful computer ever sent to space station

Watch SpaceX’s Falcon 9 Rocket make a flawless landing A SpaceX rocket is ready to deliver one of the most high-tech payloads ever to the International Space Station. When the Falcon 9 rocket blasts off on Monday, one of the items on board will be a supercomputer built by Hewlett Packard Enterprise(HPE, Tech30), dubbed the “Spaceborne Computer.” If it works, it could be the most powerful commercial, off-the-shelf computer ever to operate in space. Astronauts aboard the space station already have a bunch of devices you’d find at your local ...

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Game Of Thrones Season 7 Episode 4 Is The Shortest Ever

This Sunday’s episode of Game of Thrones will be the series’ shortest ever. According to Entertainment Weekly, the episode, “The Spoils Of War,” clocks in at 50 minutes. It’s the shortest episode ever across all seasons, but only by one minute. The previous three episodes in Season 3 came in at around an hour or just over. While this Sunday’s episode might be the shortest ever, the fifth episode, which airs on August 13, will move back to around the normal length, coming in at 59 minutes. The Season 7 ...

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Hubble Catches Some of the Earliest Stars Ever Formed on Camera

The Hubble Space Telescope has been sending back iconic and stunning photos of space for decades. But it just caught something particularly special on tape: early stars, from the beginning of the universe. And not only are they some of the earliest stars we’ve ever seen, their very existence confirms some of our theories about early star formation. Researchers found more than 500 galaxies that existed less than a billion years after the Big Bang. NASA says this discovery sheds tremendous light (pun intended) on our knowledge of the earliest ...

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Why did we ever doubt Venus Williams in the first place?

6:09 PM ET LONDON — At first glance, the Wimbledon women’s final will be a straightforward affair. Venus Williams against Garbine Muguruza brings us two of the hardest, flattest hitters in the game. Body blows will be thrown until one of them succumbs. Deftness will not rule the day. The winner will most likely be the player slamming the most winners, forcing the most mistakes, winging the most aces. It’s the story behind the first glance that gives this match intrigue. For all of Muguruza’s prodigious talents, the plotline going ...

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Porsche reveals most powerful 911 ever

Take the ride of your life in a Porsche Porsche has just unveiled the fastest and most powerful version of its iconic 911 sports car. The new 911 GT2 RS is powered by a turbocharged 700-horsepower 3.8-liter six-cylinder engine. The rear-wheel-drive car can go from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 2.7 seconds and has a top speed of 211 miles an hour. That makes it the fastest road-legal 911 the company has ever produced. The engine is based on the one now used in the 580-horsepower Porsche ...

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Ever Oasis Review

Ever Oasis is a cute hybrid RPG that attempts to mix Animal Crossing-like town building with an adventure along the lines of The Legend of Zelda. Its compound formula is appealing on paper, but for a while, Ever Oasis falls short of its potential. Its simplistic narrative, cutesy visuals, and basic town-building mechanics test your patience in the beginning. But when its principal ideas are given a chance to take root, it sprouts into a surprisingly absorbing adventure that consistently rewards your time and efforts. Set in a hostile desert ...

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Jaguar reveals its quickest car ever

Jaguar unveils first electric car Jaguar just has revealed the quickest passenger car the company has ever produced. If you’re British, however, you might be disappointed to see that one of your nation’s most storied automobile makers has gone and put the steering wheel on the wrong side. Jaguar will only make 300 of the new 592-horsepower Jaguar XE SV Project 8, which can go from zero-to-60 miles an hour in just 3.3 seconds. But all of them will have the driver’s seat on the left-hand side. That will be ...

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Getting deported was the best thing that ever happened to me

Undocumented: How an ICE raid shattered this family’s American dream If you ask Orlando Lopez, getting deported was the best thing that ever happened to him. His parents had brought him to the United States when he was just three years old, hoping to offer him a better life. But by the time he was a teenager, Lopez’s future was looking bleak. Lopez recalls that he was a good student at his Fort Worth, Texas high school. But he says he was also a wannabe gangster who ended up serving ...

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The ultimate MLB draft: The best player ever at every spot from 1-30

Jun 9, 2017 Since the MLB draft began in 1965, there have been 1,560 top-30 picks. That’s 52 swings at a presumably sure-fire talent in the modern-day first round — and there have been a surprising number of misses among those choices. From mock drafts to rankings, check out ESPN’s coverage of the 2017 MLB first-year player draft, which will start June 12. The hits at each slot, the best to come out of each pick, are among some of the top players of all time. We put together an ...

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