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Nov 12, 2018

This Is How The Genius Elon Musk Will Give Free WiFi To The Entire Planet

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, internet, satellites, sustainability

The very same guy, who invented PayPal, created the Tesla Cars, plans to create “SolarCities” and developed cars that will make money for you when you don’t use them, has ANOTHER brilliant idea. Elon Musk plans to launch 4,000 low-orbit satellites in order to give free internet access worldwide, two of them has already been launched a month ago.

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Nov 12, 2018

The Risk That Ebola Will Spread to Uganda Is Now ‘Very High’

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, health

With the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo continuing to spread, neighboring Uganda deploys its health care defenses.

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Nov 12, 2018

Dutch man, 69, starts legal fight to identify as 20 years younger

Posted by in category: law

Motivational speaker Emile Ratelband compares bid to alter age to gender change.

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Nov 12, 2018

How Bill Gates Aims to Save $233 Billion by Reinventing the Toilet

Posted by in categories: business, innovation

Bill Gates thinks toilets are a serious business, and he’s betting big that a reinvention of this most essential of conveniences can save a half million lives and deliver $200 billion-plus in savings.

The billionaire philanthropist, whose Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation spent $200 million over seven years funding sanitation research, showcased some 20 novel toilet and sludge-processing designs that eliminate harmful pathogens and convert bodily waste into clean water and fertilizer.

“The technologies you’ll see here are the most significant advances in sanitation in nearly 200 years,” Gates, 63, told the Reinvented Toilet Expo in Beijing on Tuesday.

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Nov 11, 2018

Rocket Lab Completes First Commercial Launch of Its Electron Rocket

Posted by in category: satellites

U.S.-based aerospace manufacturer Rocket Lab completed its first successful commercial launch on Saturday, sending seven spacecraft including “six tiny satellites and a drag sail demonstrator” into orbit aboard a relatively small Electron rocket designed primarily for smallsats and cubesats, Spaceflight Now reported.

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Nov 11, 2018

NASA has plans to probe Uranus in search of gas

Posted by in category: space

That title though… https://ascienceenthusiast.com/nasa-plans-probe-uranus-search-gas/


A group at NASA has taken aim at Uranus and Neptune in search of gas, heavy metals, and to understand more about the planets’ atmospheres.

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Nov 11, 2018

Forget your car, this is awesome

Posted by in category: transportation

Forget your car, this is awesome, via Jet Capsule.

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Nov 11, 2018

First Perihelion: Into the Unknown with Parker Solar Probe

Posted by in category: space

Good thing there are no traffic cameras in space! The #ParkerSolarProbe spacecraft reached a top speed of 213,200 miles per hour relative to the Sun during its first close approach to our closest star, setting a new record for spacecraft speed.☀️Learn more from NASA Sun Science about this mission of solar discovery: https://go.nasa.gov/2FgIky6

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Nov 11, 2018

NASA asteroid WARNING: Three giant asteroids to pass Earth THIS SATURDAY

Posted by in category: space

THREE giant asteroids will barrel past the planet this weekend on a so-called Close Earth Approach, NASA has warned.

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Nov 11, 2018

Astronomers Just Discovered Two Rogue Planets in Our Galaxy

Posted by in category: space

Polish astronomers just discovered two new planets in our galaxy. That’s cool news on its own, but these planets are different from most. Unlike almost all known planets, New Scientist reports, these two planets don’t orbit a star.

Instead, they drift aimlessly through the cold, dead void of space — and presumably spend their time writing angsty poetry.

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