Discovery News: “After conquering the meter-high dune inside Dingo Gap, Mars rover Curiosity looks back to see its wheel marks in the sandy regolith as it continues its drive to its next science target.”
Photo credit: NASA/JPL-CALTECH
Alessandra Torresani in a photoshoot for Maxim magazine in the October, 2010 issue. Some interview snippets as well.
Steve R Dodd “The Distant Outpost” (1983) unpublished
Thanks to the now-defunct Kepler telescope, last week NASA announced 715 new exoplanets in every Dr. Seussian size and makeup imaginable, and nearly doubled the number of exoplanets known to humanity. And more keep on pouring in. With that horde of new worlds, you might have missed a smaller announcement by a group of astrophysicists at the University of Hertfordshire in the UK, who just tacked on eight more exoplanets right around the corner in our cosmic neighborhood.
JAXA Astronaut Koichi Wakata: “The moon setting on the blue earth atmosphere.”
Credit: JAXA Astronaut Koichi Wakata
Hubble has observed some weird things since it was launched in 1990, but this is probably one of the strangest. Read more
No, it’s not aliens.
DIVERGENT is a thrilling action-adventure film set in a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues. Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader (Kate Winslet) to destroy all Divergents, Tris must learn to trust in the mysterious Four (Theo James) and together they must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it’s too late. Based on the best-selling book series by Veronica Roth.
In theaters & IMAX March 21, 2014
As outlined earlier, Apple’s full-fledged foray into an automotive multimedia interface is finally here, and it’s called CarPlay.
What’s it like to operate Apple’s CarPlay, and is it everything we’ve come to expect from the Cupertino-based company? We spent some one-on-one time at the Geneva Motor Show with a CarPlay-equipped 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class to find out.