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Artemis I's Orion Capsule Undergoing Testing

NASA Image of the Day - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 09:02
NASA’s Orion spacecraft, a critical part of the agency’s Artemis I mission, is nearing the end of a three-month testing campaign at the agency's Plum Brook Station.
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Artemis I's Orion Capsule Completes Testing

NASA Image of the Day - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 09:02
NASA’s Orion spacecraft, a critical part of the agency’s Artemis I mission, has completed three months of testing at the agency's Plum Brook Station in Sandusky, Ohio.
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With Covid-19, Tech Is Making History Repeat Itself

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 09:00
As the coronavirus spreads, globalization and tech are amplifying every major theme of pandemics past: secrecy, scapegoating, sell-offs, and much more.
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Who Different Groups Supported On Super Tuesday

Black voters launched Joe Biden to victory across the South, Latinos were decisive in Sanders' California win and Asian-American voters could prove key in the general election.

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Is Your Data Being Collected? These Signs Will Tell You Where

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 08:00
Alphabet's Sidewalk Labs is testing icons that provide “digital transparency” when information is collected in public spaces. 
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The Best VPNs (2020): ExpressVPN, TunnelBear, Mullvad

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 08:00
A VPN won’t solve all of your privacy problems, but it can help make you a less tempting target for hackers.
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What's Next For Warren After A Disappointing Super Tuesday?

The Massachusetts senator now occupies an awkward middle ground in the presidential race. She has a large and enthusiastic base but hasn't been able to present a real challenge to the front-runners.

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How Computer Modeling Of COVID-19's Spread Could Help Fight The Virus

As the world watches the outbreak of a novel coronovirus, epidemiologists are watching simulations of that outbreak in their computers, to try to predict what might happen next.

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Coronavirus Fears Have Led To A Golden Age Of Hand-Washing PSAs

Around the world, comedians, TikTokers and public health ministries are bringing fresh style and humor to a classic form: the hygiene tutorial.

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Greta Thunberg's Online Attackers Reveal a Grim Pattern

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 07:00
The 17-year-old climate activist is the frequent target of virtual vitriol. Turns out, women politicians are often harassed in the same ways.
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Inside "Devs," a Dreamy Silicon Valley Quantum Thriller

Wired Top Stories - Wed, 03/04/2020 - 07:00
Alex Garland fused science and philosophy in "Ex Machina" and "Annihilation." His new TV show tackles quantum computing—and Big Tech's dark side.
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Former Prisoner Recalls Sanders Saying, 'I Don't Know What's So Wrong' With Cuba

Alan Gross, an American who was detained in a Cuban prison for several years, tells NPR that Sen. Bernie Sanders visited him in detention and remarked he didn't understand why others criticized Cuba.

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Students Want To Fix Air Quality For People With Asthma On The Yakama Reservation

Among Native Americans, asthma rates are high, and those with asthma end up in clinics more often, miss more school and work, and are more likely to die from the condition, according to the CDC.

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Beginning Of The End For Roe? Supreme Court Weighs Louisiana Abortion Law

In a redo of an issue decided just four years ago, a newly constituted Supreme Court once again weighs abortion regulations.

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Biden Surges On Super Tuesday, Transforming Democratic Primary Into 2-Man Race

The former vice president won handily in states around the country — Virginia, Massachusetts, Alabama and Texas. But Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won delegate-rich California, plus Colorado and Utah.

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White House Wants 'Greater Cooperation' From Airlines For Coronavirus Fight

Vice President Mike Pence has summoned the CEOs of major airlines to the White House on Wednesday to talk about data used to track down the fellow passengers of people later found to have coronavirus.

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5 Takeaways From Super Tuesday And Joe Biden's Big Night

It was a surprise result for the former vice president, who won a majority of states on Super Tuesday. He rode a wave of momentum that may have catapulted him back into front-runner status.

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In A 1st, Scientists Use Revolutionary Gene-Editing Tool To Edit Inside A Patient

Doctors used CRISPR to edit genes of cells inside a patient's eye, hoping to restore vision to a person blinded by a rare genetic disorder. A similar strategy might work for some brain diseases.

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Bloomberg's Super Tuesday Flop

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent more than $500 million to wage a national campaign, starting with the 14 states that held primaries on Tuesday. He lost all of them.

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Freedom House Report Finds Freedom On The Wane Worldwide

The annual survey of the state of global freedom includes the world's two biggest democracies — India and the U.S. — among nations where freedom is declining.

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