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NASA to study Earth's ionosphere during total solar eclipse

NASA to study Earth's ionosphere during total solar eclipse The last total eclipse in the United States occurred on February 26, 1979. The AAS and NASA have also published a list of legitimate companies making certifiably-safe eclipse glasses. If it is scratched or damaged , throw it away. Wal-Mart and a few other stores may be selling eclipse glasses in areas close to totality but they may have sold out already, and I haven't seen any locally... [Full Article...]

What you need to know about the total solar eclipse

What you need to know about the total solar eclipse To protect your eyes when viewing the sun or an eclipse, NASA and the American Astronomical Society ( AAS ) advise you to use solar eclipse glasses or other solar filters from recommended manufacturers. In the eclipse's " path of totality ", the sun will shrink to a sliver before going completely dark for about two and a half minutes. "So that means that ... [Full Article...]

Editas Medicine, Inc. (EDIT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Cann

As per WSJ analytic report, EDIT for the Q3 this year, the current consensus earnings per share trend estimates was $-0.53, while for one month ago estimates was $-0.60. Following the transaction, the director now owns 35,000 shares in the company, valued at $492,450. In related news, insider Gerald Frank Cox bought 4,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, June 2nd. [Full Article...]

Tesla (TSLA) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.08

Tesla (TSLA) Earns Media Sentiment Rating of 0.08 Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:TSLA) from a hold rating to a buy rating in a research report report published on Tuesday morning, Marketbeat.com reports. Vetr upgraded shares of Tesla Inc . If you are accessing this story on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide trademark and copyright law. [Full Article...]

Brighter moon takes sheen off Perseids show

Brighter moon takes sheen off Perseids show The annual Perseid meteor shower is underway, and the show will get better as we head through the weekend. It last passed near Earth during its orbit around the sun in 1992, and the next time will be in 2126. Jebel Shams and Jebel Akhdar are the best places to watch the shower because of the low rate of light pollution and clear sky-view without any urban light pollution. [Full Article...]

How to Make Your Own Solar Eclipse Viewer

How to Make Your Own Solar Eclipse Viewer It will change us, but the question is, how? For DSLR cameras, the best way to determine the correct exposure is to test settings on the uneclipsed Sun beforehand. I saw something on the news about hotels canceling older reservations in order to book much higher paying guests. "It just reminds us that we are these miniscule little beings on a piece of rock floating on a rock in outer space, so w... [Full Article...]

How to Keep Your Eyes Safe During the Solar Eclipse — Forget Sunglasses

How to Keep Your Eyes Safe During the Solar Eclipse — Forget Sunglasses That will occur only along a narrow strip stretching from OR, through the Midwestern plains, down to SC. In Rhode Island, we'll only get to see a partial eclipse. Penn Dixie will host a viewing of the eclipse from 1 to 4 p.m. August 21, and visitors will be able to view the eclipse through several telescopes, learn astronomy from the staff and volunteers, participate in hands-on science activiti... [Full Article...]

LG V30 Plus said to launch alongside V30

LG V30 Plus said to launch alongside V30 Well, that should certainly spice things up in the premium smartphone race, where the Galaxy Note 8 is soon going to be in the spotlight. The Life's Good crew has already confirmed that the V30, its next flagship smartphone , will debut on August 31 and that it will have an impressive camera , but apparently it might not be the only handset seeing the lime light on that big day. [Full Article...]

Unlike Sun, Guam trusts in President Trump

Unlike Sun, Guam trusts in President Trump They haven't quelled tensions, but could be a foundation for a more diplomacy, according to US officials and others briefed on the process. He told the governor, "You seem like a hell of a guy". "So I'm just so thankful, and I'm glad you're holding the helm, sir". "You've become extremely famous". Mr Trump has said he would not allow Pyongyang to develop a nuclear weapon capable of hitting... [Full Article...]

Watch for knockoffs: Unsafe glasses flood market ahead of eclipse

Watch for knockoffs: Unsafe glasses flood market ahead of eclipse In less than 10 days, on Monday, August 21, 2017, the United States will experience an eclipse of the sun . There is a slow buildup to the main event. My students, colleagues and I, with support from the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic Society, are bringing some two tons of equipment to OR to capture as much data in our computers and cameras as possible in our two minute... [Full Article...]

Prepare for Hong Kong, Operation Blood Orchid Confirmed for Rainbow Six Siege

Prepare for Hong Kong, Operation Blood Orchid Confirmed for Rainbow Six Siege This will be the game's first major content drop since Operation Health and update 2.2.2 fixed numerous issues with the game's servers, matchmaking and vaulting animations. There has been no official confirmation from Ubisoft but a similar location was seen briefly, and probably unintentionally, on the Rainbow Six Siege online tactical board . [Full Article...]

Android O would be the last major patch for the OnePlus 3/3T

Android O would be the last major patch for the OnePlus 3/3T OnePlus's Community Manager and Head of Product answered several OnePlus 3/3T software related questions, during the Q&A they revealed the news. Therefore, it's safe to assume that the new firmware will hit the OnePlus 3 and 3T before the year end. [Full Article...]

Earth's Doomsday Predicted On This Month's Solar Eclipse by Mysterious Planet "Nibiru"

Earth's Doomsday Predicted On This Month's Solar Eclipse by Mysterious Planet But where there's hype, there's also conspiracy theories. Though, Meade has cautioned that this upcoming eclipse is a warning sign not to be ignored. The Stars of Heaven and their constellations will stop showing their light. The prediction has been wandering around us since decades but the Nibiru prediction of it colliding with earth has definitely caught the attention of many. [Full Article...]

Game of Thrones Hits New Record High Viewership Despite Leak

Game of Thrones Hits New Record High Viewership Despite Leak The message from the HBO exec is dated July 27 and mentions a " bug bounty " program probably to appease hackers who have called themselves white hat hackers . So far, however, the HBO leaks have been limited, falling well short of the chaos inflicted on Sony in 2014. HBO has declined to comment on the matter. [Full Article...]

All The Interesting Details In This Week's "Game Of Thrones"

We know that Bran can see the past, but his vision of it is incomplete. This post will have spoilers for Season 7 Episode 4 . The murder attempt and Catelyn's subsequent arrest of Tyrion escalated the stakes between the Lannisters and the Starks. [Full Article...]

Have 'Game of Thrones' fans worked out who is playing Rhaegar Targaryen?

Have 'Game of Thrones' fans worked out who is playing Rhaegar Targaryen? As Uproxx points out, about two months ago, fans on Reddit predicted that actor Wilf Scolding would take on the role based on the actor's supposed Twitter history. Of course, George R.R. Martin is famous for throwing out conventional theories in favor of something more complex, so only time will tell if this theory pans out. [Full Article...]

Your pets react to the solar eclipse and wildlife will too

Your pets react to the solar eclipse and wildlife will too One important thing to remember especially for pet owners is that just like our own eyes , our pets' eyes may incur damages from directly looking at the sun as well. What do I need to see it? Millions of Americans are getting ready to view the next eclipse on August 21, but Dr. Russell Van Gelder from the University of Washington School of Medicine warns blindness is a risk if you dont hav... [Full Article...]

Asteroid is heading towards Earth

Asteroid is heading towards Earth This is just far enough to miss the geostationary satellites orbiting at about 36,000km. "The farthest satellites are 36,000 kilometres out, so this is indeed a close miss", he told AFP . 'This effort will exercise the entire system, to include the initial and follow-up observations, precise orbit determination, and global communications'. [Full Article...]

IPhone 8 Home & "Function Area" Revealed

IPhone 8 Home & According to Apple blogger John Gruber, this is not going to happen because the company has been planning giving up on the "S" designation entirely and could instead go for simpler names, like iPhone, iPhone Plus, and iPhone Pro (for the OLED model). [Full Article...]

Chevrolet reveal 2018 Camaro ZL1 NASCAR Cup Series racer

Chevrolet reveal 2018 Camaro ZL1 NASCAR Cup Series racer Starting at Daytona Speedweeks in 2018 NASCAR's Chevy teams will bring a Camaro ZL1 to the track. It was announced at the start of the year that Chevrolet would no longer field the SS in the NASCAR Cup Series , a move in line with the discontinuation of the Chevrolet SS road vehicle; which suffered from poor sales throughout its run. [Full Article...]


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