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One-of-a-kind telephoto lens used on Apollo 15 moon landing up for auction

RR Auction is selling a one-of-a-kind Zeiss Tele-Tessar 500mm telephoto camera lens with a starting bid of $50,000.The lens was manufactured specifically for Hasselblad EDC (electric data camera), a camera designed to operate in the extreme conditions found on the moon. read more

New data suggests Europa’s ice cover produces significant amounts of heat

New data modeling suggests that Europa may have even more energy to play with than we thought it did — and energy is critical for any life that might exist.We already know that Europa is covered in a thick ice crust and that there’s almost certainly a vast liquid ocean underneath all the ice. read more

Runbow - Satura's Space Adventure DLC Impressions - Is It Worth It?

Coming from the indie developer 13AM games, Runbow offered a lot of content for both single and multiplayer, and now the journey is going skyward as the game heads out of this world in the Satura’s Space Adventure DLC.With the space theme in Satura’s Space Adventure, gravity plays a big role in this DLC as well. read more

Weld by weld, NASA is getting closer to having the biggest rocket once again

With the Space Launch System (SLS), slowly coming together by pieces, it hopes to change that.The Space Launch System is a so-called super heavy-lift rocket, which puts it a category ahead of SpaceX’s venerable Falcon Heavy, and which also makes it the most powerful rocket every created. read more

Why You Can’t Find Prince’s Music Online

But one thing has been noticeably absent from the public display of mourning: links to all of the music that Prince’s fans adore and celebrate.Here is the reason you can’t post a video of “When Doves Cry” with your “RIP Prince” post on Facebook: Prince believed that artists should be paid, and the internet does not facilitate that. read more

You Can Trick Your Brain Into Not Procrastinating

Greek poets and Roman scholars warned citizens to not “put your work off till tomorrow and the day after.Because the prefrontal cortex works at a slower pace than the limbic system, you’ll end up procrastinating until it eventually overrides the instinctual urge to avoid doing your task. read more

How a Contested Republican Convention Could Go Down

MOTHERBOARD: Even at a contested convention, some delegates are bound to a candidate all the way to a fourth ballot.Can you imagine a contested scenario so long that it stretches out to a ballot vote? read more

Why Do We Still Depict All Pot Smokers as Bong-Toting Losers?

As Canada’s Liberal government continues decriminalizing pot and moves towards legalization in spring 2017, the country has to get its story straight about who pot smokers really are.These stock photos from New York-based nonprofit Drug Policy Alliance (DPA) are here to help. read more

Hubble's Birthday Gift to the World Is This Trippy Bubble Nebula

Happy 26th birthday to the Hubble Space Telescope!For the telescope's birthday, NASA is pushing this image of the Bubble Nebula. read more

This Technicality Could Spoil the FBI’s Dark Web Hacking Operations

Last year, the FBI and its international police partners hacked at least 4,000 suspected child pornographers in an unprecedented sting on a dark web child pornography website called Playpen.If you don’t know where computer is, according to Rule 41, then you can’t legally hack it. read more

London Marathon: How Tim Peake will run the race from space ()

This weekend, British astronaut Tim Peake will becomes the first man to run a marathon in space.Unlike those with their feet firmly on the ground, Peake will be strapped to the station's custom-built treadmill. read more

What Happened When I Pushed Myself to Interview More Women

Therein we find one of journalism’s roles in the silicon divide: journalists simply don’t interview enough female sources.I've never found a real study of male versus female sources in science reporting, but in other topics—such as presidential politics—the number of female sources is sometimes as low as 20 percent. read more

FBI Director: We Paid More Than $1.2 Million for San Bernardino iPhone Hack

That would mean the FBI spent more than $1.2 million for a technique to unlock an iPhone 5c used by Syed Farook, one of the deceased perpetrators of a gun massacre in San Bernardino, California last December. read more

China claims a major breakthrough in making space babies

Huseh, who researches reproductive health, nevertheless told Ars that this experiment represents a significant advance in the field of space reproduction.If only a small percentage developed normally compared to the ground controls, this raises concerns about the nature of the space effect on embryo development. read more

Why It’s Impossible to Get a Good Night’s Sleep in a Strange New Bed

It’s a familiar conundrum: whether to sleep over or not, after a one night stand.In a new study, they conclude that it’s because, when you sleep in a strange place, one hemisphere of your brain stays up to keep watch. read more

Sony Reveals How Much Space You'll Need To Use PlayStation VR

We’re getting closer and closer to Sony’s dive into the world of virtual reality with PlayStation VR, and now they have released some information regarding what kind of space setup you’ll need in order to actually utilize the device.As there are individual difference in viewing 3D graphics and feeling of wearing VR headset, please try PS VR at shops or trial events before purchase. read more