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Thousands brave rain at Washington science march

Thousands brave rain at Washington science march

The first-of-their-kind marches are scheduled for more than 500 locations around the globe, including events in Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff and Lake Havasu City, which are expected to draw thousands of people across the state. "I think what has been happening recently is a big motivation for the March for Science ", said Moran. The excitement and support fueling the March for Science is encouraging, but it would be a shame to waste all of that potential on yet another partisan political ...



NASA shows 1st live 360-degree view of rocket launch

The rocket was assembled in the Vertical Integration Facility on the morning of April 17. Those lucky enough to own one will be able to look around and experience the launch as if they were standing on the Space Launch Complex-41. The arm will then move the freighter to the Earth-facing port of the Unity module. Once that experiment is complete, the capsule will take a dive into Earth's atmosphere, where it will completely burn up.



Minecraft For Switch Launching In May

Nintendo Switch is undoubtedly the best-selling console to date and is a life-saver for the company after the Wii U's flop. This week brought good news for Nintendo, as the company announced strong sales figures for its new Nintendo Switch console.


Apple Refuses to Allow iPhone, Mac Recycling

Apple Refuses to Allow iPhone, Mac Recycling

The news here is generally good, as you'd expect from a self-prepared report, but it highlights Apple's success in moving to fully renewable energy and to use less power across its entire product stack. Efforts are also underway to redesign packaging to use fewer plastics in favour of renewable, responsibly sourced fibre, citing the accessory tray in the iPhone 7 packaging as an example - made from a "mix of sustainably harvested bamboo fiber and bagasse, a waste by-product of sugarcane ...


Atlas V rocket set for Tuesday launch

Atlas V rocket set for Tuesday launch

Scheduled to reach the ISS by 22 April, the latest flight was Orbital ATK's seventh cargo delivery mission to the station. And for the first time, cameras will provide live 360-degree video of a rocket heading toward space. Tuesday's successful launch followed a month's delay while United Launch Alliance, a partnership of Lockheed Martin LMT.N and Boeing Co BA.N , resolved a technical issue with the rocket's hydraulic system.