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November 22, 2012 by

UK space investment to rocket

Britain is to take its first steps in manned space exploration as part of a massive billion-pound boost, following ESA negotiations over investment and funding. "Space is big," says minister David Willetts.

March 29, 2012 by

Amazon's Bezos plans Apollo 11 rocket engine recovery

A team led by Amazon chief Jeff Bezos has located the rocket engines that first sent people to the Moon, and plans to recover at least one engine from the depths of the Atlantic.The Apollo 11 mission, which put astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the lunar surface in 1969, took off with the aid of five F1 engines that plunged into the ocean after lift-off.

February 26, 2012 by

Q&A: Bill Nye, the Planetary Guy

A familiar face in science education, Nye is now CEO of the Planetary Society. Here, he discusses the status of space exploration, the "anti-science movement" and his popular 1990s TV show.

September 22, 2010 by

20 apps that play to the iPad's strengths

I have said that the Apple iPad is only good at two things but that it's really good at those two things. I've compiled a list of my 20 favorite apps for taking advantage of the iPad's strengths.


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