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Dead Cassini spacecraft could solve mystery of Saturn’s hot atmosphere, Elizabeth Howell,

In Society, Space by Elizabeth Howell

A spacecraft that died in 2017 is still providing insights about Saturn, the planet it studied up close for 13 years. NASA’s Cassini spacecraft helped scientists to discover why Saturn’s upper atmosphere is so hot, which puzzled planetary scientists for decades since the planet is too far from the sun to receive our star’s heat. But, using old data from …

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Astrophysicist Katie Mack talks the end of the universe tonight! Here’s how to watch live., Mike Wall,

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Astrophysicist Katie Mack will talk about the end of the universe today (May 6), and you can follow the discussion live — and even ask her a question, if you’d like. Mack, an assistant professor at North Carolina State University and a popular science communicator, will participate in a webcast conversation this evening at 7 p.m. EDT (2300 GMT) hosted …

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Top video doorbell cameras for 2020 – CNET

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Video doorbells are a relatively new smart home category, but they closely overlap with standard home security cameras. They are, in fact, doorbells with built-in security cameras. With doorbell cameras, your guests will ring the buzzer just like they normally do, but you’ll get real-time alerts on your phone and a live video look at whoever’s there (in addition to …

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UPS, CVS starting drone prescription deliveries in Florida this May – CNET

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Drones will be delivering medicine in Florida in May. Joshua Goldman/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. Starting in May, Matternet’s M2 drones will start delivering prescription medicine to The Villages, a retirement community in central Florida that houses over 135,000 residents, making it the largest in the US. The team …

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Facebook Portal is finally a hit, thanks to a pandemic and your grandparents – CNET

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There are four versions of Facebook’s video chat device, including one that works with your TV. James Martin/CNET For the most up-to-date news and information about the coronavirus pandemic, visit the WHO website. James McConnell didn’t know much about Facebook’s Portal until Nan Owen, his 91-year-old neighbor, needed help setting up her video chat device last month as the UK …