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New Horizon Flyby Target 2014 MU69 gets its official name: Arrokoth

On July 14, 2015, New Horizons flew past Pluto for the first time. As if that were not enough, the mission once again made history with the passing of the Kuiper Belt Object (KBO) 2014 MU69 on December 31, 2018. This was the farthest away from Earth encounter with a celestial object that the team called Ultima Thule – a …

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NASA's Curiosity rover took a photo of the Mars horizon

NASA's Mars Curiosity rover is still traversing the Red Planet on its own, looking for evidence of past life there. © NASA / JPL-Caltech  NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity took this image on November 1. The image shows the distant rim of the Gale Crater, a dried-up lake with a mountain in it's center, though Much of it is concealed by …

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NASA's Curiosity Rover made a scary photo of the Marsh horizon

On the final leg of his solo mission, the rover took pictures of something sinister. The picture shows the distant edge of the Gale crater, a dry lake with a mountain in the middle, but mostly covered with dust. NASA scientists have asked curiosity to look for signs of past life. Curiosity photographed the Marsh horizon on its way to …

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Facebook's Oculus launches Horizon, a virtual reality-based social networking platform | technology

Facebook Inc. is trying to expand its virtual horizons. The company's virtual reality unit, Oculus, announced on Wednesday that Facebook Horizon, a constantly expanding VR world where people can interact as digital avatars with others. Users can add features and elements to the world that, according to Facebook, "will continue to grow with the extraordinary creations of Horizon's citizens." Mark …

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Facebook's horizon is a new social VR network inspired by Spielberg's worst film

Screenshot: Oculus Today at Oculus Connect 6, Facebook's annual event that does its best To convince the world why VR is still a business, Horizon announced a huge virtual reality A playground where users can build their own worlds, create and play games, or just socialize with friends represented by legless animated avatars. The Oculus wireless VR system will soon …

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Breakthrough Award for Fundamental Physics for Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration to Observe Black Holes

The EHT (Event Horizon Telescope) collaboration, which involves scientists and engineers at MIT, is awarded the Breakthrough Award 2020 for Fundamental Physics. The team will be honored for the first direct evidence of a black hole. Assistant Professor of Physics, Max Metlitski, and several MIT alumni also receive awards from the Breakthrough Prize Foundation. The $ 3 million physics basic …

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The Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration has taken the first photo of a black hole. Now it has earned them a breakthrough price

If that were not enough, the team called Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration (EHT) would now pocket $ 3 million. Other winners included the discovery of cellular signaling mechanisms that evoke the sensation of pain, and the discovery of a new endocrine system through which adipose tissue communicates with the brain to regulate food intake in three main prizes: basic physics, …

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