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Master Plan, Part Deux
*/ The first master plan that I wrote 10 years ago is now in the final stages of completion. It wasn't all that complicated and basically consisted of:
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More fodder for the time travel script you're working on
We could live comfortably on resources just from space. But is it economical?
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This is pretty incredible. They could hook this car up to any control scheme. Once brain/thought/mind control schemes are more viable, you could race a car with your mind.
 
Another reason to love tech: a quadriplegic race car driver can finally retake the wheel
Sam Schmidt was paralyzed in a testing accident in 2000. Now he can drive again.
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We'll be live at LIGO for a "major gravitational wave announcement" tomorrow (10:30a EST: http://arstechnica.com/science/2016/02/liveblog-scientists-announce-major-gravitational-wave-finding/). We have a strong suspicion of what's to come...
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I'm halfway hoping that they didn't see an event that they totally expected to see... 
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Stop and smell the…Zinnias? First ever flower grown in space is helping us get to Mars. See how: http://go.nasa.gov/1n9zioP
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An observation: #programming is like a giant million-piece jigsaw puzzle where you can use a piece as many times as you want.

Oh, and the picture is defined (and in many cases, constantly redefined) by the customer.
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And you can make as many new pieces as you want because usually the pieces you do have don't fit.
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Turn your smartphone into any kind of sensor. NODE+ platform stems from NASA Technology: http://go.nasa.gov/290b111
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The waves detected came from an event that occurred 1.3 billion years ago... and frequency is audible to humans. (They played it at the press event.)

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First direct confirmation of a century-old prediction of general relativity.
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Astronomers say a Neptune-sized planet lurks beyond Pluto
Science Magazine Article by Eric Hand | Jan. 20, 2016
The solar system appears to have a new ninth planet. Today, two scientists announced evidence that a body nearly the size of Neptune—but as yet unseen—orbits the sun every 15,000 years. During the solar system’s infancy 4.5 billion years ago, they say, the giant planet was knocked out of the planet-forming region near the sun. Slowed down by gas, the planet settled into a distant elliptical orbit, where it still lurks today.

The claim is the strongest yet in the centuries-long search for a “Planet X” beyond Neptune. The quest has been plagued by far-fetched claims and even outright quackery. But the new evidence comes from a pair of respected planetary scientists, Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, who prepared for the inevitable skepticism with detailed analyses of the orbits of other distant objects and months of computer simulations. “If you say, ‘We have evidence for Planet X,’ almost any astronomer will say, ‘This again? These guys are clearly crazy.’ I would, too,” Brown says. “Why is this different? This is different because this time we’re right...

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Release Date: January 20, 2016

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#Orbit #Sun #Exploration #Planet #PlanetX #Planet9 #Caltech #USA #UnitedStates #California
Planet would orbit the sun once every 15,000 years
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