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Today in History: NASA announced discovery of farthest known orbiting object in Solar System
On March 26, 2014 — just 1 year ago today — NASA announced the discovery of “Biden,” the most-distant known celestial object in our Solar System. The dwarf planet, Biden, is calculated to be about 450 kilometers in diameter, probably composed of ice and rock. It is now considered to be the farthest from the Sun, in the inner Oort Cloud. The planet is officially designated as 2012 VP 113, but the team of discoverers nicknamed it “Biden” because the “VP” is in its official designation. After more observations of its orbit, an official name will be submitted to the International Astronomical Union for approval.

YouTube videos:
•New Planet at Solar System’s Edge Gets “Biden” Nickname (Length: 01:44 ). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PNAhEKSfz0
•Dwarf Planet Discovery Hints at a Hidden Super Planet in Solar System (Length: 02:20). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eCjYUj5kq4

Web sources:
http://www.nasa.gov/content/nasa-supported-research-helps-redefine-solar-systems-edge/index.html#.VQWGjmTF_T0
http://www.nature.com/news/dwarf-planet-stretches-solar-system-s-edge-1.14921
http://rt.com/news/dwarf-planet-biden-unlikely-region-505/
http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/03/26/astronomers-discover-biden-floating-at-the-edge-of-the-solar-system
http://www.salon.com/2014/03/27/cosmic_discovery_scientists_find_a_new_dwarf_planet_beyond_pluto/
http://www.forbes.com/sites/paulrodgers/2014/03/27/pink-dwarf-planet-found-beyond-pluto/
https://solarsystem.nasa.gov/planets/profile.cfm?Object=KBOs
http://www.ibtimes.com/new-dwarf-planet-biden-discovered-2012-vp113-most-distant-family-member-solar-system-photo-1563728
http://yowusa.com/planetx/2014/planetx-2014-05a/1.shtml

Book source:
Dwarf Planets and Asteroids: Minor Bodies of the Solar System by Thomas Wm. Hamilton. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00KGD8IGO/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=B00KGD8IGO&linkCode=as2&tag=historyknowledge-20&linkId=BTMH4WQW77JD7HKN

Image credits:
•Left: Diagram of the Solar System, not drawn to actual scale. https://ferrebeekeeper.files.wordpress.com/2014/03/kuiper_oort-en.jpg
•Right Top: “Biden” movement detected over time. By Scott S. Sheppard / Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory: 2012_VP113_discovery_image.jpg
•Right Bottom: “Biden” orbit of the sun relative to the planet orbits of Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, and Pluto. http://yowusa.com/planetx/2014/planetx-2014-05a/1.shtml
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I recently returned from Walvis Bay, Namibia, the country's sole deep water port and former South Atlantic home to the Royal and South African Navies. Also in port were two of the three ships of the...
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When you're surveilling one person, the contents of conversations can be more important than metadata. But when you're surveilling an entire population, metadata is far more useful.
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US Navy's terrifying robot boat drone automatically seeks out and follows submarines - Mirror Online

' ... They will be able to tail diesel-powered submarines at up to a kilometre's distance away - giving military chiefs a chance to track any subs entering their waters. ... '

http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/technology-science/technology/navys-terrifying-robot-boat-drone-5404987
Robo-boats will scour the oceans for up to three months looking for silent submarines
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When Kremlin goons beat his lawyer to death in a prison hospital six years ago, Bill Browder was just a talented investor trying to make his fortune in the rock-and-roll stock markets of post-Soviet Russia. Now he's a human rights crusader, in Ottawa this week to ask countries like Canada to impose more Russian sanctions.
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Computers, smartphones, wearables and now cyborg implants? Perhaps, particularly with the number of individuals experimenting with biohacking on the rise.
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Moscow denies its soldiers are crossing the border but 20-year-old conscript Dorji Batomunkuev, who was seriously injured near Donetsk, tells a different story. He talks to Novaya Gazeta
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