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IBM 360 at Fifty: Controlling Viking, Voyager, NASA Remembers

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The IBM 360 is 50 today. A dual IBM 360 Model 75 installation controlled spacecraft at NASA until 1981. NASA remembers. Here are some cool tech details.
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Name the New Pluto Moons Contest: SETI Rules, How to Play, Vote and Infographic

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Here's where and how to vote for names in the new Pluto Moons naming contest by Seti. Deadline is coming up. See if you can think out of the box -- our site will -- and come up with non-traditional names for the write-in ballot. I'm thinking Steve and Steve. Or Google and Apple, names that might be funny and meaningless in 1,000 years. Or not. Or Spock and Scottie. Anything but Roman and Greek myth names, please. It's the 21st century. Toss tradition, I say, but that's just me. Send anewdomain your name recommendations and we'll collect them for our entry into SETI.
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CES 2013 Leo Laporte TWiT with our John C. Dvorak and Jerry Pournelle, CES of Yore …

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On This Week in Tech (TWiT) for January 6, 2013, you’ve got a CES 2013 Leo Laporte commentary and a retrospective on the ghost of CES shows past. Dynamite show including aNewDomain.net’s own Jerry Pournelle and John C. Dvorak as guest co-hosts. Also co-hosting is the ever erudite Clayton Morris. Download and, even better, subscribe […]
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Long Night’s Moon December 2012: Full Moon Howling In Perspective

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It's called the Long Night's Moon -- the last full moon of 2012. .But it won't excuse your nutty behavior. Here's a great video debunking such mythology. Great video and info curated from space.com and @DavidSkyBrody. Howl if you want to, though.
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Apple Maps to Thunderdome, Tickets to the Moon on Sale: Tech 411 with Todd Moore

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Apple Maps may leave you stranded without water. It’s Tech 411 with our Todd Moore and Oscar Santana on tickets to the moon, the top five monitors, and favorite apps--IntoNow and SongPop.
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Live Feed International Space Station Crew Return: Photos, Blogs

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Here's the live feed of the International Space Station crew return of three members of its current expedition 33/34. The returning crew members include commander Sunita Williams. She handed over control to astronaut Kevin Ford. Check out the live feed and the growing photo gallery here.
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NASA DTN Protocol: Interplanetary Internet, How It Works, What LEGOS Have to To With It

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Vint Cerf, developer of the IP protocol, created the BP protocol driving the DTN protocol behind the Interplanetary Internet. Here's how BP differs from TCP/IP and why the Internet will benefit from developments of the Interplanetary Internet, all in the news now. Deep tech dive. Happy weekend!
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Meet Richard Hay: Senior Science Editor at aNewDomain.net

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Meet Richard Hay. He's covering science and other edgy topics for us here at aNewDomain.net. He also has a day job as a staff engineer in networking testing at Google ...
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The Story of Earth in 90 Amazing Seconds (video)

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Must see video: a stunning 90-second video of the story of Earth. There's amazing footage from several documentaries and films about the origin of our planet and species.
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Red Bull Sets Skydive Record (gallery)

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Team Red Bull Stratos and Felix Baumgartner set world skydive record with a leap through the stratosphere. Ant Pruitt watched the live stream and an important moment in space history.
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