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NASA Mars rover discovers ‘building blocks’ for life: 3-billion-year-old organic matter

Researchers cannot yet say whether their discovery stems from life or a more mundane geological process.  However, “we’re in a really good position to move forward looking for signs of life,"  said Jennifer Eigenbrode, a NASA biogeochemist and...

Facebook Bug Made Private Posts of 14 Million Users Public

A software bug changed the privacy settings of about 14 million Facebook users without their knowledge, causing messages intended for friends or smaller groups to be shared widely with the general public,...Photo Credit: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Source link

Robocalls flood the 407: Central Florida area code receives 13th-most automated phone calls

If you think your phone has been blowing up with those annoying robocalls more than usual, you’re absolutely right. People with a 407 area code received more than 36 million automated phone calls in May, the 13th-most of...

NASA Curiosity Rover unearths building blocks in 3-billion-year-old organic matter on Mars

Researchers cannot yet say whether their discovery stems from life or a more mundane geological process.  However, “we’re in a really good position to move forward looking for signs of life,"  said Jennifer Eigenbrode, a NASA biogeochemist and...

Kissimmee lands 1st aerospace firm under new incentives program

A $4.5 million project in Kissimmee is one of the first to use the city’s new incentives program aimed at attracting aerospace and aviation businesses. Officials with Know 2 Solutions, which connects aircraft from all over the world...

City of Orlando launches grant program for tech-focused events

The City of Orlando has opened an application period for grants of up to $10,000 for organizations developing tech-focused events in the city. The Orlando Technology Community Support Pilot Program is a $65,000 fund that requires agencies that...

Study: UCF researchers ranked 69th in U.S. patents landed last year

University of Central Florida researchers landed 39 patents in 2017, placing the school 69th in the country, according to a joint study from the Intellectual Property Owners Association and National Academy of Inventors. However, as part of Florida’s...

SpaceX Falcon Heavy with Block 5 boosters targeted for fall launch from KSC

SpaceX's flagship Falcon Heavy rocket that ensorcelled millions around the world earlier this year is slated to launch again no sooner than this fall.          Source link

SpaceX, Air Force targeting fall for Falcon Heavy launch from KSC with Block 5...

SpaceX's flagship Falcon Heavy rocket that ensorcelled millions around the world earlier this year is slated to launch again no sooner than this fall.          Source link

Boulder-size asteroid, on collision course with Earth, disintegrates into fireball

A boulder-size asteroid disintegrated harmlessly over Africa, just hours after its weekend discovery. It's only the third time scientists have spotted an incoming asteroid on a direct collision course with Earth. The previous times were in 2008 and...

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Wheelie Wipeout: Fails of the Week (June 2018)

It's time for another edition of Fails of the Week! This week we have three bros breaking a porch swing, a young boy's first...

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