It takes a lot of energy to change the weather. Some of it must have leaked.
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Only a violent and deranged mind would participate in the fraud perpetuated upon the world by the people who pretend that the Moon landings did not happen.
Military launches are where the money is. It would not surprise me if SpaceX's long-term goal has always been do business into the US department of defence with the talk of manned missions being primarily a way of getting media attention. Even if Elon Musk really does want to send people to Mars military launches are a good way to raise the funds to do so.
NASA does not have the funds to build instruments, or to run them once they have been launched. One of the telescopes is being used for the WFIRST mission (http://wfirst.gsfc.nasa.gov/science/). The other is waiting for money.
Someone found and posted a security home in the official North Korean OS? I suspect that one of the OS's developers (and his family) is about the receive a free lifetime stay at Klub Kim.
I would like to see a reliable app that identifies a piece of music from various forms of user input such as lyrics; whistling, humming, or bad singing; or other fuzzy information. Google does a reasonable job with partial lyrics, but it good luck identifying instrumental pieces.
And Linux stole unix. Linux also stole all the command names from unix. They also stole much of the underlying mathematical concepts from boolean algebra.
According the the CIA's Web site (https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/kn.html) the literacy rate in North Korea is 100%. Dropping pamphlets would make much more sense than dropping DVDs & USB sticks. This seems to be a publicity stunt, or an ego trip, more than a real attempt to sow dissatisfaction within North Korea.
Yes, the dec should be -73:30:51. Sorry about the cut-and-paste error. The southern sky seems to have all of the good galaxies.
RA = 02:24:44.4
Dec = 73:30:51
Unfortunately it is a bit too far south to see from Canada.
Then why should the police care about violence against you?
Not only is OS X secure, it is perfect and is the only door to nirvana.
First Contact was awful, as were both of the rebooted movies. The Wrath of Khan, however, has stood up over the years.
At least one of these "knee jerk" incidents took place in a section of a plane where passengers did pay extra for extra leg room (United's Economy Plus section). The problem is that the more people pay for their ticket the more entitled they feel.