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  • Getting close: Runtastic Orbit
    Getting close: Runtastic Orbit
    At the beginning of the month, you were introduced to the Runtastic Orbit. In case you missed it, the Orbit is a small, lightweight waterproof activity monitor that can be worn on the wrist or clipped to a pants pocket, belt, or shirt collar....
  • Need to know: Runtastic Orbit
    Need to know: Runtastic Orbit
    Wearable technology, especially activity monitors, have become all the rage over the past couple years, and for good reason. According to the Journal of American Medical Association “more than one-third (or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are...
  • RAVPower Orbit Qi-Enabled Wireless Charger
    RAVPower Orbit Qi-Enabled Wireless Charger [Review]
    The RAVPower Orbit Qi-Enabled Wireless Charger, a very unique designed charger that allows you to charge your devices such as your smart phones and tablets easily via wireless connection. The box is very simplistic with a white background and the...
  • Earth
    Earth reaches its 2014 perihelion
    On Jan. 4 at 8:00 a.m. EST (12:00 GMT), Earth reached its perihelion for 2014. The perihelion of a planet's orbit occurs when the planet is at its least distance from its star during a particular orbital cycle.At the perihelion point, Earth...
  • Moon as seen by Apollo 12
    China's Chang'e 3 enters lunar orbit in advance of landing attempt
    Xinhua reported on December 6, 2013 that the Chang’e 3 successfully entered lunar orbit at an altitude of 100 km from the lunar surface, after a 361 burn from its variable thrust engine. The lunar probe took 112 hours to voyage from Earth to...
  • Earth reaches its 2013 aphelion
    Earth reaches its 2013 aphelion
    On July 5 at 11:00 a.m. EDT (15:00 GMT), Earth reached its aphelion for 2013. The aphelion of a planet's orbit occurs when the planet is at its greatest distance from its star during a particular orbital cycle.At this year's aphelion point...
  • Mars from the Hubble space telescope
    NASA's 2030s Mars mission may not involve a landing
    NASA Administrator Charles Bolden gave an upbeat assessment of a possible manned mission to Mars in the 2030s on May 6, 2013 during an address at the Explore Mars conference being conducted at George Washington University. He suggested that NASA...
  • Destination: London’s Hubble Bubble
    Destination: London’s Hubble Bubble (Video)
    Dubbed "the Hubble Bubble" by London mayor Boris Johnson, the ArcelorMittal Orbit, may remind many of us in Philadelphia of Dorney Park’s extreme rollercoasters. Can you imagine it as a coaster: climbing to the top, then a plunging...
  • Airwaves
    We Want the Airwaves: A farewell concert for WFNX
    This past weekend, fans of longtime independent Massachusetts radio station 101.7 FM WFNX said goodbye with one rocking night at the Paradise Rock Club. This past May, it was announced that 101.7 was being sold to Clear Channel. This night at the...
  • UARS Satellite about to crash land on Earth
    Tracking UARS final orbit -Satellite falling to Earth on the first day of Fall
    A friend of mine said that the mention fall and bus should be related to kids going to school. This week it refers to the size of satellite falling out of orbit and crash landing on Earth. This story has gained a lot of attention this week as the...
  • Neptune as seen from Voyager II 1989
    Neptune completes its first orbit since discovery
    On July 12, 2011 Neptune will have completed one orbit (one Neptunian year) around the Sun since its discovery on September 23, 1846 at the Berlin Observatory, by Johann Gottfried Galle and Heinrich Louis d'Arrest. While the event itself will...
  • Perigee full moon - March 19, 2011
    Big MOON tonight (VIDEO)
    Saturday March 19th:Don't miss tonights fully moon! It will be the largest full moon in recent history.The moon has an eliptical orbit around the earth. This means that its orbit is not a perfect circle; it is more of an oval pattern. At...