Police may no longer examine all the contents on your phone just because you got pulled over and arrested. Yes, they used to claim they could. But not any more, according to the Supreme Court.
Urgh… the whole Fermi Paradox thing has been gnawing at my insides, especially after reading an article about how advanced civilizations might communicate.
NASA is redesigning the spacesuit for walks on extraterrestrial bodies, with an eye specifically directed at Mars and the Moon. We have the photos and are not impressed.
The computer of the Curiosity rover encountered a memory corruption problem possibly caused by cosmic rays. It got us thinking about computers within the URS storyworld and the effects therein.
I just added the new timeline feature to the Unified Republic of Stars. Today, I discuss how it was actually built on the MediaWiki system for display on any page on the site without having to modify any of the base code. Beware if you’re not a programmer.