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Jack Garman, Whose Judgment Call Saved Moon Landing, Dies at 72

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Mr. Garman was at a back-room console on July 20, 1969, when Neil Armstrong told mission control of a possible computer systems overload. “As long as it doesn’t reoccur, it’s fine,” Mr. Garman said. 

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Tinder launches 'Stacks' social polling app that lets you vote on photos

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California-based Tinder has introduced the new Stacks application globally, allowing people to send pictures to their friends which they can swipe left or right to give their opinion on. 

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China's colossal radio telescope begins testing

a shared story    10 hours 59 minutes ago
The world's largest radio telescope has received its first signals from space and is now entering an intensive testing phase. 

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Beached boats, pink water as drought saps Great Salt Lake

a shared story    11 hours 59 minutes ago
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- On the southern shore of Utah's Great Salt Lake, more than 100 boats are sitting high and dry in a parking lot, unable to sail the shallow, drought-stricken sea.... 

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New report confirms grim outlook for elephants

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Elephant populations in Africa have declined by around 111,000 over the past ten years according to a new study presented at the Cites meeting in South Africa. 

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Rocker Grace Potter Honors Women of NASA in Music Video

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Singer-songwriter Grace Potter debuted an inspiring new space-themed music video highlighting the accomplishments of past, present and future women of NASA. 

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Turkish engineers build a remote-controlled transformer out of a BMW

a shared story    19 hours 59 minutes ago
It took a team of twelve engineers and four supporting technicians from Turkish firm Letvision to build the fully-working prototype, called ANTIMON. 

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India to ratify Paris Agreement on climate change

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NEW DELHI (AP) -- India's leader says his country will ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change early next month.... 

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Poor food 'risks health of half the world'

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As the population grows over the next 20 years half the world will be left malnourished, an independent panel of experts on food and agriculture warns. 

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