"We are now in command of the ISEE-3 spacecraft," read the title of Thursday's online post at Space College, the name of the crowdfunded team attempting to make contact.
"Over the coming days and weeks our team will make an assessment of the spacecraft's overall health and refine the techniques required to fire its engines and bring it back to an orbit near Earth," continued the post, authored by Keith Cowing, the project's webmaster." Link to Original Source top
U.S. officials announced plans relinquish control of ICANN
Pressure to let go of the final vestiges of U.S. authority over the system of Web addresses and domain names that organize the Internet has been building for more than a decade and was supercharged by the backlash to revelations about National Security Agency surveillance last year." top
Risk of supervolcano eruption big enough to 'affect the world' far greater than
This mashup, which Gartner says is a byproduct of the consumerization of information technology (IT), is revolutionizing business and society, disrupting old business models and creating new leaders. In fact, it's the basis of the technology platform of the future" Link to Original Source top
Quantum Logic writes "Cancer researcher John Kanzius while trying to desalinate seawater with a radio-frequency generator he developed to treat cancer has accidentally discovered a way to burn salt water. The radio frequencies act to weaken the bonds between the elements that make up salt water, releasing the hydrogen. Once ignited, the hydrogen will burn as long as it is exposed to the frequencies."