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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its appeal to serenity (labeled “Slow TV”). On Nov. 1, NRK was to televise live, for five hours, an attempt to break the world record for producing a sweater, from shearing the sheep to spinning the wool and knitting the garment (current record: 4:51, by Australians). (In addition to the log, NRK viewers have been treated to live cams on a salmon-fishing boat and, for five days, on a cruise ship.) Said an NRK journalist, “You would think it's boring television, but we have quite good ratings for these programs.”
  • Rick Green: Snow Storm From Space, Courtesy NASA

    SpaceX close to figuring out rocket failure during launch

    SpaceX still is trying to figure out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but is getting close to an answer, the company's chief executive said Tuesday. The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket carrying cargo for the International...

    Carroll stargazer one of few to use Hubble

    Carroll stargazer one of few to use Hubble
    The Hubble Space Telescope has been gazing into deep and distant outer space and creating striking images for 25 years but in all that time it has been mostly professional scientists who have had the opportunity to train the Hubble's mirrors on distant...

    New Horizons mission misses three days of Pluto observations after computer glitch

    New Horizons mission misses three days of Pluto observations after computer glitch
    NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto failed to log observations in deep space after the spacecraft's main computer became overloaded with tasks. The spacecraft is preparing for its closest pass by the distant dwarf planet July 14. Scientists at the...