Things to Click – 5/30

Neil deGrasse Tyson Destroys Climate Deniers

Look, Ma, no hands: Google to test 200 self-driving cars

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“One of the world’s largest technology companies is getting into the car business — and hoping to turn drivers into passengers. The tech giant announced on its blog Tuesday that it plans to test about 200 of its own two-seat self-driving cars.”

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8 Tips for Your Next Stargazing Trip

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What’s the farthest star I can see? How long is Orion’s belt? Where is the zodiac?

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SpaceX Shows Off Dragon V2, its Brand New Manned Space Capsule

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Photo: Megan Geuss

At an evening event in the SpaceX Headquarters on Thursday night, CEO and founder Elon Musk revealed the Dragon V2 space capsule, a next-generation version of SpaceX’s current Dragon capsule that will be able to ferry up to seven crew members and cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) and eventually to other destinations. The capsule is reusable, and will be able to make a controlled landing “with the precision of a helicopter” upon re-entry.”

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PHOTOS: 100-Year-Old Negatives Found in Antarctica

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“The negatives are believed to be from Ernest Shackleton’s 1914-1917 Ross Sea Party, a group that was stranded in the hut during a blizzard when their ship blew out to sea. They were eventually rescued, but the box remained buried until now.”

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