Daily Archives: 2008-09-09

09 Sep 2008
Ambient Awareness

“This is the paradox of ambient awareness. Each little update — each individual bit of social information — is insignificant on its own, even supremely mundane. But taken together, over time, the little snippets coalesce into a surprisingly sophisticated portrait of your friends’ and family members’ lives, like thousands of dots making a pointillist painting. […]

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09 Sep 2008
Missing Link in Space

Researchers have discovered an unusual object, named ‘2008 KV42’, that orbits the Sun backwards at a 104 degree tilt. Study of this strange configuration may lead to understanding the origins of some comets. For example, it’s unclear how objects transition from the Oort Cloud to become comets such as Halley’s or Hale-Bopp. The article “A […]

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