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Hubble Telescope takes great shots, but must wait for fixes

NASA released a knockout image from the Hubble Telescope yesterday, saying the camera on the satellite scored a “perfect 10” after engineers got the orbiting observatory back on line following the shutdown of its data-relay system late last month.

October 31, 2008 — Jordan Lite

The cell phone rings in its 25th year

Remember when there were no cell phones? Hint: It was 25 years ago this month that the first commercial mobile call was made from the U.S., ushering in the era of constant communication.

October 30, 2008 — Jordan Lite

Earthquake kills 150 in Pakistan

At least 150 people are dead and hundreds hurt after two strong earthquakes rattled southwest Pakistan this morning.

The first, a magnitude 6.4 quake, was centered 35 miles (60 kilometers) northeast of Quetta at 4:09 this morning (7:09 P.M.

October 29, 2008 — Jordan Lite

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