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LIGO observatory sees its 2nd ever neutron star collision — and it was massive

Artist’s rendition of a binary neutron star merger. National Science Foundation/LIGO/Sonoma State University/A. Simonnet The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO), famous for the first detection of gravitational waves, has made another exciting observation. It has observed a pair of neutron stars smashing into each other, for only the second time in its history. The first […]

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Marriott suffers a massive breach of its guest records. Here’s how to protect yourself

The data of as many as 383 million travelers could have been compromised in a breach of Marriott’s Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) database. After originally sharing information about the breach in November, the company released updated information on January 4, with fewer guests affected but some unencrypted passport numbers involved the breach. Marriott says an internal security […]