A 1,000-foot-wide telescope collapsed in Puerto Rico

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A massive telescope collapse at the legendary Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico was recently captured on camera. More about Mashable Video , Puerto Rico , National Science Foundation , Telescope , and Observatory.

Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico suffers damage from broken cable

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The observatory is ceasing operations until repaired. News observatory. astronomy


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Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes After Touring Ravaged Puerto Rico In Facebook Spaces


During a portion of the stream, co-hosted by Head of Social VR Rachel Franklin, Zuckerberg travelled to Puerto Rico. Indeed, the very idea of using Puerto Rico’s struggles to advertize is irksome. VR brings us closer to the world than any other technology out there, but that means we have to be more conscious and sensitive to what we show then ever. Mark Zuckerberg just learned that the hard way.

Second Cable Fails at Arecibo, Causing Even More Damage to Famed SETI Dish

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Another cable has fallen onto the reflector dish at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, in yet another frustrating setback for this beloved facility. arecibo observatory arecibo radio astronomy astronomy seti puerto rico science

900-Ton Platform Threatens to Crush Famed Arecibo Observatory Dish

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The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is in an exceptionally precarious state following the recent failure of two support cables, placing the future of this renowned facility in doubt. arecibo observatory seti astronomy radio astronomy puerto rico science

Cleanup Costs at the Damaged Arecibo Observatory Could Reach $50 Million

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Mark Zuckerberg: It feels like We are Really in Puerto Rico


A cartoon version of Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, visited hurricane-damaged Puerto Rico on Monday, in a tone-deaf livestream that was part disaster tourism, part product promotion. The post Mark Zuckerberg: It feels like We are Really in Puerto Rico appeared first on VR World. Augmented Reality (AR) Companies Facebook News Oculus Virtual Reality (VR) VR World Wearables Hurricane Mark Zuckerberg oculus rift Puerto Rico Rachel Franklin

Famed SETI Observatory Wrecked After Cable Breaks

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The Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is currently out of commission after a thick support cable fell onto the dish, creating a large gash. arecibo observatory arecibo astronomy science seti puerto rico

'A Magically Surreal Symbol of Human Ingenuity': Scientists Reflect on Arecibo’s Doomed Big Dish

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The big dish at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico is on the verge of collapse, leaving officials with no choice but to retire the famous radio telescope. arecibo observatory arecibo astronomy radio astronomy astrophysics science puerto rico

New York City Hit by Spike of a Rare Disease Spread by Rat Urine

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Damaged SETI Observatory Could Be Sidelined for Months

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The iconic Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico was damaged last week when a large cable fell onto the radio telescope’s main reflector dish. arecibo observatory telescopes observatories disasters astronomy radio astronomy puerto rico science seti

Biden Administration Set to Give Puerto Rico $1.3 billion in Aid Trump Held Hostage

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AOC fact checks Kimberly Guilfoyle's immigrant status

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Today in "things I never thought I'd have to remind Americans ahead of the 2020 presidential election," we have this simple truth: Puerto Rico is absolutely part of the United States. Republican National Convention Puerto Rico Alexandria Ocasio Cortez 2020 Election Culture

Exact moment of major Arecibo telescope collapse captured on video

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The legendary 1,000-foot-wide Arecibo Observatory's telescope, a giant dish embedded in the verdant Puerto Rico forest, experienced a major collapse on Dec. More about Space , Puerto Rico , Arecibo , Science , and Space. Space Puerto Rico Arecibo Science

Hurricane Isaias Is the First Hurricane to Hit Bahamas Since Destructive Dorian

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Iconic Dish at Arecibo Observatory Has Collapsed

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The 1,000-foot radio dish at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico has collapsed, according to officials and local reports. Read more. arecibo observatory radio astronomy telescopes astronomy disasters science

Gut-Wrenching Photos Show Damage at Arecibo Observatory Following Collapse

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As feared, the 900-ton instrument platform collapsed yesterday at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico, falling onto the gigantic radar dish below.

Arecibo Observatory's Greatest Triumphs

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Yesterday brought the tragic news that the famous 1,000-foot radio dish at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico will have to be demolished after the failure of two support cables.

Boston Fashion Week Launches 60 AR Designs Across Boston


In addition to Boston, the team plans to add satellite previews of Boston Fashion Week in New York, California, Miami, London, and Puerto Rico. Explore the City of Boston to discover a wide variety of AR fashion designs from local designers, photographers, and stylists.

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GameStop is Selling Refurbished PSVR Headsets for $99, Available 1 Day Only

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GameStop only ships the headset in the lower 48, meaning Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico residents needs not apply. Whatever your opinion on GameStop, we know a deal when we see one. For today only, on April 8th, GameStop is selling refurbished PSVR headsets for $100.

Get $150 off HP Reverb G2, Offering Class-leading Resolution & Acceptable Tracking

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The deal automatically knocks off $150 off the regular retail price, and includes free shipping (3-7 business days) within the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico.

Google Doodle honors civil rights pioneer Felicitas Mendez for Hispanic Heritage Month

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To mark the occasion, Google is releasing a Google Doodle honoring Felicitas Mendez , a Puerto Rican business owner and civil rights pioneer who was instrumental in desegregating U.S. Born in Puerto Rico in 1916, Mendez moved to the U.S.

Samsung Rolls Out Star Wars AR Experience For Galaxy Phones


It’ll roll out nationally across all US states and Puerto Rico starting on December 23 until January 2. The galaxy from far, far away is getting a little bit closer this holiday season by way of Samsung right alongside the release of the latest Star Wars film, Rise of Skywalker.

MLB ‘Home Run Derby VR’ Game to Land on PSVR and Vive This Spring

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While the list of ballparks featuring the out-of-home version isn’t public yet, the report holds that at least two demonstrations are confirmed; one in Puerto Rico for the Indians and Twins games in April and the other in Mexico for the Dodgers and Padres games in May. Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby VR will let you step into the box and swing for the bleachers.

Hulu’s VR Comedy ‘Door No. 1’ Launches Today, Catch the Trailer Here

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including Puerto Rico) and U.S. Hulu’s new VR comedy Door No. 1 launches today on the Hulu VR app. Written and directed by Nora Kirkpatrick ( The Office, Greeks ) and produced by AOL’s immersive film studio RYOT , the single-episode VR comedy will be available on Oculus Go, Samsung Gear VR, PSVR, Google Daydream and Oculus Rift. Presented in 360 degrees, Door No.

So. when can I make my avatar fat?


Yes, this is the same technology that allowed Mark Zuckerberg to make a fool of himself in virtual Puerto Rico.) Facebook is trying to make VR diverse, and that's admirable. But it's missing an easy way to be even more inclusive, and possibly empowering, with many of its users. The key: Give users the power to create VR avatars that are body accurate, even if it means they may look fat.

VR is not "Dead and Buried" if the Oculus team has anything to say about it. Oh also they not only care about VR but the people that make VR a reality like you and me.

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Deborah shared her story about leaving Puerto Rico to move to Silicone Valley with a passion to get involved in VR. So this is my OC5 recap, there are many like it, but this one is mine. If you know the history of CatsAndVR you know it is closely tied to Oculus. The site was started prior to the launch of the Oculus CV1 and was inspired by my time spent with the DK1 years prior.

5 Things Facebook Gets Right About Social VR In Horizon Workrooms

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They say third time is the charm, right? Facebook’s previous efforts in social VR haven’t fared so well.

John Travolta Stars in "SPEED KILLS VR," now available on several platforms.

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The VR series, produced by Richard Rionda Del Castro, Guy Griffithe and Travis Cloyd, was shot in Puerto Rico in the summer of 2017 to resemble Miami Beach in the early days of speed boat racing. Coming off a massive win for the Best Feature Film VR 2018 at Cinequest Film Festival in Silicon Valley this past month, the cinematic virtual reality episodic experience 'Speed Kills VR' has been officially released.

Top 5 Best Racing Simulator or Virtual Reality Racing Equipment

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We pick the best racing simulator for different budgets and needs. This list will help you choose the racing simulator best suited to you and your equipment. Racing Simulator Games.

EON Reality Presents at Nordic VR Forum

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At the 2018 edition of the Nordic VR Forum, EON Reality Norway didn’t just attend Hamar’s distinguished virtual reality conference but also presented the “ Jesper on Wheels ” project to an eager crowd. With hundreds of attendees from 10 different nations and even more viewers following along with the event’s livestreams online, the annual event proved successful in every way.

Oculus Connect 4: Mark Zuckerberg’s Chance To Outline VR’s Next Steps


Zuckerberg confirmed in a presentation this week using Facebook’s Spaces that he’ll be making a presentation again this year, though he might have to be careful with his tone as there was significant backlash to his appearance as a cartoon standing in a devastated Puerto Rico. Microsoft is poised to release a series of PC-powered VR headsets and Google is about to launch the Pixel 2 with an upgraded Daydream View.

GOOD NEWS! Owatch August BIG SALE, UP TO 20% OFF!

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Everyone who wants to start a business will think so. ” What is the most profitable business right now? How much does it cost to start a VR business? “ If you want to start your VR business, then you can’t miss the best discounts that Owatch will launch in August! Buy more and save more!

Huge Promotion for 9D VR Chair Cinema/Simulator and VR Park

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Wholesale High-Quality 9D VR Cinema Price Products from Owatch / 9D VR Simulator Price VR Park for sale, China Factory. Worldwide Shipping! Stock Sale! China professional 9D Virtual Reality Price Rides & VR Game Machine Suppliers Factory.

Scale Learning and Teaching for the Online Classroom

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At EON Reality, we are working at lightning speed to help classrooms around the world transition safely and effectively to an online classroom. As we shift towards preparing for tomorrow it is now more important than ever to build resilience into our online classrooms.

What is 5D/7D Cinema?

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5D Cinema is a form of film art expression developed on the basis of 4D Cinema. It contains all the functions of 4D theater. 5D theater uses seat effects and environmental effects to simulate lightning and thunder, wind, frost, rain and snow, and explosion impact.

Hand interactive VR Game Simulator, the latest One-stop Arcade Unattended VR Machine

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Owatch Launched the New VR Plus Series! Hand Interactive VR Game Simulator !!! Unique Interactive VR Coin-op Game set to take the market by VR WOW! Owatch Interactive Simulator Ride.