Is There a Better Way to Measure Earthquakes?

USGS' logarithmic magnitude scale is confusing to many, but it's here to stay.

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How Republicans Flip-Flopped on Government-Run Internet

Letting cities provide Internet service to their residents wasn't always a partisan issue.

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Scientists Go Beyond Science to Explain Their Climate Terror

New site hosts handwritten letters from scientists expressing their fears about climate change.

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Police Allegedly Vet Dates Using Law Enforcement Database

While working at an investigations bureau in California, cops visited dating websites Tinder, eHarmony and

Nextgov The Joint Polar Satellite System

Thousands of Weather Satellite Bugs Won’t Be Fixed For Years

IG slams Raytheon and NOAA for failing to fix security holes on ground control system.


6 Charts That Show Why Utilities, Businesses are Concerned About Cyber

Survey finds organizations are simply not prepared to deal with advanced cyber threats

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Under Further Scrutiny, Obamacare Website Gets CEO

Twenty contracts cost more than estimated, while the cost of seven more than doubled.

Nextgov Army Maj. (Dr.) Tim Cheslock examines a patient and fellow soldier at the primary care New Kabul Compound clinic in Afghanistan.

Pentagon Accepts Bids on Long-Awaited Health Records Contract

The solicitation is the first step in what could be an $11 billion effort over the next decade to modernize the Pentagon's health records system.

Nextgov Three statues portraying a wounded soldier being helped, stand on the grounds of the Minneapolis VA Hospital.

VA to Kick Off Hunt For New Patient Scheduling System Next Month

By the end of September, VA plans to issue a solicitation for a new system to manage the scheduling of veterans’ medical appointments.


Millions of Weather Records Pose Big Data Challenge for Scientists

Scientists are embarking on data rescue missions all over the world to find and digitize old climate information.


Behind the Huge Cyberattack Campaign Against Latin American Governments

The Moscow-based cyber-security firm Kaspersky Lab, which claims to have unearthed the campaign, has given it a name: El Machete.


Will Obama's New Tech Squad Include Cyber Experts?

Digital Service team announcement didn’t mention privacy or security, while snoops continue targeting Internet users.