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A camera mounted on one of Orion’s four solar arrays captured this image of the Moon on flight day 17 of the 25.5-day Artemis I mission from a distance of more than 222,000 miles from Earth. Orion has exited the distant lunar orbit and is heading for a Dec. 11 splashdown in the Pacific Ocean.

Orion spacecraft re-enters moon’s gravity on its way home

NASA's Orion spacecraft has re-entered the area of the moon's gravity, called the lunar sphere of influence, on its way back to Earth.
By combining images of the iconic Pillars of Creation from two cameras aboard the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope, the Universe has been framed in its infrared glory. Webb’s near-infrared image was fused with its mid-infrared image, setting this star-forming region ablaze with new details.

See Webb’s most beautiful image yet of the Pillars of Creation

Woman playing Wordle on her smartphone.

‘Wordle’ today, December 4: Answer, hints, and help for word of the day (#533)

Finder chart for Mars on 8 December.

How to see Mars at its brightest at opposition this week

Against a backdrop littered with tiny pinpricks of light glint a few, brighter stars. This whole collection is NGC 1858, an open star cluster in the northwest region of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way that boasts an abundance of star-forming regions. NGC 1858 is estimated to be around 10 million years old.clock

Hubble captures an open star cluster in a nearby satellite galaxy

NASA’s uncrewed Orion spacecraft reached a maximum distance of nearly 270,000 miles from Earth during the Artemis I flight test before beginning its journey back toward Earth. Orion captured imagery of the Earth and Moon together from its distant lunar orbit, including this image on Nov. 28, 2022, taken from camera on one of the spacecraft’s solar array wings.

How to watch Orion’s return flyby of the moon on Monday

Near-infrared Images of Saturn’s moon Titan, as seen by JWST on November 4, 2022 (left), followed by Keck Observatory’s NIRC2 instrument paired with adaptive optics on November 6, 2022 (middle) and November 7, 2022 (right).

James Webb and Keck Observatory see clouds on Saturn’s moon Titan

Astronaut Josh Cassada is pictured during a spacewalk on Nov. 15, 2022, to ready the space station for future rollout solar array installation work.

Two spacewalkers are installing a new solar array on the ISS today

Cropped key art for the Fortnite Chapter finale event, Fracture.

Fortnite Chapter 3 Fracture Finale: when it starts and how to play

Someone playing Wordle on a smartphone.

‘Wordle’ today, December 3: Answer, hints, and help for word of the day (#532)

OpenAI ChatGPT rules and limitations.

ChatGPT: how to use this viral, often hilarious AI chatbot

The upcoming Huawei Buds smartwatch.

This ridiculous smartwatch has a hidden pair of earbuds inside

Three graphics cards on a gray background.

Nvidia and AMD GPU prices could skyrocket again in 2023. Here’s why

Nvidia and AMD GPU prices could skyrocket again in 2023. Here’s why

Nvidia and AMD GPUs already strain people's budget, but prices could get worse if the U.S. doesn't extend tariff exclusions. Here's how much costs could rise.
Monster Hunter Rise monster

Monster Hunter Rise won’t support cross-progression between PS4 and PS5

Monster Hunter Rise won’t support cross-progression between PS4 and PS5

Monster Hunter Rise players who start on PS4 will be unable to continue their progress on PS5 later on and will have to start over.
The Callisto Protocol monster

Trust me: Play The Callisto Protocol on its easiest difficulty setting

Trust me: Play The Callisto Protocol on its easiest difficulty setting

A word of advice if you're diving into The Callisto Protocol this weekend: Swallow your pride and play on its lowest difficulty setting.
The Android TV interface on a TV.

Android 13 is now available for Android TV

Android 13 is now available for Android TV

Developers now have the full release of Android 13 for Android TV to play with, so get ready for updated apps and fresh software!
Apple VR Headset Concept by Antonio De Rosa

Apple’s VR headset may launch soon, intriguing leak suggests

Apple’s VR headset may launch soon, intriguing leak suggests

Apple has renamed the operating system powering its secret mixed-reality headset to “xrOS,” suggesting the device could be on the home stretch before launch.
Someone playing Wordle on an iphone

‘Wordle’ today, December 2: Answer, hints, and help for word of the day (#531)

‘Wordle’ today, December 2: Answer, hints, and help for word of the day (#531)

Trying to solve today's Wordle? If you're stuck, we've got a few hints that will help you keep your Wordle streak alive.
NASA's Orion spacecraft and Earth.

NASA’s Orion spacecraft readies itself for long journey home

NASA’s Orion spacecraft readies itself for long journey home

Two weeks after leaving Earth on a mission to the moon, NASA’s Orion spacecraft has fired its main engine to put it on a course for the long journey home.
Mars slipping behind the moon.

NASA’s skywatching highlights for December include a lunar occultation

NASA’s skywatching highlights for December include a lunar occultation

This month offers a great opportunity to witness a lunar occultation of Mars, when the red planet slips behind our nearest neighbor.
Elon Musk driving Tesla's all-electric Semi truck.

Elon Musk delivers Tesla’s first all-electric Semi truck

Elon Musk delivers Tesla’s first all-electric Semi truck

It's taken a while, but Tesla finally delivered its first all-electric Semi truck at a special event at its Gigafactory in Nevada on Thursday night.
Discord logo illustration

Discord now lets creators make money, and it’s not with crypto

Discord now lets creators make money, and it’s not with crypto

Discord has shared details on the pricing requirements and perks of its Server Subscriptions for servers in the U.S.
A group of superheroes walk down the steps of a ship in a scene from Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 trailer teases one final mission

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 trailer teases one final mission

Peter Quill, Drax, and the rest of the crew gear up for one final mission in the trailer for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.
Monster Hunter Rise Monster

Monster Hunter Rise is coming to PlayStation and Xbox, minus cross-platform saves

Monster Hunter Rise is coming to PlayStation and Xbox, minus cross-platform saves

Monster Hunter Rise is finally coming to Xbox and PlayStation. However, cross-save between different platforms won't be supported.
Harrison Ford holds a whip in a scene from Indiana Jones 5.

Harrison Ford returns as Indiana Jones in first Dial of Destiny trailer

Harrison Ford returns as Indiana Jones in first Dial of Destiny trailer

Harrison Ford returns as the famous archeologist and adventurer in the first trailer for Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.
Sunbird Android app screenshots.

Sunbird looks like the iMessage for Android app you’ve been waiting for

Sunbird looks like the iMessage for Android app you’ve been waiting for

A new app called Sunbird promises to bring iMessage to your Android phone in a free, simple way. And you can join the beta right now.
The lid of the Zephpyrus G14 on a wooden table.

This killer Black Friday deal on an RTX 3060 gaming laptop is still available

This killer Black Friday deal on an RTX 3060 gaming laptop is still available

The ROG Zephyrus G14 is $500 off in two configurations for Black Friday, and they've remained on sale throughout the week.
Optimus Prime points a gun at a gorilla in a scene from Transformers Rise of the Beasts.

Transformers brings the action to the ’90s in Rise of the Beasts trailer

Transformers brings the action to the ’90s in Rise of the Beasts trailer

Paramount is bringing the action and adventure of the Transformers franchise to 1994 in the teaser trailer for Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.
Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 with CoverScreen OS and Maps

The Galaxy Z Flip 5 might fix the Flip 4’s biggest design flaws

The Galaxy Z Flip 5 might fix the Flip 4’s biggest design flaws

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 will reportedly feature a larger — and more functional — secondary screen at the back, as well as a less visible crease inside.
The player looks at fire in Amnesia: The Bunker.

Amnesia: The Bunker takes survival horror into a ‘semi-open-world’ sandbox

Amnesia: The Bunker takes survival horror into a ‘semi-open-world’ sandbox

Amnesia: The Bunker makes the viral horror game series a semi open-world sandbox, and we're already intrigued.
A blue skull appears near a black hole in Blaseball promo art.

Blaseball makes its absurd return in January with a dedicated mobile app

Blaseball makes its absurd return in January with a dedicated mobile app

Blaseball, an absurdist baseball simulator that made waves in 2020, is returning for its next era in January alongside a new mobile app.
Nvidia's RTX 6000 graphics card.

Nvidia may be shooting itself in the foot with its new monster GPU

Nvidia may be shooting itself in the foot with its new monster GPU

Nvidia's latest GPU release has us wondering what will happen to its next-gen cards when the time comes.
The official artwork confirming Summer Game Fest's return on June 8, 2023.

Summer Game Fest returns just before E3 2023 next June

Summer Game Fest returns just before E3 2023 next June

Summer Game Fest will kick off on June 8, 2023, just five days ahead of E3.
Jimmy on the prison bus in Better Call Saul

Entire Better Call Saul series including season 6 heads to Blu-ray on December 6

Entire Better Call Saul series including season 6 heads to Blu-ray on December 6

Do you miss Jimmy McGill? If so, find out when fans can order the entire Better Call Saul series, including season 6, on Blu-ray and DVD.