From Slashdot: NASA’s Cassini Probe Begins Its ‘Grand Finale’ Through Saturn’s Atmosphere

An anonymous reader quotes Space.com:
After orbiting Saturn for more than 13 years, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is getting ready to say goodbye. On Monday (August 14), Cassini made the first of five passes through Saturn’s upper atmosphere, kicking off t…

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From Slashdot: After 15 Years, Maine’s Laptops-in-Schools Initiative Fails To Raise Test Scores

For years Maine has been offering laptops to high school students — but is it doing more harm than good? An anonymous reader writes:
One high school student says “We hardly ever use paper,” while another student “says he couldn’t imagine social studie…

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