Science


SpaceX Properly launches NASA's TESS hunter SpaceX Properly launches NASA's TESS hunter
- April 20, 2018

TESS will begin a two-year planet hunting mission, searching our solar-system for other alien worlds. The TESS is created to scout for planets of all sorts, especially those within the Goldilocks zone , an orbit of possible habitable stars where temperatures are not too hot and not too cold - not whether life exists beyond Earth. (more...)
Ram Nath Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti Ram Nath Kovind in MP to celebrate Ambedkar Jayanti
- April 15, 2018

He said Babasaheb has given us the Constitution which ensures equal rights and justice to all and the government is committed to protect it. In the morning, Prime Minister Modi tweeted: "Pujya Babasaheb gave hope to lakhs of people belonging to the poorest and marginalised sections of society". (more...)
Suresh Raina ruled out of CSK's next two IPL matches Suresh Raina ruled out of CSK's next two IPL matches
- April 13, 2018

Many obliged, but that didn't stop them hurling their shoes in protest. The state administration expressed inability to ensure adequate security arrangements for the Indian Premier League ( IPL ) matches in Chennai where protests are going on, demanding setting up of a Cauvery Water Management board. (more...)
Theresa May to lead National Security Council meeting on 'barbaric' Syria attack
- April 11, 2018

Russia's offer comes as President Donald Trump is threatening an imminent military strike against Syria . "Everybody is going to pay a price. He will, everybody will". Officials in Washington were seeking to verify early reports by rescuers and others that the Assad government was culpable. Last week Trump said he wanted to pull U.S. (more...)
Center of the Milky Way has thousands of black holes, study shows Center of the Milky Way has thousands of black holes, study shows
- April 05, 2018

What they found there: a dozen black holes paired up with stars, according to a report in the journal Nature . Searches for a small pulsar have failed, but it could be that the star cooked up super heavy elements that are decaying into ones never found on Earth . (more...)
Chinese space lab to fall to Earth within days in 'fiery demise'
- March 28, 2018

This drag force depends in part upon Tiangong-1's position and whether the station is tumbling, which is hard to know for sure. It is not now confirmed whether notoriously secretive China has been able to maintain or re-establish links with Tiangong-1, which would let them fire engines at the last minute to avoid land collisions. (more...)
That interstellar asteroid probably came from a solar system with two suns That interstellar asteroid probably came from a solar system with two suns
- March 23, 2018

With a radius of 200 meters [656 feet] and traveling at a blistering speed of 30 km (20 miles) per second, at its closest it was about 33 million km [21 million miles] from Earth. But 'Oumuamua displayed no cometary activity-no long tail, no cloud-like "coma" around its core-even after getting relatively close to the sun, so it was soon reclassified as an asteroid. (more...)
Ninja's Monthly Earnings Top $500000 Streaming Fortnite on Twitch Ninja's Monthly Earnings Top $500000 Streaming Fortnite on Twitch
- March 22, 2018

The Fortnite leprechaun skin doesn't just look great, it also seems to offer a huge strategic advantage. Do you think that Battle Royale on iOS can be a continued success? Fortnite is set in present-day Earth, where most of the population disappears in a massive, worldwide storm. (more...)
Apple Is Test Building Its Own MicroLED Displays In A Secret Facility Apple Is Test Building Its Own MicroLED Displays In A Secret Facility
- March 20, 2018

Samsung is expected to make billions of dollars supplying OLED panels for Apple's new flagship and while reports have suggested that the company is having to cut production as Apple has reduced orders, it's going to make a pretty penny nonetheless. (more...)
Kirstie Alley's heartless reaction to Stephen Hawking death Kirstie Alley's heartless reaction to Stephen Hawking death
- March 17, 2018

His courage and persistence with his brilliance and humour inspired people across the world. He is one the greatest man, we ever had, who believed nothing can stop you from doing what you love to do even when you are physically disabled or not. (more...)
Shadow Of The Tomb Raider Details Leaked Shadow Of The Tomb Raider Details Leaked
- March 16, 2018

And even though the sequel-baiting is there and the classic hero's journey is fulfilled in familiar ways, Uthaug's film is a lot of fun. Oscar-winning actress Alicia Vikander (for 2015's The Danish Girl ) takes over the iconic role of Lara Croft , which was played twice by Angelina Jolie in the early 2000s. (more...)
Google Assistant can now control third party apps using custom commands Google Assistant can now control third party apps using custom commands
- March 13, 2018

On your phone, audio from Actions will produce a media notification you can use to manage playback as well. The newest additions come in the form of Custom Device Actions, and they're about to add one whole heck of a lot of variety to their connected device ecosystem. (more...)
Jaguar I-Pace revealed in production form Jaguar I-Pace revealed in production form
- March 03, 2018

The I-Pace joins a three-pronged SUV lineup from Jaguar , sitting alongside the larger F-Pace and compact E-Pace. It's a sharply-styled, five-seater crossover that is aimed squarely at the high end of the vehicle market that Jaguar typically operates in, where it will instantly slot in as the most direct competition to Tesla's Model X electric SUV when it goes on sale later this year. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Pro debuts in India for Rs. 64999 Microsoft Surface Pro debuts in India for Rs. 64999
- February 23, 2018

The new Surface Pro models are not cheap at all. The Surface Pro (2017) will be available in online stories including Microsoft, Amazon and Flipkart . The slimline design is highly portable, with the tablet section measuring just 8.5mm and weighing 0.7kg on its own. The device has a hinge with a full 165-degree range of motion, which is called the Studio Mode. (more...)
Nest Cam IQ Google Assistant update makes camera a smart speaker Nest Cam IQ Google Assistant update makes camera a smart speaker
- February 22, 2018

This new integration makes Nest Cam IQ the "first security camera to have the Google Assistant built in", Veron added. Even if Google's assistant doesn't eavesdrop, its presence on an indoor security camera is likely to focus more attention on the handling and protection of the data collected through Internet-connected devices. (more...)
Volvo S60 reveal set for SC this summer Volvo S60 reveal set for SC this summer
- February 22, 2018

The SPA-based V60 is claimed to introduce a new standard to the mid-size premium estate segment with a luxurious interior, increased levels of space, advanced connectivity and Volvo's. Pilot Assist can steer, accelerate and brake "on well-marked roads" up to 81mph and has been 'upgraded with improved cornering performance'. Other standard safety features include drowsy driver monitoring and oncoming lane alert systems. (more...)
Snapchat Updates Adds Giphy, And Friends And Discovery Pages Snapchat Updates Adds Giphy, And Friends And Discovery Pages
- February 22, 2018

Just one month ago, Instagram announced they would be adding GIFs to their stories, so... Snap wants its confused users to stick with it through the growing pains so the app "will adapt to you". That update is slated to reach iOS devices some point "soon", followed by Android "in the coming weeks". It essentially enables users to quickly sort friends with Stories, group chats, and Discover subscriptions. (more...)
100 new planets discovered beyond our solar system 100 new planets discovered beyond our solar system
- February 18, 2018

This huge discovery brings the total number of exoplanets discovered on this mission close to 300. Of the 275 candidates in the dataset - being compiled since the first K2 data release in 2014 - 149 were verified to be actual exoplanets, and of those, researchers found 54 had already been discovered earlier, leaving them with 95 previously unknown exoplanets. (more...)
Global warming accelerating sea level rise, new research shows Global warming accelerating sea level rise, new research shows
- February 16, 2018

If this is not checked, the trend could mean the seas would rise by at least 10 mm per year by the end of the century, which would wreak much havoc on the world's coastal cities. "The acceleration predicted by the models has now been detected directly from the observations", Mitchum said. Over this short time period, the rate of sea level rise waxed and wane and it was hard to tease out whether its pace was steady or picking up. (more...)
Trump proposes to privatize International Space Station by 2025 Trump proposes to privatize International Space Station by 2025
- February 15, 2018

Last year, Russian Federation revealed plans to build a luxury hotel on the station - however, the Trump administration's decision to cut funding in 2024 would make it impossible for the hotel to turn a profit sooner than that. The end of the shuttle program prompted NASA to turn over supply runs to the commercial sector. And SpaceX and Boeing are each developing spacecrafts to send astronauts to and from the space station. (more...)
Vonn opens up, will ski for more than herself in Pyeongchang Vonn opens up, will ski for more than herself in Pyeongchang
- February 11, 2018

Shiffrin said she confronts anxiety - "a lot more mental stress these last two years than I ever had" - by working with a sports psychologist. "I'm going to win for him". "I would like to compete in everything but I'm not sure if I'm going to have the energy to do that", she said. "I'm very happy with my skiing right now", Vonn said. (more...)
Rumor: Call of Duty 2018 Will Be Black Ops 4 Rumor: Call of Duty 2018 Will Be Black Ops 4
- February 07, 2018

However, we may not need to wait on Activision , as new reports are claiming what 2018's Call of Duty game will be. Despite the Switch's lack of power (compared to PS4 and Xbox One ), games like Doom and the upcoming Wolfenstein II port prove the little-system-that-could is capable of running current-gen games. (more...)
International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Holdings Cut by Seizert Capital Partners LLC International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) Holdings Cut by Seizert Capital Partners LLC
- February 01, 2018

Societe Generale set a $149.00 price target on shares of International Business Machines and gave the company a "sell" rating in a research report on Friday, January 19th. Great Lakes Ltd has 3,495 shares. Cipher Limited Partnership stated it has 40,366 shares. Quinn Opportunity Limited Liability Company holds 0.36% or 15,700 shares. (more...)
The Super Blue Blood Moon: What can we expect in Central Ga? The Super Blue Blood Moon: What can we expect in Central Ga?
- January 31, 2018

The Central Time Zone will be able to view it the best. The next super blue moon won't be until next January. The initial full moon has taken place in the first few days of 2018, and will also be the biggest supermoon of the year. (more...)
Something wonderful will happen with the moon on January 31
- January 29, 2018

It's also the second full moon of the month, commonly known as a "blue moon". NASA says the super blue blood moon will be visible early Wednesday in Western Canada, so long as it's not obscured by clouds. Based on Nolle's theory, the moon would have to be 226,000 miles away from the Earth to be considered "super". And even in the Earth's shadow, enough sunlight will pass through the atmosphere to illuminate the moon. (more...)
Range Rover SV Coupe outed Range Rover SV Coupe outed
- January 25, 2018

Now, Land Rover has released the first teaser photo of the upcoming Range Rover SV Coupe , showing off it's posh interior. The Range Rover SV Coupe will also have a distinctive interior bisected by a wood-paneled console, with diamond-quilted white leather seats up front and black leather seats in the back. (more...)
Supermoon, Blue Moon, Lunar Eclipse All Coming Jan. 31 Supermoon, Blue Moon, Lunar Eclipse All Coming Jan. 31
- January 25, 2018

The super blue moon eclipse is the first of only two total lunar eclipses for 2018. January 31's supermoon, according to the space agency, will also feature a total lunar eclipse - when the Earth, sun and moon line up in such a way that the Earth blocks the sunlight that would otherwise reflect off the moon. (more...)
Integral Announces The World's First 512GB microSD Card Integral Announces The World's First 512GB microSD Card
- January 24, 2018

But Integral's transfer speeds are slightly slower, with a maximum of 80MB/s compared with SanDisk's 100MB/s. In fact, according to our best guess using this list , you likely could download the entire current Nintendo Switch library to this card-and still have about 50 GB to spare. (more...)
Drone saves swimmers in 'world-first rescue' Drone saves swimmers in 'world-first rescue'
- January 20, 2018

Lifesavers then sent the drone to drop an inflatable rescue pod, enabling the swimmers to escape the danger and make it safely to shore. The advantage with using a drone was that instead of travelling through the unsteady water, it can fly to the swimmers. (more...)
Donald Trump likes to get spanked, according to mistress Donald Trump likes to get spanked, according to mistress
- January 20, 2018

Daniels discussed spending time with Trump at a hotel party, which Roethlisberger also attended. " Donald Trump? " Dube wrote to the consultant in an email. The affair had already produced the sordid reveal that Trump told Daniels that she reminded him of his daughter, which is what attracted him to her. (more...)
Among Warmest Years On Record Among Warmest Years On Record
- January 19, 2018

According to NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information, 2017 attained a temperature of 1.51 degrees Fahrenheit (0.84 degrees Celsius), higher than the mediocre temperature witnessed in the 1900s. "The long-term temperature trend is far more important than the ranking of individual years, and that trend is an upward one", Petteri Taalas, Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said. (more...)
North American Car, Truck and Utility of the year revealed North American Car, Truck and Utility of the year revealed
- January 16, 2018

Foreign brands made up all of the nominees for Utility Vehicle of the Year, with the Volvo XC60 claiming the crown ahead of the Honda Odyssey minivan and Alfa Romeo Stelvio SUV, the first Italian-made vehicle up for the award. "Honda seems to have executed some sort of magic trick", Chris Paukert, a juror from CNET, said. The award caps a positive year for Ford trucks, which saw a 4.3-percent annual pop in segment sales, and a poor term for the Lincoln brand, which saw a 17-percent sales ... (more...)
Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers Google purchased a company that turns displays into speakers
- January 12, 2018

As expected the Redux website is now down and Google is expected to officially announce the acquisition. Chief executive Nedko Ivanov, who left in August according to his LinkedIn profile, said in 2016 that the company hoped to break even by 2018 . (more...)
It's not official, but sources say the secretive Zuma satellite was lost It's not official, but sources say the secretive Zuma satellite was lost
- January 11, 2018

SpaceX's review so far indicates that 'no design, operational or other changes are needed, ' Shotwell said. "For clarity: after review of all data to date, Falcon 9 did everything correctly on Sunday night", Gwynne Shotwell, president and chief operating officer for SpaceX, said in an emailed statement to Newsweek. (more...)
Spectre and Meltdown Exploits Spectre and Meltdown Exploits
- January 10, 2018

AMD said on the same day that the issue would affect mainly its decade-old Athlon X2 chips. While the principal companies involved have been coy about the performance impact that results from the patches recommended to deal with these issues, others have provided more details about exactly what type of applications are affected. (more...)

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