Thursday September 21-st, 2017

Astronomers Discover Heartbeats of Stars in Messier 87 Astronomers Discover Heartbeats of Stars in Messier 87

Conroy is an assistant professor at Harvard University and astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. By analyzing the Hubble Space Telescope images, the astronomers took the pulse of a distant galaxy right at its heart.

UW Researchers refrigerate liquids with a laser for the first time UW Researchers refrigerate liquids with a laser for the first time

The scientists have achieved this by creating a laser nanocrystal, suspending it in water and illuminating it with concentrated infrared light. During the research, they succeeded in cooling water by 36 degrees Fahrenheit. "The real challenge of th...

Bold Predictions For USC vs. Oregon Bold Predictions For USC vs. Oregon

The Bears went 1-11 in their first season under Dykes in 2013. "They'll never forget this moment, what we've been through this season". So, anything can happen and we're by no means out of it. Scouting the run defense: The Bears have struggled to sto...

Fiat 124 Spider Looks Nothing Like its MX-5 Sibling Fiat 124 Spider Looks Nothing Like its MX-5 Sibling

Front and rear lights are LED with those at the front rounded, while the tail-light housings are rectangular in a nod to the original vehicle. Fiat also intends to offer the 124 in America with a more powerful 158bhp engine, but there is no indicat...

Ford unveils new SUV with redesigned look Ford unveils new SUV with redesigned look

A user enables the system through a two-step authentication process created to protect personal information. Inside, the return to buttons (nice ones, too) is welcome, with the Escape featuring an updated interior with a few new materials and the a...

Audi, Porsche Diesel SUVs Cheated On VW's Emissions Tests Audi, Porsche Diesel SUVs Cheated On VW's Emissions Tests

Shares in VW have dropped after it reported "irregularities" in carbon dioxide emissions levels, which could affect around 800,000 cars in Europe. The controls were turned off when the cars went back on the road, spewing pollution at up to 40 times a...

Photos of Blackberry's next Android smartphone Vienna leaked Photos of Blackberry's next Android smartphone Vienna leaked

Maybe even BlackBerry's specialized security groups, like Secusmart, Movirtu, and WatchDox, will also survive as a niche provider. Instead BlackBerry's influence shines through via the dedicated apps and a couple of UI features that make use of that ...

Sprint offers T-Mobile users 50% off, escalating price war Sprint offers T-Mobile users 50% off, escalating price war

Formerly the No. 3 carrier behind AT&T and Verizon, Sprint fell to fourth as T-Mobile gained ground with consumers through its Uncarrier wireless program. In an attempt to lure customers, Sprint Corp. To get the deal, customers will not be required t...

Google+ is getting a makeover, hoping you'll notice/care Google+ is getting a makeover, hoping you'll notice/care

Now Google is shaking up Google+ and placing more of a focus on the parts of it that are popular - Collections and Communities - by placing more of an emphasis on them and making it quicker to jump into those features. Communities and Collections b...

Halo 5 Led Gaming to $805 Million Month Halo 5 Led Gaming to $805 Million Month

Select a PS4 or Xbox One copy with "fulfillment by Amazon ", add it your cart and you'll see the $10 discount from Amazon Prime . We are already seeing excellent examples of what is possible with the PS4 and Xbox One, and the looks of Star Wars Bat...

Human Brains are Different from Chimps Due to Plasticity Human Brains are Different from Chimps Due to Plasticity

Chimpanzees are intelligent animals capable of working with tools and solving problems but regardless of how smart the chimps are, their brain power pales when compared to that of humans. The researchers likewise used information from detailed family...

Nigerian Professor Solves 150-Year-Old Mathematics Problem Nigerian Professor Solves 150-Year-Old Mathematics Problem

The Riemann Hypothesis , first proposed by German mathematician Bernhard Riemann in 1859, is one of seven Millennium problems presented by the Clay Mathematics Institute with a million dollar reward for solving each problem. "He also showed how ...

Google Glass Reinvented Without Glass Google Glass Reinvented Without Glass

The Google Glass is reportedly competing with Microsoft's HoloLens, which will be released next year at a sum of around $3,000 (roughly Rs. 198,000). The other two are audio-only devices. Google's shift from glass to no glass is proof of its effort...

Chinese Scientists Unveil New Stealth Material Breakthrough Chinese Scientists Unveil New Stealth Material Breakthrough

That layer of material is placed under a. 04 mm thick layer of copper resistors, that the scientists call an "active frequency selective surface material", or AFSS for short. "In this paper, we present an ultra-thin broadband AFSS absorber with a str...

Study Shows Birds Choose Love over Food Study Shows Birds Choose Love over Food

They found that instead of leaving the female during food hunting, the male tit stayed with its partner regardless if it meant starvation. They set up 12 feeding stations that would only open to great tits wearing particular radio frequency identific...

Pressure grows on Volkswagen as bad news piles up Pressure grows on Volkswagen as bad news piles up

The company has so far been unable to halt the flow of negative surprises since the scandal first became known on September 18, when the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Volkswagen had installed software on 482,000 cars that enabl...

Cassini spots huge storm brewing on Saturn's moon Titan Cassini spots huge storm brewing on Saturn's moon Titan

The cloud is part of a massive system whose peak sits at an altitude of 124 miles (200 km). One season on Titan' last approximately seven and a half years as we measure them on Earth. Cassini arrived at Saturn in 2004, when Titan's north pole was in ...

New porous liquid 'could help with carbon capture process' New porous liquid 'could help with carbon capture process'

The Porous liquid could be used in trapping and storing amounts of carbon dioxide, they said . However, until recently, these porous materials have been solids. According to Mastalerz, the surface area and the overall uptake of gases in the po...

GJ1132b could be the most important extra-solar planet ever discovered GJ1132b could be the most important extra-solar planet ever discovered

But instead of residing in a galaxy far, far away, this new world is, galactically speaking, practically next door. Most exoplanets thus far have been violets balls of rock that heat up to over a thousand degrees Fahrenheit. "This planet is going to ...

New Plasma Confinement State Discovery Holds the key to Generate Fusion Energy New Plasma Confinement State Discovery Holds the key to Generate Fusion Energy

In fusion reactor designs, superconductors (which suffer no resistive power loss) are used to generate the magnetic fields that confine the 100 million degree C plasma. There are many physics and technology challenges that need to be solved, this tok...

Roku unveils its most affordable media player for Black Friday Roku unveils its most affordable media player for Black Friday

The Roku SE won't carry the same 4k functionality as the Roku 4 , but you didn't really expect that from a streaming device that costs less than half the price of its predecessor, did you? The Roku SE is basically the opposite of that. Roku didn't...

Germany To Re-Test All Volkswagen Emissions Germany To Re-Test All Volkswagen Emissions

Porsche Cars North America issued a stop-sale Tuesday evening: "Porsche Cars North America, Inc. today decided, in view of the unexpected U.S. EPA notice received yesterday, to voluntarily discontinue sales of model-year 2014 through 2016 Porsche Cay...

FDA Approves New Treatment for Paediatric HIV FDA Approves New Treatment for Paediatric HIV

The drug, which is aimed at patients aged 12 and over, contains a new form of the powerful HIV inhibitor tenofovir. Information provided shows that TAF enters cells, including HIV-infected cells, more efficiently than TDF and it can be given at a low...

Verizon mulls $10B sale of enterprise business Verizon mulls $10B sale of enterprise business

Experts observe that the intricate interdependence of the company's various business divisions would mean potential buyers would have to conclude agreements with Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ). The separation of enterprise assets would be a ...

Planetary Study Suggests Jupiter Ejected A Fifth Gas Giant Long Ago Planetary Study Suggests Jupiter Ejected A Fifth Gas Giant Long Ago

However, because the planets and moon move in orbits that are not highly different from that of Earth's, these celestial bodies constantly remain close to the ecliptic line when it is visible in the sky. A surprising new study indicates there might...

Tullett Prebon in talks to buy ICAP's broking ops Tullett Prebon in talks to buy ICAP's broking ops

ICAP , a markets operator and provider of post trade risk mitigation services, is poised to take majority stake in Tullett Prebon , a UK-listed inter-dealer money broker in one of the biggest deals of the year. A second source said the combination c...

Now your idle smartphone can help to cure cancer while you sleep Now your idle smartphone can help to cure cancer while you sleep

The hope is that the combined processing power of loads of smartphones will create a network that matches the power of a supercomputer. Vodafone customers can download DreamLab problems over their mobile data connection for free, and all app users ...

It's Spacewalk No. 2 for NASA's 1-year spaceman It's Spacewalk No. 2 for NASA's 1-year spaceman

Fortunately neither one had any ammonia on them when they checked upon reentry and the loose stitch in Kelly's glove was inconsequential. It was the duo's second spacewalk in the last nine days. 'We are looking at the volume of different structur...

Debate about lights streaking across night sky Debate about lights streaking across night sky

The light was visible from as far away as Arizona and Nevada. We are leaning towards it was one of the rockets as it was super bright, but not until one of the bases in California says it was not them, we will not know which one launched it.

Will we see the Aurora Borealis tonight? Will we see the Aurora Borealis tonight?

Our photographer Jane Coltman caught a fantastic display of the Northern Lights from Holy Island in February this year. As  Met Office  explains, the lights occur as an outcome of solar activity and result from collisions of charged particles in th...

Hole in ozone layer now size of Russian Federation & Canada combined Hole in ozone layer now size of Russian Federation & Canada combined

If the ozone layer is depleted, more risky and unabsorbed UV rays are able to reach the surface of the planet, scientists say. Researchers from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO), the official weather and climate agency of the United Nat...

Illinois State Police to crack down on drunk driving for Halloween Illinois State Police to crack down on drunk driving for Halloween

From Marana to Tucson to Oro Valley, saturation DUI patrols include mobile checkpoints, added resources and more officers on the streets practicing zero-tolerance toward drunk driving. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety has released it's list ...

New silicon Phototransistor that can improve performance of digital cameras New silicon Phototransistor that can improve performance of digital cameras

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin have made a ground-breaking discovery by developing a flexible and extremely fast responding silicon phototransistor which has the capability to enhance the performance of digital cameras and medical ima...

Michael Fassbender's Michael Fassbender's "Steve Jobs" a rotten apple at the box office

Variety said the new film suffered from fierce competition, possible public weariness with Jobs , the low profile of actor Michael Fassbender in the title role and too fast a rollout nationwide. A speech of Rogen's late in the movie raises a ques...

Anonymous Threatens to Reveal Names of Up to 1000 KKK Members Anonymous Threatens to Reveal Names of Up to 1000 KKK Members

The Ghoul Squad is believed to be an auxiliary organization for KKK supporters. 'You are abhorrent. Criminal. Of course there is the fact that the Anti-Defamation League and the  Southern Poverty Law Center  both classify the various Klan organizat...

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