Science


Scientists Solve The Mystery Of Scientists Solve The Mystery Of "Missing" Carbon On Mars
- November 26, 2015

On the one hand, the team looked at the atmospheric chemistry-the isotopic signature, the escape processes, and the enrichment mechanism. Researchers believe two mechanisms are responsible for the removal of excess carbon dioxide from the planet’s atmosphere. (more...)
Flatworms Used To Grow Heads, Brains Of Other Species Flatworms Used To Grow Heads, Brains Of Other Species
- November 26, 2015

Results of this research confirm the new type of physiological governing systems, which is an independent from the genome. Michael Levin, a researcher from the Tufts University Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology in the School of Arts and Sciences and one of the study authors, said it is believed that an organism's shape is decided by chromatin's structure and sequence, but the new study has proved that physiological network function is capable of superseding the anatomy. (more...)
What is KIC 8462852 Mystery What is KIC 8462852 Mystery
- November 26, 2015

Some suggested that the unusual patterns were possibly caused by a huge alien megastructure that could have been placed around the star. "We may not know yet what's going on around this star", Marengo observed. Right off the bat, scientists said a swarm of comets was most likely to blame. Spitzer is handy for observing stars in infrared light. Later, in 2013, the rest of the comet family, a band of various-sized fragments lagging behind, would have passed in front of the star and again ... (more...)
Tesla Model S has Trouble and Model X is Pricy Tesla Model S has Trouble and Model X is Pricy
- November 26, 2015

Trip Chowdhry, an analyst at Global Equities Research and a well-known Tesla bull, has exhibited signs of worries regarding the matter, primarily due to Tesla Model X. The electric SUV, which was introduced in September, is now available in three battery options - 70D, 90D and P90D - and starts at $80,000 for the 70D model, the lower-end version of the vehicle . (more...)
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Nears Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Nears Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update
- November 25, 2015

The XDA member was caught off guard when his T-Mobile Galaxy Note 5 started to update to Marshmallow that day. The smartphone has 16 GB of on-board storage expandable by microSD cards of up to 128 GB; it rocks a 13 MP main camera along with a 5 MP front-facing unit and runs Android 5.1.1 Lollipop out of the box. (more...)
California Textbooks Mislead Students On Climate Change California Textbooks Mislead Students On Climate Change
- November 25, 2015

McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Three of the textbooks were published separately by Glencoe-McGraw-Hill, CPO Science and Prentice Hall called Focus on Earth Science while the fourth one was released by Holt, Winston & Rinehart called Earth Science. (more...)
Black Friday 2015: Amazon Rolling Out Deals Every Five Minutes Beginning November 20 Black Friday 2015: Amazon Rolling Out Deals Every Five Minutes Beginning November 20
- November 25, 2015

Customers will have early access to online Black Friday doorbusters starting Saturday, November 21. Retailers like Amazon are sprinkling their deals throughout the week. Some types of items will provide better values than others on Black Friday . But a new survey from NJ.com suggests that there are still a lot of traditionalists out there who would rather see retail stores closed on Thanksgiving Day. (more...)
Missing UCLA grad student found dead in Sierra Nevada Missing UCLA grad student found dead in Sierra Nevada
- November 25, 2015

Cloud native who was killed in an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada mountain range in California. Michael David Meyers , a 25-year-old grad student in the physics department, told his roommate on November 5 that he was going to climb Mount Russell, a peak less than a mile from Mount Whitney in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. (more...)
Google Doodle: Who is Lucy the Australopithecus? Google honours 41st Google Doodle: Who is Lucy the Australopithecus? Google honours 41st
- November 24, 2015

The discovery of Lucy's fossilized bones is considered to be a revolutionary finding in the field of archaeology. First discovered in 1973, the discovery of Lucy was remarkably "complete" - 40% of her skeleton was found intact, rather than just a handful of incomplete and damaged fossils that usually make up remains of a similar age. (more...)
Elon Musk's SpaceX to Carry Out First NASA Mission Elon Musk's SpaceX to Carry Out First NASA Mission
- November 24, 2015

SpaceX , Elon Musk's private spaceflight company, will now aim to send a crewed version of its Dragon capsule to ISS in 2017. However, the company isn't the first tapped by NASA to return manned launches to the U.S. "It is important to have at least two healthy and robust capabilities from US companies to deliver crew and critical scientific experiments from American soil to the space station throughout its lifespan", Kathy Lueders, manager of NASA's Commercial Crew Program , said in a ... (more...)
NASA's New Horizons Images Show Complete One Day on Pluto NASA's New Horizons Images Show Complete One Day on Pluto
- November 23, 2015

The images reveal different aspects of the surface of the planet, such as differences between the far side and the encounter hemisphere of Pluto. Pluto's as well as Charon's one day is equal to approximately 6.4 days on Earth. Like its host planet, Charon rotates once every 6.4 Earth days. During that time, New Horizons went from 5 million miles away from Pluto to just 400,000 miles away. (more...)
AR Rahman, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan to grace Mulayam Singh Yadav birthday AR Rahman, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan to grace Mulayam Singh Yadav birthday
- November 22, 2015

If yes, then, the state will receive a global certificate for its achievement. A cultural extravaganza, including a performance by Oscar- winning composer AR Rahman, will be held at Yadav's native village Saifai . Scores of Uttar Pradesh ministers and bureaucrats will also attend. Several prominent political faces, including RJD cheif Lalu Prasad Yadav and Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Sanjay Khan and several others are likely to attend. (more...)
Big Bang Theory spoilers: Sheldon and Amy FINALLY advance their relationship Big Bang Theory spoilers: Sheldon and Amy FINALLY advance their relationship
- November 22, 2015

After years of holding hands, sharing the odd peck and sticking to their relationship rule book, Sheldon Cooper and Amy Farrah Fowler are FINALLY going to have coitus! For " Big Bang ", the news comes as TV's No. Their long-running romance came to an end in the series eight finale, when Amy decided it was time to reevaluate their relationship unaware that Sheldon was planning to propose. (more...)
IPad Pro Lightning Port Is USB 3.0 Compatible, Apple Confirms IPad Pro Lightning Port Is USB 3.0 Compatible, Apple Confirms
- November 22, 2015

The release of the iPad Pro delighted plenty of folks, Apple fans in particularly, by sticking to a design language it knows best and that is familiar to users. Microsoft's Surface Pro 4 is a hybrid device , which aims to bring together both a laptop and a tablet, but fails to flawless either. That includes plenty of people who fall under the "creative type" banner, be it writers, artists, designers, whoever else might want a big canvas to help them create something. (more...)
NASA Used New Horizons Spacecraft To Create An Incredible Portrait Of Pluto NASA Used New Horizons Spacecraft To Create An Incredible Portrait Of Pluto
- November 22, 2015

A Pluto day is equivalent to 6.4 Earth days. The photos were snapped between July 7 and 13 by New Horizons from a range of between 400,000 and 5 million miles. Images near or at the 9 o'clock position are the "more distant" images, with few of Charon's signature surface features visible, like the canyons, rolling plains of the Vulcan Planum and some cratered uplands. (more...)
The Big Bang Theory Season 9 Spoilers: Amy and Sheldon… The Big Bang Theory Season 9 Spoilers: Amy and Sheldon…
- November 21, 2015

According to the synopsis for the upcoming episode, Sheldon and Amy will try to move past their differences by spending time together at an aquarium. The show mainly revolves around Sheldon Cooper and Leonard Hofstadter, two room-mates and their friends and love interests. (more...)
CalTech Scientists Find Massive Dark Matter In Nearby 'Dead' Galaxy CalTech Scientists Find Massive Dark Matter In Nearby 'Dead' Galaxy
- November 21, 2015

Dwarf galaxies have few stars, but lots of dark matter. Dark matter is the substance thought to comprise most of the universe. Astronomers from the University of Strasbourg in  France  think the dwarf galaxy's weird star velocity could be caused by the gravitational attraction of the Milky Way. (more...)
NASA's Orion spacecraft gets new silver heat shield for deep space trips NASA's Orion spacecraft gets new silver heat shield for deep space trips
- November 21, 2015

After a successful trip to space previous year, NASA is working on a heat shield to protect the Orion Spacecraft from extreme temperatures. 'As we move toward building the system for EM-1, we've been able to take advantage of what we learned from building and flying Orion to refine our processes going forward'. (more...)
Why doesn't Rockstar release a new GTA game every year? Why doesn't Rockstar release a new GTA game every year?
- November 21, 2015

On average, it takes four years before another major "GTA" title comes out. Annualisation of franchises as big as GTA and Red Dead Redemption is not something Take-Two wants to do. Being in their 6 year of annual Assassin's Creed releases, the company enforced a review embargo, so that reviewers would not be able to advise the gamers not to purchase the extremely unpolished final product. (more...)
Astronaut tweets shot of 'UFO' taken from worldwide — NASA alien shock Astronaut tweets shot of 'UFO' taken from worldwide — NASA alien shock
- November 21, 2015

A few contend the image is part of a Space Station window and is visible in several of Kelly's other images. The image has been retweeted nearly 5,000 times and favorited 85-hundred times. The photo (below) shows in the upper right corner an elongated "structure" with two lights on each end that UFO hunters claim is "clearly a UFO". Astronaut Scott Kelly has a unique view of Australia. (more...)

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