Science


Reusable SpaceX rocket lands safely after blasting satellites into space
- December 24, 2015

The Falcon-9 11 communications satellites were despatched by rocket booster before returning to an erect position at Cape Canaveral. But SpaceX's Falcon 9 is a much different rocket from the one flown by Blue Origin. As the heads of the two firms trade barbs, a new, privately-funded space race seems to be developing as companies rush to corner both the market for satellite launches and eventually manned commercial flights. (more...)
Micron revenue misses on weak PC demand, lower prices Micron revenue misses on weak PC demand, lower prices
- December 24, 2015

However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Credit Capital Investments Llc had the largest stake with ownership of 1.33M shares as of q2 2015 for 15.62% of the United States long equity exposure. (more...)
HTC, Huawei to release new smartphones in 1Q16, says paper HTC, Huawei to release new smartphones in 1Q16, says paper
- December 24, 2015

The phone's Full HD (1080p) display measures in a 5.5-inches which means the non-removable 3000 mAh battery should easily be able to get the phone through a full day on a single charge. Hopefully, it is released in other markets soon. HTC is all set to launch HTC One X9 in China today. On the design side, the back and sides of the HTC One X9 is wrapped with a unibody aluminum shell and a single pane of glass protecting the display on the front. (more...)
Astronauts aim to fix jammed rail vehicle during spacewalk
- December 24, 2015

According to engineers, a stuck brake handle can be the possible reason for the jamming of the rail auto and the astronauts on the mission are required to move it about four inches to bring it back to its place. Finished with their work, the astronauts returned inside the space station more than three hours after the start of their spacewalk. The shorter-than-usual spacewalk ended after three hours and 16 minutes, about half the duration of a regular outing. (more...)
Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Plus Leaked Cover Cases Tip Design Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Plus Leaked Cover Cases Tip Design
- December 24, 2015

The front facing camera is 8MP. The cover cases are seen in Blue, Purple, Red, Black and Pink colours. As soon as we get some more details on exactly when the new Samsung Galaxy A9 will launch, we will let you guys know. The A9's screen has a resolution of 1080x1920 pixels, which seems on the lower side considering that Quad HD screens are nowadays normal in big phones. (more...)
Tim Peake delivers Christmas video message from International Space Station
- December 24, 2015

The idea was to have everything in place before the Russian resupply spacecraft arrives and docks on Wednesday, said the release. While the astronauts were busy completing tasks outside the space station, Kelly did have a moment to fulfill a request from European Space Agency astronaut Tim Peake. (more...)
"Welcome Back, Baby!": SpaceX Returns Rocket to Earth
- December 24, 2015

Landing rockets after launch so they can be re-used in late launches has been a major goal of SpaceX and an important part of the company's aim of driving down the price of space launches. Meanwhile, ORBCOMM said in a statement that all 11 satellites were put in their respective orbit. Moreover, SpaceX's booster was shooting towards the earth much faster, leading to a more hard and trickier landing, according to Wired . (more...)
US spacewalkers will aim to move stalled rail car US spacewalkers will aim to move stalled rail car
- December 24, 2015

The emergency spacewalk was necessary because of a stalled mobile transporter rail vehicle - used to position the station's robotic arm. According to Kenny Todd , the station's Mission Integration and Operations Manager in Houston, the stall could have been caused by a stuck brake handle. (more...)
SpaceX Makes History: Falcon 9 Rocket Successfully Lands SpaceX Makes History: Falcon 9 Rocket Successfully Lands
- December 23, 2015

The launch and landing also marked the first time any company has landed an orbital rocket segment back on Earth following a launch to space. SpaceX employees erupted in jubilation as they watched live video footage of the white first-stage booster slowly descending upright through a damp, darkened night sky amid a glowing orange ball of light to make a picture-perfect landing. (more...)
Hillary Clinton's 'Great at Being the Victim,' Jeb Bush Says Hillary Clinton's 'Great at Being the Victim,' Jeb Bush Says
- December 23, 2015

The response was the 1st from the marketing crusade since Trump used the vulgarity Monday. night throughout a rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Discussing her brief disappearance during Saturday's Democratic debate while she was using the lavatory, Trump told the crowd, "Where did Hillary go? He's running against a sexual harasser and an abuser's enabler, so, again, I don't know why we're not talking about that". (more...)
'Star Wars' smashes box office record
- December 23, 2015

Following such a hugely successful first night, industry experts have said Star Wars: The Force Awakens could become the biggest selling movie of all time. " Star Wars " only fell short on one record: biggest opening weekend worldwide . We'll have to see what happens over the next few weeks and whether The Force Awakens cannot only score a big opening, but a big final total, too . (more...)
ISS Astronauts On Spacewalk
- December 22, 2015

NASA engineers suspect the stalled railcar is the result of a stuck brake handle, according to Kenny Todd , the station's Mission Integration and Operations Manager at NASA's Mission Control center in Houston. A final decision will be made after a mission management meeting on Sunday. However, Peake won't be taking the spacewalk with the two American astronauts, but rather following the walk from inside. (more...)
Astronauts help move stalled rail car during spacewalk
- December 22, 2015

Two NASA spacewalkers executed a quick fix at the International Space Station today, moving a stuck rail auto to clear the path for a robotic Russian cargo ship that was launched just hours before. Former Chichester High School for Boys pupil Major Peake is the first Briton aboard the space station, and the first fully British professional astronaut employed by a space agency. (more...)
US astronauts begin spacewalk to fix stalled rail car
- December 22, 2015

It's used by controllers to move the robotic Canadarm2 outside the station so it can assist in docking procedures and assembly. Kelly and his fellow spacewalker, U.S. He wore a suit with red stripes. Kelly and Kopra were approved to complete the additional task during the EVA. Kopra also retrieved some tools stored on the side of the station for a future spacewalk. (more...)
BlackBerry planning to launch second android smartphone in 2016 BlackBerry planning to launch second android smartphone in 2016
- December 21, 2015

The Priv represents something of a a gamble for the firm, abandoning its BlackBerry 10 OS for a version of Google's Android operating system, and making use of a sliding QWERTY keyboard. That means Blackberry sold just a hair over 2.5 million handsets during the first three fiscal quarters of 2016. Blackberry continues to struggle and those struggles are clearly reflected in its most recent earnings report. (more...)
Microsoft apologizes for Surface Pro 4 bugs and issues Microsoft apologizes for Surface Pro 4 bugs and issues
- December 21, 2015

Earlier this month, Microsoft publicly apologised to Surface owners who had had a "less-than-perfect experience" with their devices. Never being known for their work in the hardware technology, the company has totally surprised the markets with their recent releases, especially when you look at the surface series of devices. (more...)
China alerts spread as Beijing besieged by smog
- December 21, 2015

China has issued its first ever red alert on pollution as the country, especially the capital Beijing , faces poor air quality. The U.S. Embassy in Beijing reported that the air quality index was 250 on Tuesday morning which is classified as "very unhealthy" and 10 times higher than the WHO's recommended levels. (more...)
Tina Fey & Amy Poehler make triumphant return to SNL as Palin & Tina Fey & Amy Poehler make triumphant return to SNL as Palin &
- December 21, 2015

However, Tina Fey showed up to steal the show from the Hillary twins near the end of the sketch. Kate McKinnon played present-day Clinton, who, upon going to bed - in nothing less than a spiffy pantsuit - is visited by herself circa 2008 played by Amy Poehler . (more...)
Star Wars Has Biggest Opening Ever
- December 21, 2015

Sequels and spinoffs are in development for years to come. The movie's impressive opening also shattered the opening weekend record for movies released in December, when audiences are more focused on holiday shopping and travel. Audiences awarded an "A" grade in polling by survey firm CinemaScore . It's so far been praised by critics and has received rave reviews on popular movie-rating site IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes . (more...)
Acura NSX Starts From $156000 And Tops Out At $205700 Acura NSX Starts From $156000 And Tops Out At $205700
- December 19, 2015

Ikeda said some customers may choose to come to the plant to see their NSX being made. Consumer information is available at www. acura .com. To join the Acura community on Facebook, visit http://www.facebook.com/acura . The 2017 Acura NSX boasts an impressive twin-turbo V6 3.5-liter engine that cranks out 500 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque, controlled by a dual-clutch 9-speed gear box. (more...)

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