Science


How to watch Thursday's Atlas V rocket launch with OSIRIS-REx
- September 11, 2016

The sample will be the largest-ever since the Apollo 17 mission in 1972. "We are pleased to contribute specialized imaging components to the OSIRIS-REx mission and congratulate the team at UA's Lunar and Planetary Laboratory as well as our own Custom Solutions team for their contributions in furthering science through space exploration", commented Colin Flood, Vice President, Teledyne DALSA Advanced Imaging. (more...)
Apple iPhone 7 is not a game changer. Here's why
- September 11, 2016

The increased popularity of Apple Music is in stark contrast to Apple's falling iPhone sales year-on-year, and highlights the company's increasing reliance on profiting from existing customers through services rather than exclusively relying on acquiring new ones via hardware sales to meet its revenue targets. (more...)
Russian Syria ceasefire raises doubts as violence surges Russian Syria ceasefire raises doubts as violence surges
- September 11, 2016

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu spoke by phone with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday and told him that Turkey welcomes the Syria deal, the Turkish foreign ministry said in a statement. Lister said rebels had not indicated willingness to break off that alliance, which they see as "a military necessity". In an extraordinary appearance in the hall where reporters waited for an anticipated Kerry-Lavrov news conference, Lavrov suddenly strode in and said that he was trying ... (more...)
New Super Mario Run Comes to iOS and Android Too
- September 11, 2016

Since Super Mario Run is being developed by Nintendo (and published by DeNA ), the company can expect a bigger cut of the revenue from the game's success than it could with Pokemon Go , which was developed by Niantic, and published by The Pokemon Company. (more...)
Canada WestJet plane declares emergency, lands in Iceland Canada WestJet plane declares emergency, lands in Iceland
- September 11, 2016

Emergency landing on @WestJet flight. "WestJet sincerely apologizes to our guests for the inconvenience and thanks them for their patience", added Stewart. The flight appears to be making its way to Keflavik International Airport in Iceland but it first turned around on its path and was out over the Atlantic. (more...)
Quinnipiac Poll: Clinton Leading Presidential Race in North Carolina
- September 10, 2016

Trump told King he does not think the Russians were intervening in USA elections, a concern expressed by some US officials and by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Of course, she used most of that time to chastised Republican rival Donald Trump for talking about things he learned in classified intelligence briefings, calling it "totally inappropriate and undisciplined". (more...)
NASA Spacecraft Going to Asteroid NASA Spacecraft Going to Asteroid
- September 10, 2016

These "may be the precursors to life in Earth or elsewhere in our solar system". NASA's Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer or OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will travel to a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu. (more...)
Elder Scrolls Online gets 4K treatment on PS4 Pro
- September 10, 2016

Sony also confirmed that there would be a new 4K-focused Netflix app that would launch together with the PlayStation Pro which will have 600 hours of 4K content that will be available on Netflix at the end of this year. Sony also announced existing PS4 consoles will get HDR compatibility, starting next week, via a firmware update. The console is scheduled for release on the 10 of November 2016 and it's priced at $399. (more...)
Boko Haram: Troops arrest suspect on wanted list Boko Haram: Troops arrest suspect on wanted list
- September 10, 2016

Salkida was declared wanted by the army on August 14 along with two other individuals - rights activists Ahmed Bolori and Aisha Wakil. "There is no doubt that these individuals have links with Boko Haram Terrorists and have contacts with them". (more...)
NASA begins first asteroid-sampling mission NASA begins first asteroid-sampling mission
- September 10, 2016

These asteroid impacts represent just a small sample of the bombardment Earth has been under, for billions of years. When it gets there it will scoop up bits of ancient space rock - which could eventually tell us not just about where we came from but whether there is life elsewhere as well. (more...)
N. Korea Says No Radioactive Leak After Test N. Korea Says No Radioactive Leak After Test
- September 10, 2016

China said on Friday that it resolutely opposed North Korea's nuclear test but was unlikely to follow up with strong action because its influence was limited and it believed the US and South Korea shared responsibility for growing tension in the region. (more...)
Three women planning 'imminent' attacks arrested in France: minister
- September 10, 2016

Two other women have also been held in the anti-terror operation. In a televised statement Cazeneuve said: "These three women, aged 39, 23 and 19 had been radicalised, were fanatics and were in all likelihood preparing an imminent, violent act". (more...)
Apple iPhone 7: retailers predict surge in wireless headphones sales
- September 10, 2016

Apple didn't talk about things like screen size and resolution or measurements and weight onstage today and I've received a lot of questions about it, so let's lay those facts out up front. These AirPods are compatible with all Apple devices and will be shipped in India later in October. And just because Series 2 is on the scene it doesn't mean the original is being dropped. (more...)
Broncos win Super Bowl rematch over Panthers 21-20 Broncos win Super Bowl rematch over Panthers 21-20
- September 10, 2016

Newton, the NFL's reigning MVP, was 18 of 33 for 194 yards, with one TD and one interception. The game at Denver's Mile High Stadium was a re-match of last season's Super Bowl , won by the Broncos with a dominant defensive effort. But several of Newton's teammates thought otherwise, noting a flag was thrown only once. They owned a 10-point lead at halftime, had gotten three turnovers off two interceptions and a fumble recovery, and Rivera told NBC at halftime the Panthers weren't afraid ... (more...)
Emirati Space Professionals Observe NASA's OSIRIS-REx Launch
- September 10, 2016

In 2018, OSIRIS-REx will approach Bennu - which is the size of a small mountain - and begin an intricate dance with the asteroid, mapping and studying Bennu in preparation for sample collection. But at the moment, OSIRIS-REx is under budget by at least $30 million , according to Lauretta. An hour later, OSIRIS-REx was cruising toward interplanetary space and communicating as expected with NASA's Deep Space Network in Canberra, Australia. (more...)
Watch Our Incredible Footage of OSIRIS-REx Being Launched Towards an Asteroid
- September 10, 2016

The spacecraft will depart the asteroid in March 2021 and travel for two-and-a-half years on a trajectory for Earth return in September 2023. The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft is created to rendezvous with, study, and return a sample of the asteroid Bennu to Earth. (more...)
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night delayed by a year to 2018 Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night delayed by a year to 2018
- September 10, 2016

After assessing the game's current rate of progress, Igarashi says it was made a decision to add "a new development team to the main production and improve our approach". Following the release of the Mercury Steam developed Castlevania: Lords of Shadow games, the Japanese publisher seems to have given up on the series. (more...)
Belkin Lightning Adapter Solves iPhone 7 Listen While Charging Problem
- September 10, 2016

Ultimately, it wasn't Apple that killed the headphone jack, but simple math, and we're willing to bet that most other smartphone manufacturers eventually follow suit. Worse, if you choose the Jet Black iPhone 7 Plus, the shipping date will just say "November". According to numerous tweets, the Jet Black iPhone 7 sold out within minutes. (more...)
New Nexus 7 could pack iPad-rivalling specs New Nexus 7 could pack iPad-rivalling specs
- September 10, 2016

News broke last week about the possible cancellation of the much-anticipated new Google android phones, Nexus. The primary hardware partners of these devices will be HTC and Huawei. In terms of prices, rumors have it that the premium Pixel XL would cost $599 while Pixel X will be around $499, a little higher than their predecessors. (more...)
Doom is about to get Deathmatch and private multiplayer for free Doom is about to get Deathmatch and private multiplayer for free
- September 10, 2016

It's short, especially since the last ten seconds is just a reminder of the livestream , but I'll give it this: That is definitely some deathmatch. You'll also be able to adjust settings like the time limit, score limit, or turning demons and power weapon off or on . (more...)

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