Science


U.S. astronaut breaks female record for most spacewalks
- April 04, 2017

Floating in the Quest airlock, Kimbrough and Whitson switched their spacesuits to battery power at 7:29 a.m. EDT (GMT-5), officially kicking off U.S. EVA-41, the second NASA spacewalk in one week. It will serve as a parking spot for commercial crew capsules under development by SpaceX and Boeing. The shield also provides a barrier from extreme temperature changes. (more...)
Numeric Investors LLC Buys 168800 Shares of Chesapeake Energy Co. (CHK)
- April 04, 2017

The share price is trading in a range of 5.81 - 5.95 (Price in Dollars). Chesapeake Energy Co. has a 1-year low of $3.53 and a 1-year high of $8.20. During the same quarter a year ago, the firm posted ($0.16) EPS. TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This piece was originally reported by Chaffey Breeze and is the sole property of of Chaffey Breeze. (more...)
UK's Hammond, Carney Prepare Ground for Brexit With India Trip
- April 04, 2017

Both countries are making a contribution of 120 million pound to finance the energy needs in India. Hammond will visit Delhi and Mumbai as part of the trip, hosted by Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. "This is a relationship between equals. We plan to take this opportunity forward", the Chancellor added. The two countries also welcomed the recent launch of a Fast Track investment promotion mechanism, which provides a single window to help United Kingdom companies while establishing and ... (more...)
South Carolina women win first NCAA basketball title
- April 04, 2017

The Bulldogs are the second three-time opponent for SC this season as the Gamecocks completed a three-game sweep of Kentucky in the SEC Tournament semifinals. West matchup that pits #7 SC against #1 Gonzaga , both teams had a rather interesting road to the final four. At the 2020 Olympics, she will be the first black woman to be head coach of the US women's basketball team. (more...)
Samsung may sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 handsets
- April 04, 2017

However, there will be no consultations in the United States since Samsung does not plan to sell refurbished Note 7s in this market. Samsung has announced that it will refurbish and sell some Galaxy Note7 phones, which is a reversal of its previous plans to dispose all 4.3 million of the recalled phones outright. (more...)
Is the Galaxy S8 another big win for Samsung?
- April 04, 2017

Samsung has revealed the pricing on its DeX Station, which is priced at $149.99 (Rs 9,700 approx). If this is a move that turns out to be true, then it would definitely be taking a similar path that Samsung took with their Galaxy S8 . (more...)
In lab simulating harsh Mars climate, a nascent potato grows In lab simulating harsh Mars climate, a nascent potato grows
- April 04, 2017

This experiment is more about farming on Mars as it might also help regions that have problems with climate change. Unique was developed in Peru by a team of researchers, scientists and engineers from the International Potato Center, the University of Engineering and Technology and NASA. (more...)
Trump recycles campaign fodder to distract from Russia Trump recycles campaign fodder to distract from Russia
- April 04, 2017

But Schiff's visit to the White House to review what he said was the same intelligence Nunes reviewed only opened a new wound. In fact, the story indicates, as was already known, that conversations involving people affiliated with Trump's campaign were picked up as part of routine monitoring of foreign diplomats and other non-US persons. (more...)
Tillerson to chair UN meeting on North Korea nuclear programme Tillerson to chair UN meeting on North Korea nuclear programme
- April 04, 2017

Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Monday. However, Trump later reaffirmed the importance of US relations with China, holding a number of phone calls with Xi. Trump's administration has repeatedly emphasized its high concern over the North Korean nuclear threat. 'Well, if China is not going to solve North Korea, we will. (more...)
Google Kills Map Maker, Encourages Users To Join Local Guides Program Google Kills Map Maker, Encourages Users To Join Local Guides Program
- April 04, 2017

This feature was utterly important in developing areas which has no official detailed map of itself. "To make it easier for all Google Maps users to contribute changes to the map, we've started to graduate functionality from Map Maker to Google Maps on both desktop and mobile". (more...)
Fouls, misses make for no flow in March Madness finale
- April 04, 2017

For those who follow college basketball, the idea that Gonzaga is playing North Carolina for the national title doesn't seem all that odd. "I told them - I was looking around in my living room - that I thought I had in front of me the kind of guys that could win a national championship", Williams said prior to Monday's game. (more...)
McCaskill To Vote 'No' On Gorsuch, Citing His 'Lack Of Humanity'
- April 04, 2017

Two Democrats, Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, have announced support for Gorsuch . Both senators, who come from red states, insist that their votes don't signify support for Gorsuch's conservative positions. (more...)
Manchin, Heitkamp Announce Support For Gorsuch Nomination
- April 04, 2017

Dick Durbin, D-Ill., announced he would support a filibuster on Tuesday. "During his time on the bench, Judge Gorsuch has received praise from his colleagues who have been appointed by both Democrats and Republicans". Republicans on Friday accused her of pandering to liberal members of the base. "The President who promised working people he would lift them up has nominated a judge who can't even see them". (more...)
Trump prepares for critical week of diplomacy Trump prepares for critical week of diplomacy
- April 04, 2017

President Donald Trump signed executive orders on Friday to reduce the country's trade deficit. 'Well, if China is not going to solve North Korea, we will. Tillerson has taken the lead on policy and made numerous decisions on the choreography and agenda of the meeting at Mar-a-Lago. "We all hope. that we see some real partnership and working together", Haley said. (more...)
Tar Heels take NCAA title, 71-65, over Gonzaga
- April 04, 2017

North Carolina guard Joel Berry II wears the net around his neck after the championship game against Gonzaga at the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 , in Glendale, Ariz . It's also the third title for UNC head coach Roy Williams, who becomes the sixth men's college basketball coach with at least three titles. "Tonight, as a great Tar Heel said, "the ceiling is the roof" - Go Heels!" Styles popular with Gonzaga from the Swoosh include National Basketball ... (more...)
SKorea still hoping to see NHL players in Olympics
- April 04, 2017

NBC, which owns exclusive rights to broadcast the Games, echoed the disappointment but said it's "confident that hockey fans and Olympic viewers will tune in to watch the unique style of play that occurs at the Olympic Winter Games when athletes are competing for their country". (more...)
Andromeda May Get A New Rifle That's Only Been Shown in Cutscenes Andromeda May Get A New Rifle That's Only Been Shown in Cutscenes
- April 04, 2017

This technology created digital scans of a person or an object that is used to create in-game's 3-D models. While it may have done so, there is no denying that the finished product looked extremely out of place. That aside, the game might be getting a weapon that only appears in cutscenes, as per GameSpot . Of course, there is no saying that will happen to Mass Effect: Andromeda right now. (more...)
Apple developing own graphics chips for iPhones Apple developing own graphics chips for iPhones
- April 04, 2017

The iPhone maker said in a filing in March a year ago that it had discussions with Imagination about a possible acquisition , though it did not have plans to make an offer at that time. Imagination Technologies will need to live up to its name - and then some - to think its way around the devastating punch thrown by Apple yesterday. (more...)
Trump's rollback of coal rules electrifies Wyoming workers Trump's rollback of coal rules electrifies Wyoming workers
- April 04, 2017

For starters, Trump's executive order won't mean much for Washington state. But dismantling federal efforts to address climate change will make it harder to deliver on that promise. Australia, which relies on coal for two-thirds of its energy, is preparing for a major solar push as better technology drives down costs-seven large-scale projects were completed past year and more than a dozen are now under construction. (more...)
Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group LLC Acquires 7317 Shares of Comcast Co. (CMCSA)
- April 04, 2017

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the stock. Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 26th. The Stock now has the market capitalization of $45.25 Billion, P/E (price to earnings ttm) of 0 and Weekly volatility of 2.13% and monthly volatility of 2.38% respectively. (more...)

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