Science


'Pak using Jadhav's case to worsen ties between India, China'
- April 16, 2017

Aziz said India's lack of cooperation and refusal to provide Pakistan legal assistance in the case were the reasons why consular access had not been provided to Jadhav. The susppects have been booked under the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) and Explosives Act, Imran said. He said the worst of terrorists, when caught anywhere in the world, were given a fair trial, including India, which demonstrated the principles of natural justice by giving a fair trial to hardcore terrorist Ajmal Kasab and ... (more...)
North Korea missile test ends in failure, South Korean officials say
- April 16, 2017

These missiles concern South Korea because they're harder to detect before launch than liquid-fuel missiles, which need to be filled with fuel before launch and also require fuel trucks and other vehicles that could be spotted by satellites. (more...)
Apple gets permit to test self-drive cars in California
- April 16, 2017

Apple is the 30th company to be approved by the state for autonomous vehicle testing. That began to change in December, when the company wrote a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration saying that it was "investing heavily" in machine learning to support autonomous systems, especially in transportation. (more...)
Galaxy S8 Facial recognition can be bypassed with a photo
- April 16, 2017

However, as spotted by MobileSyrup , it looks like some third-party developers have already built Bixby integration into their apps and will support the technology come April 21st. "The launch of the Galaxy S8 is especially important for Samsung". So this is another change that we can very strongly bank on when the iPhone 8 is revealed. (more...)
There may be an alien life in solar system
- April 16, 2017

According to a paper by Cassini mission researchers, the moon is ejecting plumes of what turned out to be 98% water, 1% hydrogen, and other gases, including carbon dioxide, methane, and amonia. NASA's press release explained that microbes - if there are any that exist there - could combine hydrogen with carbon dioxide dissolved in water to obtain energy. (more...)
Protesters want Trump to release tax returns
- April 16, 2017

On Chicago's warmest Saturday so far this year, protesters descended on Daley Plaza, hoping to keep the heat on President Donald Trump and demanding that he release his tax returns. For four decades, presidents and major party nominees have released some of their tax returns, with the exception of Gerald Ford. In addition to the expected 25,000 marching in " Tax March Seattle", as many as 7,000 Black Lives Matter activists plan to come out for their own rally focusing on Trump's tax returns. (more...)
NASA Teases 'Ocean Worlds' on Moons of Jupiter, Saturn
- April 16, 2017

New snapshots taken from the Hubble Space Telescope reveals cracks in the surface where water vapor is sprayed out. Meanwhile, the Hubble Space Telescope has again detected what may be plumes emanating from an ocean on Jupiter's moon Europa , though definitive data remain elusive. (more...)
Hacker documents show NSA tools for breaching global money transfer system
- April 16, 2017

The Shadow Brokers documents, whose authenticity has not been verified by The National, suggest that the NSA has used access to EastNets systems to monitor Middle Eastern customers' financial transactions. They did admit, however, that it was possible that the local networking systems of some individual SWIFT users may have been breached. "While we cannot ascertain the information that has been published , we can confirm that no EastNets customer data has been compromised in any way". (more...)
Nintendo Unveils New Wii Boxing-Style Game for Switch Called Arms
- April 16, 2017

According to reports , the upcoming " Splatoon " sequel will come out with the same team-based action of the original game where players will be equipped with guns that shoot inks to defeat their opponents. After being announced back in January, we now have a release date for Splatoon 2: July 21 . By tapping these amiibo (as well as previously released Splatoon series amiibo), the figure's character will appear in the game and befriend players. (more...)
Diego Costa: I joined Chelsea because of Jose Mourinho
- April 16, 2017

Chelsea's defence has conceded just 25 Premier League goals this season but will come up against Ibrahimovic when they visit Old Trafford, with the former Sweden global scoring 28 goals in all competitions this campaign. It's not a friendly game, both teams want the three points and for this reason you fight to win. Speaking about his time with Mourinho, Costa insists the Man United coach understands how to get the best out of his players. (more...)
India India "too poor" to consider expansion: Snapchat CEO
- April 16, 2017

Snapchat had reportedly 4 million users in India in the year 2016. In a detailed report carried by Variety earlier this week, Snap, the parent company of Snapchat, claimed to have 100 million DAUs at the time, whereas only 95-97 million were confirmed by agencies. (more...)
Eight college students drown in sea Eight college students drown in sea
- April 16, 2017

In a similar tragedy, 13 students from a Pune college, who were on a picnic, drowned off the Murud beach near Mumbai in February past year. The principal of the engineering college to which the students belong spoke with reporters later and said that all the 50 students went on this trip without permission from the college authorities. (more...)
Nintendo sold more copies of Zelda for Switch than actual Switch consoles Nintendo sold more copies of Zelda for Switch than actual Switch consoles
- April 16, 2017

Because of this, Citigroup expects Nintendo will release a smaller-sized version of the Switch in 2019. That makes it the fastest-selling game in The Legend of Zelda series, and the best-selling Nintendo launch title. " Nintendo always strives to offer consumers something fun, new and different", Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime enthused. No, it's not the fastest selling game system in history. (more...)
Saturn moon has necessary conditions to harbor life, NASA says
- April 16, 2017

Scientists said the moon appeared to have ample energy supplies to support life - roughly the equivalent of 300 pizzas per hour, according to Christopher Glein, a geochemist at the Southwest Research Institute in Texas. For a decade, Enceladus was the only icy moon where this was known to happen, but plumes have recently been found on Europa, too, a larger icy moon of Jupiter. (more...)
NASA Announcement: Saturn's Moon 'Enceladus' Can Host Alien Life! NASA Announcement: Saturn's Moon 'Enceladus' Can Host Alien Life!
- April 16, 2017

That is the question NASA scientists are asking after an wonderful discovery on Enceladus, a moon of the planet Saturn. In 2015, researchers said that there was evidence of a warm ocean under the moon's surface, as NPR's Geoff Brumfiel reported . (more...)
Alien life possible on Saturn moon Alien life possible on Saturn moon
- April 16, 2017

The latest findings that Enceladus could support life forms evidences that hydrothermal activities are occurring in its ocean. "Enceladus has nearly all of the ingredients that you would need to support life on Earth", Cassini project scientist Linda Spilker said, Mashable reported . (more...)
NASA believes hydrothermal vents (and life) may exist on Saturn's moon Enceladus
- April 16, 2017

NASA and others are quick to point out this latest discovery does not mean there's life on Enceladus, but that there may be conditions favorable for life. Nasa's Cassini probe flew through one of these waterspouts. That prompted scientists to wonder if it was liquid water venting from beneath the body's icy crust. (more...)
Tillerson says low level of trust between USA and Russian Federation
- April 16, 2017

If Russia or Syria were to use their military assets to fend off any future US strike, it may put Moscow and Washington on the brink of a head-on confrontation, and the Kremlin's decision to cut the crucial communications link between the militaries could make matters worse. (more...)
Today is Good Friday Today is Good Friday
- April 15, 2017

In this nation, which was recently declared an official Christian state, most of us will pause to remember and reflect on the day our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ paid the ultimate price for our salvation. Make this your Good Friday! (AP Photo/Dan Baliltyl). Christian pilgrims attend Good Friday procession in Jerusalem Friday, April 14 , 2017. He lived a flawless life and then died a horrific death on the old rugged cross to pay the penalty for our sinful behavior. (more...)
Haley says Syria regime change is 'inevitable'
- April 15, 2017

Russian Senator Alexey Pushkov said that the disappointment was "mutual" and suggested that Tillerson's comments were made to gain "leverage" in upcoming U.S. Iran, which has provided crucial military and political support to Assad, meanwhile called for a fact-finding mission to determine what caused the chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun. (more...)

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