Science


STScI: A Lot of Galaxies Need Guarding in This NASA Hubble View STScI: A Lot of Galaxies Need Guarding in This NASA Hubble View
- May 06, 2017

In the Frontier Fields program , Hubble produced six images of massive galaxy clusters, of which Abell 370 was the last. The program has shown galaxies that are 10 to 100 times fainter than any of those previously observed. Along with the clusters, "parallel fields" or regions of space adjacent to the clusters - seemingly sparse - were also imaged with the same exposure that provided a deep look into the early universe. (more...)
Service Finally Coming To Apple Later This Year
- May 06, 2017

Until now, it's been impossible for Prime subscribers to directly watch Amazon Video on Apple TV. Users have been able to stream Amazon content from iPhones, iPads and MacBooks to their Apple TVs, but the new app would be a much more seamless experience. (more...)
Market With New Surface, OS
- May 05, 2017

The company is hopeful that this new Surface Laptop will replace the Chromebooks. There is also a model powered by a more powerful i7 processor. So, we're taking a new approach: "simplify to magnify", said Terry Myerson, Microsoft's Executive Vice President of the Windows and Devices Group. (more...)
Global Marches for Science Protest Policies of Trump's White House
- May 05, 2017

Dan Weaver, one of the organizers of the march on a chilly Earth Day, said participants were motivated to "celebrate Canadian science and the role that science plays in our society... He argued that the framers of the Constitution would be more receptive to the findings of the scientific community. In Serbia, hundreds of scientists and researchers protested in Belgrade demanding better work conditions from the authorities, claiming that only 0.7 percent of the state budget was allocated to ... (more...)
What are the odds? Students caught stealing statistics exam What are the odds? Students caught stealing statistics exam
- May 05, 2017

Two students at the University of Kentucky were busted trying to steal an exam from an instructor's office in a ploy that could have come from "Mission Impossible". Lynch and Kiphuth are scheduled in court for late-June. They could not be reached to comment on Thursday. The 21-year-old said he climbed through the air ducts, dropped into the room, and let in his friend, who wasn't in the class. (more...)
'Baahubali 2' beats 'Dangal' at the US box-office 'Baahubali 2' beats 'Dangal' at the US box-office
- May 05, 2017

He wrote, "With all the praises my father is getting, this picture has just taken it to the next level!" " The Conclusion " has become the highest Hindi grosser in box-office history, with its first week collections amounting to an estimated Rs 245 crore nett. (more...)
Tesla 1Q loss widens on increased spending ahead of Model 3
- May 05, 2017

On a per-share basis, Tesla's net loss narrowed to $2.04 from $2.13. Analysts on average had expected a loss of 81 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters . Early last month, the company had reported record delivery of cars for Q1 2017, 69% higher than Q1 2016. Musk , who owns 20 percent of the company, promised to deliver almost 500,000 Model 3s to the market by 2018 despite Tesla's paltry showing past year. (more...)
In latest airline video, Delta boots family from flight
- May 05, 2017

Schear said in the video that it was hard to fly with a lap child, "so we chose to get (Mason) a ticket on an earlier flight so we could use his seat" for the 2-year-old in a vehicle seat. Delta kicked a family with two toddlers off a plane and threatened them with jail for no good reason. "With him being two, he can not sit in a carseat", Jenna says . (more...)
President congratulates astronaut Peggy Whitson for record-breaking time in space
- May 05, 2017

In March, Whitson broke the record for most spacewalks by a female astronaut. Whitson already was the world's most experienced spacewoman and female spacewalker and, at 57, the oldest woman in space. Whitson replied by downplaying her achievement, saying, "It's an honor for me basically to be representing all the folks at NASA who make spaceflight possible and who make me setting this record feasible". (more...)
Health care bill 'shameful,' 'harmful,' medical groups say
- May 05, 2017

It inadvertently underlines the fact that a federal government wholly controlled by Republicans, who swore for seven years that they would repeal ObamaCare at the earliest opportunity, has achieved so little so far into Trump's term that they need to hold Rose Garden ceremonies just for clearing the first procedural hurdle. (more...)
Moyes confirms he will stay on as Sunderland manager Moyes confirms he will stay on as Sunderland manager
- May 05, 2017

I don't know what you mean by "decision". There will be another round of negotiations at the end of the season - Sunderland's relegation to the Sky Bet Championship has already been confirmed - but Moyes answered positively when asked if he would remain in the dug-out next August. (more...)
OnePlus 5 About screen shows 8GB
- May 05, 2017

According to an OppoMart listing , the OnePlus 5 will be priced at $449 (roughly Rs. 28,800), and shipment of the product is listed to begin in June 2017. OnePlus, a Chinese smartphone company that surprised the world with its aggressive "Never Settle" devices for the past years is at it again. The pricing is only slightly more expensive than the OnePlus 3T, which costs $439 (roughly Rs. (more...)
Donald Trump is willing to meet world's strongmen Donald Trump is willing to meet world's strongmen
- May 05, 2017

As North Korea issues new warnings, President Trump says he'd be willing to meet with the country's leader Kim Jong Un. Duterte has been controversial in the U.S., both for publicly criticizing President Obama and for his use of summary executions in the nation's war on drugs . (more...)
Countdown: South Asia Satellite to be launched today Countdown: South Asia Satellite to be launched today
- May 05, 2017

The 2,230 kg communication satellite which was built over a period of three years will lift off from Sriharikota at 4.57 pm. "All activities are going on smoothly", he said. The South Asia Satellite is Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's pet project tied to the larger foreign policy objective of India's "Neighbourhood First" approach. (more...)
Motorola could soon be launching a Moto tablet Motorola could soon be launching a Moto tablet
- May 05, 2017

However, knowing the quality of Motorola moto products, it's safe to assume that it won't be a good device for its price range. According to Android Police , the Moto tablet has a "premium look and feel", with the screen size likely at 9-10 inches. (more...)
Prey Having No PC Demo Is Due To Steam
- May 05, 2017

We do the game on PC. Due to changes made a year ago by the studio on when they send out copies to the press, tomorrow will be the day when most will get to start experiencing the game in full. Prey is now available, and Stevivor can confirm that Arkane Studios has fixed the issue of input lag on PS4. With Prey set to arrive tomorrow, Bethesda Softworks has unveiled a new launch trailer for the hotly-anticipated sci-fi adventure, which we have for you here... (more...)
GOP healthcare bill 'could change a little bit'
- May 05, 2017

They blasted a celebration planned in White House Rose Garden with President Trump and Republican House members. A triumphant Trump stepped up to the podium after a brief introduction from Vice-President Mike Pence ("this is the beginning of the end of Obamacare"), with House Republicans fanned out behind him. (more...)
Microsoft unveils Windows 10 S-powered Surface Laptop Microsoft unveils Windows 10 S-powered Surface Laptop
- May 05, 2017

The $999 Laptop features the thinnest touchscreen and supports the latest Windows 10 S OS. The regular version typically starts at $329 with full Windows 10, but the Windows 10 S version costs $299. Microsoft has also put thought into how other peripherals can work with the Surface Laptop . The new Surface laptop recently presented by Microsoft , which is expected to be released in mid-June. (more...)
Facebook profit surges 76.6 pct as ad sales jump
- May 05, 2017

He counts 16-straight quarters in which Facebook has reported 50% year-over-year ad revenue growth, not including currency fluctuations. What's more, Facebook's brazen copying of Snapchat's Stories across its product line is paying off. (more...)
SpaceX launches top-secret spy satellite for United States military
- May 05, 2017

SpaceX hoped Sunday to boldly go where it has never gone before, making its first foray into the government reconnaissance industry with the scheduled launch of a US spy satellite . The type of satellite is unknown, but the NRO is responsible for tracking potential threats to the USA such as terrorist attacks, nuclear weapons development or missile launches. (more...)

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