Science

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:32

The mission project scientist Stephen Rinehart of NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt Maryland said that "TESS is the first step toward finding habitable planets". George Ricker , of MIT's Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, serves as principal investigator for the mission. "One of the many wonderful things that Kepler told us is that planets are everywhere and there are all kinds of planets out there", said Dr Patricia "Padi" Boyd, director of the TESS ...

by | April 20, 2018 | 00:34

Battle royale , as popularised by PlayUnknown's Battlegrounds and Fortnite Battle Royale, is a competitive PvP mode in which 100 players drop onto a shrinking arena in a last-man-standing fight to the death, but I'm sure you already knew that.

by | April 05, 2018 | 00:27

While Apple hasn't introduced touchless gestures in the past, companies like Samsung and Motorola have. Much like Samsung's curved edge displays, Apple is said to be working on OLED panels that are capable of being curved at certain points but, unlike Samsung's, Apple's alternative is expected to curve from top to bottom.

by | March 20, 2018 | 01:59

The new headset can still be used with the base stations and controllers that came with the standard Vive, so it's simple to upgrade. The VIVE Pro does feature a USB-C port, while the original VIVE was limited to USB 2.0, so that's a nice little upgrade that isn't necessarily earth shattering.

by | March 17, 2018 | 01:16

Hawking has often been compared to Albert Einstein, who did win a Nobel Prize. The college, where Professor Hawking spent 52 of his 76 years, has opened a book of condolences which has been signed by well over 1,000 people already. However, despite Hawking's challenges and his overt sarcasm, he always maintained a positive outlook on life and he had a constant desire to work toward something bigger than himself.

by | March 16, 2018 | 00:40

Alicia Vikander (right) doesn't hit a bulls-eye in the tiresome " Tomb Raider ". But in the new Tomb Raider movie , her transformation into kick-butt heroine is complete. "I'm very excited about where the studio is headed and I'm eager to be a part of it". So let's get that out of the way: no, Tomb Raider isn't absolutely bloody very bad.

by | March 03, 2018 | 03:08

The new 2019 Jaguar I-Pace has officially joined the English automaker's line-up as their first electric SUV. Using a rapid 50kW charger owners will be able to get their I-Pace from 0-80 per cent charge in 85 minutes. The centre console is dominated by Jaguar's new "Touch Duo Pro" infotainment system, which uses two screens and a range of touch-sensitive controls.

by | February 24, 2018 | 03:14

To achieve an all-screen design for the new iPad Pro, it is expected that the tablet will also lose the home button and the Touch ID feature . History suggests this means an iPad refresh is coming sooner rather than later. This is hardly unusual; for example, Apple launched the $329, 9.7-inch iPad in March previous year. Word is those devices are due in the second half of this year, so whatever Apple has planned for next month is probably something else entirely.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:31

The Cam IQ will get the Google Assistant via an update to the Nest app, and while it's now the only product in Nest's lineup to support this feature, it's expected to expand to more Nest hardware as time goes on. This joins the existing plans which are priced at $10/month (10 days) and $30/month (30 days). Lastly, Nest Aware is getting its cheapest subscription plan to-date.

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:34

Volvo tells us it's the only system on the market that's capable of recognising pedestrians, cyclists and animals. In the meantime, Volvo will be showcasing the new V60 at Geneva next month. Volvo has revealed its all-new V60 estate, a rival to premium estates like the Audi A4 Avant , Mercedes C-Class Estate and BMW 3 Series Touring .

by | February 22, 2018 | 00:33

Users can get this in the Sticker Picker tab. "We hear you, and appreciate that you took the time to let us know how you feel", it reads. "We completely understand the new Snapchat has felt uncomfortable for many", the company wrote on Change.org, in response to the petition .

by | February 21, 2018 | 03:29

This basically means that the surface phone presentation could take place officially even before the rumored dates that are 'towards the end of 2018 and the beginning of 2019'. Microsoft released a statement which says both Windows 7.5 and 8.0 have reached their end of support dates and that service for these versions will be discontinued over time.

by | February 18, 2018 | 03:57

Mexico's interior department said the helicopter was carrying the interior minister, Alfonso Navarrete, and the Oaxaca state governor, Alejandro Murat. The Interior Department said in a statement that 50 homes suffered significant structural damage in Santiago Jamiltepec, Oaxaca state, along with other damage to the city hall and main church.

by | February 15, 2018 | 05:15

According to United States government, the proposed $150 million will be used to create a programme to help prepare private companies or commercial entities to take over the ISS operations over the next seven years, as reported by BBC. "Walking away from the International Space Station now would be a mistake, threatening American leadership and hurting the commercial market as well as the scientific community", Mulqueen said in a statement.

by | February 11, 2018 | 03:53

Eight years ago in Vancouver, Vonn wore a mask. "I really want to put an exclamation point on my career". "I'm just trying to stay healthy". It's just a girl and her dog on a great big Olympic adventure. I always have her with me. "I don't think that awe and respect has has ever changed. I'm still in that position right now". In December, her paternal grandfather, Don Kildow, died.

by | February 07, 2018 | 01:01

According to Sellars, this year's " COD " game will be " Black Ops 4 ". The only difference is that it will take place in the modern era and will have the soldiers fighting on the ground only. Like clockwork, there will be a new " Call of Duty " game this holiday season. The Switch port is apparently being handled by "a company familiar with COD games", so it should be in good hands.

by | January 31, 2018 | 04:18

The next super blue blood moon anywhere won't be until New Year's Eve on December 2028, according to NASA . The west coast will have the best view in the USA, according to reports. NASA also states that unlike an eclipse of the sun, which often requires viewers to make a long journey to the path of totality, eclipses of the moon can be observed from one's own backyard.

by | January 29, 2018 | 02:39

The well-known idiom actually refers to the rare instance when there is a second full moon in a calendar month. Although it does not have a scientific definition, a " blood moon " occurs during a lunar eclipse when faint red sunbeams peek out around the edges of the moon, giving it a reddish, copper color.

by | January 27, 2018 | 16:40

The confluence of three phenomena set this full moon apart from the rest of the regular, boring full moons, according to NASA . A full moon at perigee, which can be as much as 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than at the farthest point (apogee), is informally known as a supermoon.

by | January 25, 2018 | 00:58

For Land Rover's 70th anniversary year, the company has teased the interiors of the upcoming Limited Edition Range Rover SV Coupe . Officially launched at the Geneva Motor Show 2018, the two-door 4x4 SUV will be hand-built in the United Kingdom and limited to just 999 examples.

by | January 24, 2018 | 11:13

Other recent updates include the option to follow hashtags, Instagram pushing more recommended content, and the ability to share live videos in direct messages. Once you've decorated your Story to your liking, you can proceed normally, either adding it to Your Story so all of your followers can check it out or sharing it privately with one or more friends on the app.

by | January 23, 2018 | 01:33

Intel's advice today is pretty much the same-it's advising OEMs, cloud service providers, system manufacturers, and software vendors to stop deploying the buggy updates, and to focus on testing early versions of the updated firmware. Intel now says users should avoid installing and partners should stop distributing the patch it issued to protect against the Meltdown and Spectre attacks.

by | January 20, 2018 | 03:43

She would have flown aboard a scheduled Russian Soyuz flight in June, but is now being replaced by another astronaut. In this September 16, 2014 photo provided by NASA, astronaut Jeanette Epps participates in a spacewalk training session at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.

by | January 17, 2018 | 01:48

The founder of Momentum, the left wing organisation, has been elected the body which runs the Labour Party as Jeremy Corbyn tightens his group on the party. 'But, at the moment, and as things now stand, we proceed in good faith, we do as we are instructed and we are leaving the European Union . 'There are also aspects of the single market one wants to think about such as the restrictions on state aid to industry, which is something that I would wish to challenge'.

by | January 12, 2018 | 00:12

Some lucky tech developer in Cambridge has achieved the cashing-out dream, with no less a cash bag than Google agreeing to buy the mad-sounding speaker technology created by Redux. Rather than including conventional speakers, Sony's A1E projects sound using imperceptible vibrations that ripple through the display. Although Redux has already integrated similar technology inside PCs and automotive infotainment systems, it has recently focused on bringing the same technology to mobile devices.

by | January 11, 2018 | 00:24

Asked to comment, SpaceX - which is based in Hawthorne and whose full name is Space Exploration Technologies Corp. - issued a statement Monday afternoon: "We do not comment on missions of this nature; but as of right now reviews of the data indicate Falcon 9 performed nominally".

by | January 10, 2018 | 00:31

This fingerprint sensor only requires one touch to access the smartphone. The company is set to take the stage on January 10 to unveil a smartphone that will feature under display fingerprint sensor, a technology that has been highly expected for a while now.

by | January 10, 2018 | 00:28

It's been widely expected that Huawei would take to the CES 2018 stage this week and announce a deal with AT&T that'd get its phones on the carriers shelves. USA customers who were looking forward to the device can get it, but not in the manner that many prefer and have grown accustomed to. The company has acknowledged that like any other Chinese firms trying to set foot in the United States, Huawei is a subject of suspicion coming from American businesses and national politicians.

by | December 20, 2017 | 00:41

Each of those nation's administration had more than 50 percent of solicitations in truth, with the US (85 percent), United Kingdom (90 percent) and France (74 percent) striking for higher rates. In any case, a lot of that figure can be followed back to a deplorable shooting at a school in Mexico , which brought about Facebook confining access to 20,506 bits of substance.

by | December 16, 2017 | 05:55

Recently, OnePlus also gave away 10,000 complimentary tickets to its fans for the movie - Star Wars: The Last Jedi , as part of its anniversary celebrations. The last piece of the Star Wars puzzle lies inside Oxygen OS. Red is, after all, the color of Star Wars traditionally, similar to the alert slider, which has been the long standing feature of OnePlus devices.