Science

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:39

Breakthrough Initiatives - backed by Stephen Hawking, Mark Zuckerberg and Russian tech investor Yuri Milner - will treat any habitable planet VLT finds in the Alpha Centauri as a possible destination for the spacecraft it plans to make. Traditionally applied to the sun to aid observation of the corona, the sun's outer atmosphere, astronomers have only recently started to apply the technique to attempt direct photography of exoplanets .

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:05

Denmark's Thomas Bjorn was named as Europe captain last month. He has won 17 PGA Tour titles, highlighted by the 2003 U.S. Open. He looked like he was about to play his way onto the team for the 10 time when he finished runner-up past year at the US Open and became the first player to shoot 58 on the PGA Tour in August.

by | January 12, 2017 | 00:40

That is boosting profits for China's heavily indebted smokestack industries, which are largely state owned, and generating more cash flow to help pay off their loans. Only four months out of a multi-year factory deflation, the world's second-largest economy is poised to export inflation to nations around the globe through its supply chains as manufacturers squeezed by higher input costs raise asking prices.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:39

And while India has no release date for the PS4 Slim, PS VR or PS4 Pro, it appears that parallel importers are having problems meeting supply of these devices. Simultaneously, Sony announced the higher-end PS4 Pro, which caters for the top few per cent of gamers seeking more processing power and greater visual fidelity.

by | January 06, 2017 | 00:57

HTC's TPCast wireless Vive accessory is to get an worldwide launch in the second quarter of this year, the company has confirmed, alongside Vive Tracker components for peripheral makers. The Vive Tracker is HTC's device for allowing developers to quickly and easily incorporate real world objects into VR. In addition to integrating earphones for ease of use, it replaces the elasticated material and strapping of the original Vive headset with a more secure looking rubber harness and padding.

by | January 05, 2017 | 00:45

Tesla began production of battery cells at its Gigafactory on Wednesday. The company expects to achieve annual battery cell production of 35GWh by 2018, which is equivalent to the entire world's battery production combined. Tesla has received almost 400,000 in pre-orders for Model 3. Dubbed the 2170 Cell, the US -made battery is critical to Tesla's mission of making electric vehicles affordable.

by | December 30, 2016 | 01:04

Wherein, rumors , reports and leaks of the Nintendo Switch have mounted up the internet in recent weeks. On the other hand, as the January 12 Nintendo Switch presentation is just a few weeks away, the video game community is anxiously awaiting all of the details surrounding Nintendo's latest console, Nintendo Switch .

by | December 28, 2016 | 00:53

China is setting its eyes on the moon and Mars, announcing an ambitious program that it hopes will make it a leading space power. That mission was China's sixth and longest mission to date. Investment is welcome for commercial rocket development, satellite research, manufacturing and for applying aerospace technologies to public welfare, Wu Yanhua, vice minister of China National Space Administration, said at a press briefing in Beijing on Tuesday.

by | December 25, 2016 | 02:12

We can just go out and compete and try and win games. "So, I think it's a myth when it says under center and those kinds of things". In order for the Colts to win the AFC South and make the playoffs, they need to win their final two games and hope the Houston Texans and Tennessee Titans lose in very winnable games this week and that the Texans fall to the Titans in Week 17.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:54

Uber pulled its self-driving Volvos off the roads in San Francisco on Wednesday, a week after they began picking up passengers, as the Department of Motor Vehicles revoked the cars' registrations. The cars had been on San Francisco streets for just a week when they were forced to the curb. Meanwhile, its test fleet will be operational in Arizona, thanks to Gov.

by | December 24, 2016 | 00:48

Enbridge Energy Partners, L.P. P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 0 and Forward P/E ratio of 31.95. Analyst Recommendation on Baytex Energy Corp. ENERGY TRANSFER PARTNERS (NYSE:ETP) started the last market session with a price of $35.27 and finished the sessionan Upside showing surge of 2.29 Percent.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:22

The 13 assists represent a new career high for the attacking point guard, and it didn't feel like a fluke. Dellavedova, averaging eight points from 28.6 minutes per game since joining the Bucks, was a fan favourite for his tenacious playing style at Cleveland , where he played three seasons.

by | December 23, 2016 | 01:11

Adrian Peterson isn't sure if he will play Saturday. Peterson told Dash Radio on Friday that he feels good after a week of practice and is ready to play Sunday against Indianapolis. He would not discuss his contract for next season, saying he was focused on getting healthy. I think I've done some OK things, you'll have to ask the other side (Vikings management) that question and see how they feel.

by | December 22, 2016 | 00:47

So, in summation, there were nine rogue votes, with all but two being from Democrats and the other two coming from one state-Texas. Bright cast his first ballot for Sanders, but changed it to Clinton after his " faithless elector " vote was rejected.

by | December 22, 2016 | 00:40

On the same day that Netflix's U.S. Twitter account was briefly compromised, the group responsible for that attack is taking responsibility for hacking several Marvel social media pages as well. OurMine tends not to wreak havoc after accessing accounts but instead encourages people to improve their online security and buy its consulting services.

by | December 21, 2016 | 01:18

During pregnancy , the brain of new mothers "undergoes a further maturation or specialization" in the parts of the brain related to social skills and empathy, the authors concluded. Computers were able to identify women who had been pregnant simply by analyzing their brain scans. The researchers noted that gray matter also is pruned during adolescence, when a spectrum of emotional, cognitive and behavioral neural changes begin to fine tune the teenage brain.

by | December 21, 2016 | 00:53

A report published by Mercury News informed, "Killer whales, also known as orcas, are actually the world's largest dolphins; they eat fish, seals and sometimes even whales". The shark captured on the footage is estimated to be somewhere around five-feet long, although it is normal for sevengill sharks to grow as much as up to 10-feet.

by | December 20, 2016 | 00:44

If Griffin opted not to have the surgery and swelling of the knee then became an issue, it could prevent him from playing at 100% the rest of the season and in the playoffs, the executive said. Injuries riddled Griffin's 2015-16 campaign. Griffin appeared in just 35 games last season dealing with quad and hand injuries, and missed the final two games of the first-round series between the Clippers and Portland Trail Blazers.

by | December 18, 2016 | 01:13

Trump has rejected the CIA's assessment that Russia's aim was to help him win and argued on Twitter that "these are the same people that said Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction."The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Republican Sen".

by | December 16, 2016 | 00:54

Spread love not hurtful words via a screen. "It might be amusing at the time, but there's probably someone who's not feeling that it's that amusing". And while sadly this won't be the last time we see something like this online, I hope that as time goes on, people will adapt and begin to realise that bullying from behind a keyboard is no different to bullying in real life and we need to treat each other with respect in all walks of life.

by | December 15, 2016 | 01:16

From there, just point your camera toward the march, or concert, or your Chewbacca-mask-wearing face and get to sharing. "With this update , anyone can now broadcast what's happening live". Twitter has recently added a new feature that allows people to share live video streaming straight from the application. Encouraging more people to use the app is one way to keep Periscope going.

by | December 13, 2016 | 01:19

The introduction of the TV app dovetails with single sign-on support, which Apple rolled out last week. Meanwhile, the new TV app will be available to everyone and works with the premium video apps in addition to other streaming services such as Hulu.

by | December 13, 2016 | 01:17

Meanwhile, strong winds ravaged the city, felling trees. The Coast Guard has kept four ships and six patrol vessels on standby at Visakhapatnam, Chennai and Karaikal to take up rescue and relief works. In view of development of cyclone Vardah over Bay of Bengal, 19 flood rescue teams of NDRF have been prepositioned in coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh & Tamil Nadu as a proactive deployment.

by | December 12, 2016 | 01:14

In what sounds like the plot of a dumb Hollywood blockbuster, a Chinese paleontologist walking through a market in Myanmar last year was offered a chance to buy something incredible - the feathered tail of a 99-million-year-old dinosaur. So when dinosaurs and birds evolved barbules, they unlocked a palette of brilliant colors. The sample also contained ferrous iron, remnants of blood haemoglobin from the dinosaur's soft tissue.

by | December 12, 2016 | 01:13

It was measured at a depth of 6.2 miles. There were no concerns of a possible tsunami being generated from the quake, according to the National Weather Service. The San Francisco Bay Area is notorious for experiencing earthquakes. The earlier natural disaster was felt from southern OR into the San Francisco Bay Area and as far inland as the Sacramento Valley, according to the Times.

by | December 11, 2016 | 01:15

It is noted that the software " runs transparently, with no changes " via Microsoft's emulation. At Microsoft's Windows Hardware Engineering Community event, the company announced that the processors will enable mobile, power efficient, always-connected cellular PC devices, and will support full compatibility with the Windows 10 ecosystem.

by | December 10, 2016 | 01:14

As such, Samsung will not have to pay the full $ 399 million , as the patented technologies it copied from Apple are only a small part of its devices. Samsung may not be required to pay all the profits it earned from 11 phone models mentioned in this case, which is a part of a series of court cases between the tech rivals which have begun in 2011.

by | December 09, 2016 | 15:51

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to make a historic visit to a memorial in Pearl Harbor later this month - the first such visit by a Japanese leader - when Obama is scheduled to join him. That's what Pearl Harbor survivor Jim Downing recalls about the attack that plunged the US into World War II. Patrick and Jennifer Cross of Loveland came to the ceremony for the first time this year with their 7-year-old Owen.

by | December 09, 2016 | 15:47

Year in Review top 10 lists were measured by how frequently a topic was mentioned in Facebook posts made between January and December 2016. The rest of the top ten Facebook Live videos globally include four more that are related to the United States presidential election, cementing its status as the top trend on Facebook for 2016.

by | December 08, 2016 | 01:37

Relatives of Walter Scott , the black motorist fatally shot while fleeing a traffic stop, say they are confident justice will prevail even though a SC jury could not reach a verdict in the murder trial of a white former police officer charged in his death.