Science

by | July 19, 2018 | 07:44

The climax of the uncrewed test flight came shortly after New Shepard's capsule separated from its booster and switched on its 70,000-pound-thrust escape rocket motor. "We are really curious how microgravity affects the structure and properties of things, and we hope this flight will help us understand the science behind it", said James Yenbamroong, chief executive and founder of mu Space, in a preflight statement.

by | July 07, 2018 | 01:29

Former coal lobbyist and current EPA deputy administrator Andrew Wheeler will take over as the agency's acting director on Monday. "In the meantime, I know Assistant Administrator Andrew Wheeler is well prepared to continue the progress already made under President Trump", the Wyoming senator added.

by | July 05, 2018 | 04:56

A blanket of steamy, hot air has gripped Quebec and much of central and eastern Canada since Saturday. "We're inviting the population to be vigilant for the next two days - for themselves as well as those close to them". The sweltering heat reached a high of 33.6 C at 4 p.m. on the final day of June, with a humidex reading of 43. "It could save a life", Genereux said.

by | July 01, 2018 | 06:56

The White House said Trump's team also spoke with more than a dozen additional senators. They include judges Amy Coney Barrett, 46, the most talked-about woman on the list; Thomas Hardiman, 52, the runner-up to Gorsuch a year ago; Raymond Kethledge, 51, another former Kennedy clerk; and Amul Thapar, 49, a favorite of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

by | June 11, 2018 | 14:54

A new application of old technology may be the answer. Keith and his colleagues claim their direct air capture plant costs roughly $94 to $232 per tonne of carbon dioxide captured, which is on the low end of estimates that have ranged up to $1,000 per tonne, but are more often listed as $600 per tonne.

by | June 07, 2018 | 13:44

The death toll has risen from 69 . Orange, super-heated gas and rocks shot into the sky from Volcan de Fuego and poured down the mountain, wiping out entire villages on Sunday. In the small country, he helps train and advise the Guatemalan National Civilian Police for the U.S. Embassy. So far officials have identified about a third of the bodies recovered.

by | June 07, 2018 | 12:24

While the " plastic menace" is the focus of recent efforts, India is also focused on other areas of environmental interest, including mainstreaming energy efficiency. India is the global host nation for the 43rd edition of this event. "India is preparing to join the clean seas campaign", Modi said. In a country where 40% of the population defecates in the open, according to the World Bank, the government's campaign to build toilets and enforce strict fines for offenders has resulted in ...

by | June 06, 2018 | 01:58

The rocket's first stage was an older Block 4 version of the Falcon 9 rocket, but its second stage was the new Block 5 variant - the latest and final model of the rocket. The good side of all this is it actually extends our (on orbit) life capability from 15 to 22 years. The client there was the satellite operator SES , with the payload being set to deliver TV and data services to customers in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions.

by | May 26, 2018 | 07:40

They are watching closely along the Gulf Coast from Florida to Texas, but there's still a lot of uncertainty. This means that any residual cold front that has tracked through the USA has the potential to dive south and for something to spin up and take on tropical characteristics.

by | May 17, 2018 | 01:38

You'll know if you watch the live reveal! The event will be hosted by Trevor Noah and begin at 1 p.m. PDT, 4 p.m. EDT, 10 p.m. CET. "Building on the success of Battlefield 1 and taking inspiration from DICE's core DNA, this new game will advance the state of the art for the franchise, while still delivering the signature gameplay and Battlefield moments that have captivated and grown our global community".

by | May 16, 2018 | 14:02

The company has used the dual camera setup at the rear equipped with AI and HDR features. Recently, the device received Bluetooth certification and now, HMD Global led Nokia has officially announced the X6 in China. It has been priced at CNY 1299 for the 4GB + 32GB variant, CNY 1499 for the 4GB + 64GB variant and the 6GB + 64GB variant has been priced at CNY 1699 .

by | May 16, 2018 | 13:53

The device is now available for pre-orders. Unlike the Honor View 10 , the Honor 10 does have a notch on the top, which has made it possible for Honor to achieve a screen-to-body ratio of 86.2%. It will be available in Midnight Black and Phantom Blue color variants. And the Honor 10 CMF [1] design, a 3D glass back with a stunning nano-scale optical coating composed of 15 layers of shimmering color.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:35

From the swamplands and jungles where enemies lurk among the dense foliage, to the open deserts where a passing auto is more likely to mow you down than offer you a ride, the world of RAGE 2 is not a gentle, nurturing place. Rage 2 will be a collaborative effort. Get a first look of the upcoming game in our first official gameplay trailer. Publisher Bethesda has teamed up with id Software and Avalanche Studios to create an open world shooter that looks like Resdient Evil meets ...

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:34

In March, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in Oracle's favour , ruling that Google did, in fact, steal intellectual property from Oracle "when it adopted Java naming protocols for Android app developers". Australia's competition regulator is investigating accusations that Google harvests a large amount of data from Android devices, including detailed location information.

by | May 15, 2018 | 22:29

Seeing four of the handsome Surface Hub 2s lined up together has undeniable visual effect and will have a profound impact on what groups can accomplish together, allowing users to display multiple pieces of content side-by-side, said Microsoft's Chief Product Officer Panos Panay.

by | May 12, 2018 | 20:54

Thomas Zurbuchen, Associate Administrator for NASA's Science Mission Directorate, said the mission provided "a unique opportunity to advance Mars exploration for the future". The full 30-day flight test campaign will include up to five flights of incrementally farther flight distances, up to a few hundred meters, and longer durations as long as 90 seconds, over a period.

by | May 11, 2018 | 02:05

With new federal support announced Wednesday, it's a good day for drone companies trying to make their way into an airspace that's crowded with regulations, safety concerns, social difficulties and other obstacles. "This gives it the ability to move into any geography in the United States and move out of test mode into full operation", said Mark Siegel, a partner at Menlo Ventures, an investor in Flirtey.

by | May 11, 2018 | 02:04

Although we have covered this niche in detail , here is a brief recap. Samsung has been developing its own similar feature called Bixby Vision. "Google already requires publishers and advertisers using our advertising services to get consent from end users to use our services, as required under existing European Union law".

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:46

The more intriguing option is what Nintendo calls its Twelve Month Family Membership, which, for $34.99, allows up to eight Nintendo accounts to use the subscription service - even on different consoles . The perks of the subscription include exclusives offers, access to free NES games , online multiplayer and Switch Online app for Smartphones. Online play for certain games is free for the moment, but will also end up locked behind this service once it launches in September .

by | May 09, 2018 | 00:44

All DLC maps can be played in matchmaking, but you'll need to own the expansion to play them in private matches-another newly added feature. Destiny 2 Expansion II: Warmind continues your Guardian's journey with an all-new story. In addition, a new Raid Lair called Spire of Stars is coming to Destiny 2 alongside the expansion's release as well as changes to the Crucible. Players can pick Destiny 2: Warmind for $19.99.

by | May 08, 2018 | 01:51

Therefore 67% are positive. Chevron Corporation had 122 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Tuesday, November 28 the firm has "Outperform" rating by Credit Suisse given. Therefore 88% are positive. Deutsche Bank's target price points to a potential downside of 8.65% from the stock's current price. SOCO International PLC had 6 analyst reports since November 16, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel.

by | May 06, 2018 | 00:04

Apple did announce record profits for the quarter and Tim Cook claimed that the Apple iPhone was the best selling smartphone in many markets. Next, when reports of sales expectations not being met began to emerge, many - especially YouTube personalities - framed the iPhone X as a disaster of epic proportions for Apple .

by | May 05, 2018 | 23:57

The launch drew pre-dawn crowds to Vandenberg Air Force Base and rocket watchers down the California coast into Baja. -European mission, he heard the roar of the rocket and all the blaring auto alarms it set off. An hour later, the 360-kg spacecraft was put on a direct path towards Mars: It is expected to land on the Red Planet's surface on November 26, after covering about 300 million miles.

by | May 02, 2018 | 01:49

Kate and Wills named their third child after Louis Mountbatten , Prince Philip's uncle, who was killed by an IRA bomb in 1979. Turns out, when royals are born, they get a plain old birth certificate just like the rest of us. Prince Louis " parents are both listed with the occupations of "Prince of the United Kingdom" and "Princess of the United Kingdom', once again started the debate if Kate should be referred to as Duchess or Princess.

by | May 01, 2018 | 09:30

The iPhone SE may also have 2G of RAM, according to separate reports , and can come with two storage options, 32GB and 128GB. The 3D Touch feature was introduced with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Morgan Stanley recently slashed its forecast for iPhone sales in the June quarter to 34 million, implying a 17 per cent year-on-year decline. Apple plans to return an extra $100 billion at least to shareholders, analysts predict, as it prepares to redistribute its repatriated overseas profits.

by | April 27, 2018 | 00:38

Big news out of Dearborn as Ford announced it will kill off every single traditional " car " it sells in the North American market, beside the Mustang , by 2020. The automaker's pretax profit fell 14 percent from a year ago to $2.2 billion for the quarter. Ford outlined the bold strategy shifts in a news release about its first-quarter financial results, which continues a streak of billion-dollar profits.

by | April 26, 2018 | 12:42

Mobile advertising contributed to the company's massive growth, accounting for 91% of its overall ad revenue, up from 85% in the first quarter of 2017. A senior IT ministry official aware of the development said that the government wants to send out a "strong signal" to worldwide bodies operating in IT and data platform that any manipulation of data of Indians, in violation of law and privacy norms , will be viewed "seriously".

by | April 25, 2018 | 15:30

Amazon has brought yet another member of its Echo family to India, the alarm clock-shaped Echo Spot with Alexa support. Thanks to previous reports dating back to a year ago, it's believed this Fire TV Cube will be a combination of an Echo smart speaker and Fire TV, Amazon's current hardware offering for those invested in Amazon's media ecosystem.

by | April 25, 2018 | 15:27

OnePlus fans are also invited to the OnePlus 6 launch, but you'll have to buy a ticket (early bird: £16/$21, standard: £30/$41) and there are only just over 1,000 available. The smartphone will be powered the latest Snapdragon 845 chipset which includes Adreno 630 GPU . The most expensive variant with 256GB storage and 8GB RAM will be priced north of Rs 45,000.

by | April 25, 2018 | 15:25

It will also impact the battery less. The streaming service had indicated that as many as 60 percent of its premium subscribers were originally free users, and that the no-cost option is the best way to get users on the platform. Recently listed on the New York Stock Exchange , the Sweden-based company also has a bit of a piracy problem , as a whopping two million free users are said to be constantly finding a way around mandatory ads.