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Scientists Believe 'Super-Earth' Found Among 15 Exoplanets Might Hold Liquid Water...
New research has confirmed the presence of 15 exoplanets orbiting smaller, cooler red dwarf stars. These include three so-called "super-Earths," one of which is believed to have a key ingredient for life liquid water. In two studies recently publi
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:53 UTC
New exoplanet found 200 light years from Earth could have liquid water...
The exoplanet is about 1.6 times the size of Earth and is in its star's Goldilocks zone so this makes it habitable and just the right size to harbor life.
By ceres on 2018-03-13 16:52 UTC
Adult dorms in Silicon Valley? Maybe the millennials were right...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/silicon_valley
Commentary: Why are hard-working adults in San Francisco living in dorm rooms? This "lazy millennial" has a theory.
By ceres on 2018-03-08 17:09 UTC
Here's why Bitcoin plummeted below $10,000 again...
Bitcoin dipped below $10,000 on Wednesday for the fifth time this year, and all the other cryptocoins saw similar plunges. One of the reasons that drove down the prices is the Securities and Exchan...
By ceres on 2018-03-08 17:04 UTC
This Solar System Has Been Hiding Three "Super-Earths" in It...
What a surprise.
By ceres on 2018-03-08 17:03 UTC
You Are Here: Earth Blazes Bright in Photo from Kepler Planet-Hunting Spacecraft...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
This is what Earth looks like through a planet-hunter's eyes.
By ceres on 2018-03-08 17:02 UTC
SEC reportedly subpoenas companies and advisers over ICOs...
The commission's crackdown continues.
By ceres on 2018-03-02 19:28 UTC
Study Reveals Why You Should Put Smartphones Away While Dining With Family And Friends...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
Earlier studies showed that just the presence of a mobile phone can reduce the quality of in-person conversations. A new study shows the unwanted effects of using mobile phones during dinner with family and friends.
By ceres on 2018-03-01 19:38 UTC
Company That Wants To Send Cargo Into Space Prefers The Use Of Catapults Over Rockets...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/space_news
They'll probably save a lot of money on fuel.
By ceres on 2018-03-01 19:36 UTC
Meet TESS, NASA's Next Step in the Quest for Alien Earths...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/space_news
Launching in April on a two-year primary mission, the observatory could ultimately discover 20,000 planets—some of which could be much like our own
By ceres on 2018-03-01 19:35 UTC
23,000 HTTPS certs will be axed in next 24 hours amid bitter 'turf war'...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
Trustico, DigiCert come to blows as browsers prepare to snub Symantec-brand SSL Customers of HTTPS certificate reseller Trustico are reeling after being told their website security certs as many as 23,000 will be rendered useless within the next 24 hours.
By ceres on 2018-03-01 19:35 UTC
NASA's huge planet-hunting space telescope likely delayed again...
The James Webb Space Telescope, currently slated for launch in 2019, is facing technical difficulties and budget overruns that might push back its launch date
By ceres on 2018-03-01 19:33 UTC
AI will create new jobs but skills must shift, say tech giants...
AI will create more jobs than it destroys was the not-so-subtle rebuttal from tech giants to growing concern over the impact of automation technologies on..
By ceres on 2018-02-28 20:41 UTC
Unmasking the Spectre; will the new patches cause a performance Meltdown?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/microsoft
With the new improved Intel patches to protect against Spectre and Meltdown, The Tech Report made the effort to revisit the performance impact you can expect on a system with a Core i7-7700HQ and a Samsung PM961 512 GB NVMe SSD. Javascript tests show a no
By ceres on 2018-02-28 20:40 UTC
Large DDoS Amplification Attacks Now Possible Via Memcached Servers...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/
Cloudflare announced that it has seen an increased number of DDoS amplification attacks lately, done through vulnerable memcached servers that have UDP enabled.
By ceres on 2018-02-28 20:40 UTC
How to Turn Off Facebook's Face Recognition Features...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/tech/, /contrib/facebook
In December, though, the company announced that it would expand face recognition's scope to notify you when someone added a photo you were in, whether it was tagged or not. If that sounds like something you'd rather Facebook not do, it's easy enough to stop.
By ceres on 2018-02-28 20:36 UTC
New evidence of nuclear fuel releases found at Fukushima...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/, /contrib/fukushima
Uranium and other radioactive materials, such as caesium and technetium, have been found in tiny particles released from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear reactors.
By ceres on 2018-02-28 20:35 UTC
Netflix's Lost in Space Reboot Gets Teaser, Release Date, Photos...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/entertainment/
Starring Molly Parker and Toby Stephens, Netflix's reboot of the 60s sci-fi original arrives April 13.
By ceres on 2018-02-21 15:46 UTC
Scientists find new cancer treatment using nano particles...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
Under the new mode of cancer treatment using nano particles, the anti-cancer drug will directly target tumour cells without harming the healthy cells of the body
By ceres on 2018-02-21 15:45 UTC
Can We Change The Past?...
Submitted to Category: /contrib/science/
Putting humans and consciousness aside, at the level of quantum particles Wheeler's Delayed-Choice experiments show that actions in the present can influence the past, says physicist Marcelo Gleiser.
By ceres on 2018-02-21 15:43 UTC
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