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Apollo moon rocks help transform understanding of the universe

Sunday  14:05,   16 june 2019

Moon rocks look rather nondescript -- they are often gray in color -- but for NASA planetary scientist Samuel Lawrence, they are the "most precious materials on Earth." What is certain is that the lunar samples first gathered by Apollo 11's Neil... >>>

Twitter is bringing back its Mac desktop app

Sunday  07:20,   16 june 2019

The company outlines why it dropped the app last... >>>

Go Ahead, Name That Exoplanet!

Sunday  05:30,   16 june 2019

One benefit of discovery is that you get to name the things you discovered. Astronomy is blessed in this regard. There are more stars in the observable universe than grains of sand on Earth, trillions upon trillions — enough to name a galaxy for... >>>

Why alien moons may be a great place to find extraterrestrial life

Saturday  22:40,   15 june 2019

Though the search for alien life has focused on planets, it's possible that living creatures dwell on moons in our solar system and... >>>

Here come the dark mode browsers — and websites

Saturday  22:40,   15 june 2019

This is a dark web you can get behind, once developers embrace the ability to bypass glaring white... >>>

3 ways iPod Touch 2019 earns its $200 price

Saturday  22:40,   15 june 2019

Commentary: What the latest iPod Touch lacks in screen and battery life, it makes up for in apps, games, AR and a headphone... >>>

Iridium GO! Turn any smartphone into a satellite phone with internet access

Saturday  22:40,   15 june 2019

If you're planning to go off the grid over the summer, here's how you can still get access to phonecalls, text, and internet by accessing the Iridium satellite... >>>

Squid might thrive in oceans with rising carbon dioxide

Saturday  22:25,   15 june 2019

Scientists in Australia tested how two types of squid fared in futuristic waters. The results surprised... >>>

What jumpstarted Earth's plate tectonics? New clues point to ancient glaciers.

Saturday  22:15,   15 june 2019

The provocative theory has geologists hotly debating when and why our planet's modern geologic dance kicked into high... >>>

Tired of #$%& passwords? Single Sign-on could be savior

Saturday  22:15,   15 june 2019

Apple, Google & Facebook's instant sign-in is safer than tough passwords, says Google exec. If true, no more fiddling with #s, letters and... >>>

The new plan to remove a trillion tons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere: Bury it

Saturday  19:40,   15 june 2019

An idea is also starting to gain traction — sucking carbon out of the atmosphere and storing it underground. It sounds like an idea plucked from science fiction, but the reality is that trees and plants already do it, breathing carbon dioxide and... >>>

Greatest Cyberthreat May Be Rapidly Changing Technology, Expert Warns

Saturday  18:20,   15 june 2019

Building hack-proof systems is easy, say experts. Updating existing ones is the greatest... >>>

Scientists are putting antibiotics into the ocean—on purpose. And it's our only hope.

Saturday  18:10,   15 june 2019

A mysterious new coral epidemic is ravaging reefs across the Florida... >>>

Something Appears to Have Ripped a Massive Hole in the Milky Way's Edge

Saturday  13:21,   15 june 2019

Something appears to have torn a hole in part of the Milky Way’s halo. The “dark substructure” was found via Gaia observations—a project set out to produce the most detailed 3D map of our galaxy—with Harvard scientist Ana Bonaca noticing a... >>>

Chrome can display websites in dark mode, if you want it to

Saturday  13:00,   15 june 2019

If you like using dark mode on your apps, Chrome is going one better -- it now supports dark mode for websites as well. Simply enable the new feature and if developers are making use of it, your favorite websites can adapt right before your eyes.... >>>