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Hubble spots tiny galaxy working overtime to build new stars

Saturday  06:15,   15 june 2019
bgr

Like everything else in the universe, galaxies are born, live, and ultimately die, and thanks to incredibly powerful tools like the Hubble Space Telescope, we get to see various galaxies at virtually every stage of their... >>>

NASA Wants to Block Out Distant Stars With the Craziest Flying Formation Ever

Saturday  06:05,   15 june 2019
popularmechanics

We've never seen anything like the starshade before. Once the distances are set, the starshade would go into action, "blooming" like a flower and spreading its artificial petals. Those petals would block out the light from a distant star and allow... >>>

Adobe’s prototype AI tool automatically spots Photoshopped faces

Saturday  05:50,   15 june 2019
msn

Though it’s just a research project for the... >>>

India will build its own space station in the next decade

Friday  19:40,   14 june 2019
msn

(ISRO) announced its ambitious plan to put up a space station in the next decade. The space agency’s chief said launch it by... >>>

Apple could launch up to 7 new laptops later this year

Friday  19:40,   14 june 2019
msn

This week MacRumors spotted that Apple recently registered seven unreleased Mac notebooks in the EEC database, suggesting that refreshed MacBooks and MacBook Airs are on the way. On the heels of the release of refreshed MacBooks Pros in May,... >>>

Humans Have Started Growing Spikes in the Back of Their Skulls Because We Use Smartphones so Much

Friday  19:40,   14 june 2019
newsweek

Press your fingers into the back of your skull, just above your neck. If you feel a small spike you may be among people whose body has responded to smartphone use by growing new layers of bone. The phenomenon involves what is known as an external... >>>

Saturn’s Largest Moon Would Make an Unbelievable Vacation Spot

Friday  19:40,   14 june 2019
msn

You’d need an oxygen mask and enough layers to contend with beyond freezing temperatures, but could leave the sunscreen at... >>>

Rare star explosion gave rise to the gold in your electronics, study says

Friday  13:15,   14 june 2019
cnet

Thought your fancy gold and platinum came from a collision of neutron stars? Oh, that is so... >>>

Huawei delays foldable phone launch until September to do extra tests after Samsung's troubles

Friday  13:15,   14 june 2019
cnbc

Huawei says it's looking to launch its roughly $2,600 Mate X foldable phone globally, and will be focusing on markets that are rolling out 5G... >>>

Samsung’s The Wall Luxury is a 292-inch 8K modular TV

Friday  05:37,   14 june 2019
msn

Or you can get a 2K version that’s 73 inches... >>>

NASA’s Spitzer telescope refuses to die

Friday  05:36,   14 june 2019
bgr

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope is finally nearing the end of an absolutely incredible journey. The spacecraft has been peering deep into space for well over a decade and a half, and it's outlived its original planned mission timeline by over 11... >>>

Google says Chrome isn't killing ad-blocking extensions

Friday  05:35,   14 june 2019
cnet

It's just trying to make extensions safer. But Google still has a lot of convincing to... >>>

This smartphone app could change the way we treat eating disorders

Friday  05:35,   14 june 2019
msn

A new smartphone app promises to help anorexia sufferers learn to eat again. “Anorexic patients can normalize their eating rate by adjusting food intake to feedback from a smartphone app,” says Professor Per Sodersten, lead author of a recent study... >>>

Spotify’s officially separating podcasts and music in premium users’ libraries

Thursday  19:51,   13 june 2019
msn

Making room for... >>>

This is what it looks like when galaxies are about to die

Thursday  19:50,   13 june 2019
washingtonpost

“We know what they look like once they’re dead," said astrophysicist Allison Kirkpatrick. "But the rest of it is just pieces that we’ve guessed at.” Now, she continued, “we’ve found a population that we can study in detail and map out exactly how... >>>