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News : Technology

Some hummingbirds hit notes so high, only a dog could hear them

Thursday  21:05,   18 october 2018
popsci

Shaking up what we know about bird... >>>

Oops: Researchers say 3.7 billion-year-old ‘fossils’ are probably just rocks

Thursday  17:30,   18 october 2018
bgr

Hunting for fossils is a difficult business in the first place, but the challenge is multiplied the farther back in time you're... >>>

NASA sees rare 'glacial flour' dust streaming over Greenland

Thursday  12:30,   18 october 2018
cnet

Glacial flour may sound like some new-fangled health food, but you wouldn't want to make bread out of... >>>

NASA is playing a ‘claw game’ on Mars, and it’s even more complex than your local arcade

Thursday  12:20,   18 october 2018
bgr

Scoring a stuffed animal or small trinket from a classic claw game at your local arcade can leave you feeling frustrated and full of rage, so imagine the tension that comes with operating a similar mechanism from millions and millions of miles... >>>

Huge alien planets detected around baby star for first time

Thursday  10:00,   18 october 2018
nydailynews

Space may be the final frontier, but astronomers have a long way to go before they ever master... >>>

Why is Pluto no longer a planet?

Thursday  08:55,   18 october 2018
popsci

When I need to remember the order of the planets I recite the phrase I learned in school: My Very Excellent Mother Just Served Us Nine and then I stumble just as I get to... >>>

Scientists Make Unprecedented Measurement of Electrons

Thursday  07:56,   18 october 2018
newsweek

Scientists have made an unprecedented close examination of the electron, providing fascinating new insights into the nature of particles, energy and forces at infinitesimally small... >>>

Astronomers Find Largest Galaxy Proto-supercluster

Thursday  00:55,   18 october 2018
newsweek

The discovery could help unlock the secrets of the formation of the... >>>

Bees deal with darkness the same way humans do

Wednesday  21:05,   17 october 2018
popsci

It just took an eclipse, some microphones, and a bunch of schoolchildren to prove... >>>

New Mobile Game Lets You Hang Out With ‘The Breakfast Club,’ ‘Saved By the Bell’

Wednesday  20:41,   17 october 2018
variety

Universal Games is testing a new mobile game that lets players interact with their favorite characters from movies and television shows like “The Breakfast Club,” “Saved By The Bell,” and “Law & Order,” it announced on Wednesday. Developed in... >>>

In-game tournaments are coming to Fortnite

Wednesday  19:40,   17 october 2018
polygon

This is your chance to take on the... >>>

Atlas 5 rocket boosts $1.8 billion military satellite into space

Wednesday  13:20,   17 october 2018
cbsnews

A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket lifted a powerful military communications satellite into space from a Florida... >>>

Stephen Hawking: 'There is no God,' says physicist in final book

Wednesday  07:30,   17 october 2018
cnn

There is no God -- that's the conclusion of the celebrated physicist Stephen Hawking, whose final book is published Tuesday. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Recent intergalactic flashes might help solve this great astronomical mystery

Wednesday  07:20,   17 october 2018
popsci

One of the most violent cosmic events is also one of the most common. Thousands speckle Earth’s skies every day, but they disappear so quickly that astronomers didn’t even realize they were happening until about ten years ago. And scientists still... >>>

NASA’s Chandra spacecraft snaps out of ‘safe mode’ funk, resumes operations

Wednesday  05:31,   17 october 2018
bgr

It was only a few days ago that NASA announced its Chandra X-Ray Observatory was experiencing a bit of unexpected downtime. The spacecraft was forced to enter its automated safe mode, which it's designed to do if it detects that something is wrong.... >>>