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Samsung Note 7 investigation will blame ‘irregularly sized’ batteries and manufacturing flaws, says WSJ

Samsung’s official investigation into the cause of widespread faults with the Galaxy Note 7 will blame “irregularly sized” batteries and manufacturing faults, according to a report from <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The company is set to announce the results of its inquiry this weekend, but the <i>WSJ</i> claims …

Starwatch: Orion at his evening best

A detailed look at the Hunter who rules the sky for the next few weeks, plus a brief look at the planetary year ahead and August’s solar eclipse<p>Orion is now in prime position in everyone’s evening sky. Lying across the celestial equator, with his main stars slotting neatly between 10° N and 10° S …

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How big is the universe? Attempting to answer one of astronomy’s most complex questions

The universe is a <i>big</i> place, and it’s hard to fathom the immense size given our finite ideas of distance here on Earth. Because of this, determining …

Beachgoer finds 130-million year old dinosaur prints

<b>(CNN) —</b> Everyone knows you have to watch out for sharks on Australian beaches -- but what about dinosaurs?<p>A 130-million year old dinosaur footprint has been found among the seaweed and surf on popular Cable Beach near the town of Broome, Western Australia.<p>Bindi Lee Porth told CNN she was collecting …

Western Australia

Galaxy Note 7 recall will cost Samsung a 'heartbreaking amount'

As I’m sure you’re well aware by now, Samsung was forced to issue a global recall of the Galaxy Note 7 last week following reports that some handsets were randomly bursting into flames while on charge. It was later discovered that a faulty battery was to blame for the explosions.<p>This put Samsung in …

Galaxy Note

Measuring the Milky Way: One massive problem, one new solution

It is a galactic challenge, to be sure, but Gwendolyn Eadie is getting closer to an accurate answer to a question that has defined her early career …

Teen, 3-year-old among 5 killed in California head-on crash

RIO VISTA, Calif. (AP) — A 3-year-old child and a teenager were among the five people killed when their small car slammed into an oncoming pickup …

Northern California

Hubble spots cluster of monster stars

Astronomers have identified nine massive stars that are more than 100 times the mass of the sun. The team made the discovery using the Hubble Space …