A new quest to defeat death--or at least make it optional Spoilers ahead for those who aren’t caught up, but last season of Game of Thrones ended with a true Caesar outcome for all-around-hero (and
There’s a simple recipe for building the Universe as we know it today: take a sea of matter and radiation that starts off hot, dense and expanding, and give it time to cool. Over long enough timescales,
HTC is holding a press event today in which the company is widely expected to launch its new hero smartphone: the One A9. Although we don't know anything official about the A9 (sometimes codenamed "Aero"),
Perhaps as we continue to evolve, our thumbs will grow longer so future generations will be able to reach the back menu arrow at the top of the iPhone. But we can’t wait hundreds of years for that. We
Scientists say a swarm of objects around a star look like 'something you would expect an alien civilisation to build' A star with unusual behaviour spotted by the Kepler Telescope could be explained by
By Sarah Kaplan Sarah Kaplan Reporter for Speaking of Science Email Bio Follow “It was kind of unbelievable that it was real data,” said Yale University astronomer Tabetha Boyajian. “We were scratching
Drones to the rescue When a large fire occurs, so much smoke often surrounds the area that it’s nearly impossible to see through with the naked eye. But the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service's
The quantum speedup may be closer than we think. According to a new paper lead-authored by researchers at Microsoft's quantum lab, a working quantum device could arrive within the next 10 years. "Recent
New palm-sized, MiniION sequencer, costing around $1,000, designed to analyse DNA to help track disease outbreaks, check food and offer ‘the democratisation of sequencing’ An inexpensive handheld device
Wireless update to Model S lets the machine take the wheel The Rise of the Machines has begun—fittingly, via an overnight wireless global “awakening." That’s right, owners of Tesla Model S and Model X
Fancy hardware on a light body PowerUp makes remote control engines that attach to paper airplanes. This morning they announced a kit that not only puts an engine on an airplane, it adds a camera too.
Until now, solar cells of this kind have been only partially transparent and usually a bit tinted, but these new ones are so clear that they're practically indistinguishable from a normal pane of glass.