Consider the scale of the universe. If the Earth were the size of a marble, Jupiter would be approximately the size of a grapefruit, while the sun would be the size of a humble exercise ball. From there,
Sci-fi's reigning king of war fiction on 3D-printed weapons, why interstellar war is impossible, and how, one day, we might actually see the end of war. For my money, the best novel to read about the of
Whether by email or Skype conversation, the mass surveillance programmes revealed have placed privacy rights at the forefront of the digital age, questioning how much of what we say online is confidential.
What would happen if the sun disappeared this very second? The sun is about 333,000 times the mass of Earth and produces the same amount of energy as 100 billion hydrogen bombs every second! Its giant
Browser compatibility is something all Web developers spend a lot of time working on. A handy Node package makes it easy to see if the shiny new feature you’re trying out is compatible with enough browsers
Could revolutionize energy storage Even after night falls, a slab of concrete or asphalt might still feel warm to the touch. The surface has stored up heat after a long day of sitting out in the sun, is
Today’s iPod refresh came as an odd surprise to some and maybe even a long-awaited update to others. Now that the iPod line is finally up-to-date after being dormant for a few years, you might even be
Google is about to make the Web easier to access for many people: it’ll offer free internet to public and affordable housing residents in its Fiber markets. The move is part of the new federal ConnectHome
Ride-hailing service Uber has reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit brought by the family of a 6-year-old girl killed in San Francisco in 2013. Sofia Liu was walking in a crosswalk with her family
The New Horizons space probe which recently completed a flyby of Pluto and beamed new images of the planet back to Earth is being guided by the same CPU which powered the original PlayStation console.
Over 70 hackers arrested including six in UK in joint operation between FBI, NCA, Europol and others in global crackdown on cybercrime black market Notorious cybercrime forum Darkode, frequented by Lizard
This was the final question at the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO), an annual “maths World Cup” for secondary school-age students, held this year in Thailand, which ended on Wednesday with the
A blogger was stealing my ideas. And it made me very, very angry. Like foot-stomping, slobbery-snarling, pirate-cursing angry. Let me back up... I give a slice of my heart and thumb every time I write