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Einstein's relativity tested by giant star and monster black hole

A giant star near the center of our galaxy hints, once again, that Albert Einstein was correct about gravity.<p>A group of astronomers in Germany and the Czech Republic observed three stars in a cluster near the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way galaxy. Using data from the Very …

This New Explanation For Dark Matter Could Be The Best One Yet

Has it been shifting forms this whole time?<p>It makes up about 85 percent of the total mass of the Universe, and yet, physicists still have no idea …

Dark Matter

Scientists Watch Star Become Black Hole, But They Were Expecting Supernova

Scientists expected to see an enormous star explode in a supernova but they may have watched it collapse into a black hole instead.<p>NASA’s Goddard …

Cassini Spacecraft Successfully Dives Between Saturn and Its Rings

To boldly go where no robotic spacecraft has gone before.<p>In the wee hours of the morning yesterday, at about 5 a.m. Eastern time, humanity explored a region of the solar system never before explored: the space between Saturn and its rings. NASA's Cassini spacecraft dove inside the rings for the …

Researchers Have Successfully Grown Premature Lambs in an Artificial Womb

The technology could be used on humans in 3-5 years.<p>It's something that wouldn't be out of place in a sci-fi movie – a lamb inside a plastic bag with …

These Are The 20 Best Companies To Work For In The UK

When you think about how much time you're at your place of work, you want to make sure it's a good one; chances are that you spend more of your life …

Environment

How I made my own VPN server in 15 minutes

People are (rightfully) freaking out about their privacy as the Senate voted to let internet providers share your private data with advertisers. While it’s important to protect your privacy, it doesn’t mean that you should sign up to a VPN service and tunnel all your internet traffic through VPN …

Orion Ubuntu Laptop Review: The Powerful MacBook Pro Alternative

The choice of a new laptop for many consumers is still seen as the head-to-head comparison of Microsoft’s Windows 10 or Apple’s macOS. The third option of moving to a Linux-powered machine has always been a much trickier prospect. A dizzying range of Linux “flavors” coupled with the mysteries of …

Consumer Tech

Samsung Galaxy Book vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 4

For this comparison, note that the Galaxy Book comes in two sizes – one with a 10-inch display and another with a 12-inch display. These differ in …

Lenovo Legion Y520 Gaming Laptops Now Available From $920

After previously being unveiled Lenovo has this week made available venue Lenovo Legion Y520 range of gaming laptops which are now available to …

HP EliteBook x360

(0) Reviews<p>1BS95UT#ABA<p>Part number: 1BS95UT#ABA<p>ENERGY STAR<p>Windows 10 Pro 64<br>• 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor<br>• 8 GB memory; 128 GB SSD …

Windows 10

AMD Ryzen review: The AMD Ryzen 7 1800X gives Intel's Core i7-6950X a run for its money

Near perfection, the AMD Ryzen 7 1800X performs spectacularly, and rivals the £1,600 Intel Core i7-6950X<p>There’s always been a debate in the PC …

Computer Hardware

I invented the web. Here are three things we need to change to save it

It has taken all of us to build the web we have, and now it is up to all of us to build the web we want – for everyone<p>Today marks 28 years since I submitted my original proposal for the worldwide web. I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, …

Personal Data

Revised Google Pixel hardware showing up in the wild, might include fix for microphone issue [Update: Not revised hardware]

<b>Update 3/13/17</b>: Google tells us that the company has not made any revisions to the Google Pixel or Pixel XL hardware, and says that the “Rev. B” seen on the device’s box has nothing to do with the device, but is rather an identifier for the packaging itself. Google says it has, however, made “small …

Google Pixel

Earth, Moon Photographed From Mars

The most powerful telescope that has been orbiting Mars for over 10 years now sent back a striking image two months ago. Actually, it was four …

How to Remove TouchWiz from a Samsung Phone - Tech Advisor

Hubble Space Telescope Photographs IC 3583 — A Distant Type II Irregular Galaxy

Nearly 30 million light-years from Earth, in the direction of the constellation Virgo, lies an irregular galaxy named IC 3583. On Friday, NASA and …

NASA's Hubble Telescope Captures Stunning Supermassive Black Hole As It Engulfs An Entire Galaxy

Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA<p>Never has destruction looked so beautiful.<p>NASA and the European Space Agency’s Hubble Space Telescope …

The Cold of Deep Space Will Be No Match for NASA's Robots

Robots are expensive. The materials used to create humanoid robots in particular make them challenging to mass-produce, and even if a company builds …

Artificial Intelligence Deals Top $1 Billion | Inc.com

This year is the first year when deals in artificial intelligence are really taking off. AI startups have already attracted well over a billion dollars in exits in 2016--and the year isn't quite done. AI's fast progress has attracted other types of attention too, like the recent White House Report …

Artificial Intelligence

3tags.org

Scientists just made the world’s best clock even better to test Einstein’s theory of relativity

All scientists like precision and accuracy, but the ones at the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are even more particular than most.<p>On Nov. 28, researchers from NIST in Boulder, Colorado published work in Nature Photonics describing a timepiece that keeps time more reliably …

Physics

Fusion Gets Closer as Scientists Discover Plasma’s Secret

99% of the universe is believed to be comprised of plasma, a hot ionized gas made up equally of positively charged ions and negatively charged …

Physics

Intel's Strategy for AI Chips is Smart But Still Lags Nvidia, Analysts Say

Intel hosted a conference on Thursday to highlight its latest efforts to sell more microchips used to meet the booming demand for artificial …

Physicists Think These Could Be the Weirdest Objects in the Universe

"Strange stars" could theoretically exist forever, though we've never spotted one.<p>When an incredibly massive star supernovas, it leaves behind one of two things: a neutron star or a black hole. Neutron stars are the leftover cores of massive stars after they have ejected all their other material. …

Physics

SpaceX Tests Huge Fuel Tank for Mars Colony Spaceship (Photo)

SpaceX has successfully tested a prototype of the gigantic fuel tank the company is developing for its planned Mars spaceship, company …

U.S. forces may have committed war crimes, says International Criminal Court

International prosecutor in The Hague says U.S. military may have committed war crimes in Afghanistan and elsewhere<p>The International Criminal Court in The Hague has said U.S. forces may have committed war crimes in several countries.<p>The prosecutor's office said in a report released on Monday that …

Morrisons expands Amazon deal offering delivery in an hour

Morrisons has extended its relationship with Amazon, enabling customers to order their weekly grocery shop for delivery within an hour in London and Hertfordshire.<p>The announcement of the new service for Amazon’s Prime Now members sent shares in Ocado, the online grocery specialist which supports …

eCommerce

This Calming GIF Can Help You Handle Stress

Breathing is clearly important (understatement of the century). Yes, it's a key part of the whole staying-alive thing, but it can also help you chill …

Are Dark Matter, Dark Energy Real? New Theory Of Gravity Says No

The hunt for dark matter and dark energy — the mysterious stuff that scientists believe make up 95 percent of the universe — has so far been …