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« La blockchain est en passe de sécuriser les transactions et les échanges de données personnelles »

La récente autorisation des enregistrements électroniques de titres financiers ouvre de nouvelles voies, mais nécessitera toujours l’intervention de …

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Clouds on Pluto? Pictures from NASA’s New Horizons probe spark discussion

Even before NASA’s New Horizons probe flew past Pluto, scientists thought they might see clouds in its thin atmosphere – and now a couple of pictures …

Google’s Fiber Phone brings the magic of Google Voice into your home

Thought landlines were dead? Think again. Thanks to a new service from Google Fiber, the seemingly antiquated home phone is coming to the 21st …

De’Longhi launches new PrimaDonna Elite coffeemaker w/ iOS connectivity

We’ve seen iOS-connected coffeemakers before, but they’ve usually come way of crowdfunding projects that don’t always make it off the ground. An established veteran in the world of java is making waves with a new top-of-the-line model that is capable of crafting over 100 different drinks. The …

New enhanced color image takes you into the badlands of Pluto

Along with the mosaic, NASA released a high-resolution image of a pitted area on Pluto, also within the heart-shaped region informally named Tombaugh Regio. The picture was taken just two minutes after the images in the colored mosaic — which explains why it's so clear. It reveals a punctured …

Dwarf Galaxy, Hiding In Plain Sight, Frames Distant Large Galaxies | Video

COOL HUNTING Scientists Find a Double Black Hole

After carefully studying data from the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists are convinced that the closest quasar to Earth (about 600 million light-years away) contains a double black hole at its core. The larger of the pair is roughly 150 million times the size of our sun, while the smaller black …

Black Holes

Behold Pluto In All Its Majesty

New images zero in on the former planet's diverse surface<p>With its passage through the Pluto system safely navigated, New Horizons can now focus on sending images and data back to Earth. The spacecraft began an intensive data downlink on September 5, but even with its efforts focused on sending back …

New photos show Pluto is as complex as 'anything we've seen' in solar system

Oh wow, Pluto. It's good to see you again.<p>New photos released Thursday beamed back from the New Horizons spacecraft show an incredible diversity of …

Physicist Hawking says there's a way out of a black hole

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>It used to be thought, by scientists at least, that once something disappeared into a black hole, that was it. Stephen Hawking, though, has other ideas.<p>In a lecture at Stockholm's KTH Royal Institute of …

Has Stephen Hawking Just Solved a Huge Black-Hole Mystery?

Stephen Hawking may have just solved one of the most vexing mysteries in physics — the "information paradox."<p>Einstein's theory of general relativity …

See the Massive Mountain on Dwarf Planet Ceres

Very small worlds can do very big things—providing you're willing to grade on a curve. Take the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest body in the asteroid …

Meticulously Crafting a Three Million Dollar Wristwatch

While the ostentatiousness of this three million dollar wristwatch might be just a tad over the top, the virtuosity of its craftmanship is undeniable and inspiring. This astounding double-face watch, dubbed the “Grandmaster Chime,” was created to celebrate the 175th anniversary of world-renowned …

Watches

NASA pic spurs conspiracy theory about crabs on Mars

Let’s play a game. It’s called, “Can you spot the crab in this NASA picture from Mars?” If you look and look again and still can’t find that pesky …

Fly Over Ceres' Mysterious Mountain and Bright Spots in Incredible Video

With or without 3D glasses, a newly released video tour of Ceres offers a new perspective on the dwarf planet's dramatic and diverse surface.<p>The new …

Fly Over Dwarf Planet Ceres' Mysterious Bright Spots in New NASA Video

With or without 3-D glasses, a newly released video tour of Ceres offers a new perspective on the dwarf planet's dramatic and diverse surface.<p>The new Ceres video tour, which was compiled from images gathered by NASA's orbiting Dawn spacecraft, scopes out the mysterious bright spots at the bottom of …

Solar System

Mysterious Red Arcs Found on Saturn's Icy Moon Tethys

NASA's Cassini spacecraft has discovered strange red lines stretching across the surface of Saturn's icy moon Tethys.<p>What are they? Scientists aren't sure. They could be areas of exposed ice with chemical impurities, according to NASA, or the result of gas being released from within the moon.<p>"The …

Curiosity Finds a Very Strange Rock on Mars

The rover is currently in what's likely a dried lake bed.<p>A rock caught the eyes of the NASA Curiosity Rover team, one which shows an unusual abundance of materials that might hold fossilized organics. The rock, called the Elk bedrock, has an abundance of silicon, oxygen, and hydrogen. In …

European Space Agency

NASA tells lawmakers to brace for more Pluto secrets revealed by mission

Hoping to capture lawmakers' imaginations and perhaps loosen their purse strings, NASA officials said Tuesday that the new scientific information gleaned from the New Horizons mission to Pluto was "revolutionizing" what they know about the icy dwarf planet.<p>Among other things, the mission revealed …

Solar System

Hubble spots giant gas halo around Andromeda Galaxy

NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has spotted a giant gas halo around the Andromeda Galaxy, something that is said to be so large it stretched …

Photos of Mars: The Amazing Red Planet

Olympus Mons SE Flank<p>Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin (G. Neukum)<p>A portion of the southeastern flank of Olympus Mons as imaged by the High Resolution Stereo …

Alien Life on Mars: Scars Created by Curiosity Impact Healing Inconsistently, Affects Search for Microbial Life (GIF)

The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment (HiRISE) camera on NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) made multiple observations on various …

NASA Probe Makes Record-Setting Engine Burn on Path to Pluto

NASA's New Horizons spacecraft has performed a record-setting maneuver to adjust its approach to Pluto ahead of its historic flyby this summer.<p>The …

Solar System

The Most Extreme Human Spaceflight Records

On April 12, 1961, humanity became a spacefaring species when cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin blasted into orbit on a 108-minute flight high above Earth.<p>So …

Week's Best Space Pictures: A Giant Erupts, a Glacier Spills, and Janus Hovers

A volcano awakens after seven years, a river of ice and snow spills onto a plain, and a Saturnian moon hovers near some rings in this week's best space pictures.

Scientists Plan to Hunt for Alien Life on Europa

Jupiter's icy moon is a candidate for harboring alien life—but would we know life if we found it?<p>Are we truly alone in the universe? Or is Earth just one of many inhabited worlds? These are some of the most fascinating questions facing humanity, and soon, thanks to a 2016 federal budget allocation …