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Hubble Space Telescope Captures Jupiter in 4k Ultra HD

The Hubble Space Telescope allows NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center to comprehensively explore the solar system as they learn more about our universe. A new program involving this telescope permits scientists to specifically study the solar system's outer planets: Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and …

Astronomy

8 barriers to overcome when learning to code

While being a mentor for a JavaScript Web development course, I’ve seen many beginner programmers jump into learning with enthusiasm and then immediately hitting a wall.<p>Most of the students usually struggle with the same barriers. But once they learn to overcome them, they get instant benefits:<p>they …

These are books Wall Street's smartest people think you should read this summer

We've compiled their suggestions here in a list surprisingly diverse in genre, topic, time period, and style. Together, they form a comprehensive picture of Wall Street's in and outs, and deepen the reader's understanding of forces driving the market.<p>So crack one open. It'll help you get through …

Books

Five programming problems every Software Engineer should be able to solve in less than 1 hour

Whenever I post a job request for a Software Engineer position, applications start trickling in really quick. What bothers me is that several …

Autonomous cars will destroy millions of jobs and reshape the US economy by 2025

Most people—experts included—seem to think that the transition to driverless vehicles will come slowly over the coming few decades, and that large hurdles exist for widespread adoption. I believe that this is significant underestimation.<p>Autonomous cars will be commonplace by 2025 and have a near …

Autonomous Cars

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

Twitter Makes It Easier For Developers To Add Timelines To Mobile Apps

Twitter this week rolled out new features to its mobile developer platform, Fabric, aimed at expanding access to Twitter timelines from third-party applications. With an update to Twitter Kit, the platform component that lets developers authenticate users via Twitter and showcase tweet embeds …

Apps

Top 10 Mac keyboard shortcuts everyone should know

Mastering a few crucial Mac keyboard shortcuts will make using your Apple computer easier and much more efficient. Cutting your reliance on your mouse will help you work more quickly, and you’ll undoubtedly impress your family, friends and co-workers to no end. You might even end up becoming the …

Operating Systems

Physicists Have Built A Time Machine Simulator

This would create a paradox since you never would have been born if your grandparents never met. You've prevented your later birth, so you shouldn't exist anymore.<p>This is called the "Grandfather Paradox," and it's an infamous one among physicists.<p>Even though Einstein's famous theory of general …

Quantum Mechanics

Mind of a Worm Uploaded to a LEGO Robot to Make the Weirdest Cyborg Ever

<b>Ashley Allen</b> / 3 years ago<p>In a breakthrough for artificial intelligence research, a digital clone of the mind of a roundworm (C. Elegans) has been …

There is less than a 1-in-27 million chance that Earth's record hot streak is natural

Although it may not have been warm where you live, scientists announced Friday that 2014 was the Earth's hottest year since record-keeping began in …

Fly through 100 million stars with 4K video of NASA Andromeda image

A video fly-through of a high-definition image of the Andromeda Galaxy helps put the vastness of the universe in perspective.<p>NASA released a fascinating high-definition panoramic view of a portion of the Andromeda Galaxy. The Hubble Space Telescope captured the image, which uses 7,398 exposures to …

Universe

U.S. says non-allergic peanut moves closer to commercial reality | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A new method for removing allergens from peanuts means help could soon be on the way for the roughly 2.8 million Americans with a potentially life-threatening allergy to the popular food, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Tuesday.<p>In a blog post, the agency said …

Milky Way panoramic photographs taken in US wilderness by Matt Payne - Telegraph

Physicists are building an NSA-proof Internet

The next generation web — far more secure than today’s — is on the way. Here’s how it works<p>BOSTON — It’s long been the Holy Grail of communications: technology that not only maximizes privacy, but also reveals when a message had been intercepted or copied.<p>The quest began in antiquity, with …

Big Bang's "Smoking Gun" Confirms Early Universe's Exponential Growth

Observations confirm "inflation" of early universe to cosmological sizes in early instant.<p>Surprisingly strong gravitational waves rippled through the fiery aftermath of the Big Bang, astronomers announced Monday, a finding that confirms the cosmos grew to a stunningly vast size in its very first …

Apple's Upcoming Health App Is the Start of Something Huge

Apple is poised to launch a body-monitoring app known as Healthbook, tracking everything from sleep to nutrition to exercise to vital signs.<p>That's …

Astronomers Find First Evidence of Other Universes - MIT Technology Review

There’s something exciting afoot in the world of cosmology. Last month, Roger Penrose at the University of Oxford and Vahe Gurzadyan at Yerevan State …

Universe

Simple way to make stem cells in half an hour hailed as major discovery

Acid technique could lead to new era in regenerative medicine<p>A radical and remarkably easy way to make cells that can grow into any tissue in the body has been developed by scientists in Japan.<p>The feat has been hailed as a major discovery by researchers familiar with the work, and if it can be …

Ingredients for life hitching ride on space dust, study says

Traces of water and organic compounds could be all around us, floating around space on ubiquitous interplanetary dust particles.<p>For years, astronomers have been scanning nearby asteroids, the moon, Mars, and deeper space for evidence of the building blocks of life.<p>Now, a new study in the …

Particles

FDA Approves Pill-Sized Camera to Let Doctors See Your Insides

A bite-sized camera has been approved for use by the FDA as an alternative for patients who are unable to have a complete colonoscopy.<p>The pill-shaped …

'Lung In A Box' Keeps Organs Breathing Before Transplants

An experimental device keeps a lung warm, breathing and nourished while outside the body. Credit:MediCommConsultants/YouTube.com<p>Doctors at the University of California, Los Angeles, explain how the "heart in a box" machine works.<p>When doctors rush a lung to a hospital for a transplant, the precious …

Starwatch: Supernova in Ursa Major

With Orion and the winter constellations at their best, it may be hard to drag our gaze away from the S sky on February evenings. Jupiter, too, is conspicuous in Gemini where it lies to the left of the Moon on Monday, 10 February. We know all too well, though, it is not always clear in the optimum …

Australian astronomers discover oldest known star in universe

A team of scientists at the Australian National University has discovered the oldest known star in the universe.<p>The discovery of the heavenly body, which formed about 13.6bn years ago, has allowed astronomers to study the chemistry of the first stars.<p>Lead researcher Dr Stefan Keller of the ANU’s …

Ingenious

IT SOUNDS like science fiction, and for years it seemed as though it was just that: fiction. But the idea of gene therapy—introducing copies of …

Immunotherapy

Apple currently plans to release iOS 7.1 in March

While recent reports are pegging a launch sooner than later, reliable sources say that Apple is currently planning to ship iOS 7.1, the first significant update to iOS 7, in March. The iOS 7.1 update is said to not have any “secret features,” and it will basically be what we have been told to …

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