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Physicist rejoices as he learns his Big Bang theory is correct

Today is a great day for science, humanity and Andrei Dmitriyevich Linde—one of the main authors of the inflationary universe theory that was …

Gravitational Waves

Apple Called ‘Very Cold’ After Refusing To Unlock Dead Woman’s iPad

Any technology maker — let alone one the size of Apple — is going to have various moral predicaments to deal with.<p>Recently Apple was accused of showing an “utter lack of understanding and discretion” after refusing to unlock a dead woman’s iPad for her two grieving sons.<p>When Andrea Grant, a …

Is Microsoft Working on a Free Version of Windows 8.1?

Windows 8 (later 8.1) has struggled to capture the interest of PC owners, but now Microsoft appears ready to make them an offer they can't refuse: a …

Lenovo ThinkPad 8 review: Pocket Windows, with a sharp screen - CNET

MSRP: $429.00<p>Windows 8 computers have slowly been getting smaller: the 8-inch full Windows barrier had been cracked most recently by the Dell Venue 8 Pro, and Toshiba Encore 8, both of which were a bit better than previous 8-inch models. So, if you ever wanted a Windows tablet that felt like an …

Gear & Gadgets

Spotify is overhauling its Windows Phone app this spring

Spotify has had a Windows Phone app for a while now, but the company is planning to bring all of its latest features to Microsoft’s mobile platform in the coming weeks. While the existing app matches Microsoft’s “Metro” design language, the updated app aligns it more with the Android version. It’s …

Microsoft in talks over Dailymotion deal, according to Orange CEO

Microsoft is in talks with French telecom company Orange about a partnership involving Dailymotion — an online video portal in which Yahoo nearly bought a controlling stake last year. As the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports, Orange CEO Stéphane Richard revealed that talks were ongoing today in an …

Spotify's Windows Phone App To Get Updated, Free Version Coming

Music streaming service Spotify’s Windows Phone app is finally getting a refresh later this spring, bringing in some big features that have so far been missing.<p>The update, announced today, will see Spotify’s Radio, Browse and Discover features finally landing on the Windows Phone app — which means …

How to spot ISS in your sky

A new map-based feature in NASA’s Spot the Station program makes it even easier to track the International Space Station as it passes over you.<p>This …

Hubble senses water on five planets, bodes well for finding new Earths

There's water in them thar planets – five massive "hot Jupiters" spied by NASA's Hubble Space Telescope.<p>But if you just thought "Life?!" think again. Despite the presence of water molecules in their atmospheres, none of these five planets is suitable to life as we know it. They are all gas giants, …

Universe

3 NASA Astronauts Who May Have Seen UFOs

Buzz Aldrin<p><i>(NASA)</i><p>In a 2005 interview with Science Channel, Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin seemed to say he saw an unidentified flying object (UFO) that followed …

Venus brightest in mid-February for all of 2014

What’s that very bright star or planet in the east before sunrise now? It’s the planet Venus, now near its time of greatest brilliancy.<p>Have you seen …

Cassini Spots Mosaic Of Extraterrestrial Seas

The Cassini space probe, exploring Saturn and her moons, has revealed extraordinary lakes and seas of liquid methane around the north pole of Titan.<p>The joint NASA-ESA Cassini space probe, exploring Saturn and her moons, has revealed extraordinary lakes and seas of liquid methane around the north …

Water May Be Flowing On Mars Right Now

Curiosity has uncovered ancient, once-wet lakebeds, but there might be some active streams, too.<p>The intrepid Mars rover Curiosity has already confirmed that water once flowed on Mars, but that it's long since dried up. Still, that doesn't mean there's not flowing water now, too.<p>NASA data has long …

New Research Affirms That Milky Way Has Four Spiral Arms

Our Milky Way galaxy has four arms instead of two, according to just published results of a 12-year study by scientists in the U.K.<p>The findings, published in the <i>Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society</i>, affirm what astronomers surmised in the 1950s but began to doubt in 2008 after seeing …

Starwatch: The February night sky

Orion and his glittering entourage of bright stars and constellations always make our February evenings some of the year's best for starwatchers. Jupiter adds to the spectacle as it climbs from due E at nightfall to pass some 60° high in Britain's S sky at our star map times.<p>Following its …

Found: The Oldest Known Star In The Universe

Astronomers announced yesterday that they've spotted a child of the very first stars.<p>Astronomers announced yesterday that they discovered the oldest known star in the universe. They believe the star is from the second generation of stars ever to form.<p>Stefan Keller, an astronomer at the Mount …

Meteorite hits moon in largest lunar impact ever recorded - video

Rock travelling at 61,000 km/h punched a crater 40 metres wide and produced a flash that could be seen from Earth<p>Published: 24 Feb 2014<p>The meteorite is providing invaluable information to help protect against larger rocks that might pose a serious threat to Earth<p>Published: 30 Dec 2013<p>With …

Morrissey blogpost accuses 'royal boils' of hypocrisy over endangered species

Morrissey has accused the royal family of hypocrisy after Prince Charles and Prince William went on a hunting trip in Spain a day before issuing a plea for wildlife protection.<p>Calling the Prince a “thickwit” and labelling the monarchy “a colossal embarrassment” to the UK, the blogpost is entitled …

What Bill Gates' New Role Could Mean For Microsoft

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is stepping down as chairman of its board and into a new role, which the company is calling "technology adviser." The change comes as a new CEO — Satya Nadella — takes the helm. Gates says he will actually be spending a little more time at Microsoft. Microsoft …

Sprint, Nokia squeeze a 2.6 Gbps connection out of a Spark network trial

Advertisement<p>20 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Ase<p>Nokia’s(s nok) network division is returning to work at Sprint(s s) after a multiple-year hiatus, …

Microsoft commits to the Open Science movement

<i>Microsoft Research's Andy Wilson demonstrates a 'touch-screen' projector on Joshua Topolsky's back.</i><p>Microsoft will aim to make all of its scientific research publicly accessible in a move to spread "the fruits of its research and scholarship as widely as possible." Since its formation in 1992, the …

Good Deal: Nokia Lumia 520 and 12 months of Xbox Music for $99

Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Nokia’s Lumia 520 is often referred to as the "Zune phone," and Microsoft appears to be …

Read Satya Nadella's first letter to employees as Microsoft's CEO

CEO calls for focus as he warns that "our industry does not respect tradition — it only respects innovation."<p>It's official, Satya Nadella is Microsoft's next CEO, and on his first day on the job he's sent a letter to the whole staff. In the letter, Nadella speaks of what he thinks makes Microsoft a …

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