Xico Garcia

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Auto OCR Any PDF On Your Mac With Hazel And Some Clever Tricks

Maybe you scan all your receipts and bills, and toss the paper into the recycling bin. Congratulations! You’re paperless. You’re also out of luck when it comes to actually finding any of those scans when you need them. You’ll be stuck flipping through stacks of PDFs as if they were stacks of …

Stormy with a Chance of Molten Iron Rain: First Ever Map of Exotic Weather on Brown Dwarfs

Think the weather is nasty this winter here on Earth? Try vacationing on the brown dwarf Luhman 16B sometime.<p>Two studies out this week from the Max …

Universe

See the New Supernova in Galaxy M82 Today in Live Webcast

A new supernova discovered by students in London is starring in a new webcast, and you can watch it live online today (Jan. 30).<p>Supernova 2014J was …

Life and Death of Stars

The Life and Death of Stars<p>Where are Stars Born?<p>Astronomers believe that molecular clouds, dense clouds of gas located primarily in the spiral arms …

The Tiniest Galaxy in the Universe

Astronomers can measure a galaxy’s mass by how stars move within it: The faster they move, the more massive it is.<p>With this knowledge, a University …

Help Find Planetary Habitats: Citizen Science Project Launches | Video

How We Know Gravity is Not (Just) a Force

When we think of gravity, we typically think of it as a force between masses. When you step on a scale, for example, the number on the scale …

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

Stephen Hawking: 'There are no black holes'

Notion of an 'event horizon', from which nothing can escape, is incompatible with quantum theory, physicist claims.

Incomprehensible as it sound, inflation poses that the universe initially expanded far faster than the speed of light and grew from a subatomic size to a golf-ball size almost instantaneously. Read the story here: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/n5g4