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After the Artemis I mission’s brilliant success, why is an encore 2 years away?

"I would say that we’re going to try our best to get there." Enlarge / Orion, the Earth, and the Moon, captured during the Artemis I mission. (credit: NASA) The launch of the Artemis I mission in mid-November was spect.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaDec 5th, 2022

"Blue marble": How a half-century of climate change has altered the face of the Earth

In December 1972, NASA's final Apollo mission (Apollo 17) took the iconic "Blue Marble" photo of the whole Earth. Many, including science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, had expected that the sight of Earth from afar would instill the belief that ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Victoria has implemented all 227 recommendations from its Royal Commission into family violence. So was it a success?

In 2016, the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence released its findings following an exhaustive 13-month inquiry. In it were 227 recommendations to completely transform the state's family violence services......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

What is CRISPR? What to know about the transformative gene-editing tool

Over the past 10 years, CRISPR has been transformative for research, enabling gene editing that is fast, simple and precise, experts say......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Ukraine war: Attitudes to women in the military are changing as thousands serve on front lines

Thousands of women have voluntarily joined Ukraine's armed forces since 2014, when Russia's occupation of Crimea and territories in eastern Ukraine began. Over the past nine years, the number of women serving in the Ukrainian military has more than d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

Lessons from shuttle Columbia disaster could stave off next tragedy

"Never again" is the phrase echoed among NASA leaders recalling the last major tragedy in the space program that occurred 20 years ago this week, when Space Shuttle Columbia broke apart over Texas on Feb. 1, 2003, never making its way back home to Fl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 4 min. ago

50 years after Roe v. Wade, nearly one third of states lack abortion access

The legal limitations restricting abortion in the United States continue to erode access to reproductive health care at an alarming pace while other states work to protect and expand access, according to updated data released by the Center for Public.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

Klipsch follows the success of The Fives with The Sevens and Nines powered speakers

After a huge success with The Fives, a set of powered speakers designed as a soundbar alterative, Klipsch is back with The Sevens and The Nines......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

New time lapse video shows 12 years of exoplanets orbiting their star

In 2008, HR8799 was the first extrasolar planetary system ever directly imaged. Now, the famed system stars in its very own video......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Data scientist suggests many Bigfoot sightings may be bear sightings

Floe Foxon, a data scientist with Pinney Associates, has been comparing the number of bears living in parts of North America with the number of Bigfoot sightings over the years and suggests there is a correlation. In a paper posted on the preprint si.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Secure Your Value: Lock in the price of your Verizon phone plan for 3 years

We're in uncertain times, but with Verizon's Welcome Unlimited plan, you can lock in low prices for three years......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 32 min. ago

Samsung"s terrible quarter delivered lowest profit in 8 years

Long-time Apple rival Samsung had an incredibly bad fourth quarter, with the global economic downturn blamed for a 69% drop in quarterly operating profit.Samsung Galaxy Flip4In the days before Apple's announcement its own financial results for the mo.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News6 hr. 3 min. ago

Samsung profits sink to 8-year low as smartphone and PC demand drops

Samsung's quarterly profits have plunged to their lowest level in eight years as customers snapped up fewer cell phones and laptops......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News9 hr. 4 min. ago

Tech War: Biden moves to halt US exports to Huawei, reports say

Washington has been tightening its rules on exports of US technology to China for several years......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News14 hr. 32 min. ago

Instagram CEO admits the platform is pushing ‘too many videos’ on users

Over the last few years, Meta has been shifting the focus of Instagram – which was born as a photo app – to compete with short video apps like TikTok. However, this has left many users upset. And after Instagram reversed design changes that made.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 3 min. ago

Apple Search could be part of a ‘silent war’ on Google; could threaten Google’s ad business

There have been suggestions for years now that the iPhone maker is quietly working on an Apple Search service, to compete with Google. That idea is back in the news today, in a report suggesting that it could be one element of a three-part “silent.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 3 min. ago

Folding iPad launch next year, says Kuo, ahead of a folding iPhone

After years of rumors, noted Apple analyst says that he is “positive” a folding iPad launch is happening sometime next year. This is significantly earlier than a previous – and vaguer – prediction of a folding “notebook” of some kind in.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 3 min. ago

TV app on Apple TV hardware frustrating users with large libraries

Most users with giant movie or TV show libraries accumulated since when iTunes media purchases began are having problems loading content on Apple TV hardware — an issue that has persisted for years.Long load times in Apple TV Library brings everyth.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News22 hr. 4 min. ago

Mac mini with M2 review: More power for less money

The second Apple Silicon Mac mini has arrived two years after the line first migrated, and with the M2 processor, it remains the best computer for switchers, and for the computer as appliance crowd.The 2023 Mac mini M2The usual refrain for the Mac mi.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News22 hr. 4 min. ago

Report: Apple is planning both a foldable screen and a kickstand for the iPad

Rumors of an even-larger iPad have persisted for a couple of years now. Enlarge (credit: Apple) Normally reliable sources are predicting a quiet 2023 for the iPad, with few if any major upgrades. But that may just be set.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 4 min. ago

Fishing in synchrony brings mutual benefits for dolphins and people in Brazil, research shows

By working together, dolphins and net-casting fishers in Brazil each catch more fish, a rare example of an interaction by two top predators that is beneficial to both parties, researchers have concluded following 15 years of study of the practice......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 32 min. ago