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Astronomers develop sky model to help ultralong-wavelength observations

The radio sky at frequencies below ~30 MHz, particularly below ~10 MHz, is still largely unknown. Due to the absorption and distortion by the ionosphere, it is quite difficult to receive radio signal of such ultra-long wavelength by telescopes on Ear.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJul 30th, 2021

Researchers develop algorithm to map words to colors across languages

No language has words for all the blues of a wind-churned sea or the greens and golds of a wildflower meadow in late summer. Globally, different languages have divvied up the world of color using their own set of labels, from just a few to dozens......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 43 min. ago

Cloud-spotting on a distant exoplanet

An international team of astronomers has not only detected clouds on the distant exoplanet WASP-127b, but also measured their altitude with unprecedented precision. A presentation by Dr. Romain Allart at the Europlanet Science Congress (EPSC) 2021 sh.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News6 hr. 15 min. ago

Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 8 and cheaper, WiFi-only Pro X with Windows 11

One of the most significant upgrades of the Surface Pro 8 from the previous model is its 120Hz screen, supporting Dolby Vision. Microsoft has also added a Pro X feature—support for removable solid-state drives. Options are for 128GB, 256GB, 512GB,.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Intel Beast Canyon NUC 11 Extreme kit hits retail, it"s very expensive

Intel's Next Unit of Computing (NUC) line has proved popular, especially after the introduction of last year's Ghost Canyon model, the first to support a desktop GPU. But that model limits cards to 8 inches, whereas Beast Canyon supports an extra fou.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

MacBook Pro 16 vs. MacBook Pro 13: Is bigger always better?

Apple's MacBook Pro is a beautiful, premium laptop, but which is better: The 16-inch model or the 13-inch model? We compare the two so you can best decide......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

ARM-based Surface Pro X gets an $899 Wi-Fi-only model but few other upgrades

But Windows 11 supports 64-bit app emulation, improving app compatibility. Enlarge / The Surface Pro X doesn't get a hardware refresh today, but there is a new Wi-Fi-only model, and Windows 11 will improve app compatibility. (credit: Microsoft).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Unveiling galaxies at cosmic dawn that were hiding behind the dust

When astronomers peer deep into the night sky, they observe what the universe looked like a long time ago. Because the speed of light is finite, studying the most distant observable galaxies allows us to glimpse billions of years into the past when t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Webb telescope to explore forming planetary systems

Planetary systems take millions of years to form, which introduces quite a challenge for astronomers. How do you identify which stage they are in, or categorize them? The best approach is to look at lots of examples and keep adding to the data we hav.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Astronomers detect a chromospherically active eclipsing binary system

Astronomers from the Ohio State University (OSU) and elsewhere report the discovery of a new peculiar binary as part of the All-Sky Automated Survey for SuperNovae (ASAS-SN). The newfound system, which received designation ASASSN-V J192114.84+624950......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Gigantic cavity in space sheds new light on how stars form

Astronomers analyzing 3D maps of the shapes and sizes of nearby molecular clouds have discovered a gigantic cavity in space......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

AetherAI to develop AI-based hemopathological interpretation

Digital pathology and AI-based diagnostic solution developer AetherAI has cooperated with Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Novartis Taiwan to develop application for hemopathological interpretation......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

mmWave finds potential markets in 5G and Satcom: Q&A with MixComm and SiTune CTOs

MixComm, a provider of millimeter-wave (mmWave) and front-end solutions for 5G and Satcom applications, has recently announced a collaboration with SiTune, an innovator of multiple generations of RF and mixed-signal system on a chip, to develop 5G mm.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Scientists Develop the Next Generation of Reservoir Computing

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Phys.Org: A relatively new type of computing that mimics the way the human brain works was already transforming how scientists could tackle some of the most difficult information processing problems. Now, rese.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Skyworth’s $1,200 XC9000 Series is now the cheapest OLED TV you can buy

Chinese TV brand Skyworth is driving down the price of 4K OLED TVs with its XC9000, an Android TV-based model that starts at just $1,200......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Engineering researchers develop new explanation for formation of vortices in 2D superfluid

Researchers at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory have new insight about the formation of vortices in a type of quantum fluid, work that could help our comprehension of the physics mystery of how vorte.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Amazon announces new Kindle Paperwhite lineup with 6.8-inch screens, USB-C

Pricey Paperwhite Signature Edition also adds wireless charging. The new Kindle Paperwhite is faster and has a larger screen than the old model. [credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

"Black widow" pulsar detected in globular cluster NGC 6712

Using the Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical radio Telescope (FAST), astronomers have discovered a new pulsar in the globular cluster NGC 6712. The newly found object is a so-called "black widow," and the first radio pulsar identified so far in th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Australian growth marketing agency Ammo helps startups calibrate their efforts

Australian growth marketing agency Ammo encourages startups to develop a minimum viable brand and provides services to make sure that their marketing efforts are correctly calibrated. When you are the founder of a young startup, it is alway.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Scientists develop the next generation of reservoir computing

A relatively new type of computing that mimics the way the human brain works was already transforming how scientists could tackle some of the most difficult information processing problems......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021

Human whistled languages may offer model for how to study dolphin communication

Whistling while you work isn't just a distraction for some people. More than 80 cultures employ a whistled form of their native language to communicate over long distances. A multidisciplinary team of scientists believe that some of these whistled la.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021