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Astronomers discover strangely massive black hole in Milky Way satellite galaxy

Astronomers at The University of Texas at Austin's McDonald Observatory have discovered an unusually massive black hole at the heart of one of the Milky Way's dwarf satellite galaxies, called Leo I. Almost as massive as the black hole in our own gala.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 1st, 2021

"Throwaway economy" thwarting climate goals: report

Countries are neglecting the massive impact of the "throwaway" economy on planet-warming emissions, according to research published Wednesday that calculated more than half a trillion tonnes of virgin materials have been consumed since the 2015 Paris.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News1 hr. 33 min. ago

NASA Scientists Estimate Tonga Blast At 10 Megatons

According to NASA researchers, the power of a massive volcanic eruption that took place on Saturday near the island nation of Tonga was equivalent to around 10 megatons of TNT. "That means the explosive force was more than 500 times as powerful as th.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News3 hr. 5 min. ago

Researchers study impact of SpaceX’s Starlink satellites on astronomy

A team of researchers has studied the impact of SpaceX's growing Starlink satellite constellation on the work of astronomers......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 33 min. ago

Engineers discover method to create upward water fountain in deep water

A pair of University of Houston engineers has discovered that they can create upward fountains in water by shining laser beams on the water's surface. Jiming Bao, professor of electrical and computer engineering at UH, and his postdoctoral student F.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News12 hr. 5 min. ago

The Surface Pro 7+ is $400 off at Walmart today

This Microsoft Surface Pro 7+ deal is made even sweeter with the bundled Black Type Cover. Don't hesitate on this huge price reduction......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News12 hr. 5 min. ago

Observations detect frequent extreme superflares on the nova V2487 Oph

Astronomers from Louisiana State University (LSU) and College of Charleston have performed photometric observations of a recurrent nova known as V2487 Oph. The observational campaign identified superflares on this source occurring almost daily. The f.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Despite huge volcano blast, Tonga avoids widespread disaster

The blast from the volcano could be heard in Alaska, and the waves crossed the ocean to cause an oil spill and two drownings in Peru. The startling satellite images resembled a massive nuclear explosion......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

MSI’s new RTX 3090 Ti may be the most expensive GPU ever

MSI allegedly has a custom version of the RTX 3090 Ti in the works. The card is rumored to require a massive power supply, and it may be ultra-expensive......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 5 min. ago

Samsung unveils Exynos 2200 with Xclipse GPU, based on AMD RDNA2 architecture

Samsung  today unveiled the Exynos 2200, its latest flagship chipset that will power  Galaxy S22 smartphones in certain regions. The new platform is based on  4nm EUV process technology and comes with a custom GPU called Xclipse. .....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News19 hr. 32 min. ago

Mythologised, memorialised then forgotten: A history of Australia"s bushfire reporting

Australia's Black Summer bushfires of 2019 and 2020 wreaked destruction across South-Eastern Australia. Images of flames crowned trees, engulfed fire trucks and people crowded on beaches and packed in boats were broadcast into our homes......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News22 hr. 33 min. ago

Astronomers Find Growing Number of Starlink Satellite Tracks

A team of astronomers has used archival images from a survey telescope to look for Starlink tracks over the past two years. Over that time, the number of images affected rose by a factor of 35, and the researchers estimate that by the time the planne.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

A massive volcanic eruption and tsunami hit Tonga and the Pacific. Here"s what we know

Satellite images from JMA show the volcano eruption in Tonga on January 15.An undersea volcano near Tonga has erupted for the third time in four days, potentially threatening the ability of surveillance flights to assess  damage to the Pacific i.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Globular cluster Messier 14 and its peculiar multiple stellar populations investigated by Hubble

Using the Hubble Space Telescope (HST), astronomers have observed the globular cluster Messier 14 and its peculiar multiple stellar populations. Results of the observational campaign, published January 7 on arXiv.org, deliver important insight into t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Palomar survey instrument analyzes impact of Starlink satellites

Since 2019, SpaceX has been launching an increasing number of internet satellites into orbit around Earth. The satellite constellation, called Starlink, now includes nearly 1,800 members orbiting at altitudes of about 550 kilometers. Astronomers have.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Out of this world: 555.55-carat black diamond lands in Dubai

Auction house Sotheby's Dubai has unveiled a diamond that's literally from out of this world......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

The all-new AirPods Pro are discounted down to just AU$325 on Amazon AU

That's just AU$6 off the lowest price we saw for Apple's bestselling AirPods during Black Friday in November 2021......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJan 18th, 2022

Astronomers find growing number of Starlink satellite tracks

SpaceX's approved satellites will mean all this telescope's images will have tracks. Enlarge / A Starlink track running across the Andromeda galaxy. (credit: Caltech Optical Observatories/IPAC) SpaceX's Starlink Internet servi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

Midrange Alder Lake CPUs overclocked: Massive 33% increase

Two locked Intel Alder Lake CPUs have been overclocked and then benchmarked: The Core i5-12400 and the Core i5-12600. Both CPUs saw a massive performance gain......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

"You Don"t Own Web3": A Coinbase Curse and How VCs Sell Crypto To Retail

Fais Khan, writing in a blog post: First, Coinbase is like the New York Stock Exchange of crypto -- a listing there is a huge deal, and usually leads to massive profits for everyone involved. But unlike the NYSE or NASDAQ, Coinbase gets to choose wha.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022

The best games on Xbox Game Pass for 2022

From RPGs to shooters to indie hits, the list of the best games on Xbox Game Pass is massive and keeps growing. Here are the titles you should dive into first......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 17th, 2022