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Chinese astronomers discover a high-velocity star ejected from globular cluster Messier 15

Chinese astronomers report the discovery of a new high-velocity star about 4,200 light years away. The newfound star, designated J0731+3717, turned out to be ejected from the globular cluster Messier 15 by an intermediate-mass black hole. The finding.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 11th, 2024

China, France to launch satellite to better understand the universe

A French-Chinese satellite will blast off Saturday on a hunt for the mightiest explosions in the universe, in a notable example of cooperation between a Western power and the Asian giant......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 22nd, 2024

iOS 18: How to take advantage of Game Mode on iPhone and what it does

iOS 18 takes gaming further with a dedicated Game Mode for iPhone and iPad. The new feature redirects system resources to maintain high frame rates, improves Bluetooth controller responsiveness and audio with AirPods, and more. Here’s how to use Ga.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Study dissects histochemical localization and biosynthesis molecular mechanisms of Bletilla striata polysaccharides

The dry pseudobulb of the plant Bletilla striata Rchb. f. (Orchidaceae), spelled BaiJi in Chinese as an important traditional Chinese medicine, has the effects of astringent hemostasis, detumescence, and promotion of muscle growth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Gorgeous Webb image of Serpens Nebula shows a strange alignment

A stunning new image from the James Webb Space Telescope shows the famous Serpens Nebula, a dense star-forming region......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

The best shows on Disney+ right now (June 2024)

The best shows on Disney+ include The Acolyte, Erased: WW2’s Heroes of Color, Doctor Who, Star Wars: Tales of the Empire, Secrets of the Octopus, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 21st, 2024

Scientists discover surprising link between ancient biology and restricted human hair growth

University of Manchester scientists have linked one of the ways that cells respond to stressful conditions with restricted healthy hair growth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Apple"s talks with FIFA have faltered, Club World Cup tournament at risk

Discussions between Apple and FIFA over TV rights for a new soccer tournament have stumbled, putting the future of the high-profile competition in doubt.Apple has regularly paid out for rights to sporting eventsIn April, it was reported that Apple wa.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Defunct satellites burning up in the atmosphere could damage the ozone layer

Communications companies such as Starlink plan to launch tens of thousands of satellites into orbit around Earth over the next decade or so. The growing swarm is already causing problems for astronomers, but recent research has raised another questio.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Researchers discover Raja Ampat"s reef manta rays prefer staying close to home—which could help save more of them

The reef manta ray (Mobula alfredi) is a tough swimmer. They can travel hundreds of kilometers to feed themselves. The longest recorded movement for an individual reef manta ray was 1,150km, observed in eastern Australia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Transcriptomic insights into Chinese cabbage"s unique morphology

Understanding the genetic mechanisms behind leaf development is crucial for improving crop yields and resilience. In Chinese cabbage, the formation of leafy heads involves complex gene interactions that determine leaf shape and orientation. Despite p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Striking new Webb image showing alignment of bipolar jets confirms star formation theories

For the first time, a phenomenon astronomers have long hoped to image directly has been captured by the NASA/ESA/CSA James Webb Space Telescope's Near-InfraRed Camera (NIRCam). In this stunning image of the Serpens Nebula, the discovery lies in the n.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Too young to be so cool: Lessons from three neutron stars

ESA's XMM-Newton and NASA's Chandra spacecraft have detected three young neutron stars that are unusually cold for their age. By comparing their properties to different neutron star models, scientists conclude that the oddballs' low temperatures disq.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Best AirPods Pro deals: Get Apple’s flagship earbuds for $125

Right now you can land some massive savings on Apple's high-end earbuds, the AirPods Pro, and these are the best AirPods Pro deals for doing so......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Ex-OpenAI star Sutskever shoots for superintelligent AI with new company

Safe Superintelligence, Inc. seeks to safely build AI far beyond human capability. Enlarge / Ilya Sutskever physically gestures as OpenAI CEO Sam Altman looks on at Tel Aviv University on June 5, 2023. (credit: Getty Images).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Supermassive black hole appears to grow like a baby star

Supermassive black holes pose unanswered questions for astronomers around the world, not the least of which is "How do they grow so big?" Now, an international team of astronomers, including researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Swede.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Galaxy NGC 4696 hosts a complex globular cluster system, observations find

Using the Magellan Telescopes in Chile, astronomers have performed photometric observations of a giant elliptical galaxy known as NGC 4696. The observations reveal that the galaxy has a complex globular cluster system. The finding was detailed in a p.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

How shifting cloud patterns are exacerbating climate change

In a warming climate, cloud patterns are changing in ways that amplify global warming. A team of researchers led by Professor Johannes Quaas from Leipzig University and Hao Luo and Professor Yong Han from Sun Yat-sen University in China have discover.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

High-temperature superconductivity: Exploring quadratic electron-phonon coupling

A new study published in Physical Review Letters (PRL) explores the potential of quadratic electron-phonon coupling to enhance superconductivity through the formation of quantum bipolarons......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

French-Chinese probe to hunt universe"s biggest explosions

A French-Chinese telescope satellite will blast off this weekend on a mission to hunt down gamma-ray bursts, the most powerful explosions in the universe......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 20th, 2024

Travelers urged to keep it local in the name of sustainable tourism

From rolling vineyards to stunning beaches, there's no shortage of beauty to discover in our own backyards......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 19th, 2024