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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:  pcmagSep 23rd, 2021

Florida manatee deaths soar as polluted water kills seagrass

Florida fishing guide and environmental activist Paul Fafeita says a highlight for his charter customers is spotting the manatees that forage for seagrass in shallow waters. It's not so thrilling when they come across the emaciated carcass of a manat.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 57 min. ago

Astronomers Spot First Possible Exoplanet Outside Our Galaxy

A possible Saturn-sized planet identified in the distant Whirlpool Galaxy could be the first exoplanet to be detected outside the Milky Way. From a report: The exoplanet candidate appears to be orbiting an X-ray binary -- made up of a normal star and.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News13 hr. 57 min. ago

Adobe brings new Creative Cloud apps to M1 Macs and the web

Also, the iPad version of Photoshop is getting RAW image support. Enlarge / The somewhat inscrutable branding for Adobe's MAX conference. (credit: Adobe) Today is the first day of Adobe Max 2021, the software-as-a-service comp.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 30 min. ago

Astronomers find first evidence of an exoplanet outside the Milky Way galaxy

NASA believes it might have evidence of a planet traversing a star outside of the Milky Way galaxy......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News19 hr. 29 min. ago

Biggest Tech Companies Now Building the Biggest Data Pipes

Old-fashioned telecommunication carriers are falling behind in the global bandwidth race as global giants of content and cloud computing are building their own global networks. Facebook has commissioned electronics and IT giant NEC Corporation to bui.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Reliability verification in the cloud delivers significant runtime benefits

This technical paper reviews the cost/benefit relationship of cloud computing and how to determine the optimal configuration that provides the greatest returns. Design complexities and time-to-market pressures compel companies to find innovative ways.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsOct 26th, 2021

Microsoft Says Russia Hacked at Least 14 IT Service Providers this Year

Microsoft said on Monday that a Russian state-sponsored hacking group known as Nobelium had attacked more than 140 IT and cloud services providers, successfully breaching 14 companies. From a report: The Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

An Ultra-Precise Clock Shows How To Link the Quantum World With Gravity

Time was found to flow differently between the top and bottom of a single cloud of atoms. Physicists hope that such a system will one day help them combine quantum mechanics and Einstein's theory of gravity. From a report: The infamous twin paradox s.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Apple"s M1 Max chipset shows its teeth in PugetBench for Premiere Pro

Back in June, Adobe said its Creative Cloud suite of applications run more than 80 percent faster on Macs equipped with an M1 chipset when compared to equivalent systems with an Intel CPU. To prove its point, the company even commissioned a study by.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 25th, 2021

Should the US Fund a "National Cloud" for AI Research to Compete With China?

Big data "has big designs on a big cloud," reports NBC News: A steady drumbeat from some of the most influential executives in the technology industry has emerged in recent months to push the idea that the U.S. government should invest in a "national.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 24th, 2021

Hawaiian telescope snaps an image of a recently formed baby planet

Recently, astronomers had the rare treat of observing an exoplanet directly -- and it's one of the youngest planets ever found......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2021

Intel"s Future Now Depends On Making Everyone Else"s Chips

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica, written by Tim De Chant: Over the last year and a half, as the pandemic has everyone turned to their screens, demand has surged for devices (phones and laptops) and cloud services (Netflix and Zo.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 23rd, 2021

If you ever wanted to help find new planets, now’s your chance

Scientists ask the public for help in figuring out which signals are real. Enlarge / The telescope array of the Next Generation Transit Survey. (credit: NGTS) If you've ever wanted to search for distant worlds, your time has c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Zooniverse wants to turn you into a planet hunter

Scientists ask the public for help in figuring out which signals are real. Enlarge / The telescope array of the Next Generation Transit Survey. (credit: NGTS) If you've ever wanted to search for distant worlds, your time has c.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 22nd, 2021

Google Stadia’s salvaged future as a back-end cloud service is here

After its consumer flop, Google wants to license Stadia tech to companies. Enlarge Quick Google Stadia recap: Things have not been great. Google's AAA cloud gaming service launched in 2019 to middling reviews and since then.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

New GeForce Now tier allows you to use the power of an RTX 3080 in the cloud

Between the scalpers and the ongoing chip shortage, it doesn’t look like GPUs will become more affordable even though it seems like availability will slowly improve over time. No matter which way you cut it, this isn’t the best time to upgrade yo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Google Stadia"s Salvaged Future as a Back-end Cloud Service is Here

Quick Google Stadia recap: Things have not been great. From a report: Google's AAA cloud gaming service launched in 2019 to middling reviews and since then has severely undershot Google's sales and usage estimates by hundreds of thousands of users. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

NEID spectrometer lights up path to exoplanet exploration

A new NASA instrument will look for planets by detecting subtle wobbles from their parent stars. To prepare, it will study the sun......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Nvidia GeForce Now"s RTX 3080 Plan Upgrades You To 1440p and 120fps at $100 for 6 Months

Nvidia's new RTX 3080 plan for GeForce Now is probably the biggest upgrade for its cloud-streaming service since it turned on RTX ray tracing for subscribers over two years ago. From a report: The new plan is targeted at more traditional gamers for w.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021

Facebook Gaming expands cloud offering amid metaverse rumors

Facebook Gaming is further bolstering its cloud gaming efforts, as rumors of a company name change swirl......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 21st, 2021