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Famed Halley"s comet passes aphelion this weekend

It's lonely out there in the frozen outer solar system. On Saturday, December 9th, that most famous of all comets 1P/Halley reaches a hallmark point on its 75-year journey through the solar system, reaching aphelion or its most distant point from the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 7th, 2023

Some of the best Presidents" Day Sales are still live, from bed sheets to major appliances

Some great Presidents' Day Sales of 2024 are still happening as of Feb. 20. The long holiday weekend commemorating Presidents' Day has come and gone, but some of the best deals still remain. If you're shopping for new sheets, a mattress that do.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News17 hr. 2 min. ago

Capturing a comet"s tail to keep Earth safe from the sun

A comet is set to pass by Earth this spring, and it may be missing its tail......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

Aerial WWII drama ‘Masters of the Air’ breaks records for Apple TV+

The new limited series Masters of the Air, the highly-anticipated sequel to the Band of Brothers and The Pacific franchise, is setting records for Apple TV+. The streamer told Variety that the show received more viewers in its debut weekend than a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsFeb 20th, 2024

New compact facial-recognition system passes test on Michelangelo’s David

Flatter, simpler prototype system uses 5-10 times less power than smartphone tech. Enlarge / A new lens-free and compact system for facial recognition scans a bust of Michelangelo’s David and reconstructs the image using less p.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2024

Holiday weekend deals: Apple Pencil 2 hits $79, save $300 on 15-inch M2 MacBook Air, Magic Keyboard, more

Presidents’ Day weekend is coming to an end, but there’s still a fresh batch of Apple deals to go around. The second-best price yet on Apple Pencil 2 headlines the savings at $79, dropping alongside one of Apple’s Magic Keyboards for your Mac o.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2024

The five reasons people give for returning the Vision Pro

Friday was the day when the 14-day return period expired for those who bought their spatial computer on day one, and Apple is reportedly taking a keen interest in reasons people give for returning the Vision Pro. A new report over the weekend didn.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsFeb 19th, 2024

Apple shares Super Bowl Halftime Show behind-the-scenes video shot entirely on iPhone 15 Pro

Following last weekend’s Apple Music Super Bowl LVIII Halftime Show with USHER, Apple has shared a new in-depth behind-the-scenes look at the making of the show. The kicker? The entire behind-the-scenes video was shot using iPhone 15. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsFeb 18th, 2024

Deals: Microsoft Windows 11 Pro just dropped to $22.97 (88% off)

Save 88% on a Microsoft Windows 11 Pro license key this weekend, with the price dropping to just $22.97.Save 88% on Microsoft Windows 11 Pro.Those looking for an affordable entry point into Windows 11 Pro can pick up the discounted license from Stack.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2024

3 great free movies to stream this weekend (February 16-18)

Movies may cost a lot, but these three films don't cost a penny. Watch Jake Gyllenhaal, Jamie Foxx, and Reese Witherspoon for free on Tubi, YouTube, and more......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

Can astronomers use radar to spot a cataclysmic asteroid?

How can humans protect the Earth from "devastating asteroid and comet impacts?" According to the National Academies and their 2023-2032 Planetary Science and Astrobiology Decadal Survey, ground-based astronomical radar systems will have a "unique rol.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

Best Presidents’ Day Apple deals: Save on M2 iPad Pro, M3 Pro MacBook Pro, Qi2 chargers, more

All of the best Presidents’ Day deals are going live heading into the holiday weekend, with deals on all things Apple. You can now save $150 on Apple’s latest 12.9-inch M2 iPad Pro alongside the new 16-inch M3 Pro MacBook Pro with 32GB of memory.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

One of the best Apple Silicon games is free to play this weekend

Space simulator "No Mans Sky" has a new update, and to celebrate it, they've made the title free to play between February 15 and February 19.'No Mans Sky' is free to play through February 19Eight years after launch, and 24 major updates later, Hello.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

Doing DNS and DHCP for your LAN the old way—the way that works

Are you a sysadmin with control issues who needs a weekend project? Look no further! Enlarge / All shall tremble before your fully functional forward and reverse lookups! (credit: Aurich Lawson | Getty Images) Here's a s.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2024

Nvidia passes Google’s market cap, now world’s fourth most valuable company

Nvidia might soon be worth more than the world's biggest oil company. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Nvidia used to be a gaming GPU company, but the company's value has absolutely skyrocketed thanks to the AI craze and a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024

You can try No Man’s Sky for free this weekend

No Man's Sky just got a new update and is free-to-play this weekend......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024

Famed investor Warren Buffett again trims stake in Apple

The Sage of Omaha has decided to trim his Apple holdings, as part of what appears to be a small move away from big tech.Warren Buffett [Berkshire Hathaway]Buffett first invested in Apple in only 2016, and since then chiefly increasing its investment,.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024

Space surgery: Doctors on ground operate robot on ISS for first time

Earth-bound surgeons remotely controlled a small robot aboard the International Space Station over the weekend, conducting the first-ever such surgery in orbit—albeit on rubber bands......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2024

NASA solar sail technology passes crucial deployment test

In his youth, NASA technologist Les Johnson was riveted by the 1974 novel "The Mote in God's Eye," by Jerry Pournelle and Larry Niven, in which an alien spacecraft propelled by solar sails visits humanity. Today, Johnson and a NASA team are preparing.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsFeb 13th, 2024

Mob sets Waymo car ablaze in San Francisco

An autonomous Waymo met an untimely end thanks to an unruly mob. Enlarge / A fire starts inside a Waymo car after a vandal threw a lit firework through the window. (credit: Anirudh Koul) This weekend marked Chinese New.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2024

Apple Watch Ultra 2 hits $729 with blood oxygen tracking, Nomad Apple Watch bands, Anker gear, more

The weekend is here with a fresh batch of Apple deals, all of which come headlined by one of the best prices yet to $68. Hit the jump for all that and more in the latest 9to5Toys Lunch Break. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2024