Trapped in the middle: Billiards with memory framework leads to mathematical questions

Adding one simple rule to an idealized game of billiards leads to a wealth of intriguing mathematical questions, as well as applications in the physics of living organisms. This week, researchers from the University of Amsterdam, including two master.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgApr 11th, 2024

Ford seeks improved communication with new supplier program

The automaker has abolished its long-standing Aligned Business Framework, which prioritized some preferred suppliers, to focus on better communication with a more diverse group of parts makers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Tracing the history of perturbative expansion in quantum field theory

Perturbative expansion is a valuable mathematical technique which is widely used to break down descriptions of complex quantum systems into simpler, more manageable parts. Perhaps most importantly, it has enabled the development of quantum field theo.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

A devastating fire 2,200 years ago preserved a moment of life and war in Iron Age Spain, down to a single gold earring

A ruined building in the middle of the Pyrenees records a tragedy for the people who lived there—a devastating fire that burned a settlement to the ground, destroying almost everything except a hidden gold earring. Now archaeologists' excavation of.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Apple’s best-selling AirPods are back at their Black Friday price

The Apple AirPods 2 are an excellent middle ground of performance vs price, and this deal from Amazon makes them even cheaper at their Black Friday price......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Airborne technology brings new hope to map shallow aquifers in Earth"s most arid deserts

Water shortages are expanding across the Earth. This is particularly acute in desert areas of the Middle East that are subject to both drought and extreme conditions such as flooding. As a result of these uncertainties, there is an increasing relianc.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Ambitious goal to sequence RNA could boost US economy

A chemist who leads the University of Cincinnati's Office of Research is playing a role in a scientific undertaking to unlock the secrets of RNA......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

A new space mission may help physicists answer "hairy" questions about black holes

Physicists consider black holes one of the most mysterious objects that exist. Ironically, they're also considered one of the simplest. For years, physicists like me have been looking to prove that black holes are more complex than they seem. And a n.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Scientists use generative AI to answer complex questions in physics

When water freezes, it transitions from a liquid phase to a solid phase, resulting in a drastic change in properties like density and volume. Phase transitions in water are so common most of us probably don't even think about them, but phase transiti.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

Tesla Cybertruck beats Rivian R1T in March registrations, but Ford leads in EV pickups

In its fourth month on sale, the Tesla Cybertruck had 1,158 registrations versus the Rivian R1T's 548. The Ford F-150 Lightning led the EV pickup segment with 2,893, S&P Global Mobility data showed......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

How attackers deliver malware to Foxit PDF Reader users

Threat actors are taking advantage of the flawed design of Foxit PDF Reader’s alerts to deliver malware via booby-trapped PDF documents, Check Point researchers have warned. Exploiting the issue The researchers have analyzed several campaigns u.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Sweltering heat across Asia was 45 times more likely because of climate change, study finds

Sizzling heat across Asia and the Middle East in late April that echoed last year's destructive swelter was made 45 times more likely in some parts of the continent because of human-caused climate change, a study Tuesday found......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Key questions to ask when tailoring defensive stacks

In this Help Net Security video, Scott Small, Director of Cyber Threat Intelligence at Tidal Cyber, outlines the questions you need to ask your security team when tailoring a defense stack against your current threat landscape. Small talks about what.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

8 automakers misled customers about giving driver data to police, lawmakers say

The lawmakers' findings raise questions about whether automakers can be held to account for departing from promises made about user privacy......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Long-term study finds organic farming leads to adaptations in the genetic material in plants

Plants adapt genetically over time to the special conditions of organic farming. This has been demonstrated in a long-term study conducted at the University of Bonn......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Optical power evolution in fiber-optic networks: New framework for better modeling and control

With the emergence of internet services such as AI-generated content and virtual reality, the demand for global capacity has surged, significantly intensifying pressures on fiber-optic communication systems. To address this surge and reduce operation.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

You Asked: The 8K chicken meets the 8K egg

This week in You Asked, it's 8K all day as we answer your questions about this type of TV tech......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 12th, 2024

N.Y. Chevrolet dealership introduces delivery coordinator position to foster employee growth

A coordinator will do anything, from ensuring a customer knows how to use their new vehicle's technology to helping answer insurance and other general questions......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 11th, 2024

High status leads to increased happiness—sometimes

Is it worth the effort to seek high status in a group or setting for which a person has no real passion? New Cornell research suggests the answer is "no.".....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024

Critical Start adds multiple frameworks to Risk Assessments

Critical Start announced the expansion of the frameworks available in its Risk Assessments offering. These additions to the tool expand upon the initial offering, providing additional framework-based assessments for customers to achieve data-driven e.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024

Judge questions Apple"s commitment to App Store payment alternatives

A federal judge has raised concerns about whether Apple has overly complex barriers that could deter the usage of alternative payment methods in iPhone apps.Judge questions Apple's commitment to App Store payment alternativesJudge Yvonne Gonzalez Rog.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024