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Volvo Issues Biggest Recall Ever Over Technology It Gave The World

Volvo Issues Biggest Recall Ever Over Technology It Gave The World

Volvo is always looking out for everyone's safety. The Swedish brand always has, which is why it's no surpr...

CarBuzz - an hour ago

Yes, an asteroid really did wipe out the dinosaurs, study finds

Yes, an asteroid really did wipe out the dinosaurs, study finds

The age of the dinosaurs ended 66 million years ago with the ultimate bad day, not a prolonged period of climate change wrought by volcanic activity, according to new research.

news-daily.com - an hour ago

The world endured 2 extra heatwave days per decade since 1950 – but the worst is yet to come

The world endured 2 extra heatwave days per decade since 1950 – but the worst is yet to come

Heatwaves have become longer, hotter and more frequent. This trend is accelerating from climate change.

The Conversation Africa - 2 hours ago

Heatwave trends accelerate worldwide

Heatwave trends accelerate worldwide

The first comprehensive worldwide assessment of heatwaves down to regional levels has revealed that in nearly every part of the world heatwaves have been increasing in frequency and duration since the 1950s.

phys.org - 3 hours ago

Does DNA in the water tell us how many fish are there?

Does DNA in the water tell us how many fish are there?

Researchers have developed a new non-invasive method to count individual fish by measuring the concentration of environmental DNA in the water, which could be applied for quantitative monitoring of aquatic ecosystems.

EurekAlert - 6 hours ago

Canadian sparrows ditch their old song for catchier tune

Canadian sparrows ditch their old song for catchier tune

Study finds British Columbia birds’ dropped-end note of call has spread across country

The Guardian - 6 hours ago

Hubble just snapped one of its greatest images ever

Hubble just snapped one of its greatest images ever

The Hubble Space Telescope captured an image of a distant galaxy called NGC 2775 that sits 67 million light-years from Earth. The galaxy is packed with young stars and features a wide-open bulge in its center. Hubble’s mission is a joint effort between NASA a…

BGR - 7 hours ago

“Million-Year Birth” –Hubble Captures Fiery Creation of a Giant Star Cluster

“Million-Year Birth” –Hubble Captures Fiery Creation of a Giant Star Cluster

Most stars in the universe –including our life-giving Population 1, main-sequence Sun, one of more than 100 billion stars in the Milky Way, that formed approximately 4.6 billion years ago–are formed a massive star clusters created from the violent gravitation…

The Daily Galaxy --Great Discoveries Channel - 8 hours ago

Scientific Red Flag Spotted in Milky Way’s Dark, Dusty Center – Oddity Moving in the Direction of Earth

Scientific Red Flag Spotted in Milky Way’s Dark, Dusty Center – Oddity Moving in the Direction of Earth

Scientific ‘Red Flag’ Reveals New Clues About Our Galaxy Figuring out how much energy permeates the center of the Milky Way — a discovery reported in the July 3 edition of the journal Science Advances — could yield new clues to the fundamental source of our g…

SciTechDaily - 8 hours ago

Ambani’s Jio Adds Intel Backing With $253 Million Stake Sale

Ambani’s Jio Adds Intel Backing With $253 Million Stake Sale

(Bloomberg) -- The technology venture of billionaire Mukesh Ambani secured 18.95 billion rupees ($253 million) from Intel Capital, adding to a slew of...

Yahoo Entertainment - 9 hours ago

Moon richer in metals than previously thought — NASAMINING.COM

Moon richer in metals than previously thought — NASAMINING.COM

Scientists found the lunar subsurface contains higher concentration of iron and titanium than estimated.

mining.com - 10 hours ago

This Snake-Like Amphibian Might Actually Pack a Venomous Bite

This Snake-Like Amphibian Might Actually Pack a Venomous Bite

Scientists have detected snake-like dental glands in caecilians, which means these serpentine creatures might actually be venomous—an unheard of trait among amphibians.

gizmodo.com - 10 hours ago

NASA is moving perilously close to the end of the Mars launch window

NASA is moving perilously close to the end of the Mars launch window

Following two earlier delays that pushed the launch of NASA’s new Mars rover Perseverance back by several days, the launch has been delayed yet again. The new launch date will be no earlier than July 30th, NASA now says. The launch window for a mission to Mar…

BGR - 10 hours ago

CENTRAL PA. WEATHER: July Fourth forecast

CENTRAL PA. WEATHER: July Fourth forecast

WGAL News 8 Storm Team forecast

wgal susquehanna valley pa. - 11 hours ago

Astronomers Might Have Seen a Star Just Disappear. Turning Straight to a Black Hole Without a Supernova

Astronomers Might Have Seen a Star Just Disappear. Turning Straight to a Black Hole Without a Supernova

A brilliant blue star has disappeared from view, which could mean it became a black hole in a novel way.

Universe Today - 11 hours ago

Most risky, least risky activities for catching COVID

Most risky, least risky activities for catching COVID

Activities to avoid during this pandemic summer

WCPO - 12 hours ago

Scientific 'red flag' reveals new clues about our galaxy

Scientific 'red flag' reveals new clues about our galaxy

Figuring out how much energy permeates the center of the Milky Way—a discovery reported in the July 3 edition of the journal Science Advances—could yield new clues to the fundamental source of our galaxy's power, said L. Matthew Haffner of Embry-Riddle Aerona…

phys.org - 12 hours ago

How to watch the Fourth of July weekend's "buck moon" lunar eclipse

How to watch the Fourth of July weekend's "buck moon" lunar eclipse

In lieu of fireworks, skywatchers can look up to see multiple celestial events this weekend.

CBS News - 13 hours ago

“Spooky Popcorn of the Universe” Revealed: Quantum Fluctuations Can Jiggle Objects on the Human Scale

“Spooky Popcorn of the Universe” Revealed: Quantum Fluctuations Can Jiggle Objects on the Human Scale

Study shows LIGO’s 40-kilogram mirrors can move in response to tiny quantum effects, revealing the “spooky popcorn of the universe.” The universe, as seen through the lens of quantum mechanics, is a noisy, crackling space where particles blink constantly in a…

SciTechDaily - 15 hours ago

True Colors of Insects That Lived 99 Million Years Ago

True Colors of Insects That Lived 99 Million Years Ago

Based on the fossils of insects that lived millions of years ago, trapped in amber, the researchers uncovered the colors of living things. The colors in nature are really amazing. When we look at nature, we see it from almost any color. There are creatures in…

Somag News - 16 hours ago

Gaia revolutionises asteroid tracking

Gaia revolutionises asteroid tracking

ESA's Gaia space observatory is an ambitious mission to construct a three-dimensional map of our galaxy by making high-precision measurements of over one billion stars. However, on its journey to map distant suns, Gaia is revolutionising a field much closer t…

phys.org - 17 hours ago

Heatwaves have become longer in most of the world since 1950s – study

Heatwaves have become longer in most of the world since 1950s – study

Frequency of heatwaves and cumulative intensity has risen through the decades, research finds

The Guardian - 17 hours ago

It’s Not a Snake, but Beware of Its Venomous Bite

It’s Not a Snake, but Beware of Its Venomous Bite

Animals called caecilians may have been among the first vertebrates on land to lace their bites with venom.

New York Times - 17 hours ago

How life on Earth could help us find life on Mars

How life on Earth could help us find life on Mars

In our continuing search for other life in the universe, one place has always looked promising—Mars. It is a rocky planet like Earth, orbiting the same star, and at a distance where water could have been present on the planet.

phys.org - 17 hours ago

Breakthrough: The branched flow of light observed for the first time

Breakthrough: The branched flow of light observed for the first time

It has been suggested to occur for all waves in nature. Now the researchers have experimentally observed the branched flow in light.

News Landed - 18 hours ago

A guide to R — the pandemic's misunderstood metric

A guide to R — the pandemic's misunderstood metric

What the reproduction number can and can’t tell us about managing COVID-19.

nature.com - 19 hours ago

Toward lasers powerful enough to investigate a new kind of physics

Toward lasers powerful enough to investigate a new kind of physics

In a paper that made the cover of the journal Applied Physics Letters, an international team of researchers has demonstrated an innovative technique for increasing the intensity of lasers. This approach, based on the compression of light pulses, would make it…

phys.org - 19 hours ago

Image: Hubble captures one galaxy, two asteroids

Image: Hubble captures one galaxy, two asteroids

At first sight, this image from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope portrays the sparkling stars of AGC111977, a dwarf galaxy located around 15 million light years away and visible in the lower left part of the image. Other galaxies appear sprinkled across th…

phys.org - 19 hours ago

How to see the strange full-moon lunar eclipse this 4th of July weekend

How to see the strange full-moon lunar eclipse this 4th of July weekend

This holiday weekend, the sky has a special treat in store — in addition to the fireworks.

New York Post - 19 hours ago

More ecosystem engineers create stability, preventing extinctions

More ecosystem engineers create stability, preventing extinctions

Biological builders like beavers, elephants, and shipworms re-engineer their environments. How this affects their ecological network is the subject of new research, which finds that increasing the number of "ecosystem engineers" stabilizes the entire network …

phys.org - a day ago

Twenty-year study tracks a sparrow song that went 'viral' across Canada

Twenty-year study tracks a sparrow song that went 'viral' across Canada

Most bird species are slow to change their tune, preferring to stick with tried-and-true songs to defend territories and attract females. Now, with the help of citizen scientists, researchers have tracked how one rare sparrow song went "viral" across Canada, …

phys.org - a day ago

If you have to travel, these are 2 states to avoid because of coronavirus surges

If you have to travel, these are 2 states to avoid because of coronavirus surges

Anyone who wants the most comprehensive US-focused coronavirus update right now could do a lot worse than to check out this new interactive map that’s been prepared by researchers and health experts, which assigns a color code based on risk down to the state …

BGR - a day ago

Smart Clocks Market scrutinized in the new analysis

Smart Clocks Market scrutinized in the new analysis

The Global Smart Clocks Market focuses on the various developments activities such as technological advancement, new product launch and upgradation in the current product, innovation and opportunities for the new companies is also taken into consideration whi…

whatech.com - a day ago

Fastest-Growing Black Hole as Big as 34 Billion Suns

Fastest-Growing Black Hole as Big as 34 Billion Suns

Scientists have estimated the mass of the fastest-growing black hole in the universe, and found it is 34 billion times the mass of the sun.

Nerdist - a day ago

Space 'fireworks' sparkle in eye-popping telescope view of star birth

Space 'fireworks' sparkle in eye-popping telescope view of star birth

ALMA and Hubble teamed up for a festive view of a star cluster just in time for July 4.

CNET - a day ago

Why Canadian Sparrows Have Changed Their Signature Tune From Three Notes to Two

Why Canadian Sparrows Have Changed Their Signature Tune From Three Notes to Two

Starting from the late 20th century, biologists began noticing that members of the sparrow species in western Canada were innovating. Instead of a triplet, the new song ended in a doublet and a new syncopation pattern. The new ending sounded like 'Ca-na, Ca-n…

News18 - a day ago

JPMorgan drops terms 'master,' 'slave' from internal tech code and materials

JPMorgan drops terms 'master,' 'slave' from internal tech code and materials

JPMorgan Chase & Co is eliminating terms like "blacklist," "master" and "slave" from its internal technology materials and code as it seeks to address racism within the company, said two sources with knowledge of the move.

CNA - a day ago

Tesla lends its automation expertise in search for COVID-19 vaccine

Tesla lends its automation expertise in search for COVID-19 vaccine

Tesla CEO Elon Musk may have strong disagreements over the political handling of the COVID-19 pandemic, but his actions to help solve the matter strike a more positive note, namely one of progress in vaccine technology. In a recent Twitter discussion about th…

Teslarati - a day ago

Lunar Eclipse on 4th of July: A Warning to Nations, Israel according to 100-Year-Old Prophecy

Lunar Eclipse on 4th of July: A Warning to Nations, Israel according to 100-Year-Old Prophecy

“The sun and the moon are how God will announce the Final Redemption, so everyone can see and everyone will have the ruach hakodesh (holy spirit, prophetic ability) to understand,”

Breaking Israel News - a day ago

SpaceX nails second Falcon nosecone recovery in one month

SpaceX nails second Falcon nosecone recovery in one month

SpaceX has successfully recovered two pairs of Falcon 9 payload fairings (nosecones) – one twice-flown – in one month after twin ships GO Ms. Tree and GO Ms. Chief returned to port on July 2nd. Around 45 minutes after Falcon 9 B1060 lifted off for the first t…

Teslarati - a day ago

Balloon trips to the edge of space by 2021

Balloon trips to the edge of space by 2021

A Florida company plans to fly passengers to the edge of space in a pressurized capsule suspended from a balloon, with test flights starting next year. But is it all hot air?

CNN - a day ago

How Elon Musk's Starlink satellites may have stifled the best chance to find Planet 9

How Elon Musk's Starlink satellites may have stifled the best chance to find Planet 9

A new telescope in South America might, astronomers have hoped, decrypt some of the universe's mysteries and — assuming it exists — even provide the first glimpse of Planet Nine, a giant world that some scientists predict is lurking in the outskirts of our so…

CNN - a day ago

This new, super-accurate way to pinpoint our solar system's center may help spot monster black hole crashes

This new, super-accurate way to pinpoint our solar system's center may help spot monster black hole crashes

The technique could aid the hunt for galaxy-warping gravitational waves.

space.com - a day ago

Did Betelgeuse fade due to supersized sunspots?

Did Betelgeuse fade due to supersized sunspots?

Why did Betelgeuse dim so drastically?

SYFY WIRE - a day ago

Artificial intelligence helping NASA design the new Artemis moon suit

Artificial intelligence helping NASA design the new Artemis moon suit

Last fall, NASA unveiled the new suits that Artemis astronauts will wear when they take humanity’s first steps on the lunar surface for the first time since way back in 1972.

SYFY WIRE - a day ago

A ‘Viral’ New Bird Song in Canada Is Causing Sparrows to Change Their Tune

A ‘Viral’ New Bird Song in Canada Is Causing Sparrows to Change Their Tune

A new bird song is spreading like wildfire among Canadian white-throated sparrows, at a scale not seen before by scientists. Birds rarely change their chirpy little tunes, and when they do, it’s typically limited to the local environment, where slight song va…

Gizmodo Australia - a day ago

Vodafone sells its Auckland customer datacentre to Plan B

Vodafone sells its Auckland customer datacentre to Plan B

​The technology solutions company ​Plan B has acquired Vodafone New Zealand’s Auckland-based customer datacentre

Reseller News - 2 days ago