SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
FAMOUS 600-YEAR-OLD NOVA PINPOINTED IN MODERN DAY
After decades of hunting, astronomers have tracked down the origin of a nova first recorded by Korean royal astrologers nearly 600 years ago.
INTEL’S NEW CHIP HELPS DEVICES SEE AND INTERACT WITH THEIR ENVIRONMENTS IN REAL TIME
Intel's new Movidius Myriad X VPU, the world’s first with a dedicated Neural Compute Engine, will enable a range of autonomous AI-empowered devices that can interact and respond to the world around them.
THE FOOD DELIVERY INDUSTRY IS CHANGING THE WAY WE THINK ABOUT FOOD
The food industry is being transformed into a delivery business due to greater emphasis on convenience and quality of life above other concerns. However, it will need to shift to accommodate more eaters with less money over time.
OXYGEN FOUND ON THE MOON COULD PROVIDE ANSWERS ABOUT ANCIENT EARTH
A Japanese spacecraft has discovered oxygen from Earth on the Moon. Scientists believe they may be able to find additional oxygen samples from billions of years ago, which could answer questions related to our planet's ancient atmosphere.
HOW FAST DO YOU WALK? YOUR ANSWER COULD PREDICT YOUR RISK OF HEART DISEASE DEATH
A simple question — how fast do you walk? — may help researchers determine who has a higher risk of death from heart disease, a new study from the United Kingdom suggests.
NIELS BOHR: BIOGRAPHY & ATOMIC THEORY
Niels Bohr won a Nobel Prize for the idea that an atom is a small, positively charged nucleus surrounded by orbiting electrons. He also contributed to quantum theory.
AS FLOODING FROM HARVEY INTENSIFIES, ASTRONAUTS TWEET WELL WISHES TO HOUSTON
Astronauts currently on the International Space Station have been sending well wishes to their colleagues on the ground as heavy rainfall and flooding from tropical storm Harvey continue.
SIR MARTYN LEWIS: BBC KEPT DARK SUIT IN WARDROBE FOR NATIONAL TRAGEDIES
The BBC kept a special dark suit and black tie in a wardrobe to announce major deaths, the newsreader Sir Martyn Lewis has disclosed.
WHAT'S CAUSING TROPICAL STORM HARVEY'S 'UNPRECEDENTED' RAINFALL?
Tropical Storm Harvey, which made landfall the evening of Friday (Aug. 25) near Corpus Christi, Texas, as a hurricane, has been blasting communities in southeastern Texas with periods of intense rainfall ever since.
THESE RESEARCHERS ARE USING AI AND BITCOIN TO SAVE LIVES
A team of researchers at the University of California created a tool that uses artificial intelligence and bitcoin to track down people involved in human trafficking, who are usually hard to identify.