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Robots have long brought both amazement and fear into our imagination,and Hollywood has capitalized on those emotions with futuristic movies about robots taking over the world. Now a robotics company in the UK is eliciting both of those emotions in present time with its own robot, named Ameca. The movie I, Robot... Read more...
Comet Leonard is set to debut in the night skies during the first part of December. This will be the first time the comet has been this close in roughly 70,000 years. Stargazers have been seeing a lot of action in the night sky as of late. Just last month the Leonid meteor shower put on a show of shooting stars... Read more...
After being delayed due to possible danger from space debris, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) went for a stroll in space to repair a faulty antenna.  Astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Kayla Barron have been given the go ahead to complete a spacewalk that was originally scheduled for November... Read more...
After a nearly two-year delay, NASA's CREX-2 is set to try and figure out what causes a speed bump at 250 miles above Earth. If nothing else, maybe it will give Santa some answers as to why Rudolph gets a bit slower at times. NASA has been extremely busy as of late with launching various missions such as DART... Read more...
The European Southern Observatory's aptly named Very Large Telescope (ESO's VLT) recently discovered a pair of supermassive black holes that are the closest to Earth yet. The pair also broke the record for being the closest to one another, which has a broader implication. In a galaxy far, far away astronomers... Read more...
A group of congressional Democrats hope to save Christmas from greedy scalpers using bots to steal all of Santa's gifts online. The legislation called 'The Stopping Grinch Bots Act' was rolled out Monday. PC enthusiasts are well aware of the damage scalpers using bots can cause. It seems that each time a graphics... Read more...
NASA has made the decision to delay a spacewalk that was scheduled for today, November 30 due to space debris. Astronauts were set to swap out a communications antenna on the International Space Station (ISS).  NASA astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Kayla Barron were originally tasked for the spacewalk to replace a... Read more...
Thanks to a new deep neural network called ExoMiner, NASA has added a whopping 301 exoplanets that human eyes had missed. These exoplanets have been added to the 4,569 other planets that have been validated by NASA. NASA scientists, astronomers and researchers are always on the lookout for new exoplanets that may... Read more...
Don't miss a moment of the action this coming year with a GoPro HERO action cam, on sale now for Cyber Monday. Choose from three different HERO models that are all marked down on Amazon. The GoPro name has long been known for quality action cameras. Whether you are mounting one to a helmet cam and capturing your incredible flips while snowboarding Read more...
A lunar orbiter meant to take pictures of the moon's surface turned its cameras on to Saturn and its rings recently. NASA's Reconnaissance Orbiter captured an image of Saturn as it looked down at the north face of the rings. NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) began its mission of capturing images of the moon... Read more...
It may sound far-fetched but you can actually get similar performance out a MacBook Air as an M1-powered MacBook Pro, with some fairly straight-forward modifications. You simply need a P5 (pentalobe) screwdriver and some inexpensive thermal pads. Some may be curious as to why the MacBook Air doesn't already have... Read more...
There has been a lot of speculation as of late when it comes to Intel's upcoming Arc Alchemist GPU. But a tweet from Intel's own Community Advocate and driver guru has some thinking ahead to the GPU's fourth generation called Druid. Intel has been working hard on its upcoming launch of its first modern discrete... Read more...
As the probe Solar Orbiter skims by Earth on its way toward the Sun, debris from the Russian anti-satellite missile test (ASAT) could endanger its mission.  On November 15th of this year, a Russian ASAT destroyed an out of service Russian satellite. This left behind a field of orbital debris and the international... Read more...
Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) showed that you can celebrate Thanksgiving and the holidays even while orbiting the Earth in space. The crew made a video of them sharing what they are thankful for this holiday season. Most of us in the United States are use to a Thanksgiving where we sit... Read more...
NASA's DART mission launched early this morning as it travels through space in order to slam into an asteroid. The hope is that the data collected will provide scientists with an answer on how to avert an Armageddon type event in the future. Humankind has pondered the thoughts of what a large asteroid slamming into... Read more...
Upstart company Zeva wants to put a personal flying machine in everyone's garage by the year 2040. It will have you flying solo, face down at 160 miles per hour. Any volunteers to be a test pilot? Science fiction films have played around with the idea of flying vehicles for quite some time. Images of futuristic... Read more...
It would seem that not even GoDaddy can keep all the children of the internet behaving as they should. The very popular internet domain registrar and web hosting giant announced yesterday that its security was compromised last week. GoDaddy announced yesterday that it had discovered on November 17th there was an... Read more...
NASA's James Webb Space Telescope was set to launch on December 18th. However, an incident that occurred during testing of the observatory has NASA and its partners delaying the launch. Once the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) does launch, it is set to join forces with the Event Horizon Telescope. The first... Read more...
As the popularity of cryptocurrency continues to rise, so do the scams that attempt to steal your currency. The ShibArmy were made aware of one particular scheme yesterday targeting their crypto wallets. Scammers have been targeting the cryptocurrency market for a while now. But it seems that some have turned their... Read more...
It seems that all the complaints that have been coming in about the sluggish performance of Windows 11 across multiple social media platforms hav caught the attention of Microsoft. The UI team for Microsoft says it will be focusing on performance in 2022. Since the official launch of Windows 11 there have been various complaints pouring Read more...
A group of physicists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has released a new study that involves lasers and a cloud of lithium atoms going dark as part of the Pauli blocking theory. This is the first observation of Pauli blocking's effect as it relates to how atoms scatter light. When one thinks of... Read more...
The Galactic Center (GC) region of the Milky Way galaxy contains a supermassive black hole called, Sagittarius A, along with other types of particle accelerators and supernova remnants. It is here where astronomers and scientists found a new structure extending north and south of the galactic center. NASA and... Read more...
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