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In two new studies, Hubble astronomers have identified freakish weather conditions on two Jupiter-sized exoplanets. On one planet it is raining vaporized rock, while on another its upper atmosphere is getting hotter rather than cooler. When temperatures here on Earth begin reaching 90 degrees Fahrenheit and above... Read more...
How much dark matter is actually in our solar system and the Milky Way Galaxy? A recent study that was published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society calculated approximately how much the gravitational pull of dark matter impacts our solar system. The study further proposed a potential Interstellar... Read more...
What do the final months or days of a dying star look like? Human beings have observed supernovae but there is still so much to learn about them. This includes the warning signs that different kinds of stars release. Scientists for the very first time recently witnessed the destruction of a red supergiant star several... Read more...
For gamers of a certain age, Sonic the Hedgehog is synonymous with blazing speed, intricate two-dimensional platforming, and of course Blast Processing on the Sega Genesis, which was reborn on the Genesis Mini. However, gamers on the go who opted for Sega's handheld Game Gear got a very different version of Sonic in... Read more...
NASA is looking into using nuclear fission to power a lunar base and future spacecraft to travel to Mars and beyond. If you happen to be good at nuclear fission, you also have an opportunity to score a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy for $5 billion dollars. It is no secret that NASA is working hard to... Read more...
If you're a PC enthusiast of a certain age, the name PowerVR might make you get a little misty-eyed and nostalgic. Chances arejust going by the numbersyou probably never had a PowerVR graphics card, but you surely saw the name alongside its proprietary SGL graphics API in games like Unreal, Interstate '76, and Tomb... Read more...
Will they or won't they? That's the big question surrounding 3dfx, which over that past week burst back onto the scene via a suspect Twitter account. Interest first sparked via a tweet over the weekend, which claimed that 3dfx would make a return this Thursday after a 20-year absence. Yesterday, Falcon Northwest got... Read more...
As many await on the Battlefield 2042 beta and full game to come out, hype has been building around the web. Gamers are now overloadingBattlefield 4 servers and creating some awesome content involvingthe upcoming game. This outpouring of support is amazing to see, so let us look at some of what has happened and what... Read more...
Back in 2020, Amazon announced the Echo Frames, a pair of glasses with the power of theAlexa digital assistant that could be heard through the earpieces. Now, Razer is entering the ring with its own rendition of the technology called the Anzu Smart Glasses. According to Razer, these glasses are lifestyle... Read more...
Today, the World Update 3 is now available for the breathtakingMicrosoft Flight Simulator. The game has been widely praised for its extreme attention to detail including lifelike landscapes, accurately rendered airports, and the stunning aircraft models. World Update 3 improves upon the game with picturesque locations... Read more...
Microsoft, Amazon, and Google all now have cloud gaming streaming platforms, and Facebook is not a company to be left out in the cold. Today, Facebook has announced that it launched several cloud-streamed games in the Facebook app and on browser playable instantly, with no downloads required. This streaming service... Read more...
Nintendo recently released an update that allows players to collect and donate fine art to their museum in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Unfortunately forgeries abound in the game. How can players make sure that their pricey works of art are the real deal? Here is our guide to opening a fine art wing and collecting... Read more...
The launch date forHalf-Life: Alyxis now set in stone. Valve announced today that the virtual reality-only title will officially launch on March 23rd, which is sticking with the developer's previous statements that the game would be available in March 2020. Hype for Half-Life: Alyx has been building, as this is the... Read more...
If you want a trip down PC gaming memory lane, look no further than this MSDN blog post from this DirectX Developer Blog. DirectX has been around in one form or another since 1996, which is starting to really make us feel old. Over those 2+ decades, Microsoft's DirectX team has tested hundreds of graphics cards as... Read more...
It's hard to believe, but Google Chrome is now 10 years old. Google first launched the web browser on September 2nd, 2008 and over the past decade it has grown to become the world's most used web browser, conquering both desktop and mobile markets. Google Chrome has expanded its feature set over the years (as well as... Read more...
Just when you thought the whole Spectre and Meltdown situation could not get any messier, a new report suggests Intel withheld information about the security flaws to US cyber officials, even though it gave some of its hardware partners a heads up before the situation became public knowledge. Intel defends its... Read more...
Intel is in hot water after a report from The Wall Street Journal surfaced yesterday that claims that Intel announced to a handful of customers, including several Chinese companies, that its chips were susceptible to Meltdown and Spectre security flaws. Those two flaws affected chiptechnologiesfrom Intel, AMD, and... Read more...
Christmas means a lot of things to a lot of people, and for many, large family gatherings are a bit part of the holidays. Inevitably, large gatherings do have one caveat, though: finding a crowd-please song list for all to enjoy. Leave it to Amazon to give us another option - as long as you've added Alexa as a member... Read more...
Earlier this week, Waymo gave us all an early look at its Chrysler Pacific Hybrid minivan that is outfitted with all the hardware necessary for fully autonomous driving. We first learned of the partnership between Alphabet (the parent company of Waymo) and Chrysler back in early May, and now all 100 vehicles have been... Read more...
How does one go from laying on the floor drunk, attempting to eat a cheeseburger, to appearing in one of the most glorious achievements in cinematography Ive seen in my life? I dont know, but David Hasselhoff definitely has the secret sauce to send the world into a collective fit with a music video that far surpasses... Read more...
Each day, we're bombared with new transistors, faster memory, and GPUs that can crank out a few additional frames per second. And while all of these things are certainly nifty, they aren't exactly having a revolutionary impact on the whole of humanity. That's where Samsung's newest innovation comes in: it's more than... Read more...
As if 2014 hasn't already delivered plenty of video gaming goodness to keep you occupied well into the weekend (as in, every single weekend), here's a bit of news that'll have avid RPGers excited: Borderlands is back. The next rendition of the heralded title will be a "pre-sequel," described as a "full-on co-op... Read more...
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