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Michigan fireball meteorite fragments could shed light on origins of solar system

Michigan fireball meteorite fragments could shed light on origins of solar system

US scientists release report on meteorite fragments from 2018 event

The Guardian - 7 hours ago

Coral reef taller than the Empire State Building discovered in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Coral reef taller than the Empire State Building discovered in Australia's Great Barrier Reef

An enormous, 1,600-foot-tall coral reef was discovered in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, scientists announced Monday, in the first such find in more than a century.

NBC News - 7 hours ago

Sharks Wash Up on Beaches, Stabbed by Swordfish

Sharks Wash Up on Beaches, Stabbed by Swordfish

The discovery of impaled sharks on Mediterranean shores backs up old fishermen’s tales of the marine predators dueling with swordfish.

New York Times - 7 hours ago

U of A Study Says Boeing Cleaning Techniques Effective In A Pandemic

U of A Study Says Boeing Cleaning Techniques Effective In A Pandemic

The University of Arizona’s Department of Environmental Science released a study in partnership with Boeing saying the airline’s cleaning techniques are

knau.org - 7 hours ago

Geologists simulate soil conditions to help grow plants on Mars

Geologists simulate soil conditions to help grow plants on Mars

Humankind's next giant step may be onto Mars. But before those missions can begin, scientists need to make scores of breakthrough advances, including learning how to grow crops on the red planet.

phys.org - 8 hours ago

Lordstown (RIDE) goes public as people bet on them delivering electric pickup with in-wheel motors

Lordstown (RIDE) goes public as people bet on them delivering electric pickup with in-wheel motors

Lordstown Motors (RIDE) has officially gone public through a reverse merger and now people are betting on the startup delivering an electric pickup truck with in-wheel hub motors. It’s a technology that has never been implemented in a passenger electric vehic…

Electrek - 11 hours ago

Waymo and Daimler are teaming up to build fully driverless semi trucks

Waymo and Daimler are teaming up to build fully driverless semi trucks

Waymo and Daimler are joining forces to deploy robot trucks. The Alphabet company and Mercedes-Benz parent said they would work to integrate Waymo’s autonomous driving technology into a fleet of Cascadia Freightliner trucks for long-haul deliveries.

The Verge - 11 hours ago

Back to the future of climate

Back to the future of climate

Hot and humid: Using minerals from ancient soils, ETH researchers are reconstructing the climate that prevailed on Earth some 55 million years ago. Their findings will help them to better assess how our climate might look in the future.

EurekAlert - 13 hours ago

Tech CEOs decry patchwork policies in letter to Trudeau

Tech CEOs decry patchwork policies in letter to Trudeau

CEOs of prominent tech companies say Canada needs to have more robust policies that protect Canadian technology and intellectual property.

Yahoo Entertainment - 13 hours ago

New artificial intelligence spots previously undiscovered craters on Mars

New artificial intelligence spots previously undiscovered craters on Mars

The AI can cut the time taken to detect a crater from 40 minutes to five seconds

Independent - 13 hours ago

What Comes After the International Space Station?

What Comes After the International Space Station?

Funding for the world's premiere orbital laboratory won't last forever. Its end could usher in a new era of commercial space stations.

Wired - 13 hours ago

ASX pounded as virus, US election hits investor confidence

ASX pounded as virus, US election hits investor confidence

Technology led the Australian sharemarket lower to its worst session in October as US election uncertainty rattled investors.

Australian Financial Review - 15 hours ago

How creole languages evolve may depend on how people began using them

How creole languages evolve may depend on how people began using them

Creole languages neither retain all grammatical features of their origin languages, as some have claimed, nor are creoles the simplest grammars in the world, according to a new analysis published in Nature by the University of Texas at Austin.

phys.org - 16 hours ago

Virus fears push ASX down 2%, materials and IT drag

Virus fears push ASX down 2%, materials and IT drag

The ASX200 has closed at a near-three week low of 6051 after falling by 1.7 per cent. Materials, information technology, and energy dragged.

The Sydney Morning Herald - 17 hours ago

Chadstone Shopping Centre to reopen as Melbourne's COVID restrictions move to Third Step

Chadstone Shopping Centre to reopen as Melbourne's COVID restrictions move to Third Step

Australian-first heat mapping technology and virtual 'queues' will help Chadstone Shopping Centre reopen its doors safely.

7news.com.au - 17 hours ago

How Palaeontologists Pieced Together the Strange Story of Whale Evolution

How Palaeontologists Pieced Together the Strange Story of Whale Evolution

Fossils sites in India and Pakistan feature prominently.

thewire.in - 17 hours ago

First Derivatives defies Covid with increase in revenue

First Derivatives defies Covid with increase in revenue

Technology firm First Derivatives has seen its revenue increase over the six months to August 31, despite Covid-19 impacting economic activity around the world.

independent.ie - 18 hours ago

The Orionid meteor is fading but still worth checking out. Here's how

The Orionid meteor is fading but still worth checking out. Here's how

Last week brought prime meteor spotting, but the shooting star extravaganza continues a bit longer.

CNET - 19 hours ago

Jack Ma's Ant set for world's biggest share offering at £26bn

Jack Ma's Ant set for world's biggest share offering at £26bn

Financial technology firm will list on Shanghai and Hong Kong markets in snub to US

The Guardian - 19 hours ago

ASX stock of the day: Strategic Elements (ASX:SOR) surges 170% on new self-charging battery

ASX stock of the day: Strategic Elements (ASX:SOR) surges 170% on new self-charging battery

Strategic Elements (ASX:SOR) is our ASX stock of the day today. Read about this company's exciting new battery technology here!

Motley Fool Australia - 19 hours ago

NASA retargets next SpaceX Crew Dragon launch to space station for November 14

NASA retargets next SpaceX Crew Dragon launch to space station for November 14

The launch will mark the first operational flight by SpaceX's commercially developed Crew Dragon spacecraft.

CBS News - 19 hours ago

Nokia and NASA’s 4G lunar network will mess up radio astronomy

Nokia and NASA’s 4G lunar network will mess up radio astronomy

Radio telescopes are incredibly sensitive to phone network interference.

The Conversation Africa - 19 hours ago

Five cool things to know about GM's Hummer EV

Five cool things to know about GM's Hummer EV

The gas-guzzling celebrity toy that was the Hummer has been transformed into an electron-guzzling celebrity toy for a new era. Loaded to its removable roof with the latest technology, here are five cool things to know about the new Hummer EV.

stuff.co.nz - 20 hours ago

Inspiring future space explorers: Q&A with former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin

Inspiring future space explorers: Q&A with former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin

Education is a huge part of Melvin's life.

space.com - 21 hours ago

Hubble Examines Massive Metal Asteroid Called ‘Psyche’ That’s Worth Way More Than Our Global Economy

Hubble Examines Massive Metal Asteroid Called ‘Psyche’ That’s Worth Way More Than Our Global Economy

The 140 miles-wide object is made entirely or iron and nickel. Is it a failed planet?

Forbes - 21 hours ago

Heat mapping and digital queues: Malls' plan to fight virus as shops reopen

Heat mapping and digital queues: Malls' plan to fight virus as shops reopen

Shopping centres are introducing futuristic, pandemic-busting technology as Melbourne's retailers prepare to reopen.

The Sydney Morning Herald - a day ago

Stanford researchers reveal US corn crop's growing sensitivity to drought

Stanford researchers reveal US corn crop's growing sensitivity to drought

New management approaches and technology have allowed the US. Corn Belt to increase yields despite some changes in climate. However, soil sensitivity to drought has increased significantly, according to a new study that could help identify ways to reverse the…

EurekAlert - a day ago

Giant Ant: Investors line up for the world's biggest-ever stockmarket debut

Giant Ant: Investors line up for the world's biggest-ever stockmarket debut

Investors scrambling for a piece of fast-growing Chinese financial technology giant Ant Group.

The Sydney Morning Herald - a day ago

SpaceX starship passes static fire test with three raptor engines, finally gets nose cone

SpaceX starship passes static fire test with three raptor engines, finally gets nose cone

It's beginning to look like SpaceX will attempt to make the 15-kilometer (9.3-mile) hop test before Christmas. After two successful 150-meter (~500 foot) hops with the SN5 and SN6 prototypes, engineers at SpaceX's Boca Chica launch facility in South Texas rol…

phys.org - a day ago

About 3% of Starlink satellites have failed so far

About 3% of Starlink satellites have failed so far

SpaceX has drawn plenty of praise and criticism with the creation of Starlink, a constellation that will one day provide broadband internet access to the entire world. To date, the company has launched over 800 satellites and (as of this summer) is producing …

phys.org - a day ago

Study offers more complete view of massive asteroid Psyche

Study offers more complete view of massive asteroid Psyche

A new study authored by Southwest Research Institute planetary scientist Dr. Tracy Becker discusses several new views of the asteroid 16 Psyche, including the first ultraviolet observations. The study, which was published today in The Planetary Science Journa…

phys.org - a day ago

The 21 Best Face Masks for Glasses Wearers

The 21 Best Face Masks for Glasses Wearers

Put away that anti-fog spray! The best way to prevent mask fog is by getting one of our favorite face masks for glasses wearers.

GQ Magazine - a day ago

Reimagining the laser: new ideas from quantum theory could herald a revolution

Reimagining the laser: new ideas from quantum theory could herald a revolution

For 60 years, physicists thought they knew exactly how coherent a laser could get. Now the ultimate quantum limit to laser coherence has been found, and it's much much bigger than anybody thought.

The Conversation Africa - a day ago

Super cool white paint basically creates 'free air conditioning'

Super cool white paint basically creates 'free air conditioning'

The radiative cooling paint could help chill out houses, cars and even the planet.

CNET - 2 days ago

Poly Alpha Olefin (PAO) Market by Technology, Solutions, Application, Price, De

Poly Alpha Olefin (PAO) Market by Technology, Solutions, Application, Price, De

Global “ Poly Alpha Olefin (PAO) market” Research Report 2020-2025 is a historical overview and in-depth study on the current and future market of

aeresearch.net - 2 days ago

Irregular appearances of glacial and interglacial climate states

Irregular appearances of glacial and interglacial climate states

During the last 2.6 million years of Earth's climate has altered between glacial and interglacial states. As such, there have been times in which the transition between the two climate states appeared with either regular or irregular periodicity. AWI research…

phys.org - 2 days ago

Global UPVC Pipes Market Size, Share, Trends, CAGR by Technology, Key Players, Regions, Cost, Revenue and Forecast 2020 to 2025

Global UPVC Pipes Market Size, Share, Trends, CAGR by Technology, Key Players, Regions, Cost, Revenue and Forecast 2020 to 2025

Global UPVC Pipes Industry Market report 2025 focuses on the major Types and Applications for the key players. Global UPVC Pipes Industry market research re

express-journal.com - 2 days ago

Rare, 2-headed snake discovered by Florida house cat

Rare, 2-headed snake discovered by Florida house cat

"Dos" the snake has 2 brains, 2 throats and one scaly body.

Live Science - 2 days ago

NASA to announce new discovery about the moon

NASA to announce new discovery about the moon

NASA is expected to announce a new discovery about the moon on Monday.

woodtv.com - 2 days ago

Researchers 3D-printed a cell-sized tugboat

Researchers 3D-printed a cell-sized tugboat

Physicists at Leiden University in the Netherlands have 3D printed the world’s smallest boat, a test object known as Benchy.

Engadget - 2 days ago

JF Technology partners with Huawei unit to set up plant in China, confirms The Edge report

JF Technology partners with Huawei unit to set up plant in China, confirms The Edge report

KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 26): JF Technology Bhd, via its wholly-owned unit JF International Sdn Bhd, is partnering with Huawei Investment & Holding Co Ltd’s unit Hubble Technology Investment Co Ltd (HTI) to set up a plant for the manufacture and supply of high-perfo…

The Edge Markets MY - 2 days ago

TikTok parent ByteDance in early IPO talks to list businesses including short video app Douyin

TikTok parent ByteDance in early IPO talks to list businesses including short video app Douyin

Chinese technology giant ByteDance is in early stage talks to take some of its business including Douyin public, a person familiar with the matter told CNBC.

CNBC - 2 days ago

Converge Declines in Philippine Debut After $523 Million IPO

Converge Declines in Philippine Debut After $523 Million IPO

Shares of Converge Information and Communications Technology Solutions Inc., a high-speed fixed broadband operator in the Philippines, slipped in their first day of trading following the company’s 25.3 billion peso ($523 million) initial public offering.

Bloomberg - 2 days ago

Global Cloud Security and Vulnerability Management Technology Market Size, Sha

Global Cloud Security and Vulnerability Management Technology Market Size, Sha

The Cloud Security and Vulnerability Management Technology market report offers a detailed investigation of the primary growth catalysts, limitations, and con

aeresearch.net - 2 days ago

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins votes from ISS: 'If we can do it from space...'

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins votes from ISS: 'If we can do it from space...'

Votes cast from space are electronically delivered back to Earth to be officially recorded.

CNET - 2 days ago

First Habitable-Zone, Earth-Sized Exoplanet Discovered With Planet-Hunter TESS

First Habitable-Zone, Earth-Sized Exoplanet Discovered With Planet-Hunter TESS

TESS, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, was launched in 2018 with the goal of discovering small planets around the Sun's nearest neighbors, stars bright enough to allow for follow-up characterizations of their planets' masses and atmospheres. TESS ha…

SciTechDaily - 2 days ago

NASA's OSIRIS-REx collects science treasure from asteroid Bennu | TheHill

NASA's OSIRIS-REx collects science treasure from asteroid Bennu | TheHill

The moon and the asteroids contain an incalculable amount of mineral wealth, industrial metals, rare earths and others, that will eventually serve as the foundation of a space-based industrial revolution.

The Hill - 2 days ago

Scientists Discover Design Secrets of Nearly Indestructible Insect That Can Survive Being Run Over by a Car

Scientists Discover Design Secrets of Nearly Indestructible Insect That Can Survive Being Run Over by a Car

University of California, Irvine materials scientists discover design secrets of nearly indestructible insect. Southern California's diabolical ironclad beetle has an exoskeleton so tough, it can even survive being run over by a car. With one of the more awe-…

SciTechDaily - 2 days ago