Sci-tech

Why Is the First-Ever Black Hole Picture an Orange Ring?

Why Is the First-Ever Black Hole Picture an Orange Ring? Black holes are extremely dense cosmic objects. Never mind the orange on the moon, Doeleman said: "This is the equivalent of being able to read the date on a quarter in Los Angeles, standing here in Washington, D.C". "To see the stuff going down the tubes, so to speak, to see it firsthand". For example, if our Sun were to collapse down to a black hole, the radius of its event horizon would be... [Full Article...]

Venus may have been habitable, says Nasa

Venus may have been habitable, says Nasa The research - presented last week at the EPSC-DPS Joint Meeting 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland - builds upon two previously published studies by Way and his team , and related papers modelling virtualised Venus-like worlds and topographies . [Full Article...]

Sony says PlayStation 5 will consume less power

Sony says PlayStation 5 will consume less power As part of that initiative, Sony is working with the United Nations to assess where the PlayStation business lies with regard to lowering its carbon footprint, and that includes examining how the company's next console will perform in the area of power consumption. [Full Article...]

Rallies for climate action staged globally

Rallies for climate action staged globally Tens of thousands of young people around the world have rallied for more action to tackle climate change . Entire ecosystems are collapsing. "And today, I want to tell the world you, you are defaulting on that contract and we're here to collect", said USA teen climate activist Alexandria Villasenor. [Full Article...]

PS5 will consume less power in standby than PlayStation 4, Sony reveals

PS5 will consume less power in standby than PlayStation 4, Sony reveals Jim Ryan, Sony president and CEO, announced in a post on the PlayStation Blog that the PS5 has a gameplay suspension feature that uses less energy than the PS4 - with Ryan estimating that the PS5's consumption can be achieved at 0.5 watts. [Full Article...]

Activists seek to shut down DC over climate change

Activists seek to shut down DC over climate change Meanwhile, in NY, the United Nations was planning to host its Climate Action Summit on Monday. At one site about three blocks from the White House, activists parked a yellow and pink sailboat in the middle of the intersection with several protesters handcuffed to the frame. [Full Article...]

Chandrayaan-2 enters moon’s orbit

Chandrayaan-2 enters moon’s orbit The proposed soft-landing on the Moon on September 7 is going to be a "terrifying" moment as it is something ISRO has not done before, whereas LOI manoeuvre had been carried out successfully during the Chandrayaan-1 mission. A rover will study permanently shadowed moon craters that are thought to contain 100 million tons of water, deposits that were confirmed by India's Chandrayaan-1 mission... [Full Article...]

Google marks spring equinox with a doodle

Google marks spring equinox with a doodle Eastern Time; the supermoon will be hot on its heels, officially reaching its full phase around four hours at 9:43 p.m. Usually, a full Moon arrives a few days to weeks before or after the equinox . There are two reasons for this. This phenomenon occurs when the center of the sun is directly above Earth's equator. This causes the sun to appear slightly higher in the sky than it actually is. [Full Article...]


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