Tests find Samsung's S8 phones more prone to screen cracks
3 hours ago
Samsung's latest phones feature big wraparound screens and lots of glass. They also appear to break more easily, according to tests run by SquareTrade, a company that sells gadget-repair plans.
Jellyfish-shaped galaxy found in Abell 2670 cluster
10 hours ago report
(Phys.org)—Using the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer (MUSE), astronomers have identified a new elliptical jellyfish-like galaxy in the Abell 2670 cluster. The newly detected galaxy showcases spectacular one-sided tails ...
Samsung to update software over 'red screen' smartphone
14 hours ago
Electronics giant Samsung will this week offer an unusually early software update for its newly-released Galaxy S8 phone, it said Monday after some consumers complained of red-tinted screens.
Simulated galaxies provide fresh evidence of dark matter
Apr 21, 2017
Further evidence of the existence of dark matter – the mysterious substance that is believed to hold the Universe together – has been produced by Cosmologists at Durham University.
Samsung's Galaxy S8 hits stores, aims to move on from recall crisis
Apr 21, 2017
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 went on sale over the counter in South Korea Friday as the world's biggest smartphone maker seeks to move on from a disastrous handset recall and corruption scandal that has hammered its once-stellar ...
Hubble celebrates 27 years with two close friends
Apr 20, 2017
This stunning cosmic pairing of the two very different looking spiral galaxies NGC 4302 and NGC 4298 was imaged by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. The image brilliantly captures their warm stellar glow and brown, mottled ...
The arrhythmic beating of a black hole heart
Apr 19, 2017
At the center of the Centaurus galaxy cluster, there is a large elliptical galaxy called NGC 4696. Deeper still, there is a supermassive black hole buried within the core of this galaxy.
Galaxy S8: More screen and elegance, but a hefty price tag
Apr 18, 2017
Samsung's new Galaxy S8 phone is stunning. But its $100 price hike is hard to swallow.
Hydrogen halo lifts the veil of our galactic home
Apr 18, 2017
Sometimes it takes a lot of trees to see the forest. In the case of the latest discovery made by astronomers at the University of Arizona, exactly 732,225. Except that in this case, the "forest" is a veil of diffuse hydrogen ...
Supermassive black holes found in two tiny galaxies
Apr 17, 2017
Three years ago, a University of Utah-led team discovered that an ultra-compact dwarf galaxy contained a supermassive black hole, then the smallest known galaxy to harbor such a giant black hole. The findings suggested that ...