Astronaut breaks US space record, gets call from Trump (Update)
7 hours ago
Astronaut Peggy Whitson broke the U.S. record Monday for most time in space and talked up Mars during a congratulatory call from President Donald Trump.
Satcom-based Planet service boosting special flight operations
13 hours ago
Thanks to ESA, aircraft are using satcoms to share realtime information with other aircraft and ground stations to improve flight operations.
X-ray scattering and molecular dynamics simulations used to create real-time imaging of nanoparticle oxidation
Apr 21, 2017 report
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers affiliated with Temple University and Argonne National Laboratory has developed a way to observe material restructuring at the atomic scale in real time. In their paper published in the ...
Sharkspotter—a world first in shark detection
Apr 21, 2017
A world-first system developed by UTS is being used by Westpac Little Ripper Lifesaver to identify sharks, raise alarms and provide greater protection for swimmers and surfers.
Italian court rules mobile phone caused tumour
Apr 20, 2017
In a potentially landmark case, an Italian court has ruled that excessive, work-related use of a mobile phone caused an executive to develop a benign brain tumour.
Physicists create time crystals: New form of matter may hold key to developing quantum machines
Apr 17, 2017
Harvard physicists have created a new form of matter - dubbed a time crystal - which could offer important insights into the mysterious behavior of quantum systems.
Computer pioneer Robert W. Taylor dies at 85
Apr 15, 2017
Robert W. Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, has died. He was 85.
Large asteroid to hurtle past Earth on April 19
Apr 14, 2017
An asteroid as big as the Rock of Gibraltar will streak past Earth on April 19 at a safe but uncomfortably close distance, according to astronomers.
'I'm just too busy'—is being overworked the new status symbol?
Apr 13, 2017
Workaholism, it seems, is the new black. People who complain endlessly about being overworked and overwhelmed may be sending others a less-than-subtle message: "I'm more important than you."
Team finds way to view genes inside living cells
Apr 13, 2017
For Mazhar Adli, the little glowing dots dancing about on the computer screen are nothing less than the fulfillment of a dream. Those fluorescent dots, moving in real time, are set to illuminate our understanding of the human ...