Sci-tech

Curiosity Rover Finds Ancient Lake On Mars That Could Have Supported Life

The presence of halo-like rings of silica in rocks indicates that groundwater was still flowing within the rocks for long after the lakes dried out. The astronomers considered if the altering environmental conditions over time or place to place led to these differences. [Full Article...]

Richard Jefferson Says Warriors Lacked Composure When They Lost 2016 NBA Finals

Richard Jefferson Says Warriors Lacked Composure When They Lost 2016 NBA Finals Fans should also be happy that both the Cavaliers and Warriors are entering the 2017 NBA Finals healthy. The series kicks off tomorrow (1 June) in the Golden State stadium in Oakland , California, and will continue until 18 June, unless one team wins the final beforehand. [Full Article...]

Conflicting stories about Kushner's meeting with Russian banker

Conflicting stories about Kushner's meeting with Russian banker Perhaps there is a reasonable explanation, but so far, it's not been forthcoming from the White House , and that's distressing. Kushner's meetings have been, as expected, supported by other administration figures, including Homeland Security adviser John Kelly, who says Kushner has every right to seek backchannel communications. [Full Article...]

Big US companies stay on White House panel despite climate jolt

Big US companies stay on White House panel despite climate jolt Corporate America also overwhelmingly criticized Trump's move. And in absence of any global climate control framework, the earth may warm up to 5 C or more, a Time report said quoting co-director of the MIT program John Reilly. Poor countries are predicted to be among the hardest hit by global warming, with some foreseeing tens of millions of "climate refugees" in coming decades. [Full Article...]

Scientists detect Einstein's gravitational waves for a third time

Scientists detect Einstein's gravitational waves for a third time For the third time, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) has detected the elusive gravitational waves , ripples in space-time resulting from the merging of two large stellar-mass black holes. "The discovery provided the first evidence that black holes in binary systems may not be aligned", said Professor Susan Scott, from the Australian National University. [Full Article...]

Hundreds of Giant Seafloor Craters Produced By Explosive Methane Farts

Hundreds of Giant Seafloor Craters Produced By Explosive Methane Farts The hydrates beneath the Barents Sea were stable until the glacier began to retreat some 17,000 years ago, when falling pressure enabled methane to flow towards the sea-floor surface. Still, because methane hydrates do still exist in the region - and conditions in the Arctic are rapidly changing, thanks to the climate change - it's a scenario deserving of continued research. [Full Article...]

Larger network could be behind United Kingdom attack

Larger network could be behind United Kingdom attack British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame for the Manchester Arena attack, two officials familiar with the investigation said Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Labour unveils Brexit team ahead of election

In a special edition of a weekly "Question Time " program, Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn separately took questions from a studio audience at the University of York in the north of England on Friday evening. [Full Article...]

Sixth-grader wins National Spelling Bee

Fun fact is that this is the consecutive 13th year that Indian kids are rocking out there. The 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee competition will be held from May 30, 2017 through June 1, 2017. But despite her age, she remained poised, confident and focused as she spelled word after word. "I'm so happy right now", holding her trophy and surrounded by her brother and parents. [Full Article...]

Footballers and TV stars linked to £700m tax relief scheme

Footballers and TV stars linked to £700m tax relief scheme Numerous investors, who were promised tax breaks on any losses, said they had been poorly advised and unaware of the risks. The losses were the accounting losses made by the partnerships, that investors sought to set alongside their other income from the investment. [Full Article...]

Three lawmakers question Kushner Cos on concerns over White House tie

President Donald Trump's former campaign manager says he'd be willing to join the White House staff if "the right role is there". But he declined to say whether he's been contacted by Trump or anyone else about a return engagement. White House press members asked the question that has been plaguing the internet all Wednesday: What does "covfefe" mean ? So too will this news: Former FB... [Full Article...]

Putin: US Election Hackers Could Have Been From Anywhere

Putin: US Election Hackers Could Have Been From Anywhere He also said US accusations about Russian Federation were reminiscent of "anti-Semitism and blaming the Jews", describing them as "disinformation". Putin, in remarks that projected ridicule, sarcasm and exasperation, denied that Russian officials had discussed sanctions in meetings with Trump's aides, and said that no agreements on the possibility of lifting the sanctions imposed on Russia h... [Full Article...]

NASA to send a spacecraft into the Sun next year

NASA to send a spacecraft into the Sun next year United States space agency NASA has revealed to the world its intentions of touching the Sun - not literally - through a mission called Solar Probe Plus . To do so, NASA has covered the probe with an 11.5cm thick carbon-composite heat shield. Usually, NASA missions are renamed only after launch and certification, the agency noted. [Full Article...]

Last Minute Deal: Save 93% On The Amazon Alexa Coding Bundle

As for reminders, you can say something like, " Alexa , remind me to pay my carrier bill on Thursday, 3PM" and on that set date and time, it will tell you what you need to do. In Amazon's example, if you set a pasta timer and a garlic bread timer at the same time, Alexa will state which timer of the two is done. Making a digital assistant that really does everything users want is pretty ha... [Full Article...]

Dutch politicians 'deplore' United States exit from Paris climate agreement

As Cuomo's news release states, "With input from all participants, the U.S. Climate Alliance will also act as a forum to sustain and strengthen existing climate programs, promote the sharing of information and best practices, and implement new programs to reduce carbon emissions from all sectors of the economy". [Full Article...]

Senate panel will hear from Comey after given OK to testify

Senate panel will hear from Comey after given OK to testify Nunes served subpoenas earlier this week to the CIA, the NSA and the Federal Bureau of Investigation asking for information about unmaskings requested by three former officials: national security adviser Susan E. Subpoenas were approved Wednesday for Flynn and his company, Flynn Intel Group, and Cohen and his firm, Michael D. Cohen & Associates. He said he has "nothing to hide". [Full Article...]

Schwarzenegger, in video, slams Trump over exiting climate deal

Oil giant ConocoPhillips added weight to that argument, stating that as part of the pact the US would have a hand in shaping the industry's global future. But MIT said the statement was misleading. Trump cast his decision to exit the Paris agreement as an "America First" policy focused on improving the economy in the Rust Belt, specifically mentioning Pittsburgh, Penn., and Youngstown, O... [Full Article...]

Construction begins on world's largest telescope in Chilean desert

Construction begins on world's largest telescope in Chilean desert With its main mirror measuring about 39 meters across, scientists hope that the instrument can find more smaller planets and image larger ones. " ESO is another example of what can be achieved through global cooperation", Bachelet said. [Full Article...]

Apple add developers earn over $70 bn, many Indians included

Apple add developers earn over $70 bn, many Indians included In the official press statement , Apple continues to mention that the number of download in the past twelve months (one year) have increased by around 70 percent. The company recognised that an entire economy has been built around the app store and the thousands of software businesses it has created. This is also driven by popular freemium games with In-App Purchases and also content subscripti... [Full Article...]

US evangelical green groups pan Trump's climate accord exit

Protestors of President Donald Trump's climate change decision outside of the White House on June 1, 2017 . Trump said the deal was "very unfair" to the United States and would impact the job market. But Britain did not sign a joint statement by the leaders of Germany , France and Italy, who said they regretted Trump's decision and insisted that the accord can not be rene... [Full Article...]


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