Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Australia has endured another “angry summer” with more than 150 temperature records smashed, a new report said Monday, with a warning that heatwaves and sweltering conditions will only get worse.
The demand momentum for flash memory chips (NAND flash) is expected to remain sluggish throughout the first half of the year, as many new smart hand-held devices will not be released until the third quarter, according to a local market information advisory firm.
Worried scientists said Sunday they had found four new ozone-destroying gases in the atmosphere, most likely put there by humans in the last 50-odd years despite a ban on these dangerous compounds.
The space rock that smashed into Earth 65 million years ago, famously wiping out the dinosaurs, unleashed acid rain that turned the ocean surface into a witches' brew, researchers said Sunday.
Monday, March 10, 2014
The cryptic note penned by Abraham Lincoln identifies its recipient only as “my dear Sir” and has a small section carefully clipped out.
Sunday, March 9, 2014
Relief may be on the way for a weather-weary United States with the predicted warming of the central Pacific Ocean brewing this year that will likely change weather worldwide. But it won't be for the better everywhere.
Surveillance. Online privacy. Robots. Food processing. Wearable computers. To get a sense of what's on the minds of the tech industry's thinkers, leaders and tinkerers, it's a good idea to head to Austin, Texas rather than Silicon Valley this time of the year.
Astronomer Carl Sagan become Mr. Science for a generation after his 1980 series, “Cosmos,” took audiences on a groundbreaking TV journey through the universe.
Saturday, March 8, 2014
The game over, a beaming Sawyer and Michael, both 10, cheer and give each other a high-five.
Harlan Ellison's classic Star Trek tale “City on the Edge of Forever” is getting its complete, expanded and original adaptation in a five-part miniseries from IDW Publishing more than four decades after it aired on television.