A strange radio signal that seemed to emanate from a small nearby star probably came from Earth-orbiting satellites, astronomers say. Late last week, researchers announced that, on May 12, the 1,000-foot-wide (305 meters) Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico detected a bizarre radio signal in the vicinity of Ross 128, a red dwarf star that lies just 11 light-years from Earth.
Hawaii Is Rolling Out A Plan To Prepare For A North Korean Missile Attack. Residents and visitors to the islands are advised to seek shelter or shelter in place if they hear an attack siren, just like during the Cold War. Hawaii is launching a preparedness plan in case North Korea fires an intercontinental ballistic missile at the Pacific island state.
The total solar eclipse passing from coast to coast for the first time in 99 years will be able to witness in the United States on August 21, 2017. While this may be just a cosmic activity, it is stirring fears of the apocalypse based on cultural beliefs. Many cultures have come to believe that eclipses are some sort of signal from a higher power or predictors of doomsday. They have created stories and myths that people still believe up to this day.
Even though Chipotle (CMG, -0.12%) is emphasizing that the norovirus outbreak at a Virginia location is an isolated incident, Wall Street seems to agree that the damage to the company's reputation has already spread. Wells Fargo Securities and BMO Capital Markets downgraded the stock to the equivalent of "hold" from "buy" Wednesday, while Baird and Barclays cut their estimates for the company.
KOHIMA: Embattled Nagaland Chief Minister Shurhozelie Liezietsu and his supporters on Wednesday failed to turn up in the Assembly to face the floor test following which the House was adjourned sine die.
Recently, you must have come across a WhatsApp message, which lists nine banks that Reserve Bank of India will apparently shut down. The message ends with a warning for readers to manage their cash immediately. This inevitably is creating a chaos, with people worrying about their accounts with these listed banks. However, turns out this is just a half baked truth. So before you freak out, know what this is about.
The White House is focusing on its bread-and-butter issue of trade this week as it tries to shift the spotlight away from the Russia controversy dogging the administration. President Trump’s top trade negotiator on Monday rolled out the administration’s strategy for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a big campaign promise, while an announcement on new steel tariffs could be made in the coming days.
Bizarre radio signals seem to be coming from a small red star about 11 light-years from Earth, and astronomers aren’t exactly sure what’s causing them. The signals were first picked up in May by scientists at the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico. The astronomers there were observing red dwarfs — small, cool stars that are usually about half the mass of our Sun — when they picked up some unique radio waves coming from a part of the sky where a star named Ross 128 is located.
Chinese Internet tycoon and LeEco founder Jia Yueting’s ambition to challenge the likes of Apple and Tesla looks even more in doubt after $182 million of his assets were frozen by a Shanghai court following unpaid loans. Jia and LeEco came in for stinging criticism from Chinese media Wednesday, which warned that the Internet streaming company and hardware manufacturer was set to fall into further trouble, with the asset freeze as only the beginning.
Scientists have discovered that the fastest stars in the Milky Way—which travel at over two million miles per hour—originally came from other galaxies, having escaped their homes after stellar explosions pushed them away at almost the speed of light. The discovery solves a longstanding mystery about how and why these hypervelocity stars travel at such great speeds.
Monthly active users had hit the two billion mark -- meaning more than a quarter of the world's population is on the giant social network Facebook said today. "As of this morning, the Facebook community is now officially 2 billion people!" co-founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a post on his Facebook page marking the milestone. "We're making progress connecting the world, and now let's bring the world closer together,"
BENGALURU: A young entrepreneur working in Bengaluru lost his left forearm after a crocodile attacked him in a lake. He entered a restricted forest area near Bengaluru without permission. Mudit Dandwate is the CEO of health startup Dozee. He is recovering in hospital after part of his arm was bitten off by a crocodile in a lake on the outskirts of the city.
Washington: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Opportunity Mars rover is examining the edge of a crater on the red planet that may once have been a lake of liquid water. The Opportunity rover found rocks at the edge of Endeavour Crater that were either transported by a flood or eroded in place by wind.
After a series of leaks, Lenovo has finally made the Moto E4 and Moto E4 Plus smartphones official in US and other countries. Both the smartphones offer the latest Android software, fingerprint scanning sensor, and front flash support. The Moto E4 is priced at $129.99 (roughly Rs. 8,300) while the Moto E4 Plus starts at $179.99.
New Delhi: Reliance Jio topped the chart in 4G network speed for the month of April with an all-time high download speed of 19.12 megabit per second, according to the latest report by telecom regulator TRAI (Telecom Regulatory Authority of India). The regulator collects and computes data download speed with the help of its MySpeed application on a real-time basis.
Essential hasn’t yet shipped its first smartphone, but Andy Rubin’s new company has already come upon its first trademark dispute. Spigen, a fairly well-known smartphone case and accessory maker, has sent Essential a cease and desist letter demanding that Rubin’s latest business stop using the “Essential” mark.
London: India and Nigeria combined had 42 per cent of the 499,000 global under-five deaths due to diarrhoea in 2015. With more than 100,000 under-five deaths due to diarrhoea in 2015, India continues to be a hotbed of diarrhoeal deaths in the world, suggests new research.
Zen Mobile has launched the Admire Sense smartphone in India by Indian smartphone manufacturer. The big highlights of the smartphone are touted to be the fingerprint sensor, the 4G VoLTE support, digital assistant app, and its sleek design aesthetic. The Zen Admire Sense is priced at a budgeted Rs. 5,999 and will be available with partnered dealers across the country.
The believed that human heredity split from apes around seven million years ago in Central Africa, however the history might have been rewritten as scientists have discovered that Europe was the birthplace of mankind and not Africa. The human heredity which believe part from chimps around seven million years prior in Focal Africa,