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Final data release from DESI Legacy Imaging Surveys issued

Astronomers using images from Kitt Peak National Observatory and Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory have created the largest ever map of the sky, comprising over a billion galaxies. The ninth and final data release from the ambitious DESI Legacy.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 14th, 2021

Trump pardons engineer who copped to stealing a Google secret for Uber

Peter Thiel, Palmer Luckey, and others asked Trump to pardon Levandowski. Enlarge / Anthony Levandowski exits federal court in San Jose, California, on August 27, 2019. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) On his final full d.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News9 hr. 52 min. ago

Remote workers are greener, but their tech still has a real carbon cost

The massive shift to remote work due to COVID-19 has resulted in a huge reduction in emissions from vehicles and other sources, but it comes with costs of its own. A new study puts tentative carbon costs on the connectivity and data infrastructure th.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 52 min. ago

3Mbps uploads still fast enough for US homes, Ajit Pai says in final report

Pai's last report keeps 6-year-old broadband standard and gives ISPs high marks. Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai says goodbye to members of a Senate Appropriations Subcommittee afters testifying during a hearing on June 16, 2020, in Washington,.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 24 min. ago

Trump pardons engineer Google accused of stealing secrets for Uber

Peter Thiel, Palmer Luckey, and others asked Trump to pardon Levandowski. Enlarge / Anthony Levandowski exits federal court in San Jose, California, on August 27, 2019. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) On his final full d.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News13 hr. 52 min. ago

This game-changing graphene tattoo can continuously monitor your brainwaves

Brainwave data is almost always captured sporadically or intermittently. But with this innovation, it could be captured continuously.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 24 min. ago

How to home-school without a laptop or broadband

What help is there if you're trying to home-school your children without devices or data?.....»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News17 hr. 24 min. ago

Ex-VW manager Schmidt gets early release from prison in diesel case

A German court allowed Oliver Schmidt to be released on parole after serving about half his sentence on charges related to the diesel-emissions scandal.  .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News17 hr. 24 min. ago

Tiny structures generate powerful beams for enhanced optical imaging

Even the smallest molecule can tell a big story. For instance, observing a single molecule can throw light on underlying biological processes in the human body. In fact, molecular imaging procedures—which are noninvasive and painless—are being us.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 24 min. ago

Brazilian dam collapse could have been predicted with right monitoring technology, study finds

One of Brazil's worst environmental disasters—a dam collapse that also killed more than 200 people—could have been foreseen with the latest satellite radar imaging technique, according to a new study by the University of Nottingham and Durham Uni.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 24 min. ago

Fornax A galaxy investigated with AstroSat

Using the AstroSat spacecraft, Indian astronomers have performed an imaging and spectroscopic study of the Fornax A galaxy. Results of the study, published January 13 on the arXiv preprint server, provide more clues on the properties of the galaxy an.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 24 min. ago

World"s largest lakes reveal climate change trends

Sixteen years of remote sensing data reveals that in Earth's largest freshwater lakes, climate change influences carbon fixation trends......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

Scientists gain an unprecedented view of irradiated nuclear fuel

In a feat requiring perseverance, world-leading technology, and no small amount of caution, scientists have used intense X-rays to inspect irradiated nuclear fuel. The imaging, led by researchers at Purdue University and conducted at the U.S. Departm.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

Optical data transmission speed increased by a factor of at least 10,000

Pulsed lasers repeatedly emit light for a short period of time as if blinking. They have the advantage of focusing more energy than a continuous wave laser, whose intensity is kept unchanged over time. If digital signals are loaded in a pulsed laser,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

The best bathroom scales for 2021

With connected apps, fitness trackers, and ample health data, your smart, upgraded bathroom scale could be the main tool to help you reach your fitness goals......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

What’s new on Netflix and what’s leaving in February 2021

Here's what's new on Netflix in February 2021, and what's leaving. You'll find original drama Malcom & Marie, as well as the final chapter of original series To All The Boys......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News19 hr. 24 min. ago

President Trump Pardons Anthony Levandowski, Ex-Uber Engineer Sentenced To Prison For Stealing Trade Secrets From Google

On his final night in office, President Trump granted clemency to a total of 143 people, ranging from former adviser Stephen K. Bannon to rapper Lil Wayne. One name in particular that stands out in the tech community is none other than Anthony Levand.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

Ars online IT roundtable Thursday: What’s the future of the data center?

Join Sean Gallagher, Dell's Ivan Nekrasov, and me on January 21 at 3:15pm Eastern! Enlarge If you're in IT, you probably remember the first time you walked into a real data center—not just a server closet, but an actual raised-floor data ce.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

NASA likely to redo hot-fire test of its Space Launch System core stage

Of 23 test objectives, full data was received for 15 of them. Enlarge / At 4:27pm central time on Saturday, the SLS rocket core stage ignited its four RS-25 engines at NASA's Stennis Space Center. The test was to last up to eight minutes. (credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

As Ajit Pai exits FCC, Charter admits defeat on petition to impose data caps

Charter cannot impose data caps until May 2023, won't ask Biden FCC to nix ban. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Andrzej Wojcicki) Charter Communications has withdrawn a petition seeking government permission to impose data caps on broadband us.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

Fired former data scientist Rebekah Jones arrested, tests positive for COVID-19

State accuses her of unauthorized access to its computer systems. Enlarge / Florida's handling of the pandemic has been... a mixed bag. This beach was hopping on May 20, around the same time Jones publicly claimed the state fired her for refusin.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021