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Sci-tech NASA invites YOU to join mission sending 430000mph spacecraft to the Sun
Author: 0 NASA invites YOU to join mission sending 430000mph spacecraft to the Sun

If all goes according to plan, the spacecraft will perform 24 close flybys of the sun over the next seven years, at times getting within just 3.9 million miles (6.2 million kilometers) of the solar surface. In May 2017, NASA renamed the spacecraft from the Solar Probe Plus to the Parker Probe in honour of astrophysicist Eugene Parker. Once the names are successfully submitted, NASA will issue a certificate, which can be downloaded to your PC.

Sci-tech Juno Spacecraft Gives New Insight Into The Surface Of Jupiter
Author: 0 Juno Spacecraft Gives New Insight Into The Surface Of Jupiter

Next, two additional teams (one led by Yohai Kaspi of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, the other by Tristan Guillot of the Côte d'Azur Observatory in France) delved deeper into complementary subsets of the data. The fourth and final paper, led by Alberto Adriani from INAF-Istituto di Astrofisica e Planetologia Spaziali in Italy, reports that the continent-sized cyclones at Jupiter's poles - discovered by Juno previous year - are not a chaotic jumble, but instead form ...

Sci-tech South Park: The Fractured But Whole gets vampire expansion this month
Author: 0 South Park: The Fractured But Whole gets vampire expansion this month

Remember Casa Bonita? Cartman's favorite restaurant? In The Fractured But Whole DLC , Mysterion's sister is in trouble and it's up to Coon & Friends and the Freedom Pals to save her and save the day. Price low season pass - 11.99 United States dollar. Remember: if you hate life, truly hate the sun, and need to smoke and drink coffee, you are Goth.

Sci-tech Geneva 2018: Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder Unveiled
Author: 0 Geneva 2018: Lamborghini Huracan Performante Spyder Unveiled

However, the removal of the roof has seen the addition of two rear buttresses, which are identical to those fitted to the regular Spyder and give the vehicle a unique silhouette whether the roof is up or down. The Spyder's coupe sibling held the record for the fastest production auto around the Nurburgring with a time of 6m52s lap time, beating the former champion Porsche 918 Spyder.

Sci-tech Samsung's new TVs blend in with their surroundings
Author: 0 Samsung's new TVs blend in with their surroundings

Those details were scant in Las Vegas, but now the company is ready to talk about its QLED lineup. The Q9 also has the best HDR output of the bunch, which Samsung calls "Q HDR EliteMax". It is also equipped with an insulation system that breaks the electrical current if the cable is cut off, ensuring consumer peace of mind. Samsung have focused on size, appearance and simplicity with their 2018 TVs.

Sci-tech Apple to Ditch Notched Display Design in 2019
Author: 0 Apple to Ditch Notched Display Design in 2019

The publication's latest report suggests Apple's time frame has moved up. Like what Apple and Essential have done with their notches, the company plans on placing the notification bar to the left and right so users get even more screen real estate.

Sci-tech Oculus Rift Headsets Stopped Working Today For An Odd Reason
Author: 0 Oculus Rift Headsets Stopped Working Today For An Odd Reason

We'll share more updates here as we have them. The file causing issues is called OculusAppFramework.dll and needs to be updated in order for the headsets and software to run as normal. Over on the Oculus Rift support page, the following message is being displayed: "If you are using an Nvidia GPU and now experiencing display or performance issues with your Oculus Rift, please make sure you are using driver version 388.59".

Sci-tech India objects to 'Thank you, India' event; McLeod Ganj is new venue
Author: 0 India objects to 'Thank you, India' event; McLeod Ganj is new venue

The ceremony was to be held in New Delhi , but will instead take place in Dharamsala, the home to the Dalai Lama and the Tibetan government-in-exile. They said that relations between the two countries hit a low point last July when they were involved in a tense military standoff in the Himalayan Mountains.

Sci-tech Google adds chat feature to Indian payments app
Author: 0 Google adds chat feature to Indian payments app

The feature, which is rolling out slowly at the initial stage, allows users to communicate with their contacts alongside sending and requesting money. The App could also allow business companies to carry out their transactional messages within the app. But with the advent of WhatsApp's in-app UPI payment service, Google faces stiff competition - the popular messaging platform now has over 200 million active users in India alone.

Sci-tech Lenovo S5 phone coming this month
Author: 0 Lenovo S5 phone coming this month

Lately, it was revealed by Change Cheng, the VP of Lenovo Group that the company might announce a new smartphone with a capacious battery on March 20. In addition, the Weibo post reveals a thin smartphone packed with a huge battery of 6000 mAh capacity. In the series of new smartphones, just last month, a device by the name Lenovo K520 was spotted at TENAA.

Sci-tech Microsoft Surface Pro LTE Specs, Review: Is It Worth the Additional $150?
Author: 0 Microsoft Surface Pro LTE Specs, Review: Is It Worth the Additional $150?

The new model includes an embedded SIM card that lets you use a pay-as-you-go plan through the Windows Store. Apart from the LTE variants, the company has a few more other variants of the original Microsoft Surface Pro Laptop PC. While CNET described the new Surface Pro as a "best-in-class" device, it noted the LTE option is an "expensive alternative to tethering from a smartphone".

Sci-tech Fortnite Battle Royale Adding Mode with 20 Player Teams
Author: 0 Fortnite Battle Royale Adding Mode with 20 Player Teams

You can check out the twenty-five-second teaser trailer below. Fortnite developer Epic Games is now working to bring control scheme parity between the game's two modes. The 50v50 mode was often a slog because when one team got a numbers advantage they just steamrolled over the rest of the opposition. What are your thoughts on Fortnite's new limited-time mode? Fortnite Battle Royale is now out on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

Sci-tech Facebook Messenger Lite now supports video calls
Author: 0 Facebook Messenger Lite now supports video calls

Messenger Lite and Facebook Lite was launched soon after and works in a similar way. Though Messenger Lite was originally designed for Facebook users with old phones and unreliable internet connectivity, many people prefer it to the full-blown version of Messenger.

Sci-tech MS Executive Confirms 'Mode' Rumor about Windows 10 S
Author: 0 MS Executive Confirms 'Mode' Rumor about Windows 10 S

While some of these portions will be nothing new, being available in current versions of Windows 10, there will be two new categories added to the familiar mix: Inking & Typing and Find my device. "Insiders running Windows 10 S may have noticed that after upgrading to the latest builds, their PC appears to be running "Windows 10 Pro In S Mode".

Sci-tech Xiaomi Mi TV 4A launched in India starting at Rs 13 999
Author: 0 Xiaomi Mi TV 4A launched in India starting at Rs 13 999

The 43-inch model comes with two USB 3.0 ports instead of 2.0 as found on 32-inch version. The TV's 40-inch full-HD (1920x1080 pixel) panel adds another option for consumers who want something in between the 32-inch and 50-inch models from the same series.

Sci-tech Apple Reportedly Killing Off iTunes LP Format Later This Year
Author: 0 Apple Reportedly Killing Off iTunes LP Format Later This Year

Apple has announced that it will no longer accept new LP submissions to the iTunes store after March 2018, in an email to music industry workers obtained by Metro . Labels could take advantage of the format by included things like liner notes, graphics, photos and links to video for albums encoded that way. An existing iTunes contract is required for submission.

Sci-tech First US LNG shipment to reach India from Louisiana facility this month
Author: 0 First US LNG shipment to reach India from Louisiana facility this month

The stock increased 2.63% or $1.4 during the last trading session, reaching $54.69. About 70,983 shares traded. Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings, LLC (NYSEMKT:CQH) has risen 35.95% since March 6, 2017 and is uptrending. Cheniere Energy Partners ( NYSEAMERICAN:CQH ) traded up $0.45 during trading hours on Tuesday, hitting $27.89. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 12 with "Overweight".

Sci-tech Rimac creates an electric supercar with nearly 2000 horsepower!
Author: 0 Rimac creates an electric supercar with nearly 2000 horsepower!

And while a pair of independent single-speed gearboxes applies drive to the front wheels, a pair of independent two-speed, gearboxes - one for each rear wheel - allow the C_Two to make use of its prodigious torque to produce both mind-blowing acceleration and true hypercar top speed.

Sci-tech Chinese space station to crash to Earth within weeks
Author: 0 Chinese space station to crash to Earth within weeks

Along with its successor - the Tiangong-2, which launched in 2016 - it was a prototype for China's ultimate space goal: a permanent, 20-ton space station that is expected to launch around 2022. According to an astrophysicist from Harvard University, Jonathan McDowell, Tiangong-1 is falling by about 6km a week, faster than its recorded speed at 1.5km in October.

Sci-tech Yes, Diablo 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch
Author: 0 Yes, Diablo 3 is coming to Nintendo Switch

One thing's for sure: Blizzard just got a lot of data about potential interest in a Nintendo Switch port of Diablo 3 , thanks to its tweet . But then, hours later, Blizzard sent the following statement to Polygon: "We can assure you we're not that clever".

Sci-tech God Of War PS4 Pro Bundle Revealed By Sony
Author: 0 God Of War PS4 Pro Bundle Revealed By Sony

The console itself bears the design found on the blade of Kratos' axe, Leviathan. This specific PlayStation 4 Pro was designed with the assistance of director Cory Barlog and the good folks over at Santa Monica studio. The Leviathan Gray Dualshock 4 wireless controller has the brand of the Hulda brothers engraved on it, including a subtle God of War logo on the touchpad.

Sci-tech CMU shooting suspect held on $3M bond; funeral set for parents
Author: 0 CMU shooting suspect held on $3M bond; funeral set for parents

Forth between Davis and his parents had a quarrel, after which the student opened fire. While Davis Jr. has not faced a judge for arraignment, police are holding him on $3 million bond. was arrested without incident early Saturday. It was unclear if the gun used in the shooting was his service weapon, Yeagley said. Yeagley says when officers determined that person posed no threat, Davis said he was fine and was leaving campus Friday for spring break.

Sci-tech Apple will release a cheap MacBook Air this summer
Author: 0 Apple will release a cheap MacBook Air this summer

The new report claims that Apple will release at least three new big products this year: an even bigger, 6.1-inch version of the iPhone X, updated versions of the AirPods, and a MacBook Air. Many people are hoping for Apple to upgrade the Macbook Air with more advanced retina display and faster processor. The company has promised to rethink the computer, committing to release a new version though not saying for sure definitively would be released.

Sci-tech Google unveils 72-qubit quantum computer
Author: 0 Google unveils 72-qubit quantum computer

Presently, reliably repeating operations in computers with a relatively small number of qubits is the first challenge to overcome before quantum computers can be scaled beyond tens of qubits. The company believes that " quantum supremacy " could be achieved by a chip that attains a 0.5 percent error rate. They have to tune the whole technology stack, including the system software, the control electronics, and the chip itself.

Sci-tech AMD releases Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.1 WHQL drivers
Author: 0 AMD releases Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition 18.3.1 WHQL drivers

I know this because this driver warranted an overarching moniker, Project ReSX (for " eSports eXperience"). Its latest edition of the Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition (18.3.1) packs tweaks courtesy of an internal group - unveiled during the Vega launch - called Project ReSX (Radeon eSports Experience), that it says worked directly with developers to optimize performance.

Sci-tech Sri Lanka declares 10-day emergency after Buddhist-Muslim clashes
Author: 0 Sri Lanka declares 10-day emergency after Buddhist-Muslim clashes

Kandy is just the latest region to be plagued by religious and ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka , a nation of 21 million people. "I'm very fortunate to get the opportunity to lead the team", said Rohit. They have been consistently performing in A tours, Ranji Trophy, IPL cricket. He added, "Whoever plays for India , it is still a very strong team".

Sci-tech North Korean leader wants reunification with South
Author: 0 North Korean leader wants reunification with South

Behind Kim is his younger sister, Kim Yo-jong. "The outcomes are not disappointing". But until now, he has never met any envoy from South Korea . Kim Jong Un and President Moon Jae-in will have their first phone conversation before the summit, said the South's national security adviser.

Sci-tech Huawei P20, P20 Pro, and P20 Lite Price Details Tipped
Author: 0 Huawei P20, P20 Pro, and P20 Lite Price Details Tipped

Huawei has already mentioned that it will be launching the new P20 and P20 Pro at a special event to be held in Paris on March 27 . Huawei is due to launch the phones on March 27 in Paris. For the P20 and P20 Pro, these are expected to sport a 6-inch (2160×1080 pixel) display for the larger variant, Kirin 970 AI-infused chip, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage, 8MP camera on the front, and a battery of 4,000mAh.

Sci-tech Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept debuts with Level 5 autonomy
Author: 0 Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept debuts with Level 5 autonomy

Still, there are a pair of physical rotary dials with push-button functions at the front and rear of the centre console, so passengers can manually toggle audio volume or stop the vehicle. Inside, however, there's as much cabin space as the larger Phaeton executive sedan. VIZZION is the latest in the automaker's I.D. family of electric vehicles.

Sci-tech The Bentley Bentayga super-luxe SUV has gone hybrid
Author: 0 The Bentley Bentayga super-luxe SUV has gone hybrid

While details about Bentley's plug-in hybrid system mainly surround the range, there has yet to be any info on power output, battery size, or how the interior may be affected by the added electronics. There are three selectable "E Modes" - EV Drive, Hybrid Mode and Hold Mode - toggling the desired amount of electric assistance as required, geared from maximum efficiency to energy saving.

Sci-tech Hispasat communications craft set for launch on Falcon 9 rocket
Author: 0 Hispasat communications craft set for launch on Falcon 9 rocket

The satellite is set to launch on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket rom the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. This week, the Falcon 9 rocket will fly its 50th payload launch. "We are now targeting late 2018 for the site in South Texas to be operational but we're reviewing our progress and will turn the site online as soon as it's ready", said James Gleeson, Senior Communications Manager of SpaceX.

Sci-tech The Italian election in charts
Author: 0 The Italian election in charts

Pollsters predict the election will result in a hung parliament in which in no particular party or coalition ends up with an absolute majority of legislators. This means that barring a political natural disaster, months of haggling will be required to form a government, and it probably won't be able to do very much anyway.

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