Технологии

Musk’s insane Earth travel plan ‘definitely going to happen’

If all goes according to plan it would rely on the same rocket the company is currently building to take humans to Mars. It would turn a nearly 15-hour flight from Shanghai to New York on a conventional airliner into just a 39-minute trip.

It sounds crazy, but it is “definitely happening,” according to the President and Chief... ( подробнее )

Found a way to kill any computer sound

The combined group of Chinese and American experts from the universities of Zhejiang and Michigan have demonstrated an attack that destroys hard disk by using sound waves. Audible and ultradistance impact able to physically damage your drives and the files reported in the study.

The peculiarity of the experiment is that the sound can be... ( подробнее )

Mysterious ‘force’ hints at alien life

Previous theories suggested our universe has the perfect amount of dark energy, which acts against gravity and is making the cosmos expand at an accelerated rate, reports The Sun.

It was understood that any more would create such rapid expansion that stars and planets wouldn’t have time to form.

The multiverse theory was... ( подробнее )

The archaeology of Solo: a driving force behind Star Wars

Han Solo is about to make a pivotal decision. He’s tense. He’s talking to his mentor. Together, they stand amid a group of ancient, inscribed standing stones.

It’s just a glimpse from the trailer of the latest movie instalment of Star Wars.

But the ruins are not just some random background set design decision.

It’s... ( подробнее )

In Indonesia, a girl named in honor of Xiaomi

Freddie Jaan and Divisible, a married couple from Indonesia, he decided to name his first daughter Saomi in honor of the Chinese company Xiaomi. As specified in the published online birth certificate, Saami Fradella Nautalis (Xiaomi Fradella Naufalyn) was born 15 Aug 2017.

This fact in his account on the social network Weibo boasted Vice-President... ( подробнее )

ZTE announced a full-screen budget smartphone

Company ZTE has announced a new budget smartphone ZTE A530 with full-screen design and 5.45" display with a resolution of 1440х720 pixels and an aspect ratio of 18:9, which occupies 82% of its front panel.

ZTE A530 based on a 1.5 GHz MediaTek processor complemented by 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of flash memory. The smartphone is set to a weak... ( подробнее )

‘This should strike fear into the heart of every parent’

The party’s leader Richard Di Natale unveiled a new drug law reform policy yesterday to decriminalise the drug for adults in Australia, saying those convicted of drug use had to live with a criminal record that hurt their ability to get jobs.

In an interview this afternoon, Senator Di Natale told news.com.au the current approach... ( подробнее )

A geyser above Yellowstone super volcano is unusually active

It’s the biggest, most powerful natural geyser in the world.

The Yellowstone National Park natural wonder can shoot jets of hot water as high as 90 meters into the air.

It’s done so three times in the past six weeks.

Prior to that, it hadn’t erupted since 2014.

But scientists are saying... ( подробнее )

Instagram will allow you to download photos and videos

The team of photo service Instagram is preparing to launch an analogue of the function Load Your data (Download Your Information) on the social network Facebook. This was told to the resource TechCrunch, with reference to the representative of the Instagram.

According to the source, users of Instagram will soon be able to download a copy... ( подробнее )

The Hubble telescope celebrated a birthday with the death stars

This colorful picture taken by the space telescope NASA Hubble ("Hubble") was issued in connection with the 28th anniversary of the Observatory in orbit around the Earth. In the picture reflected fantastic space patterns, the presence of which is associated with the processes of birth and destruction of stars.

In the center of this photograph,... ( подробнее )