Scientists are working night and day to ensure that another virus doesn't write a fatal sequel to the coronavirus story.
The head of the team that performed the experiment is hopeful that similar quantum connections can be created at distances of over 300 km, via drones operating at high altitude. The quantum internet is a theoretical system of interconnected quantum computers that uses quantum signals to send information rather than radio waves.
Despite being a lot bigger and more massive that Earth, TOI-561b's density is actually comparable to that of our planet, offering a clue about the age of the newly-discovered celestial body.
Astronomers first detected gravitational waves in 2016 using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, yet those space-time distortions are loud outbursts, caused when massive objects collide. Researchers are now hoping to detect gravitational waves that are more like the ‘background noise’ of the Universe.
Many social media users congratulated the free online information hub on reaching the milestone.
A major part of waste typically generated by tourism over the summer months in countries such as Italy, France and Turkey is plastic, according to report from the WWF in 2018 which warned that record levels of pollution from microplastics threatened marine species and human health.
As one of the authors of the new study has explained, the focus of their attention, the so called cosmic optical background, essentially “puts a constraint on the total number of galaxies that have been created”.
Over the past three million years, the Earth has periodically plunged into an ice age. Although the planet is now in an inter-glacial period, the situation can change due to increased global temperatures, scientists say.
In the days that followed the January 6 insurrection, alternative social media platform Parler came under fire and was soon removed from Apple and Google stores before Amazon followed suit with its own measures.
US President Donald Trump ended up permanently banned from Twitter last week in the wake of the violent, deadly riot that broke out at the US Capitol following the president’s remarks to supporters to not allow the US election to be “stolen.”
Earlier, tech giant Google suspended US President Donald Trump’s YouTube account and warned the White House the same could happen to its own page if it uploads content violating company policy.
The hugely popular messaging app has recently found itself at the centre of a new data controversy, as the service eyes policy changes regarding the information that is allowed to be shared between the platform and its parent company amid greater involvement in e-commerce, one of its top business priorities.
The chief executive of one of the world's largest engineering firms made the comments at a major summit of global leaders, businesses, and professionals, where he said China was a major driving force behind numerous industries, including automotive and energy, amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Twenty-five million new users joined Telegram messenger in the last 72 hours alone, the messenger's founder Pavel Durov said Tuesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A Russian lymphoma patient with long-term COVID-19 has acquired 18 mutations of the virus in over four months duration of the disease, according to the preprint of a study published at virological.org.
Social media giant Facebook implemented a series of measures during the heated US presidential election to clamp down on misinformation, and in the wake of rioters storming the US Capitol the platform has renewed its efforts ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Mobile phone messaging app WhatsApp has seen a slump in new downloads since the start of the year after introducing controversial new terms requiring users to share their personal data with parent company Facebook.
Nick Pope, a former head of the UK government’s UFO task force, says the latest stunning developments regarding the search for extra-terrestrial life, including the leak of US Navy pilots’ videos, have led him to believe we are on the threshold of some ground-breaking revelations.