Tectonic ice sheets may be ‘feeding’ Europa’s under-ice ocean with the seeds of life

Tectonic ice sheets may be ‘feeding’ Europa’s under-ice ocean with the seeds of life

EUROPA has more water than Earth. But the frozen moon of Jupiter is just one quarter its size. Now astrophysicists have discovered Europa has something else we do: tectonic activity. And that could be a major boost in the likelihood of life evolving in the oceans between its firey core...

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The amazing technology that will allow us to touch what does not exist

The amazing technology that will allow us to touch what does not exist

” Relaxed in their pneumatic seats, Lenina and the Savage, they smelled and listened, until it was time to see and feel. The lights apagaro n and of darkness a flaming, solid letters, which seemed to float in the air emerged. ‘Three weeks in helicopter’. A film and sensitive , supercantado, spoken synthetically, color and stereoscopic synchronized accompaniment one scent organ. “Grab those metal knobs from...

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NASA Plans New Rover for Mars 2020 Mission

NASA Plans New Rover for Mars 2020 Mission

NASA’s next mission to Mars in 2020 will feature a souped-up unmanned rover vehicle to search for signs of ancient microbial life in areas of the uninhabitable red planet. The successor to the 2012 Curiosity rover, which could launch in July or August 2020, will be equipped with seven new...

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Smart hearing aids and other technologies that block the sound of snoring and annoying noises

Smart hearing aids and other technologies that block the sound of snoring and annoying noises

Trying to fall asleep while your partner snores at full volume has become the worst nightmare for many people around the world. While one sleeps placidly, emitting a nasal bellows that make the entire house shake, the one on the other side of the bed fights with the noise made...

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How to use your browser’s password manager and what are the risks and benefits

How to use your browser’s password manager and what are the risks and benefits

Remembering all the passwords we use on the internet is not always easy. The Facebook account, the email account, the online banking … every time there are more services and it is becoming more complicated to memorize the keys we use. Experts advise using a different password at each site. How...

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“Killer robots”: a moral dilemma

“Killer robots”: a moral dilemma

Will robots to human beings soon be replaced in war? On Monday (13.11.2017) talks began within the framework of the UN on autonomous weapons systems, while calls were made for an international ban on those “killer robots”, which can transform the nature of war. The week-long meeting of the group...

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The “Iron Man” who broke a world record by flying over a lake with a propulsion suit

The “Iron Man” who broke a world record by flying over a lake with a propulsion suit

The British press calls it the “Iron Man” of real life. But, in fact, Richard Browning is an English inventor who has just entered the record books for having flown over a lake in Reading, in the United Kingdom, with a suit of jet propulsion designed by his company, Gravity. Browning needed...

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Twitter doubles the limit of your messages to 280 characters

Twitter doubles the limit of your messages to 280 characters

It will not apply to users who write in Japanese, Korean and Chinese. The company explained that in these languages there are no problems of other languages to condense ideas with few signs. Twitter announced this Tuesday (07,11,2017) that it will apply to all its users the limit of 280 characters...

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How to know if you are part of the million people who downloaded a fake version of WhatsApp?

How to know if you are part of the million people who downloaded a fake version of WhatsApp?

Do you get annoying ads advertising when you want to open WhatsApp to send a message or when you want to enter to greet in a group? Well, you could be one of the million people who downloaded a fake version of the popular instant messaging application that was available...

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Stephen Hawking: “Artificial intelligence predicts the end of the human race”

Stephen Hawking: “Artificial intelligence predicts the end of the human race”

Stephen Hawking warned on Tuesday that efforts to create intelligent machines represent a threat to humanity. The renowned scientist told the BBC that “the development of a complete artificial intelligence (AI) could be translated into the end of the human race.” The theoretical physicist, who suffers amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ELS),...

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