Science


We don't have the money to put humans on Mars We don't have the money to put humans on Mars
- July 15, 2017

The agency's chief of human spaceflight William Gerstenmaier said NASA did not have the required funding for the missions, and that entry, descent, and landing is a huge challenge on Mars. However, all hope is not lost for a breakthrough visit to the Red Planet . Over the past few years, the American space agency has been talking about its plans to send a manned mission to the Red Planet . (more...)
Scientists warn of harmful algae bloom in Lake Erie this summer Scientists warn of harmful algae bloom in Lake Erie this summer
- July 15, 2017

And when large algae blooms die, their decomposing rot can eat up much of the oxygen in the water, creating hypoxic dead zones where few living organisms can survive. The rainy weather in May is a factor in the relatively high spring phosphorus load into the lake, researchers said. "Sentinel-3 will provide additional detail and sensitivity, and it will assure our ability to assess the state of Lake Erie well into the next decade", said Richard Stumpf, Ph.D., NOAA's National Centers for ... (more...)
Oil prices climb on stronger demand Oil prices climb on stronger demand
- July 15, 2017

Nigeria will support a cap on its production, the country's Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Emmanuel Kachikwu told reporters in the capital Abuja. The IEA revised up its overall 2017 demand growth figure to 1.4 mb/d, an increase of 0.1 mb/d compared to last month. The gain was led by Nigeria and Libya, with extra barrels also from Saudi Arabia and Iraq. (more...)
Ghanaian Giants' Team Bus Involved In Horrific Crash
- July 15, 2017

The equipment officer, Kofi Asare, was killed when the bus on which the team was traveling run into a KIA cargo truck. "Meanwhile, head coach Steven Polack, midfielder Ollennu Ashitey and bus driver Nana Berkye are receiving treatment". Some injured persons were said to undergoing treatment at the Holy Family Hospital, Nkawkaw, while those who sustained minor injuries had been discharged. (more...)
Moto E4 Plus launched in India for Rs. 9999 Moto E4 Plus launched in India for Rs. 9999
- July 15, 2017

With an elegant design and flawless metal wrapping, the E4 is slight to the higher side with 9.3 mm thickness and 150 grams of the overall weight factor. The device is expected to be powered by a 2.45GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor coupled with 6GB of RAM and Adreno 540 GPU. For photography, it is equipped with a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/2.0 aperture, auto-focus and LED flash. (more...)
WhatsApp now lets you share any file type WhatsApp now lets you share any file type
- July 15, 2017

You can now send any file format including, apk files for installing apps, power point and even zip files. Recently, WhatsApp has started testing all types of file transfers support on Android , iPhone , and Windows platforms with a limited number of users. (more...)
Earthquakes rumble in central Oklahoma Earthquakes rumble in central Oklahoma
- July 15, 2017

Lincoln County: No damage reported yet. The USGS reports a 4.2 quake near Stroud around 8:45 a.m. An natural disaster was felt across the state Friday morning. The wells target the Arbuckle formation and lie within 10 miles of the preliminary epicentres of the quake and a series of aftershocks, according to the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. (more...)
Disney unveils model of Star Wars Land Disney unveils model of Star Wars Land
- July 15, 2017

The theme park is now under construction at Disneyland in Anaheim , California and at Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida . The model is the centerpiece of the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts "A Galaxy of Stories" area of the biennial event. But if you are hoping to recognize the landscape that makes up this Star Wars land , don't rack your brain for too long. (more...)
Andromeda gets a free trial on Xbox One, PS4, PC Andromeda gets a free trial on Xbox One, PS4, PC
- July 15, 2017

The trial won't cost you anything and 10 hours is a decent amount of time to get a grip of the game and its mechanics, and how it performs on your system, for example. And hey, this new trailer released for the new trial does make it look good. Despite its strong initial sales , Mass Effect: Andromeda has hardly reached the same level of acclaim as the other entries in BioWare's beloved sci-fi RPG series. (more...)
Upcoming Nokia's smartphones processors revealed in leaks Upcoming Nokia's smartphones processors revealed in leaks
- July 15, 2017

The Nokia 6 , one of the most eagerly anticipated smartphones , is finally making its way to India. The Finnish company is yet to officially reveal the details of its upcoming devices but a lot has been leaked over the last few weeks and speculations have been made even about whether Nokia 8 or Nokia 9 would be the first flagship since HMD Global took over the mobile phone maker. (more...)
Delaware-sized iceberg breaks free from Antarctic ice shelf Delaware-sized iceberg breaks free from Antarctic ice shelf
- July 14, 2017

One of the biggest icebergs ever recorded has "finally" broken away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica , researchers studying the event announced. "This resulted in the dramatic acceleration of the glaciers behind them, with larger volumes of ice entering the ocean and contributing to sea-level rise", said David Vaughan, glaciologist and director of science at British Antarctic Survey. (more...)
RB Leipzig reject Liverpool FC's latest Keita bid RB Leipzig reject Liverpool FC's latest Keita bid
- July 14, 2017

That's according to German paper Bild who say Jurgen Klopp is "desperate" to land the Guinea worldwide. However Leipzig have long stood firm with their stance that the Guinea worldwide is not for sale after Keita helped the club finish second in the Bundesliga last campaign. (more...)
Lionel Messi happy with Lionel Messi happy with "good reputation" of new Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde
- July 14, 2017

As well the 14 first team players who have returned to after their summer breaks, icludig star man Luis Suarez, five members of the Barca B squad were also involved in the workout: Sergi Palencia, Carles Alena, Marc Cucurella, Marlon Santos and Vitinho. (more...)
Israel Warns Iran, Hezbollah Not to Abuse Syria Ceasefire Israel Warns Iran, Hezbollah Not to Abuse Syria Ceasefire
- July 14, 2017

The Saudis have become distracted by their inconclusive military intervention in Yemen, while the Saudi-Qatari dispute has ended cooperation between those two oil monarchies in Syria and elsewhere. An official with the US -backed Free Syrian Army said that Iranian Shiite militia troops were pouring into the area and helping regime forces to encircle the rebels, which also jeopardizes the base at Tanf used by USA forces in the area. (more...)
Pakistan considering Jhadav's mother's visa request, says Zakaria Pakistan considering Jhadav's mother's visa request, says Zakaria
- July 14, 2017

The spokesperson said Indian forces committed 542 ceasefire violations in the current year in which eighteen civilians embraced martyrdom. Sartaj Aziz had not even acknowledged Swaraj's personal letter requesting for a Pakistani visa for Kulbhushan Jadhav's mother. (more...)
Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom has been delayed into 2018 Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom has been delayed into 2018
- July 14, 2017

Now I can look forward to playing it in the normally slower first month or so of 2018 when it hits PlayStation 4 and PC. However, Bandai Namco and developer Level-5 have announced that the role-playing title has been pushed back into 2018. (more...)
Nasa has discovered a 75000 mile-wide hole in the sun Nasa has discovered a 75000 mile-wide hole in the sun
- July 14, 2017

While there is some erratic behavior, sunspot formation largely depends on the sun's 11-year magnetic cycle. This image is a still from a NASA video captured between July 4 and 11 by NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory . Releasing a time-lapse video, the Nasa team showed how the sunspot was growing. Experts have warned that the spot is large enough to produce "M-class" solar flares, which can cause major radio blackouts on Earth, which would knock out communications satellites and ... (more...)
Cow vigilantes thrash man for carrying 'beef' in Nagpur, 4 arrested Cow vigilantes thrash man for carrying 'beef' in Nagpur, 4 arrested
- July 14, 2017

Ismail was later taken to the hospital, where he is now undergoing treatment. They accused him of carrying beef. In spite of Shah's repeated denial that the meat was not beef, but they refused to hear him out. DCP Shailesh Balkawde said in a statement, "We had received the complaint yesterday". The SP said the meat has been seized and sent to a forensic lab in Nagpur for testing. (more...)
Facebook Messenger will be getting plastered with ads later this year Facebook Messenger will be getting plastered with ads later this year
- July 14, 2017

In order to connect people with slow internet connection, Facebook has come up with Messenger Lite which launched recently in India. The app is available for all Android users in the country to download via Google Play. Since voice calling was gaining popularity over data in developing markets, Facebook had retained this feature with an "active now" indicator. Alongside the announcement of launching the Messenger Lite in India, Facebook also announced that it would be rolling out ... (more...)
Asus Zenfone AR to launch today at 2pm Asus Zenfone AR to launch today at 2pm
- July 14, 2017

Asus Zenfone AR supports Google Tango , an augmented reality platform which enables the device to understand space and motion like humans do. The device sports a 5.7-inch Super AMOLED QHD display with a screen to body ratio of 79 percent. (more...)