Daily Archives: September 8, 2018

Space Photos of the Week: Saturn’s Mysterious Hexagon

https://www.wired.com/story/space-photos-of-the-week-saturns-mysterious-hexagon This psychedelic, color-filtered view shows the unique hexagonal cloud structure at Saturn’s north pole. When Cassini first came near Saturn in 2004, the timing of seasons put this area in darkness; it wasn’t until much later that the spacecraft … Continue reading

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Why Science Fiction Is the Most Important Genre

https://www.wired.com/2018/09/geeks-guide-yuval-noah-harari Yuval Noah Harari, author of the best-selling books Sapiens and Homo Deus, is a big fan of science fiction, and includes an entire chapter about it in his new book 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. “Today science fiction … Continue reading

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Running quantum algorithms in the cloud just got a lot faster

https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611962/faster-quantum-computing-in-the-cloud/ Quantum computers could one day perform calculations beyond the reach of even the most powerful classical supercomputer, but for now building and maintaining these machines remains immensely expensive and difficult. So over the past few years, the nascent industry … Continue reading

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Jupiter’s Weird Magnetic Field Gets Even Weirder

https://www.space.com/41751-jupiter-weird-magnetic-field-even-weirder.html NASA’s Juno spacecraft has mapped the strong magnetic field at Jupiter, revealing a surprising asymmetry between the northern and southern hemispheres that could lend insight into what’s going on within the gas giant. Jupiter hosts the most … Continue reading

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A Chinese Satellite Just Watched OneSpace Launch a Rocket, and the Video Is Awesome

https://www.space.com/41760-china-onespace-rocket-launch-satellite-video.html Truly god view, Jilin-1 video satellite shot @OneSpace01 OS-X1 suborbital rocket’s launch at JSLC this noon. pic.twitter.com/KposRHZc4D — dafeng cao (@dafengcao) September 7, 2018 You’ve likely never seen a rocket launch quite like this. … Continue reading

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eBlocker 2 helps secure your online privacy

http://www.coolest-gadgets.com/20180907/eblocker-2-helps-secure-online-privacy/ eBlocker 2 helps secure your online privacy by Edwin – on September 7th, 2018 Digital identity theft is no laughing matter: in fact, cybersecurity has taken on a whole new degree of importance. Even if you are the most … Continue reading

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