Technology & Science

The mystery of repeating fast radio bursts 3 billion light years away

The mystery of repeating fast radio bursts 3 billion light years away

  The only known repeating fast radio burst in the universe just got more extreme. These radio flashes usually last a millisecond and have an unknown physical origin. People love to believe that they’re from an advanced extraterrestrial civilization, and this hypothesis hasn’t been ruled out entirely by researchers at Breakthrough Listen, a scientific research […]

In quest for better beer, Barley gets sent into space.

In quest for better beer, Barley gets sent into space.

SpaceX is sending barley seeds on a round trip mission to space in the name of better beer. It’s part of a research project backed by Budweiser, which says it wants to develop the first beer that space foragers can drink on Mars. The launch was slated for liftoff from Cape Canaveral’s Air Force station […]

Apple admits to slowing down older iPhones

Apple admits to slowing down older iPhones

Apple actually acknowledged what many iPhone owners have long suspected: It has slowed older phones. The tech giant issued a rare statement of explanation on Thursday, saying that it has used software updates to limit the performance of older iPhones that may have battery issues that would cause them to turn off suddenly.  Tech analysts […]

The Missing Sandy Island Mystery

The Missing Sandy Island Mystery

A New Zealand researcher appears to have solved the mystery of the vanishing South Pacific island which shows on Google Earth and world maps but does not exist. A research ship cruised through the Coral Sea, east of Australia, bearing down on Sandy Island. The digital scientific databases used by the researchers showed the island […]

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