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May 27, 2024

New Discoveries about Jupiter’s Magnetosphere

Posted by in categories: energy, mathematics, physics, satellites

New discoveries about Jupiter could lead to a better understanding of Earth’s own space environment and influence a long-running scientific debate about the solar system’s largest planet. “By exploring a larger space such as Jupiter, we can better understand the fundamental physics governing Earth’s magnetosphere and thereby improve our space weather forecasting,” said Peter Delamere, a professor at the UAF Geophysical Institute and the UAF College of Natural Science and Mathematics.

“We are one big space weather event from losing communication satellites, our power grid assets, or both,” he said.

Space weather refers to disturbances in the Earth’s magnetosphere caused by interactions between the solar wind and the Earth’s magnetic field. These are generally associated with solar storms and the sun’s coronal mass ejections, which can lead to magnetic fluctuations and disruptions in power grids, pipelines and communication systems.

May 27, 2024

Can this Thumb Test tell if you are at increased Risk of a Hidden Aortic Aneurysm?

Posted by in category: biotech/medical

All the parts of our bodies share an inherent connectivity. This goes much further than “the foot bone’s connected to the … leg bone.” For instance, both hands and feet are connected to a constantly flowing bloodstream, and a nerve network that makes their muscles kick.

So what about the connection recently proposed by some news outlets regarding a simple test involving your palm and thumb? Could it really help diagnose a silent, yet potentially serious problem?

An aneurysm is what we’re referring to here. This is a ballooned segment of an artery—the vessels that supply oxygenated blood to your body tissues. Aneurysms may cause no problems, but if they grow larger, they can weaken, burst and bleed. This is bad enough in most arteries, but imagine if the artery involved were the biggest in your body?

May 27, 2024

When AI ‘hallucinates’: Here’s why Google’s AI Overview appears to be generating inaccurate results

Posted by in category: robotics/AI

Less than two weeks after Google introduced “AI Overview” in its search engine, the feature is facing public criticism due to ‘nonsensical and inaccurate’ responses without an option for users to opt-out. Social media users have highlighted numerous instances where the tool has given incorrect, even controversial answers. Why is this happening?

May 27, 2024

Two Creators Filmed The Speed Of Light At 10 Trillion Frames Per Second

Posted by in category: futurism

Light is renowned for its incredible speed.

May 26, 2024

This brand presents the first water engine: 2500 ºC and dual injection to outperform hydrogen

Posted by in category: futurism

This brand has presented the first water engine in history: 2,500 ºC and the end of hydrogen (and Tesla, of course)

May 26, 2024

The first water battery that your car can carry: infinite autonomy without recharging

Posted by in category: transportation

Could this one be the first water battery ever produced in history? Scientists believe so, and you can carry it in your car.

May 26, 2024

New water batteries stay cool under pressure

Posted by in categories: energy, materials

A global team of researchers and industry collaborators led by RMIT University has invented recyclable ‘water batteries’ that won’t catch fire or explode.

Lithium-ion energy storage dominates the market due to its technological maturity, but its suitability for large-scale grid energy storage is limited by safety concerns with the volatile materials inside.

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May 26, 2024

How to Make AI Work for Small Businesses

Posted by in categories: business, robotics/AI

Small businesses are an important part of society and AI is becoming just as important. Here is how artificial intelligence can help them.

May 26, 2024

Hackers phish finance orgs using trojanized Minesweeper clone

Posted by in category: finance

Hackers are utilizing code from a Python clone of Microsoft’s venerable Minesweeper game to hide malicious scripts in attacks on European and US financial organizations.

Ukraine’s CSIRT-NBU and CERT-UA attribute the attacks to a threat actor tracked as ‘UAC-0188,’ who is using the legitimate code to hide Python scripts that download and install the SuperOps RMM.

Superops RMM is a legitimate remote management software that gives remote actors direct access to the compromised systems.

May 26, 2024

Scientists discover CO₂ and CO ices in outskirts of solar system

Posted by in category: space

For the first time, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide ices have been observed in the far reaches of our solar system on trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs).

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