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'Dangerous' Antarctic glacier has massive hole, scientists warn

'Dangerous' Antarctic glacier has massive hole, scientists warn A study led by the agency revealed a cavity about two-thirds the area of Manhattan and roughly 304 metres tall is growing under Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica. "[The size of] a cavity under a glacier plays an important role in melting ", the study's lead author Pietro Milillo said in the statement. An investigation by the New York Times from 2017 looked at the Thwaites Glacier, which is ... Continua a leggere...

PlayStation 5 avrà retrocompatibilità?

PlayStation 5 avrà retrocompatibilità? Al momento nessuno dei dati o delle informazioni circolanti in rete su PlayStation 5 è stato confermato ufficialmente da Sony . Non è sicuro che questo significhi che PS5 avrà una funzione di retro-compatibilità , ma c'è gente che parla di questa possibilità almeno. Continua a leggere...

Lo smartphone pieghevole Huawei è quasi realtà: Ecco il prezzo

Lo smartphone pieghevole Huawei è quasi realtà: Ecco il prezzo Richard Yu ne aveva parlato in occasione della presentazione del nuovo chip per il 5G. Anche il nome rimane ancora un mistero (i più probabili sembrano essere Huawei Mate Flex , Mate Flexi , Mate Fold o Huawei Mate F ). Si vocifera inoltre che lo smartphone potrebbe godere di una M-Pen , una penna interattiva da utilizzare in funzione tablet quando il telefono è aperto. Continua a leggere...

Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 115 dead, 248 missing

Toll in Brazil dam disaster rises to 115 dead, 248 missing The number of victims identified remains at 71, said an official for regional civil defense. Newly released CCTV footage shows the horrifying moment a mining dam in Brazil collapsed catastrophically, leaving more than 300 people dead or missing . Continua a leggere...

Anthem, BioWare promette un'adeguata gestione dei server al lancio della demo pubblica

Anthem, BioWare promette un'adeguata gestione dei server al lancio della demo pubblica Come se non bastasse, lo sviluppatore ha suggerito alcune idee su come potrebbe evolversi in futuro il gameplay di Anthem: Costa ha infatti comunicato che un giorno anche le condizioni metereologiche potrebbero influire sul gioco con la pioggia che potrebbe favorire gli attacchi elettrici e con il ciclo notte/giorno che potrebbe rendere alcune creature più resistenti in determinati orari. Continua a leggere...

Nintendo sta lavorando ad un titolo per Switch che "farà felici tutti"

Nintendo sta lavorando ad un titolo per Switch che Sarebbe un'aggiunta interessante alla linea di prodotti, la società tende spesso a rilasciare varianti delle sue console con funzionalità assenti in quelle più vecchie. Prevediamo di lanciare un nuovo servizio destinato agli appassionati di giochi disposti a pagare un po' di più nel 2019." . Ebbene, tale possibilità sembra che sarà inibita da Nintendo nel corso dei prossimi mesi (sebbene non s... Continua a leggere...

At 'the Punxsutawney in Philadelphia,' Groundhog Day starts with beer for breakfast

At 'the Punxsutawney in Philadelphia,' Groundhog Day starts with beer for breakfast Sony Pictures has teamed up with Tequila Works - the studio behind 2017's wonderful indie efforts Rime and The Sexy Brutale - for Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son. The groundhog has seen his shadow 104 times and has not only 18 times in the past between 1887 and 2018. The entire ceremony will be broadcast live online at VisitPA.com , so head over there to watch Punxsutawney Phil do his... Continua a leggere...

Groundhog Day: Quebec's Fred la marmotte predicts a late spring

Groundhog Day: Quebec's Fred la marmotte predicts a late spring In Woodstock, residents celebrate the day waiting for Woodstock Willie's prediction. But spring-like temperatures are thought to be on the way if no shadow is seen. Climatologist David Phillips, author of The Day Niagara Falls Ran Dry , cites a survey of 40 years of weather data from 13 Canadian cities, which concluded that was an equal number of cloudy and sunny days on February 2. Continua a leggere...

Chinese rover finds lunar nights 'colder than expected'

Chinese rover finds lunar nights 'colder than expected' Chang'e 4 lifted off from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the province of Sichuan on December 7, 2018 (EST) and reached lunar orbit on Dec 12, 2018. "If you are in a part of the Moon where it is getting dark, you will notice that a lunar night has a duration of 14 terrestrial days, meaning that that part of the Moon would be kept in darkness for two weeks", explained the staff of the Car... Continua a leggere...

Fish and chip lovers in Devon unknowingly eating endangered shark

Other sharks sold in fish and chip shops and fishmongers included starry smooth-hounds, nursehounds and blue sharks. The University of Exeter study found that a staggering 90 per cent of shark sold at fish and chip shops in Britain contained the globally threatened spiny dogfish, which is subject to global trading restrictions. Continua a leggere...

NASA says Hubble accidentally discovered a tiny ‘living fossil’ galaxy

NASA says Hubble accidentally discovered a tiny ‘living fossil’ galaxy The team behind the research includes astronomers from the US, Canada, and Europe. The final view, from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope , shows the bright stars of the cluster, as well as a collection of faint stars; these faint stars are actually part of a background galaxy, which was discovered accidentally by astronomers studying the cluster itself. Continua a leggere...

Here's How Much Ice Antarctica Is Losing-It's a Lot

The cavernous apocalypse ice cave melted over the last three years and once contained up to 14 billion tons of ice . The glacier holds "enough ice to raise the world ocean level a little over 2 feet (65 centimeters)", said the team. And if all the ice in neighboring glaciers were to melt, it would raise global sea levels by approximately eight feet (2.4 meters), which would spell disaster for t... Continua a leggere...

Fishmongers and chip shops ‘selling endangered species of shark’

Scientists also found that the scalloped hammerhead shark was discovered in 40 per cent of shark fins sold in Asian restaurants and supermarkets. A staggering 90 per cent of the 78 battered and fried samples from fish and chip shops were spiny dogfish shark. Continua a leggere...

Curiosity snaps a selfie before heading off to new adventures

Curiosity snaps a selfie before heading off to new adventures With " sweep and beep ", instead of just listening for Opportunity, the project sends instructions to the rover to reply back with a beep . The new commands will be sent in the coming weeks and will address the issues that are preventing Opportunity rover from transmitting signals. Continua a leggere...

Student, animals found dead amid extreme cold in the US

Student, animals found dead amid extreme cold in the US Minneapolis recorded minus 27 F (minus 32 C). Temperatures in Chicago will drop again "quite precipitously" on Wednesday night, Orrison said, potentially breaking the record low of minus 27 (minus 33C) on January 21, 1985, the same day as Ronald Reagan's presidential inauguration. Continua a leggere...

US intel heads list North Korea, not border, as threat

US intel heads list North Korea, not border, as threat He was joined by FBI Director Christopher Wray, CIA Director Gina Haspel, Defense Intelligence Agency chief General Robert Ashley, NSA chief General Paul Nakasone, and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) director Robert Cardillo. China " presents a persistent cyber espionage threat and a growing attack threat to our core military and critical infrastructure systems ", Coats argued , add... Continua a leggere...

As risky cold descends, President Trump's tweet about global warming draws scorn

As risky cold descends, President Trump's tweet about global warming draws scorn Trump is a vocal global warming denier and today gave his on the cold weather patterns now taking hold of the US Midwest. CNN has also previously noted that, according to climate scientists , linking temperatures in a certain location to the existence of global warming is an entirely inaccurate way to view global warming. Continua a leggere...

‘Polar Vortex’ Will Have Nearly 90 Percent Of US Below-Freezing

‘Polar Vortex’ Will Have Nearly 90 Percent Of US Below-Freezing While Winnipeg, southern Manitoba - well, really the entire province - has been dealing with significant cold weather lately, the daily mean temperature as of January 28 is still slightly above normal. O'Hare International Airport received 3.1 inches, according to WMAQ , and the airport posted on Twitter that almost 600 flights were canceled . We have another very cold start on Friday but th... Continua a leggere...

New Horizons' Latest Image Of Ultima Thule Is The Best View Yet

New Horizons' Latest Image Of Ultima Thule Is The Best View Yet Obtained with the wide-angle Multicolor Visible Imaging Camera component of New Horizons' Ralph instrument , this image was taken when Ultima Thule was 6,700 km from the spacecraft, at 12:26 a.m. There's also a much bigger depression on the smaller lobe, considered the snowman's head. Also striking are the light and dark patterns on both lobes and the bright "collar" between the two. Continua a leggere...

Al MWC 2019 lo smartphone pieghevole Huawei: cosa bolle in pentola?

Al MWC 2019 lo smartphone pieghevole Huawei: cosa bolle in pentola? Huawei , dunque, produrrà tutta la tecnologia necessaria, sia come trasmittente che ricevitore per poter avere già dispositivi perfettamente funzionanti. Fornirà le connessioni ad alta velocità necessarie per un'intelligenza pervasiva. Infine, lo smartphone 5G verrà equipaggiato con una batteria da 4.000 mAh e conterrà anche alcune modifiche al software e alle app dello smartphone , che s... Continua a leggere...


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