Astronomy

Black holes play hide-and-seek in low-luminosity radio galaxies

20 hours ago   |   Phys.org

Every galaxy is thought to harbor a supermassive black hole in the center, or nucleus, of the galaxy, and in active galaxies this black hole is fed by infalling matter. This...
Read more ...

Kepler begins 18th observing campaign with a focus on star clusters

20 hours ago   |   Phys.org

NASA's planet-hunting Kepler spacecraft began the 18th observing campaign of its extended mission, K2, on May 12. For the next 82 days, Kepler will stare at clusters of stars...
Read more ...

Rosetta unravels formation of sunrise jets

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

The atmosphere of Rosetta's comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is far from homogeneous. In addition to sudden outbursts of gas and dust, daily recurring phenomena at sunrise can...
Read more ...

Astronomers spot a distant and lonely neutron star

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Astronomers have discovered a special kind of neutron star for the first time outside of the Milky Way galaxy, using data from NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and the European...
Read more ...

Shedding light on the faintest galaxies with the world's biggest steerable dish

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

Astronomers are one step closer to understanding a mysterious class of optically faint galaxies thanks to deep radio observations with the Green Bank Telescope, reveals a...
Read more ...

Researchers bring the scientific community closer to understanding binary star mergers

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Imagine only knowing 15 people in the world, and as you discover more people, your knowledge expands. Scientists studying our galaxy face something similar as they make...
Read more ...

Astronomers observe unprecedented detail in pulsar 6,500 light-years from Earth

1 day ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

A team of astronomers has performed one of the highest resolution observations in astronomical history by observing two intense regions of radiation, 20 kilometres apart...
Read more ...

Spinning rugby balls-the rotation of the most massive galaxies

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

By targeting the most massive galaxies in our universe, astronomers have studied how their stars move. The results are surprising: while half of them spin around their short...
Read more ...

Multiple gamma-ray emission regions detected in the blazar 3C 279

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Using very long baseline interferometry , astronomers have investigated the magnetic field topology of the blazar 3C 279, uncovering the presence of multiple gamma-ray emission...
Read more ...

Lightening up dark galaxies

1 day ago   |   Phys.org

Despite substantial progress over the past half-century in understanding how galaxies form, important open questions remain regarding how precisely the diffuse gas of the...
Read more ...


Register you to post on HTech

Free Registration

Apple wins $539 million in damages from Samsung in design patent...

Apple wins $539 million in damages from Samsung in design patent infringement retrial

This could be the end... well, no, probably not. In what feels like a never-ending technology patent spat, Apple has just been awarded a hefty amount of damages from Samsung... Read more ...

Essential reportedly cancels next phone, considers sale

Essential reportedly cancels next phone, considers sale

It's barely a year since Android founder Andy Rubin launched Essential, a new smartphone startup, and he's already considering giving it up for sale. According to Bloomberg... Read more ...

Detroit: Become Human Reviews Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

Detroit: Become Human Reviews Are In, Here's What The Critics Are Saying

The release of Detroit: Become Human is fast approaching. The game is due for release exclusively on the PlayStation 4 tomorrow and reviews are already piling in for the game... Read more ...

Motorola Moto Z3 Play announcement set for June 6

Motorola Moto Z3 Play announcement set for June 6

Motorola has started sending out press invites for a product launch event on June 6 in Brazil. While the invite does confirm a smartphone will be the star of the event, the... Read more ...

HTC U12+, VIVE Focus integration bridges the mobile, VR divide

HTC U12+, VIVE Focus integration bridges the mobile, VR divide

HTC has just unveiled its 2018 flagship, the HTC U12+, proving that it's not yet done in the mobile market. It is perhaps no coincidence that it scheduled that announcement... Read more ...

Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link, the app won't come to iOS

Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link, the app won't come to iOS

Valve announced early this month that it will make game streaming from PC/Mac to mobile devices possible via Steam Link app. Initially, the app was launched on Android, but... Read more ...

Paypal lets you spend money in Gmail, YouTube and more

Paypal lets you spend money in Gmail, YouTube and more

Android Pay users have been able to dip into their PayPal accounts for a little over a year. Now, the money transfer service has partnered with Google to provide a more... Read more ...

Steam Link app isn't coming to iOS

Steam Link app isn't coming to iOS

In light of Facebook's most recent and biggest scandal, Apple has often touted its more direct and human-curated system of screening apps that go into its app stores. While... Read more ...

Take a look at your Twitter timeline 10 years ago

Take a look at your Twitter timeline 10 years ago

Here's a fun thing for a Friday: go back and see what your Twitter timeline looked like 10 years ago. Twitter has pretty powerful search settings, but Andy Baio - of... Read more ...

Certain Android phones have malware pre-installed at the firmware level

Certain Android phones have malware pre-installed at the firmware level

According to a report published by Avast Threat Labs, several hundred Android handsets made by ZTE, Archos and myPhone come pre-installed with malware called "Cosiloon." The... Read more ...