Category Archives: Science

Phone home: how photon entanglement could secure our interplanetary internet

Think we’re on the back foot with cybersecurity? Well the deeper we explore space the more we are going to need an interplanetary internet, and the more we’ll need it to be secure. Could photon entanglement help? Continue reading

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A German Internet Institute: What will it be?

It’s been years coming. The German government will now reveal who’s been chosen to run a new national internet institute. The idea is to study digitalization’s affects on society and feed that back into the loop. Continue reading

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British hospitals hit by major cyber attack

Sixteen NHS divisions have been simultaneously hit by a so-called "ransomware attack." Patients have been diverted and non-emergency cases asked to stay at home. Continue reading

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British hospitals hit by major cyberattack

Sixteen NHS divisions have been simultaneously hit by a so-called "ransomware attack." Patients have been diverted and non-emergency cases asked to stay at home. Continue reading

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From Planet Rock to Acid House: digital music pioneer Ikutaro Kakehashi dies at 87

If you ever heard a farty bass on a record and thought, "what is that?" it was probably a Roland TB-303. And it exists because of a Japanese music visionary without whom hip-hop and dance would sound quite different. Continue reading

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Hello, Big Brother: How China controls its citizens through social media

Have you ever wondered if your government monitors what you do on your smart phone? If you lived in China, this would be an every-day Orwellian reality. Continue reading

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Prepare to see a new Bright Star Born Through an Explosion in the Sky in 2022

Astronomers studying a binary star system about 1,800 light years from the Sun say they are increasingly confident that the two stars will merge into… Continue reading

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Prepare to see a new Bright Star Born Through an Explosion in the Sky in 2022

Astronomers studying a binary star system about 1,800 light years from the Sun say they are increasingly confident that the two stars will merge into… Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s Space Program: Addis Ababa Plans to Launch First Medium-Sized Rocket Into Space

Ethiopia’s Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST) is working on a space rocket that it hopes will be operational in the next three years, Ethiopian… Continue reading

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Ghost Shark Older Than Dinosaurs Caught on Video for the First Time

Source: National Geographic Australia

Also called chimaeras, ghost sharks are dead-eyed, wing-finned fish rarely seen by people. Relatives of sharks and rays, these deep-sea denizens… Continue reading

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