Category Archives: Sci-Tech

Was Neil Armstrong misquoted? His accent could’ve been to blame

Was Neil Armstrong misquoted? Study suggests his accent could've been to blame It’s one of the most famous quotes of all time. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” were the first words NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong uttered when he set foot on the moon at 02.56 GMT on July 21…

Dramatic video: The moment SpaceX rocket exploded on launch pad

A dramatic video showing the explosion of SpaceX rocket in Cape Canaveral, Florida was captured on Thursday morning. The rocket was expected to carry Facebook-backed Israeli communications satellite, AMOS 6, to space on Saturday. The rocket was without a crew and exploded on its pad before a test took place. The video of the failed…

How to Stop WhatsApp From Giving Facebook Your Phone Number

Whatsapp has recently announced that it will share you contact number with parent company, Facebook. This will allow Facebook to significantly enhance its intelligence gathering initiatives and to send you targeted adverts, friend requests and more. What is all the fuss about? Many of today's applications update silently in the background and as a result…

We’ve been wrong about the origins of life for 90 years

We've been wrong about the origins of life for 90 years For nearly nine decades, science’s favorite explanation for the origin of life has been the “primordial soup”. This is the idea that life began from a series of chemical reactions in a warm pond on Earth’s surface, triggered by an external energy source such…

In our Wi-Fi world, the reality is that the cloud is actually under the ocean

In our Wi-Fi world, the internet still depends on undersea cables Recently a New York Times article on Russian submarine activity near undersea communications cables dredged up Cold War politics and generated widespread recognition of the submerged systems we all depend upon. Not many people realize that undersea cables transport nearly 100% of transoceanic data…

NASA’s Juno Arrives at Jupiter To Lift Cloudy Veil

NASA's Juno arrives at Jupiter to lift cloudy veil NASA’s Juno spacecraft has entered the unknown, penetrating deep into the radiation-filled heart of the Jupiter system in a bold attempt to unlock the secrets of the gas giant’s origins. This ambitious mission could completely reshape our understanding of how the solar system’s largest world came…

Jupiter Juno mission: 5 facts you need to know (Video)

A Nasa spacecraft is about to arrive at the largest planet in the solar system - Jupiter. The probe launched five years ago and has traveled nearly 3 billion kilometers to reach its destination. Entering into orbit will be fraught with dangers - but if the spacecraft succeeds, it will give us our best understanding…