Astronomers have created a catalog of 1,822 nearby stars around which the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission might spot planets receiving Earth-like levels of starlight. This is a crucial step in humanity's search for an Earth-like, potentially habitable exoplanet.
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On Monday, we saw once again how criminals can exploit trust and use it as a weakness.
Late last year, astronomers detected the sixth known dark vortex on Neptune. This time, however, scientists were able to chronicle the formation of this swirling storm over the course of several years, offering new insights into these enigmatic and ephemeral weather features.
In an outpouring of long-simmering tensions between rideshare companies and drivers whose wages have been on the decline, hundreds affiliated or acting in solidarity with grassroots group Drivers United turned out on Monday to picket an Uber Greenlight hub in Redondo Beach, California.
Apple's highly anticipated, celebrity-studded services event didn't disappoint in two specific regards. One, there were a lot of celebrities present. Two, there were also a lot of new services announced. It's hard to say which was more exciting.
Inside the luxury Omni Hotel in downtown San Francisco on Monday morning, Lyft executives and investors wheeled and dealed about the company's upcoming IPO as the firm's valuation hit a whopping an estimated $25 billion and climbing.
Just a year ago, scientists presented results that seemed almost too good to be true: Carbon sheets only a single atom thick, called graphene, took on a pair of important physical properties when they were twisted at just the right "magic" angle relative to one another. If the atmosphere this month at the world's...
Apple's long-rumored TV+ service is here and boy, it sure wasn't bluffing about launching with a ton of original content. While it still trails behind competitors like Amazon and Netflix, with shows spanning multiple genres, it's safe to say Apple's done its best to stack the deck in its favor--even if edgier content...
On Sunday, tech analyst Matthew Brennan tweeted an unsettling video of a facial recognition kiosk at Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport. The kiosk seemed to give Brennan minutely personalized flight information as he walked by after automatically scanning his face in just seconds.
Scientists have found evidence of an ancient solar "superflare" hidden in a meteorite that was first found in Kazakhstan in 1962, according to a new paper.
Smashed in alongside announcements about updates to Apple News and a new payment system and Apple credit card, Apple also shared info on a new service to help people more easily discover new games: Apple Arcade. The subscription service will launch with more than 100 exclusive titles, but we still don't know what it...
Updated measurements of a large fossil found in Saskatchewan nearly 30 years ago confirm it as the world's largest known Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. Remarkably, the new work suggests T. rex and other dinosaurs grew to a greater size than is typically appreciated.
As expected, today Apple unveiled its overhauled News app with a shiny new subscription tier titled Apple News+. For $10 per month, you'll now be able to side-step paywalls and get all your magazine, newspaper, and web content in one centralized app.