At long last, Box readies for Wall Street debut
Nearly 10 months after Box filed for an initial public offering, the company is finally ready to make its public debut.
Arrival of the drones: 20 uses for unmanned aircraft
Most people think of drones as instruments of warfare, but as the Federal Aviation Administration slowly opens U.S. airspace to commercial use of unmanned aircraft, they are going to become more commonplace.
The Magellanic Clouds may be much larger than astronomers caluclated
(Phys.org)—The Magellanic Clouds are the two brightest nearby satellite galaxies to our own Milky Way galaxy. From a new study it appears that not only are they much bigger than astronomers calculated, ...
Rogue star HIP 85605 on collision course with our solar system, but Earthlings need not worry
It's known as HIP 85605, one of two stars that make up a binary in the Hercules constellation roughly 16 light years away. And if a recent research paper produced by Dr. Coryn Bailer-Jones of the Max Planck ...
NASA considers possibilities for manned mission to Venus
Cloud computing helps make sense of cloud forests
The forests that surround Campos do Jordao are among the foggiest places on Earth. With a canopy shrouded in mist much of time, these are the renowned cloud forests of the Brazilian state of São Paulo. It is here that researchers ...
Cost of cloud brightening for cooler planet revealed
University of Manchester scientists have identified the most energy-efficient way to make clouds more reflective to the sun in a bid to combat climate change.
Image: The magnetic field along the galactic plane
While the pastel tones and fine texture of this image may bring to mind brush strokes on an artist's canvas, they are in fact a visualisation of data from ESA's Planck satellite. The image portrays the interaction ...
Clouds fill Grand Canyon in rare weather event
A rare weather phenomenon at the Grand Canyon had visitors looking out on a sea of thick clouds just below the rim.
Using analytics to optimize cloud computing performance and cost savings
IBM inventors have patented a technique that uses analytics to increase cloud computing performance and reduce costs by dynamically moving workloads—between or within cloud centers—based on an automatic analysis that ...
Researchers look at Oort cloud asteroids
Solution to genomic analysis may be in the clouds
Cloud computing is a more efficient and cheaper alternative for researchers wanting to access and analyse large amounts of human genomic data, a local study has found.
Unlocking the potential of big data in the cloud
Cloud computing and Big Data are the two top innovation hubs in ICT. Together they have the potential to become pivotal enhancers of social transformation and economic development for many years to come.
Atmospheric particles can brighten cold clouds as well as warm ones
For the first time, modeling research led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that atmospheric particles can brighten cold clouds in the Arctic. Using simulations, they showed that low clouds over ...