Archive: 8/06/2016

Cloudy days on exoplanets may hide atmospheric water

Water is a hot topic in the study of exoplanets, including "hot Jupiters," whose masses are similar to that of Jupiter, but which are much closer to their parent star than Jupiter is to the sun. They can reach a scorching ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Astronomy
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Tropical Depression 1E dissipates

Tropical Depression 1E or TD1E didn't get far from the time it was born to the time it weakened to a remnant low pressure area along the southwestern coast of Mexico. NOAA's GOES-West satellite captured an image of it remnant ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Where Yahoo's media play went wrong

When Yahoo announced last year that it had lost $42 million reviving NBC's TV series "Community" and launching two other original shows, the company framed it as a failed experiment. It didn't work, so Yahoo was cutting its ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Business
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Will Uber's cash path spur others?

Startups have long been the domain of venture capitalists. But with last week's staggering $3.5 billion investment in Uber from Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, the tech world has been put on notice - sovereign wealth ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Business
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