Image of a single suspended atom nabs science photography prize

A university student named David Nadlinger has won the top prize in a science photography contest held by UK’s Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council after capturing a photo of a single atom. The photo, titled “Single Atom in an Ion Trap” shows a single atom suspended in midair. It was captured using a standard […]

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How the private space industry could take over lower Earth orbit — and make money off it

The Trump administration wants to end direct NASA funding for the International Space Station by 2025 — but that doesn’t necessarily mean the US will stop sending people into orbit around Earth by then. Instead, NASA hopes to transition the domain of lower Earth orbit, where the space station resides, to the commercial space industry […]

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Sony is selling PSVR bundles as low as $200 for two weeks

Sony is putting the PSVR on sale again with discounts that make picking up the PlayStation 4’s virtual reality headset look a lot more affordable. It’s offering discounts on three PSVR bundles, the best of which is a $199.99 package that includes Gran Turismo Sport, the original PSVR headset, and the PlayStation Camera, which is […]

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The Corsair One gaming PC gets updated with Intel’s latest eighth-gen processors

The Corsair One gaming PC came out last year offering an interesting idea: a gaming PC in the same vein as traditional consoles, meaning it was a preconfigured, prebuilt box that users could expect just to work without any tinkering around with internal parts or power supplies. And now, Corsair is releasing a pair of […]

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Russian nuclear scientists arrested for ‘Bitcoin mining plot’

Russian security officers have arrested several scientists working at a top-secret Russian nuclear warhead facility for allegedly mining crypto-currencies. The suspects had tried to use one of Russia’s most powerful supercomputers to mine Bitcoins, media reports say. The Federal Nuclear Centre in Sarov, western Russia, is a restricted area. The centre’s press service said: “There […]

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Twitch to ban users for ‘hate’ on other platforms

Twitch has updated its guidelines so that abuse taking place on other platforms can contribute to a suspension on the streaming site. Directing “hate or harassment” towards someone on Twitch using other services will be considered a policy violation. Conduct Twitch deems “hateful” on any platform will result in an “immediate indefinite suspension”. Sexual conduct […]

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FIFA 18 Ultimate Team Of The Year coming next week – here’s our predicted XI

Few items within Ultimate Team are as highly sought after as Team Of The Year cards released each January – and for FIFA 18, they’re getting a new twist with 60% of the ‘TOTY’ voting being done by those who play, rather than develop, the game. 55 players are nominated for the Team Of The […]

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Dark Souls: Remastered is coming to Switch – praise the sun at home or on the bus

Prepare to die on the go because Dark Souls: Remastered is coming to Nintendo Switch. The notoriously demanding game that first challenged players to explore and master its dangerous world in 2011 will come to a Nintendo system for the first time on May 25, 2018. The company confirmed the news in a “Nintendo Direct […]

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