The NOAA announced that by October 2015 the capacity of each of the two NOAA supercomputers in active use will jump to 2.5 petaflops, for a total of 5 petaflops- nearly ten times the present capacity.
Tenrec is an animal family containing several species ranging from 4.5cm to 39cm in length and native to Madagascar and certain parts of Africa. Their appearance is similar to that of a shrew or hedgehog though there is no close genetic relationship. Instead they share common ancestry with elephants, sea cows, and aardvarks.
CRS-5 features a new attempted method for recovering the Falcon 9 rocket that involves landing it on a floating target.
Pseudoscience will be presented at an national Indian science conference.
The oldest known piece of polyphonic music was recently found inked at the bottom of a 10th century manuscript in the British Library. Giovanni Varelli, a PhD student at the University of Cambridge was an intern at the library when he discovered the unusual notation of the music and then realized that he was looking at music written for two parts.
This one isn’t necessarily that weird, but after we arrived in New Zealand, every time we drove past one of these Steve would ask “is that a banyan tree?” No, it was not. It is a tree called the New Zealand christmas tree, the New Zealand pōhutukawa (Māori), or Metrosideros excelsa (science).
Located on the border between Bengal and India and covering 10,000 square kilometers, The Sunderbans is the largest tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On December 9, an oil tanker crashed into another ship and spilled 350,000 liters of fuel oil over 350 square kilometers of The Sunderbans. Until this point
The Dutch data protection agency (DPA) claims Google broke local laws regarding user data and have given a deadline at the end of February 2015 to alter practices or face up to 15 million euros (18.7m US) in penalties.