As IBM launches its first commercial quantum computer, the technology may well prove to be the most disruptive to happen so far in the information age.
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Never in the history of the mobile phone has there been so much hype about a new technology ahead of its launch than there is with 5G.
With the proliferation of smartphones, it’s easy to assume that the era of the paper map is over. That assumption is wrong.
If you could pick one measure to evaluate your health, what would you pick? Blood pressure? Cholesterol? There is something that is more informative: maximal aerobic capacity, otherwise known as VO₂max.
TikTok has become one of the most downloaded mobile apps for Apple and Android devices, unseating the likes of YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat.
China has set the Chang’e 4 lander and rover down on the far side of the moon using a downward-looking camera and hazard avoidance software as it slowed its descent using retrorockets.
Let’s not spoil one of the largest and most fundamental experiments for humankind by letting dreams of colonisation go too far
Nearly 170 years before the invention of bitcoin, the journalist Charles Mackay noted the way whole communities could “fix their minds upon one object and go mad in its pursuit”.
It’s embarrassing, but astrophysicists are the first to admit it. Our best theoretical model can only explain 5% of the universe.
While most missions are designed to look at the surface or atmosphere of planetary bodies, InSight’s goal is to look deep beneath the surface.