Archive "Science"

Gravitational Waves Detected from Four Merging Black Holes

Gravitational Waves Detected from Four Merging Black Holes

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Physicists from the LIGO and Virgo collaboration reported four previously unannounced detections of gravitational waves from merging black holes, including the biggest-known black-hole collision to date, roughly 5 billion years ago. - Science news - That merger resulted in a new black hole that is a whopping 80 times more massive than the Sun.All four are part of...

Users Tricked Into Paying Hefty Fees by Two Highly Rated iOS Apps

Users Tricked Into Paying Hefty Fees by Two Highly Rated iOS Apps

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Users on Reddit reported over the weekend that at least two highly rated Apple apps abused the iOS Touch ID feature to swindle users out of sums of more than $100. - Science news - The offending “Fitness Balance app” and “Calories Tracker app” promised to calculate body mass index, monitor calorie intake, and provide other health-related...

New Leak Exposes Galaxy S10 in Samsung’s 10th-Anniversary

New Leak Exposes Galaxy S10 in Samsung’s 10th-Anniversary

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Samsung’s Galaxy S10 was suddenly leaked for its 10th-anniversary that will come with up to six cameras, 5G carrier support and the biggest phone displays Samsung has ever made - Science news - There will be no less than four Galaxy S10 models, and they will come with up to six cameras, 5G carrier support and the biggest phone displays Samsung has ever made. But there...

Children with Sleep Hygiene Less Likely to Have Problems at School

Children with Sleep Hygiene Less Likely to Have Problems at School

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Research indicated that kids who don't get enough sleep on a consistent basis are more likely to have problems at school and develop more slowly than their peers who are getting enough sleep. - Science news - Sleep hygiene, which includes practices like providing a cool and quiet sleeping environment or reading before bed time to help kids unwind, is increasingly...

Black Holes Resemble Fountains Not Donuts: Astronomers

Black Holes Resemble Fountains Not Donuts: Astronomers

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - New simulations have revealed that gas surrounding a supermassive black hole spews out from above and below the disk like a three-dimensional fountain. - Science news - While it’s long been assumed that the rings of gas around active black holes took on the shape of a donut, researchers say the reality is far more complex.Simulations and observations from the Atacama...

Scientists Shed Light on Creating Faster Computer Memory Devices

Scientists Shed Light on Creating Faster Computer Memory Devices

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Scientists explained how a particular phase-change memory (PCM) material can work much times faster and more durable than current flash computer memory. - Science news - PCMs are a form of computer random-access memory (RAM) that store data by altering the state of the matter of the "bits", (millions of which make up the device) between liquid, glass and...

Google Might Put End to Hangouts in Two Years

Google Might Put End to Hangouts in Two Years

TEHRAN (Press Shia) - Google might finally put an end to Hangouts in 2020. - Science news - The legacy messaging app will shut down for consumers after next year, according to sources familiar with Google’s roadmap. No specific timeframe was mentioned.This shouldn’t really come as a surprise — in March 2017, Google announced Hangouts would split into two enterprise-focused...

Theoretical Method Demonstrated for Enhancing Performance of Quantum Computers

Theoretical Method Demonstrated for Enhancing Performance of Quantum Computers

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Scientists took an important step to scale a technology with potential to solve some of society's biggest challenges by demonstrating a theoretical method to enhance the performance of quantum computers. - Science news - The method addresses a weakness that bedevils performance of the next-generation computers by suppressing erroneous calculations while...

Researchers Claim to Have Found Mythical City of Atlantis in Spain

Researchers Claim to Have Found Mythical City of Atlantis in Spain

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - A high-tech company called Merlin Burrows believes it might have finally pinpointed the remains of the mythical city of Atlantis where it once stood. - Science news - If there’s one archaeological find that would turn the world on its head it would be the discovery of the lost city of Atlantis. Many have looked for the remains of the mythical locale, but...

New Clocks Accurate Enough to Measure Changes in Spacetime

New Clocks Accurate Enough to Measure Changes in Spacetime

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Physicists have created atomic clocks so precise that they can measure deformations in spacetime itself, according to new research. - Science news - We don’t all experience time passing equally—time passes more slowly closer to something massive’s gravitational pull, as famously theorized by Albert Einstein. And since gravity is typically...