Friday October 20th 2017

‘Sci – Tech’ Archives

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Higher

Carbon Dioxide Emissions Higher

Free News Press – Researchers from the United Kingdom and Norway say that global carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels have increased by 49 percent in the last two decades. The report, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, found that emissions [Read More]

Astronomers Find Tiny Galaxies Bursting with Stars

Astronomers Find Tiny Galaxies Bursting with Stars

Free News Press – Rapid star growth in newly discovered dwarf galaxies may force astronomers to reassess their understanding of the way galaxies are formed. Researchers with the Cosmic Assembly Near-infrared Deep Extragalactic Legacy Survey (CANDELS) found distant [Read More]

Table Salt May be Secret to New High Capacity Hard Drives

Table Salt May be Secret to New High Capacity Hard Drives

Free News Press – Scientists in Asia have found a way to expand the data storage capacity of hard drives by six times. Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) says the secret is sodium chloride, or common table salt. The researchers say that [Read More]

Steve Jobs Dead at 56

Steve Jobs Dead at 56

Free News Press – The cofounder and driving force behind Apple Inc, Steve Jobs, died Wednesday. He was 56. Trading in Apple stock was halted until early Thursday morning. The share price has been bouncing in between positive and negative territory as the Nasdaq and [Read More]

Worlds Smallest Electric Motor now just One Molecule

Worlds Smallest Electric Motor now just One Molecule

Free News Press – Tuffs University is shattering the record for the smallest electrical motor, which was already much smaller than the thickness of a human hair. Researchers at the university say that until now, the smallest electric motor was only 200 nanometers. Compare [Read More]

Dark Planet Discovered in Far Away Solar System

Dark Planet Discovered in Far Away Solar System

Free News Press – Researchers at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) have discovered a planet they describe as “black as coal”. The planet, dubbed TrES-2b, is a Jupiter-sized gas giant that reflects only one percent of the sunlight shining on it. It [Read More]

Earth’s Second Moon?

Earth’s Second Moon?

Free News Press – Did the earth once have a second moon? This is part of a proposal put forth by scientists from the University of California, Santa Cruz. For decades scientists and astronomers have been trying to explain a dichotomy. The moon is flat on the near-side but [Read More]

Netflix to offer separate rental plans for DVD and Watch Instantly

Netflix to offer separate rental plans for DVD and Watch Instantly

Free News Press – Today, Netflix announced that they would offer two kinds of rental subscription plans. One subscription is for DVD by mail rentals and one is for streaming video rental service. Either plan starts at $7.99 per month for the rental service. New [Read More]

The US Department of Energy investing $15 million in light bulb technology

The US Department of Energy investing $15 million in light bulb technology

Free News Press – The US Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced $15 million to help fund research and development of solid-state lighting technologies at eight different projects. The funding will go to companies that are developing more energy efficient [Read More]

Sony Fixes PlayStation Network

Sony Fixes PlayStation Network

Free News Press – After nearly a month of downtime, Sony has finally fixed their problem with the PlayStation Network. All 50 states should be up and running. The company said the service will be spotty at first. “If your state is illuminated but your service has not [Read More]

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Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

Los Alamitos Race Track Expansion Project

CYPRESS CA (FNP) – The Cypress City Council will hold a meeting Monday night to discuss improvements at the Los [Read More]

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Home Builder Confidence Good in November

Free News Press – Despite the wrangling in Washington, Home Builder Confidence remains good in November, according to [Read More]

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Deep Space Telescope to observe Comet ISON

Free News Press – NASA will be using one of their telescopes designed for the study of distant galaxies to examine [Read More]

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

Anaheim Considers Six Seat Council

ANAHEIM Calif. (FNP) – The Anaheim City Council will be mapping four and six council districts at their future [Read More]

Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

Coyotes Spotted in Cypress

CYPRESS Calif. (FNP) The city of Cypress is warning residents that coyotes have been spotted in the urban areas of [Read More]

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