Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is different from what an Italian astronomer observed in 1665

Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is different from what an Italian astronomer observed in 1665

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific developments and more. Jupiter’s iconic Great Red Spot is a massive storm that has been swirling in the atmosphere of the largest planet in the solar system for years. But astronomers have debated how old the vortex really … Read more

MSI MPG B760I Edge WiFi Review

MSI MPG B760I Edge WiFi Review

Back in the day, Intel’s B-series motherboards were very basic indeed. A few generations ago they couldn’t even overclock the memory. But they’ve come a long way, and today they’re generally perfectly viable options, even with a high-end K-series processor. Well, a lot of it anyway… cheap is still cheap. The B760I Edge WiFi isn’t … Read more

Climate change is making India’s monsoons erratic. Can farmers still find a way to prosper?

Climate change is making India’s monsoons erratic.  Can farmers still find a way to prosper?

BENGALURU, India (AP) — Every year from June to September, a heavy rainstorm makes its way from India’s southwest coast to its northeastern borders, quenching farmers’ thirsty fields. India’s monsoon season is perhaps the most important weather phenomenon for the country, and a good monsoon can noticeably boost the country’s economy and the livelihoods of … Read more

Samsung Odyssey G8 OLED G80SD review

Samsung Odyssey G8 OLED G80SD review

When it comes to particularly off-target premium PC displays, Samsung has form. With the new Samsung Odyssey G8 OLED G80SD, a 4K 240Hz OLED panel, the company remains true to that dubious tradition. This thing is mind-boggling. If you’ll pardon a digression and just a quick reminder: perhaps the most egregious offender in Samsung’s back … Read more

Satellite images may provide a missing puzzle piece in the Easter Island saga

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific developments and more. Hundreds of monumental stone heads adorn the coastline of the remote Pacific island of Rapa Nui, or Easter Island. It’s a fascinating place, settled about 900 years ago by a small group of Polynesian sailors. … Read more

Who is Shivon Zilis? Meet the Neuralink director and AI expert who reportedly had a third child with Elon Musk

Shivon Zilis quietly had a third child with Elon Musk earlier this year, Bloomberg reported. Business Insider first reported that Musk was quietly having twins with Zilis, born in November 2021. Zilis, 38, is a director at Neuralink and has had a successful career in venture capital and AI. Elon Musk quietly had another child … Read more

Rocks on Rapa Nui tells the story of a small, resilient population – contradicting the idea of ​​a doomed overpopulated island

Conventional wisdom holds that the island of Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, once had a large population that crashed after living beyond their means and robbing the island of resources. A new study my colleagues and I conducted has given this idea another blow by using artificial intelligence to analyze satellite data about … Read more

What the 3.2-million-year-old Lucy fossil reveals about nudity and shame

Fifty years ago, scientists discovered a nearly complete fossilized skull and hundreds of pieces of bone from a 3.2-million-year-old female specimen of the genus Australopithecus afarensis, often described as ‘the mother of us all’. During a celebration after her discovery, she was named ‘Lucy’ after the Beatles song ‘Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds’. Although … Read more

Gene therapy can cure rare diseases. But drug makers have little incentive, leaving families desperate

Robin Alderman faces a painful reality: gene therapy could cure her son Camden’s rare hereditary immune deficiency. But it’s not for him. In 2022, London-based Orchard Therapeutics stopped investing in an experimental treatment for the condition, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome. And there are no gene therapy studies he can participate in. “We feel like we’ve been forgotten,” … Read more