Jupiter’s Magnetic Field is Different From Other Planets

Equatorial view of Jupiter's magnetic field

Jupiter has the most powerful planetary magnetic field in our solar system.  It has both dipolar and non-dipolar magnetic field.  This morphology of field is a result of Jupiter’s composition, electrical conductivity, and thermodynamic properties. The aim of NASA’s Juno spacecraft is to understand the origin and evolution of the biggest planet of our solar system, ...

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Xbash: A New Malware Targeting Windows And Linux

Xbash new malware

Xbash targets Microsoft Windows and Linux servers.  It has crypto-mining and ransomware capabilities. Initially written in Python, the malware is still under development.  Within a year, detection of crypto-mining malware has increased 459%, reported by Cyber Threat Alliance, citing data gathered by multiple companies. As long as cryptocurrencies hold value among attackers, illegal mining activity ...

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IBM Develops An AI That Detects Scene In A Video

IBM AI That Detects Scene

The new AI optimally splits multiple scenes within a video and tags each scene with metadata.  It generates an inverted index of video content that can be searched via text input.  This can help users and organizations utilize video content in a new manner. In the recent years, the volume of video content has significantly increased, ...

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Obesity Harms Memory And Learning – New Study

Obesity Harms Memory in mice

A research done on male mice shows obesity affects brainpower. The main reason of obesity-associated cognitive degradation is microglia (immune cells). Excessive microglia in obese mice destroys dendritic spines, affecting the performance of thinking. More than 2 billion people in the world are either overweight or obese – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation report. ...

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8 Strongest Acids Ever Known To Us

sulfuric - strongest acids

What makes an acid strong or weak? To answer this question, we first need to look at the definition of an acid. It is a chemical compound which accepts electrons and/or donates (dissociate) hydrogen ions, also known as protons. Therefore, the acidity levels of an acid depend on its ability to disassociate hydrogen ions, i.e, the ...

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New AI For CGI Can Easily Replace Background In Any Image

AI For CGI

MIT researchers develop a new machine learning-based model to automate many parts of the photo editing process.  It can be used for simulating certain types of cameras, replacing backgrounds, and adjusting colors.   Most expert editors use Photoshop to make photos look great with creative enhancements. However, making these pictures look realistic is not as simple ...

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New Lithium-Ion Batteries Do Not Explode Under Any Circumstances

New Lithium-Ion Batteries Do Not Explode

The non-explosive lithium-ion battery is inspired by an interesting behavior of unique liquids that turn solid on sudden impact. They are made by dispersing spherical silica particles in battery liquid, which block the flow of ions on impact.  The lithium-ion batteries are the most energetic rechargeable batteries available in the market. You can find them ...

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Hubble Captures Fluttering Auroras At Saturn’s North Pole

Saturn composite image of Auroras

Hubble took amazing pictures of Saturn featuring its fluttering aurora at the north pole.  The images were captured in UV light and readings were coordinated with Cassini spacecraft.  This helped researchers know more about Saturn’s magnetosphere.  The Hubble Space Telescope has extensively observed the auroras of Saturn in the far-ultraviolet wavelength using Advanced Camera for Surveys and Space ...

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All You Need To Know About Chrome’s Offline T-Rex Game

Chrome's Offline T-Rex Game

What happens when you try to open a video, news article, urgent email, or social profile in Chrome browser and suddenly lose internet access? We all know the answer: you’re presented with a page displaying ‘No internet’ and a pixelated image of T-Rex. The dinosaur starts running when you hit space (on laptop) or touch ...

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12 Best Keyboard Apps For Android With Advanced Features Of 2018

Multiling Android Keyboard app

For many smartphone users, the standard built-in keyboards are just not enough. While the pre-installed apps are largely workable, they lack certain features which are sometimes necessary to do things efficiently. Fortunately, there are a number of good alternatives available out there with all the fun customizations, proper language support, and other features. But before ...

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