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Betelgeuse is bouncing back after blowing its top in 2019

Betelgeuse is bouncing back after blowing its top in 2019

Enlarge / Artist’s conception in 2021 provided a close-up of Betelgeuse’s irregular surface and its giant, dynamic gas bubbles, with distant stars dotting the background. European Southern Observatory Astronomers are still making new discoveries about the red supergiant star Betelgeuse, which experienced a mysterious “dimming” a few years ago. That dimming was eventually attributed to …

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Harry Caray hologram appears in Cubs' 'Field of Dreams' game vs.  Reds

Harry Caray hologram appears in Cubs’ ‘Field of Dreams’ game vs. Reds

Placeholder while article actions load The Fox Sports telecast Thursday of MLB’s second annual “Field of Dreams” game had several charming aspects, but not all viewers were pleased when a virtual version of Harry Caray led a rendition of “Take Me Out to the Ballgame” during the seventh-inning stretch. The virtual appearance of Caray, the …

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Actor Anne Heche dies a week after car crash, friend says | Anne Heche

The US actor Anne Heche has died, a week after she was critically injured in a car crash, a friend has said in an Instagram post. Nancy Davis wrote on Instagram: “Heaven has a new Angel. My loving, kind, fun, endearing and beautiful friend @anneheche went to heaven. I will miss her terribly and cherish …

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Galaxy Watch 5: Here's What Samsung's Upgrading for 2022

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro Preorders: Where to Find the Best Deals

Samsung announced the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro during its Unpacked event on Wednesday — and they’re both currently available for preorder. Although there wasn’t much of a design change from the Galaxy Watch 4, the new smart watches do have a longer-lasting battery and a skin temperature measurement sensor as a new …

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For Electric Vehicle Makers, Winners and Losers in Climate Bill

For Electric Vehicle Makers, Winners and Losers in Climate Bill

The climate and energy package approved by Congress on Friday aims to achieve two goals that are not always compatible: Make electric vehicles more affordable while freezing China out of the supply chain. Auto industry representatives have been griping that the proposed $7,500 tax credits for electric vehicle buyers come with so many strings attached …

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AS 209 is a young star in the Ophiuchus constellation that scientists have now determined is host to what may be one of the youngest exoplanets ever.

Astronomers say they may have found the youngest planet in the galaxy

More than 5,000 planets exist beyond our solar system, according to NASA, and this week astronomers announced they may have discovered the youngest one yet. Scientists using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) in Chile report in the journal The Astrophysical Journal Letters the first-ever detection of gas in a circumplanetary disk, collections of dust …

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49ers news: 3 things to watch for in 49ers' preseason opener vs.  Packers

49ers news: 3 things to watch for in 49ers’ preseason opener vs. Packers

Kyle Shanahan’s 49ers will host Matt LaFleur’s Packers to open the preseason on Friday night after breaking their hearts in the NFC Divisional round in January. The teams and head coaches may be the same, but the situations are completely different — it’ll be in sunny California, not frigid Green Bay, as both teams will …

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Epson's bricked printers highlight the industry's reparability problem

Epson’s bricked printers highlight the industry’s reparability problem

Epson printers have had a nasty little issue for years. Some models will abruptly brick, even if they seem to be working fine, because the ink pads are supposedly too saturated. Epson has endured bad publicity the past few weeks as users, websites, and right-to-repair activists condemned the company for designing its printers to eventually …

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Platoon to Cut 800 Jobs, Hike Prices and Shut Stores in Sweeping Overhaul

Platoon to Cut 800 Jobs, Hike Prices and Shut Stores in Sweeping Overhaul

(Bloomberg) — Peloton Interactive Inc. will begin on a sweeping overhaul that includes cutting nearly 800 jobs, raising prices for its Bike+ and Tread machines, and outsourcing functions such as equipment deliveries and customer service to outside companies. Most Read from Bloomberg The changes, which the company disclosed Friday in a memo to employees, also …

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illustration shows t. rex skull with its true eye socket shape compared to skull with circular eye socket, which can hold a far larger eyeball

Not just tiny arms: T. rex also had super small eyes to accommodate its big bite

The powerful jaws of tyrannosaurus rex snapped together with such force that they would splinter the bones of the dinosaur’s prey. But to gain such a powerful bite, the king of the dinosaur had to make an evolutionary trade-off: It had to settle for smaller eyes. Based on an analysis of 410 fossilized reptile specimens …

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