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Interstellar, NASA mission that will go "where humanity has never gone"

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  Artist's rendering of the Pioneer 10 probe, the first to pass through the asteroid belt, in front of the solar system. Photo: referential / NASA / Don Davis Also, for the first time, a photograph will be taken from outer space to capture what the solar system looks like.   More than 400 scientists are involved in the project. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (   NASA   ) is already advancing the efforts of its new project called Interstellar Probe or Interstellar Probe to travel outside the limits of the heliosphere, beyond the solar system, a region under the effects of solar winds and its magnetic field. The study of the mission concept, as described   in a statement   from the General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU), held from April 19 to 30, 2021, was also funded by the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) from Johns Hopkins University (United States). In addition, in order to discuss the objectives, a community of more than 400 expert scientists

Alienware announces its AW2521H monitor with 360Hz IPS panel

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  Looking to compete against   Asus' ROG Swift 360Hz ,   Alienware   announced   its new AW2521H monitor with a 24.5 ″ IPS panel with   360Hz refresh rate and 1920 × 1080 resolution   , designed 100% for competitive gamers. The company did not give many details about the monitor since it is not yet 100% ready to go on sale, although it confirmed that it will   support both Nvidia G-Sync and AMD Freesync   , allowing synchronization of the GPU and the monitor regardless of whether we use AMD or we use Nvidia. Another important information that we can get from the statement is that surely the Asus monitor also uses this same IPS panel, and not a TN panel as was initially believed.   Recall that Asus did not detail the type of panel, so this Alienware announcement could also give us information about that monitor. Both models   will arrive in the second half of this year   , although there are still no definite dates for either of them.   It is probably due to some delay in the delive

Nokia is the most durable and safest Android brand, says study

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  Nokia is a beloved brand of all those who remember the popular and   classic 3310 and 3300 mobile phones   .   However, with the evolution of technology, other brands have undermined the smartphone market and we currently have many other prominent names, especially from China. But the truth is that a recent research by Counterpoint Research has come to the conclusion that Nokia is nowadays the most secure and long-lasting Android brand. Nokia is the most secure and long-lasting Android brand A new study by   Counterpoint Research   ascertained the reliability index of smartphone manufacturers.   And, surprisingly, the highlight goes to the performance of HMD / Nokia that led the ranking for the second year. In short, the Finnish brand was the fastest to offer system and security updates.   But, in addition, the company also manages to produce smartphones with an above-average degree of durability.   And, in this last field, the old Nokia 3310 and 3330 had already won in this factor.

Spectacular image from space shows the formation of a young planet

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  An illustration of the newly forming planet PDS 70b.© Y. Zhou / UT Austin / NASA, ESA, STScI and J. Olmsted How do planets and planetary systems arise?   A spectacular image from space could now shed light on the darkness.   It is the youngest exoplanet pictured to date. Texas - These are special images from space: Images from the “Very Large Telescope” of “ESO” and the “Hubble” space telescope show the most recent giant planets outside of our solar system - discovered and photographed by humans.   It's about the exoplanet PDS 70b, which orbits the star PDS70 and is apparently still growing.   The recordings are so spectacular because they could provide information about how the giant planet Jupiter, for example, was formed billions of years ago in our solar system. “We don't know much about the formation of giant planets.   We now have the opportunity for the first time to be witness to how matter becomes a planet.   Our results open up a new research approach ", Brenda

AMD reveals that it earned 3,445 million dollars in Q1 2021, 93% more than in 2020

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  AMD   released its financial results for the First Quarter of 2021 (Q1 2021), revealing that it   earned 3,445 million gross USD   , 93% more than the same period of 2020. However, this represents    a drop of 69% compared to Q4 2020   ($ 1,781M), which reveals the serious shortage problems that the company is going through by relying solely and exclusively on TSMC. "Our business continued to accelerate in the first quarter driven by the best product portfolio in our history, strong execution and strong market demand,"   said Dr. Lisa Su, AMD president and CEO. “We had phenomenal year-over-year revenue growth across all of our businesses and    data center revenue more than doubled   .   The increase in our full-year forecast highlights the strong growth we expect across our business, based on the increasing adoption of our high-performance computing products and expanding customer relationships, ”added Su. If we go to the breakdown, we see that   the Computing and Graphics

What is Chia Coin and how does the cryptocurrency causing SSD / HDD shortage?

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  If you are minimally interested in the world of cryptocurrencies, you have surely heard in recent weeks about   Chia Coin   and the SSD / HDD shortage problems it is causing, but what exactly is it and how does it work? Like Bitcoin or Ethereum, Chia Coin is another cryptocurrency, although it has an important peculiarity, and that is that   graphics cards   or specialized ASIC units   are not used   to mine   it   , but all the work falls on the storage units. The mining of this cryptocurrency does not occur by solving complex operations, but is completed by storing its blockchain and transactions.   However, it must be clarified that   the most important thing to mine Chia Coin is the capacity and not so much the performance   .   The speed of the SSDs can present a great benefit when creating the partitions on the faster hard disk, but it will be the capacity of the latter that will give us the greatest profit, thanks to the fact that they will allow us to store more information f