Calculation of gravitational pull at surface of distant stars isn’t an easy task and there is a chance for high degree of error. Astronomers from Universities in Canada, Austria, France and Germany have worked on a collaborative project to develop a new technique for estimating gravity at distant stars. The gravitational pull is an important factor in ascertaining the possibility of life on planets orbiting a specific star. The new technique for calculating gravity has been termed as autocorrelation function timescale technique.
Apple releases new models for iPhone every year and months before launch of a new model, media reports start surfacing about the features the company would add in the newer model. Apple has till date surprised technology experts and customers by offering amazing features in each major model release. And, with each major release, Apple has grabbed a bigger market share in the high-end smartphone segment. New report published by Forbes talks about three major features that we could see in Apple’s iPhone 7.
KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, a company briefly controlled by Turing CEO Martin Shkreli has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. San Francisco based KaloBios was heading towards bankruptcy when Shkreli and some other investors offered cash injection to the company to keep it running. However, two weeks after Shkreli was arrested for fraud by security agencies, the company filed for bankruptcy protection.
Samsung Galaxy S7 is currently the most-awaited smartphone on any technology expert or market analyst’s list of things to look forward to. Samsung has remained tight-lipped on the latest Galaxy smartphone, rumors have been making rounds on technology websites about S7, its features. A new report published in South Korea’s Electronic Times suggests that Samsung has already planned production of five million Galaxy S7 smartphones before its launch in February (tentative).
As the oil price in the international market has touched multi-year lows, gas prices across the United States have also touched six-year low. The decline in gas prices will offer additional savings to U.S. consumers, even more than what they have received in the past few quarters. Crude oil price in the international market have been facing downward pressure since second half of year 2014. Average gas price for the week ending December 14 was $1.953 per gallon. Six year low in gas prices will offer more savings to Americans on their energy bills.