The new research lends credence to the idea of briny lakes existing under the Martian surface and is an important development in the search for Martian life, if it exists.
The bill would require judges to use discriminatory “risk assessment” tools to predict future criminality, with no possibility for appeal.
Whereas many DMVs sell drivers’ names, addresses, or vehicle information, the Arizona Motor Vehicle Department (MVD) sells some residents’ most personal information.
Anyone who has read a PDF on their smartphone is familiar with the experience of having to pinch their fingers to zoom in and out and scroll around. Jakob Nielsen, Read More…
“It looks like the majority of these organisms are living at energy regimes that are below what we thought was even capable of maintenance—just staying alive.”
An international team of scientists has discovered a filament of a fundamental structure known as the cosmic web hiding in the ‘Zone of Avoidance,’ and it’s one of the biggest structures ever seen by humans.
Astronomers are trying to figure out whether the star collapsed into a black hole without going supernova, or if it disappeared in a cloud of dust.
The CEO of data broker Mobilewalla, which worked with Republican SuperPACs, says it tracked Evangelicals’ cell phone locations for six months.
The Patriot Act is about to be reauthorized, but we still don’t know basic facts about how our web browsing habits are being collected.
UC Santa Cruz police utilized military surveillance equipment to surveil and police the graduate student ‘wildcat’ strike earlier this year.
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Android has a notoriously patchy update cycle, so Google is using another method to push a new coronavirus tracing feature to phones without user interaction.
Particle physicists at the Large Hadron Collider are joining the fight against Covid-19 with a new, low-cost design for scarce life-saving medical equipment.
A newly funded concept envisions a kilometer-wide radio telescope built inside a crater on the far side of the Moon.
Ars Technica asked 10 ISPs if they’ll waive caps as pandemic forces people to stay home.