Tag: galaxy

Scientists Just Uncovered Wild Details About How Our Modern Galaxy Formed

Gaia map of the Milky Way. Image: ESA/Gaia/DPAC Some 10 billion years ago, the primitive Milky Way scarfed down a galaxy one-quarter of its own size, according to a new study. The cannibalized galaxy, known as Gaia-Enceladus, helped to create the Milky Way (our home galaxy) and its digested remains contain clues about the origins […]

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Samsung starts mass-producing 5G- and AI-ready 12Gb LPDDR5 DRAM chips

As wireless networks and mobile CPUs become faster, the speed of the RAM used in portable devices can actually become a performance bottleneck, preventing them from processing data at peak speeds. Samsung is doing its part today to accelerate the performance of next-generation mobile devices, as it announced that it has started mass production of […]

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Astronomers Finally Tracked the Source of a Mysterious Radio Burst From Space

Concept art of ASKAP’s discovery. Image: CSIRO/Dr. Andrew Howells For the first time ever, scientists have tracked a mysterious type of space explosion to its original source 3.6 billion light-years away. Fast radio bursts, or FRBs, are ultraluminous and energetic pulses of light in the night sky that can barf out as much energy in […]

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