Astronomers have discovered a supermassive black hole about to devour clouds of cold, clumpy gas.
There is a well-documented “digital divide” between rural and urban areas when it comes to broadband access. As of 2015, 74 percent of households in urban areas of the U.S. had residential broadband connections, compared with only 64 percent of rural households. This gap has persisted over time.
New research raises concerns about how easily hackers could take control of flying drones and even crash them.
Scientists have developed a new tool, a nanoscale probe, that could aid in the quest for better batteries and fuel cells.
Freedoms in Venezuela are being threatened not only by direct governmental initiatives to repress them, but also because of limited access to the internet due to power cuts and the deterioration and breakdown of the systems. Photo by Edu Alarcón on Flickr. Published under Creative Commons license (CC BY 2.0)