Daily Space: A revolution in telescopes is bringing deep space to those without deep pockets

Daily Space: A revolution in telescopes is bringing deep space to those without deep pockets

In telescope terms, the best way to describe it is … not a telescope. There’s no eyepiece. No finder scope. It’s really kind of a big white pill, about 15” long and weighing around 11 pounds. The relatively small lens that it uses isn’t even visible when you’re setting it up. Vespera’s setup screen. The Vespera …

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Doctors only decided to test the patient in Massachusetts for monkeypox after blisters emerged on their skin with an indentation in the middle. (This is a stock image of the symptoms, and does not show the patient)

Monkeypox patient in Massachusetts suffered fluid-filled blisters on scalp, palms and feet

America’s first monkeypox patient this year had ‘smallpox-like’ fluid-filled blisters erupting on his scalp, palms and soles of his feet, doctors say. The man — who has not been named — was admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital on May 12 with a fever and rash after antibiotics failed to stave off his illness. Doctors initially …

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Acer Predator Triton 500 SE

Acer Predator Triton 500 SE review: A refined powerhouse for work and play | Engadget

Acer is one of those laptop makers that frequently tries too hard to stand out. Consider the Predator Triton 900, a wild machine with a 360-degree swiveling screen that I found to be mostly useless. Earlier this month, Acer also announced plans to bring its SpatiaLabs glasses-free 3D technology to gaming laptops. Ambitious swings are …

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How Cranberries Could Improve Memory and Ward off Dementia – Neuroscience News

Summary: Older adults who consumed cranberries frequently as part of their diet saw improvements in episodic memory, neural function, and brain perfusion. Cranberry consumption was also linked to a significant decrease in LDL cholesterol. Findings reveal adding cranberries to the diet helps to improve memory and could protect against dementia. Source: University of East Anglia …

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James Webb Space Telescope will study two strange 'super-Earths'

James Webb Space Telescope will study two strange ‘super-Earths’

The James Webb Space Telescope plans to explore strange, new rocky worlds in unprecedented detail. The telescope’s scientific consortium has an ambitious agenda to study geology on these small planets from “50 light-years away”, they said in a statement Thursday (May 26). The work will be a big stretch for the new observatory, which should …

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Warriors-Celtics NBA Finals preview: Key questions, X-factor, matchups and prediction

Warriors-Celtics NBA Finals preview: Key questions, X-factor, matchups and prediction

The second of two regular-season matchups between the Celtics and Warriors is best remembered for Steph Curry’s second-quarter injury. Marcus Smart went nosediving for a loose ball, rolled up on Curry’s foot, and the resulting sprain threatened to derail the Warriors’ season. It didn’t. Jordan Poole exploded into another tier during the month Curry missed. …

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First potential human-to-human transmission of monkeypox detected in the United States

First potential human-to-human transmission of monkeypox detected in the United States

The first potential cases of human-to-human transmission of monkeypox in the United States this year have been detected. This weekend four cases have been spotted overall — with two in California and one each in Colorado and New York.  It brings the U.S. tally to 14 infections across eight states, with most of the infections …

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