Stories about Science

Jan 30 2016

How to see five planets lined up in the morning sky

The opportunity to spot five planets at the same time last occurred 10 years ago. The last time this happened was from Mid-December 2004 to mid-January 2005. Jupiter c...

Jan 30 2016

Sony quarterly profit up 33.5% on PS4

PlayStation 4 has been a major bright spot in Sony's portfolio; the company said earlier this month that the console has sold over 35 million units worldwide since its ...

Jan 30 2016

Babylonian Astronomers Tracked Jupiter's Movements with Geometry

Essentially, the Babylonians were using methods that are considered forerunners of calculus , which were believed to not have been used until 14th century Europe , 1400...

Jan 30 2016

BOJ introduces negative interest rate to boost economy

Notably, it did so after having explicitly stated that it wouldn't consider a negative interest rate policy (NIRP) in early 2016. Their reaction sent the dollar surgi...

Jan 30 2016

IOC to advise national Olympic bodies on Zika virus

Dusseldorf (dpa) - German Olympic team doctor Bernd Wolfahrt says there is no reason for panic ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Games in August in connection with the rapid sp...