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Astronomers determine distances to 18 dwarf galaxies

HST ACS/WFC images of nine galaxies described in the study. Credit: Tikhonov et al., 2020. Astronomers from the Special Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) in Nizhnij Arkhyz, Russia, have conducted photometric observations…

What is proposition 22? The ballot measure that could determine the future of Uber and Lyft in California

The ballot measure, known as Proposition 22, would establish drivers as an independent class of workers with access to limited job benefits, along with wage and worker protections they’ve so…

Astronomers model, determine how disk galaxies evolve so smoothly — ScienceDaily

Computer simulations are showing astrophysicists how massive clumps of gas within galaxies scatter some stars from their orbits, eventually creating the smooth, exponential fade in the brightness of many galaxy…

X1 Visa Credit Card Uses Income, Not Credit Score to Determine Your Spending Limit

The new X1 Visa Card, created by former Twitter execs with backing from PayPal co-founder Max Levchin, is planned for release this winter, and the company opened its waiting list…