Solar storm heading to Earth may bring Northern Lights far south. Here's how to see the auroras. – KVOA Tucson News

Solar storm heading to Earth may bring Northern Lights far south. Here's how to see the auroras. – KVOA Tucson News

The Northern Lights are going south this weekend. A geomagnetic storm, caused by a cloud of charged particles ejected from the sun, may bring the aurora borealis as far south as Iowa, Colorado and Washington on Saturday, as these particles bombard Earth, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction Center. “If the […]

PSU Wrestling NCAA Central: National Champs! (again) – 247Sports

PSU Wrestling NCAA Central: National Champs! (again) – 247Sports

Roman Bravo-Young (Photo: Penn State) SESSION 5: Bravo-Young faced No. 6 seed Ethan Lizak of Minnesota in the seventh-place match. Bravo-Young hit an early double before releasing Lizak. RBY then took a shot, but Lizak countered and was awarded a takedown at the edge of the mat (even though the wrestlers never hit the mat). […]

Upscaled: NVIDIA’s RTX ray tracing put to the test – Engadget

Upscaled: NVIDIA’s RTX ray tracing put to the test – Engadget

Welcome to the first episode of our new explainer series, Upscaled. We’re going to be examining the components and gadgets that are helping move technology forward, and in this first episode, we’re looking at graphics cards. Five months after Nvidia announced its RTX graphics cards, we finally have a game that really shows off this […]

EU copyright bill: Protests across Europe highlight rifts over reform plans – DW (English)

EU copyright bill: Protests across Europe highlight rifts over reform plans – DW (English)

Alone in Germany, 40 rallies were due Saturday involving critics of an EU copyright reform bill, with protests also expected in Sweden, Poland, Switzerland, Austria and Portugal. Munich police said 40,000 protesters turned out. Organizers said Berlin’s protest (pictured above) drew 15,000, with participants walking past the center of Germany’s collaborative Wikipedia online encyclopedia. Some marchers chanted “We’re […]

Policeman Michael Rosfeld acquitted of killing black teen

Policeman Michael Rosfeld acquitted of killing black teen

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Michael Rosfeld was charged early on Wednesday A Pennsylvania court has acquitted a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 17-year-old black teenager in the back. Michael Rosfeld, 30, shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose three times as he tried to flee police last June – just 90 minutes after the […]