• We may be a step closer to understanding the mystery of fast radio bursts (FRBs), as astronomers have now detected the first such signal from within our own galaxy. It was traced to a magnetar, which could be key to unlocking the origins of FRBs.
  • Many black holes have been found to spew jets of high-speed particles. Those usually form long, straight beams but now astronomers have discovered a weird black hole that’s spinning like a wonky top, firing off “bullets” of plasma in all directions.
  • ​Integrated storage on today's smartphones can quickly fill up thanks to the stills and video capabilities of their cameras. Storage anxiety is less of a concern with phones rocking a microSD, especially if you can pop in the latest capacious card from Integral when it goes on sale next month.​