Coral blue Galaxy S8 splashes down July 21, with deals – CNET

The marine color looked great on the ill-fated Note 7 and it looks awesome here, too.

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Microsoft’s Cortana-powered thermostat is totally gorgeous – CNET

Move over, Nest. Microsoft and Johnson Controls have a new, Cortana-powered thermostat called GLAS.

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Science The Sh*t Out Of It: The 2018 Biennale of Sydney To Explore Quantum Mechanics – theMusic

theMusicScience The Sh*t Out Of It: The 2018 Biennale of Sydney To Explore Quantum MechanicstheMusicUnder the title Superposition: Art Of Equilibrium and Engagement, the art works showcased during the three-month festival will feature responses to the principles of quantum mechanics and other ideas related to notions of balance, connection and catalysis.

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Nano technology breakthrough promises faster graphics for gaming consoles

Gamers frustrated by sluggish graphics could welcome new nano technology from the Australian National University that promises ultra-fast rendering on gaming consoles. An international team of scientists, based in Australia and Germany, designed a tiny antenna – 100 times thinner than a human hair – which could improve the speed at which data is processed for games.

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You can drive the 2018 Nissan Leaf with just one pedal – Roadshow

It’s not a revolutionary technology, per se, but it’s still a big leap forward for Nissan’s electric car.

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Indestructible virus yields secret to creating incredibly durable materials

It lives in boiling acid that dissolves flesh and bone. Now scientists have unlocked the secrets of the indestructible virus, potentially allowing them to harness its remarkable properties to create super-durable materials and better treat disease.

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Nanoparticles could spur better LEDs, invisibility cloaks

In an advance that could boost the efficiency of LED lighting by 50 percent and even pave the way for invisibility cloaking devices, a team of researchers has developed a new technique that peppers metallic nanoparticles into semiconductors.

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Here’s your first peek at Lando in the Han Solo movie – CNET

Director Ron Howard sure knows how to tease fans with an Instagram photo of Donald Glover in the role of Lando Calrissian in the Star Wars Han Solo movie.

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For the blind, smart glasses offer a clear path ahead – CNET

New designs and applications are helping doctors, soldiers and the visually impaired see the world in unexpected ways.

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Simulation reveals universal signature of chaos in ultracold reactions

Researchers have performed the first ever quantum-mechanical simulation of the benchmark ultracold chemical reaction between potassium-rubidium (KRb) and a potassium atom, opening the door to new controlled chemistry experiments and quantum control of chemical reactions that could spark advances in quantum computing and sensing technologies.

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