‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ synopsis teases Han, Chewie and Lando – CNET

Looks like we’ll see the origin of the galactic friendship between Han Solo, Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian.

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Watching live TV can be hard, Amazon wants to make it easier – CNET

Your Fire TV guide is getting some new live programming features. Alexa will take you straight to live TV.

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‘Last Jedi’ screenings in Japan let you choose between light, dark sides – CNET

Screenings of the “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” in 4DX offer completely different viewing experiences.

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New process could slash energy demands of fertilizer, nitrogen-based chemicals

Nitrogen-based synthetic fertilizer forms the backbone of the world food supply, but its manufacture requires a tremendous amount of energy. Now, computer modeling points to a method that could drastically cut the energy needed by using sunlight in the manufacturing process.

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New catalyst for hydrogen production is a step toward clean fuel

A nanostructured composite material has shown impressive performance as a catalyst for the electrochemical splitting of water to produce hydrogen. An efficient, low-cost catalyst is essential for realizing the promise of hydrogen as a clean, environmentally friendly fuel.

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The 3 Biggest Mistakes Made by Einstein – Big Think (blog)

Big Think (blog)The 3 Biggest Mistakes Made by EinsteinBig Think (blog)Quantum Mechanics – Einstein was instrumental in the development of quantum mechanics, the field of physics that describes the behavior of subatomic particles. In fact, his 1905 paper on the photoelectric effect won him the Nobel Prize and had a strong …

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Google Doodle honors spirited, trailblazing actress Katy Jurado – CNET

Katy Jurado is honored on her 94th birthday for her role in giving Latina actresses more opportunities in Hollywood.

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Mysteries of a promising spintronic material revealed

Researchers have used an unconventional approach to determine the strength of the electron spin interactions with the optical phonons in antiferromagnetic nickel oxide (NiO) crystals.

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Dubai Civil Defence to eradicate fire threat with nanotechnology – The National

The NationalDubai Civil Defence to eradicate fire threat with nanotechnologyThe NationalFires across Dubai will soon be a thing of the past, according to the emirate's Civil Defence who are working on implementing nanotechnology in commercial buildings to prevent disasters. Speaking at a press conference on the details of the Intersec …

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High performance CNT catalyst relating to its electroconductivity

Biofuels were obtained from Jatropha Oil using carbon nanotube (CNT) catalyst, which showed efficient cracking activity. The performance was activated by the high stability, metal sites, acid sites, electroconductivity, and coking tolerance of CNT. Two cracking circulations were found in the hydroprocessing. Meanwhile, the sulphur-free process was eco-friendly.

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