Astronomers have long supposed that planets can form around brown dwarfs just as they do around ordinary stars. Now they’ve found the first example
A giant case shows Russian hacker gangs remain a potent force, and provides fuel to arguments for mandatory sharing of computer attack information between industry and government.
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The study of flocking has suffered from a lack of detailed measurements. Now advanced computer vision techniques that can simultaneously track the movement of thousands of birds are leading to remarkable new insights, say researchers