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Tracking the Third Type of Black Holes

Tyler McNierney, W&TW Editor

March 15, 2017

Filed under Sci-Tech

From its discovery in 1971, scientists from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have finally uncovered definitive evidence for the existence of middleweight black holes, objects of immense gravitational pull that can supposedly rip t...

Alleviating Alzheimer’s

Lukas Chang, Lit-Art Editor

March 15, 2017

Filed under Sci-Tech

Alzheimer’s disease has always been an alluding issue within the psychological and medical health fields. A widespread disease with no known way to reverse its devastating symptoms, it is a challenging obstacle for the advancement of medical k...

VR Becomes A Little More Real

Mehmood Elahi

February 16, 2017

Filed under Sci-Tech

Virtual Reality is everywhere nowadays, with more and more companies releasing their own iterations everyday. From Google Cardboard to the HTC Vive, most of the VR technology in the market functions in pretty much the same way....

SteadXP Gives Seamless Feed

Tyler Mcnierney, W&TW Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Sci-Tech

Once again, the 2017 Consumer Electronic Show from January 5th to January 8th sent ripples in the world of high-tech, and many geeks and investors flocked to Las Vegas to marvel at the impressive display of the newest devices....

Loving the New LG Robots

Alicia Naicker, Op-Ed Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Sci-Tech

Naturally, expert level technology is the most gratifying when presented with full accessibility, just as it dutifully presented itself at the recent Consumer Electronic Show. Rising above your average consumer trade show, the...

All You Can See With OLED

Lukas Chang, Lit-Art Editor

February 16, 2017

Filed under Sci-Tech

Of the many TVs shown at the Consumer Electronics show, one TV really stood out among the crowd. Or rather, it did not. The LG wallpaper TV’s redeeming quality is its size. We are not talking about its size across diagonally,...

Exploring a Digital Dimension: the Dark Web

Alicia Naicker, Op-Ed Editor

November 21, 2016

Filed under Sci-Tech

  T he term “deep”, sometimes falsely christened to the Dark Web, proves to be fairly indicative of the sort of nature the platform possesses. Past the superficial reaches of the World Wide Web, the Dark We...

Meet Pixel, By Google

Cameron Davis

November 21, 2016

Filed under Sci-Tech

The Pixel is Google’s newest product, a smartphone with a price matching that of Apple and Samsung smartphones. But which one is better? The Pixel boasts the highest rated smartphone camera to date, and a battery that lasts...

Wasp Gives Clue to new Cancer Therapy

Tyler McNierney, W&TW Editor

November 21, 2016

Filed under Sci-Tech, Uncategorized

Surgery. Chemotherapy. Radiation therapy. These are just some of the many treatments that have been devised to combat cancer, an umbrella term for many serious diseases that involves the uncontrolled growth of body cells. Patients...

Virginia Tech Burrito Blast-Off

Cameron Davis

October 20, 2016

Filed under Sci-Tech

Drones delivering Chipotle, a student’s dream come true. Recently, Google’s parent company Alphabet, Chipotle Mexican Grill and the Blacksburg Virginia Tech University agreed to allow Google’s “Project wing” drones to...

An Otherwordly World, Not so Far, Far Away

Tyler McNierney, W&TW Editor

October 20, 2016

Filed under Sci-Tech, Uncategorized

In a star system not so far, far away, there lies an exoplanet. This exoplanet, peculiar in nature, is truly marvelous, as it is one of the few planets we have discovered that may host liquid water. Meet Proxima Centauri b, ...

Where Does Artificial Intelligence Cross The Line?

Sameehah Hussain, Lifestyles Editor

May 2, 2016

Filed under Sci-Tech, Uncategorized

On March 23, the Bing and Microsoft Technology and Research teams introduced Tay.ai, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) robot, on Twitter, with the goal of better understanding customer service and improving their voice recognition...

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