Asseco Poland will lose usd 70 million thanks to Czech open source enthusiasts

That's how you save public money. It seems that huge money will pass through the nose of Zygmunt Solorz and the Polish company Asseco Poland, in which he is one of the largest shareholders. The company was to receive CZK 401 million, or approximately usd 70 million for creating a system for handling electronic highway … Read moreAsseco Poland will lose usd 70 million thanks to Czech open source enthusiasts

Windows 7 as open source software? This is what the petition is asking for

Crazy proposition. Windows 7 doesn't want to die because of millions of people around the world who are not about to abandon Microsoft's favorite software. The system lost official support from January 14 this year, and the giant from Redmond only makes corrections to entities using paid support. The Free Software Foundation cannot accept the … Read moreWindows 7 as open source software? This is what the petition is asking for

More gravitational waves hit Earth. No one knows what their source was

Astronomers scratch their heads. As scientists finally have the tools to detect gravitational waves, knowledge about them is constantly increasing. Nevertheless, those moving in a vacuum at the speed of light deformation of space-time still can seriously teach scientists. This is exactly what the gravitational waves did, which unexpectedly reached Earth last week. What made … Read moreMore gravitational waves hit Earth. No one knows what their source was

Moon dust can be used by future colonists as a source of oxygen

A machine is created that allows it. As you know, the moon is a gigantic wasteland. We will not find lakes and other water reservoirs on it, nor any flora and fauna (unless on its invisible side hides something that we have not yet discovered). On the other hand, there is plenty of dust on … Read moreMoon dust can be used by future colonists as a source of oxygen

GitHub will store all its open source data in an arctic shelter

In the event of an apocalypse. Since the potential apocalypse, which would forever change our planet and the size of the human population, can come at any time, it is important to hide as much of human output as possible in places where a potential cataclysm could not reach. In this way, even seeds of … Read moreGitHub will store all its open source data in an arctic shelter

There is a mysterious source of oxygen on Mars and no one knows what it is

Researchers scratch their heads. Earlier this year, the Curiosity rover provided really surprising data on the atmosphere of Mars. His devices at some point they recorded an extremely high concentration of methane in this atmospherewhich has not been definitively explained to this day. Now, another analysis of the data collected by the vehicle has brought … Read moreThere is a mysterious source of oxygen on Mars and no one knows what it is

A quantum battery is an energy source that never discharges

Here's how it works. Researchers at the Canadian cities of Alberta and Toronto have developed a scheme of operation of a theoretical quantum battery that would be an inexhaustible source of energy. Theoretical, because the battery in this form has not yet been created – if humanity copes with this task, it will be revolution … Read moreA quantum battery is an energy source that never discharges