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AMD’s Milan-X Epyc

There’s a new set of leaks around AMD’s next-generation server CPU, codenamed Milan-X. Milan-X uses the same microarchitecture as AMD’s current Milan, but with one significant difference: Up to 768MB of L3, divided between 8 chiplets and 64 cores. AMD’s plans to staple an extra 64MB of L3 cache per …

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Apple New A15 Bionic SoC

As part of its iPhone 13 launch event this year, Apple has unveiled the A15 Bionic, the next-generation SoC that powers the iPhone. Like last year’s CPU, the A15 will be built on TSMC’s 5nm process. Apple didn’t clarify if it’s using the company’s N5 or N5P node, but we’d …

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The Primordial Soup

For a desert, there’s a bunch of cool science news coming out of the Atacama — no dry spell here. We just heard about a pterosaur fossil, found in the Atacama in a place that was once ocean, that provides evidence the flying reptiles were distributed throughout Gondwana. Now astrophysicists …

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ACompany That Cleans Space Debris

(Photo: Tyler van der Hoeven/Unsplash)Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak is starting a space company that appears to be dedicated to cleaning up space debris. In a vague tweet from Sunday, Wozniak said he was starting a private space company “unlike the others” and linked to a YouTube video posted under a …

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Astronomers Treasure Map

The number of known planets in our solar system has changed over time, but we’re currently sitting at eight since the demotion of Pluto to dwarf planet. However, some scientists believe there is a ninth planet lurking out there in the inky blackness at the edge of the solar system. …

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Samsung Galaxy A21

(Photo: Samsung)If hopping on a plane in the middle of a pandemic isn’t nerve-wracking enough, imagine the terror of those aboard Alaskan Airlines flight 751 this week when a Samsung Galaxy A21 randomly caught fire. The phone combusted just after the plane reached the Seattle-Tacoma airport on Monday evening. The …

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Clay Debuts A New Tool

A new startup called Clay, backed by $8 million in seed funding, has built a system designed to help you be more thoughtful with the people in your life, which operates somewhat like a personal CRM. With Clay, you build a collection of the people you meet by connecting your …

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Webb Space Telescope

It has been a long, long road, but NASA has now officially completed work on the James Webb Space Telescope. This follow-up to Hubble has been in some phase of development since the late 1990s, and the cost has ballooned to $10 billion, but we’re mere months away from the …

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Einstein Ring Formation

The universe can be a confusing place. Even simple things like arithmetic can fail you when extreme physics come into play. Case in point, the latest image release from the revived Hubble Space Telescope. Astronomers have used the orbiting observatory to capture a rare Einstein Ring. You might think there …

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