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The next iPhone’s rumored satellite calls might only work in certain areas | Engadget

The next iPhone’s rumored satellite calls might only work in certain areas | Engadget Jon Fingas You may have to temper your expectations for the next iPhone’s rumored satellite communications. As 9to5Mac reports, Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman claims in his “Power On” newsletter that emergency satellite calls and messages on the future iPhone (potentially named iPhone…

When Lord Kelvin Nearly Killed Darwin’s Theory

When Lord Kelvin Nearly Killed Darwin’s Theory Mano Singham The famous opening lines “It was the best of times. It was the worst of times” of Charles Dickens’ 1859 novel The Tale of Two Cities referred to the period of French revolution. But he could equally well have been describing his contemporary Charles Darwin’s experience…

Poem: ‘sap pitch and resin’

Poem: ‘sap pitch and resin’

Poem: ‘sap pitch and resin’ Roald Hoffmann Edited by Dava Sobel First it fell just fell at my feet no wind no squirrel or bird to give it a push a green green pine cone with brown accents heavy with sealed overlapping rounded rhomboid structures in spirals I have to restrain myself from…