If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy
James Madison (American 4th US President (1809-17), and one of the founding fathers of his country. 1751-1836)

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

NASA's Kepler confirms its first planet in habitable zone outside our solar system

ScienceDaily (2011-12-05) -- NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed its first planet in the "habitable zone," the region around a star where liquid water could exist on a planet's surface. Kepler also has discovered more than 1,000 new planet candidates, nearly doubling its previously known count. Ten of these candidates are near-Earth-size and orbit in the habitable zone of their host star. Candidates require follow-up observations to verify they are actual planets. MORE

Such an exciting time to be in right now!

Record massive black holes discovered lurking in monster galaxies

ScienceDaily (2011-12-05) -- Astronomers using the Keck, Gemini and MacDonald observatories have discovered the largest black holes to date: Two monsters with masses equivalent to 10 billion suns that are threatening to consume anything, even light, within a region five times the size of our solar system. These monsters may be the remains of quasars that brightened the early universe.  MORE

Thursday, December 1, 2011

AMD/ATI have yet another driver update for the 11.11 release.  This is update C of the series and looks to fix issues specifically for the HD5700 video cards.  Snag it...take a breathe...updatee :P

Click HERE or below for update!

UPDATE:  Link to the actual build on ATI's site is not correct...go to the link below to download the file: