Mobile Digital photography begins its next chapter with radical changes Computational photography remakes phone photos, while Canon and Nikon embrace the camera design of the future. by Stephen Shankland December 19, 2018 5:00 AM PST Stuart Palley, a professional wildfire photographer here standing in the Angeles National Forest, believes mirrorless cameras will replace conventional SLRs.
Prev Next Prev Next The best albums to own on vinyl Vinyl is booming, and if you own a record player, you’ve probably got a nice collection of records of music you love. But one of vinyl’s great benefits is sound quality. So which records bring out the best in the format? We’ve picked 20
Security NASA reveals data breach in internal memo Employee data may have been exposed, but it’s unlikely that missions were compromised. by Sean Keane December 19, 2018 3:08 AM PST NASA revealed a hack on Tuesday. Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images NASA on Tuesday disclosed a data breach involving current and former employees’ personal
TV and Movies Watching Star Wars with a live orchestra is a treat for the ears Hearing John William’s marvellous soundtrack takes the A New Hope to the next level. by Aloysius Low December 19, 2018 2:13 AM PST I’ve always loved the music of Star Wars. Even as the prequels failed to live up
TV and Movies Penny Marshall dies at 75, celeb tributes flow: ‘She was glorious’ Actors Tom Hanks and Rosie O’Donnell, filmmaker Rob Reiner and more honor the actor and director on Twitter. by Bonnie Burton December 18, 2018 5:02 PM PST Jon Kopaloff/Getty Actor and director Penny Marshall, best known for her role as Laverne
Sci-Tech Astronomers spy adolescent star having a massive outburst While all stars go through growing pains, researchers say it’s rare to see this growth phase in action. by Claire Reilly December 18, 2018 8:05 PM PST An illustration of the star at the start of its outburst, when the disc of matter surrounding the star
Sci-Tech SpaceX, Blue Origin scrub rocket launches, plan to try again Four missions were scheduled for Tuesday and then postponed, but all, including the Falcon 9 and New Shepard launches, will get another go. by Eric Mack December 18, 2018 8:22 PM PST Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket ready for launch in Texas, backed by
Sci-Tech Elon Musk unveils first Boring Company tunnel under SpaceX HQ Where we’re going, we won’t need roads. by Jackson Ryan December 18, 2018 8:43 PM PST Two years ago, the relentless Los Angeles frustrated Elon Musk so much he tweeted that he was going to build a tunneling machine to take transport subterranean, helping drivers
Internet Facebook reportedly gave tech giants greater access to users’ data One search engine was given access to the names of all Facebook users’ friends without their consent, according to documents reviewed by The New York Times. by Steven Musil December 18, 2018 7:00 PM PST Facebook gave some of the tech industry’s biggest companies
Culture Celebrities who died in 2018: Stephen Hawking, Stan Lee, other greats Remembering the many big names in pop culture, science and politics who left us this year. by Bonnie Burton December 18, 2018 4:39 PM PST In 2018, we lost legends in science, entertainment and politics: Stephen Hawking, Stan Lee, Penny Marshall, George H.W.