Through the ALMA telescope in Chile, the Boomerang Nebula looks awfully sus…

The Boomerang Nebula, located roughly 5,000 light-years away from our solar system, has a temperature of 1 Kelvin (-272 °C or -460 °F) making it the coldest natural place in the universe humanity has discovered. First found in 1995 by astronomers in Chile, we have since learned quite a bit about it. The Boomerang Nebula is a young planetary nebula which has reached such cold temperatures due to its unusually rapid expansion.

However, recently, modern online enthusiasts have raised one question science has yet been unable to answer: is it sus?


Is Radeon finally a threat?

The Graphics Battle Begins!

On September 3rd, Nvidia shook the PC enthusiast world with its new RTX 3000 series. In the months that have followed, after the release of these cards (and some resulting disappointment,) we have been waiting for AMD’s response to Nvidia’s Ampere architecture.

It seems AMD had been paying attention, as it announced a new line of products on Wednesday, and these products have so far lived up to the hype of early rumors, promising to deliver competitive performance at very competitive pricing. Not many were expecting AMD’s offerings to be nearly this competitive, as Nvidia has held a reasonably strong…


Are insanely long ranges just a gimmick?

Image of Model S from Tesla’s website

With most Americans driving a daily commute between 20 and 40 miles on average, it’s easy to get extremely confused looking at modern electric vehicles. Tesla’s flagship vehicle, the Tesla Model S, boasts a range of a whopping 402 miles. I wouldn’t want to make a habit of driving 400 miles in one sitting unless I’m getting paid, and I wouldn’t recommend doing so to anyone, but this Tesla (currently priced at $69,420) can do it.

So the question must be raised: why?

We are Americans, of course. We also rely very heavily on our cars compared to the rest…


How I realized that this is truly the end of the Intel era.

If you keep up with the tech world, even to a minimal extent, you may be aware that Intel has been struggling for the past few years. I was recently catching up on some news, however, and I (rather abruptly) concluded that Intel, the company which had all but dominated the world of computer processing in the past 42 years, is dying.

That’s right, I’m calling it here.

Intel is dying.

For someone who had been an Intel fan from childhood, this was quite a shock. The first PC I toyed with at a very young age was powered by…

Sithindu Sirisooriya

modern technology, mostly electronics and computer science. he/him

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