Metalinsen sollen die Fotografie für immer verändern

Die Schärfe und Qualität eines Fotos wird nicht nur vom Sensor, sondern auch dem Objektiv einer Kamera bestimmt. Forscher der Universität Harvard arbeiten nun an Linsen aus Metamaterial, die Glasoptiken ersetzen sollen. Die sind so dünn wie Papier und bestehen aus mikroskopischen Stäbchen. Regelmäßig neue Updates aus dem WIRED-Kosmos! Die Schärfe und Qualität eines Fotos […]

Trump’s lawyers mount a new defense: A president can’t obstruct justice. Is that true?

Trump “is the chief law enforcement officer of the United States,” Dowd told USA TODAY. “He cannot obstruct himself!” Some lawyers were skeptical. As part of his wide-ranging investigation into Russia’s election interference, special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether Trump improperly pressured Comey to end the investigation of his former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and […]

Mulvaney says no plans to fire U.S. consumer bureau’s English

Mick Mulvaney, White House budget chief and acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), said on Monday he has no intention of firing Leandra English, who had attempted to block him from taking control of the agency. 3 Min Read WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Mick Mulvaney, White House budget chief and acting director of […]

Want to be the boss? How to signal your leadership potential

We all assess if a person is leadership material without realising it. By changing your body language, and talking in the right way, you may boost your chances We can tell who’s likely to become a leader before we’re even aware of it, assessing a person’s behaviour and body language without realising that we’re doing […]

Regierungsbildung: Seehofer lehnt SPD-Pläne zum Familiennachzug ab

Der CSU-Vorsitzende will eine Große Koalition mit der SPD, aber in einem Punkt keine Kompromisse: Flüchtlinge mit subsidiärem Schutz sollen ihre Familien nicht nachholen. Noch vor Beginn möglicher Sondierungsgespräche mit der SPD hat der CSU-Vorsitzende Horst Seehofer eine rote Linie gezogen: Nicht anschließen könne er sich dem Plan der SPD, Flüchtlingen mit eingeschränktem Schutzstatus ab […]

Ocean plastic a ‘planetary crisis’ – UN

Life in the seas risks irreparable damage from the ever-increasing tide of plastic waste, the UN’s head of oceans has warned. Life in the seas risks irreparable damage from a rising tide of plastic waste, the UN oceans chief has warned. Lisa Svensson said governments, firms and individual people must act far more quickly to […]

Trump takes rare step to reduce 2 national monuments in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday took the rare step of scaling back two sprawling national monuments in Utah, declaring that “public lands will once again be for public use” in a move cheered by Republican leaders who lobbied him to undo protections they considered overly broad. The decision marks the […]