Gaming

The D20 Beat: Bringing the cool combat wheelchair to Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms

Representation matters. And for Codename Entertainment, this is more than just a pithy statement. Last month, it introduced Talin Uran to Idle Champions of the Forgotten Realms, its Dungeons & Dragons-based clicker game. Uran is a tiefling rogue from Waterdeep, and he mans a combat wheelchair for his adventures along the Sword Coast. The combat […]

Emerging Tech

Milky Way’s supermassive black hole is wrapped in a vast mantle of cool gas

Artist’s impression of a ring of cool, interstellar gas surrounding the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way. New ALMA observations reveal this structure for the first time. NRAO/AUI/NSF; S. Dagnello At the center of our galaxy, approximately 26,000 light-years away, is a supermassive black hole called Sagittarius A* (pronounced A Star). […]