Facebook has posted
a huge preview of the next version of its iPhone app. Due in September,
Facebook for iPhone 2.0 will look and feel a lot more like the real
Facebook. The News Feed will be exactly the same and profiles will use
tabs and the combined Wall/Mini-Feed from the site's latest redesign.
Perhaps more importantly, the functionality will be much closer.
You'll be able to search for people outside of your friends,
make/approve/ignore friend requests, and search your inbox and sent
folder, for starters. Notifications will also arrive in real time while
the app is running.
Wired has published a very nice feature on Kip Thorne and the science behind Chris Nolan's Interstellar. Kip Thorne is one of the world's most celebrated theoretical physicists. He and Nolan worked together to ensure depictions of scientific happenings in the film are as accurate as possible. Read more