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New e-book anthology dives into the world of astrobiology

20/05/2020 - 13:52 in Interesting, News

Is anyone out there? From the possibility of microbial life on Mars and elsewhere in the solar system across the multitude of exoplanets all the way to the Fermi Paradox, astrobiology tries to find the answer to this age-old question and more - like how life…


airBaltic Announces World Debut of CS300

15/11/2016 - 14:40 in Aerospace, News

The Latvian airline airBaltic will start Bombardier CS300 commercial operations on December 14, 2016 on its route linking Riga with Amsterdam. Martin…


The winner of the Mars One University Competition will bring life to Mars in 2018

07/01/2015 - 14:07 in Aerospace, News

Amersfoort, 5th January 2015 - Mars One is proud to present the winner of the Mars One University Competition: Seed. The Seed team is an important step…

The magnetic coils inside the compact fusion (CF) experiment are critical to plasma containment, as pictured in this undated handout photo

Lockheed Martin Plans to Restart Atomic Age

17/10/2014 - 13:37 in Aerospace, News

The Lockheed Martin Skunk Works team is working on a new compact fusion reactor (CFR) that can be developed and deployed in as little as ten years. Currently, there are several patents pending that cover their approach. While fusion itself is not new, the…


SpaceX and Boeing to Fly US Astronauts to ISS

19/09/2014 - 13:39 in Aerospace, News

NASA Chooses American Companies to Transport U.S. Astronauts to International Space Station.  U.S. astronauts once again will travel to and from the International Space Station from the United States on American spacecraft under groundbreaking contracts NASA…


IBM Unveils a Chip With 4096 Processor Cores

08/08/2014 - 08:58 in Computers, News

Scientists at IBM Research have created by far the most advanced neuromorphic (brain-like) computer chip to date. The chip, called TrueNorth, consists of 1 million programmable neurons and 256 million programmable synapses across 4096 individual neurosynaptic…


NASA RF Test Device produces anomalous thrust

04/08/2014 - 12:28 in Aerospace, News

Researchers at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston have found that a microwave thruster system that requires no propellant does indeed generate a small amount of thrust. The thruster may work by somehow harnessing the subatomic particles that continuously…


airBaltic – World’s First Airline To Accept Bitcoin

23/07/2014 - 08:12 in Aerospace, News

Latvian airline airBaltic has become the world’s first airline to accept Bitcoin as payment for its tickets to 60 destinations in Europe, Middle East, Russia and the CIS. Latvian airline airBaltic has become the world’s first airline to accept Bitcoin…


Nikon announces the D810 – FX-format digital SLR camera

26/06/2014 - 07:43 in News, Photo

An effective pixel count of 36.3-million pixels for the sharpest, best image quality in Nikon history The D810 is a digital SLR camera that boasts high image quality with a new Nikon FX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter, adoption of the latest…

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Elon Musk – All Our Patent Are Belong To You

13/06/2014 - 08:36 in Cars, News

Tesla Just Gave All Its Patents Away Tesla CEO Elon Musk announced today that his company will not “initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith, wants to use our technology.” In plain English, that means that if other car companies want…