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Only SpaceX Super Heavy Starship Will Take Us Far Beyond Apollo By 2030

Posted in Hardware, Science on 14th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX Starship could have its orbital prototype versions flying by the end of this year and it should reach orbit within a year.

Earth's Magnetic Field Reversals May Take Much Longer Than We Thought

Posted in Science on 9th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

The Earth's magnetic field plays a key role in making our little planet habitable, since without it the surface would be bombarded by radiation from space

Google’s AI Learns How Actions In Videos Are Connected

Posted in Software on 9th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

This will be useful for researchers working on video understanding.

Apple Preps IPad Apple Card App For August Launch, Ends Barclays Rewards

Posted in Business on 4th Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

Full support for the Card is believed to be baked into iOS 12.4

Breakthrough Discovery Of Signal Cancers Use To Hide From Immune System

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

It's hoped the discovery of this major signaling protein will lead to new immunotherapy treatments that increase the number of options that clinicians have at their disposal to help patients.

TESS Spots Closest Super-Earth That Could Be Habitable

Posted in Science on 1st Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

As astronomers stepped up the search for planets around other stars over the past decade, they noticed that our solar system is missing the most common type of planet – the so-called super-Earth.

Association Between Liver Dysfunction And Alzheimer's Disease Found In New Study

Posted in Medicine on 1st Aug, 2019
by Alex Muller

"While we have focused for too long on studying the brain in isolation, we now have to study the brain as an organ that is communicating with and connected to other organs that support its function and that can contribute to its dysfunction,"

NASA Announces 19 Partnerships For Moon And Mars Enabling Technology

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 31st Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

NASA has 19 new technology research projects for technology to enable Moon to Mars exploration.

Hydrogel Bandage Uses Body Heat To Speed Wound Healing

Posted in Medicine on 27th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

It closed wounds faster than other experimental healing hydrogels that were tested, plus it produced no inflammation or immune responses.

Intel Confirms Apple’s $1 Billion Smartphone Modem Business Acquisition

Posted in Business, Hardware on 26th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

According to Intel, the transaction means Apple will hold over 17,000 wireless technology patents, including both Intel- and Apple-developed innovations.

SpaceX Launches Used Dragon Capsule On Historic 3rd Cargo Run To Space Station

Posted in Business, Science on 26th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Today marks the first time a Dragon has flown to the space station three times, but it won't be the last. Each of the next two cargo resupply missions; CRS-19 and CRS-20; will also be the third flight for their respective Dragon spacecraft.

Elon Says SpaceX Could Land Cargo Mission To Moon In 2021

Posted in Business, Science on 25th Jul, 2019
by Alex Muller

Elon Musk said that it may literally be easier to just land Starship on the moon than try to convince NASA that we can.