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Japanese Satellite Sets Low Altitude Record

Posted in Hardware, Science on 28th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

The TSUBAME mission was designed to test the feasibility of placing satellites in super-low altitudes between 200 and 300 km (120 and 190 mi), where they can capture high-resolution images.

Retail Robots Are On The Rise

Posted in Business, Hardware on 21st Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

As countless robots work behind the scenes to stock shelves, serve customers, and deliver products to our doorstep, the speed of retail will accelerate. These changes are already underway.

IBM's Lithium Battery Uses Seawater Materials Instead Of Heavy Metals

Posted in Business, Featured, Hardware on 20th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

IBM has unveiled a new battery that relies on materials from seawater.

SpaceX Rocket Emissions Similar To Large Jets Crossing The Oceans

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 18th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

Sub-orbital flights should need only need about 25% of the fuel. This would reduce Starship emissions to about 200 tons of CO2 per flight.

Scientists Punch Holes In Regular Solar Cells To Make Them Transparent

Posted in Hardware on 12th Dec, 2019
by Alex Muller

Transparent solar cells would be a huge boon to our renewable energy efforts, with the potential to replace windows in skyscrapers.