Hardware


Hardware

Ukraine Invasion Could Delay ExoMars Rover Mission By Two Years

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Deteriorating relations between Russia and Europe mean the joint ESA/Roscosmos ExoMars rover mission faces a launch delay that could set back its Red Planet landing by at least two years.

Hydrogel Sucks Litres Of Drinking Water A Day Out Of Thin Air

Posted in Featured, Hardware, Science on 3rd Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

These zwitterionic hydrogels could be very useful in providing drinking water to developing and drought-stricken regions.

Project Nexus Aims To Cover California Canals With Solar Panels

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

Using water canals for solar infrastructure conserves water while producing renewable electricity, and avoids converting large tracts of land to solar development.

The Plan For A French Nuclear Renaissance

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 3rd Mar, 2022
by Alex Muller

France will construct six new nuclear power reactors, consider building a further eight and push ahead with the development of small modular reactors, President Emmanuel Macron has said.

Laser Power Beaming Between Satellites By 2025

Posted in Hardware, Science on 28th Feb, 2022
by Alex Muller

"We have seen the benefits of powering satellites by laser which enables smaller satellites, simpler systems and fewer resources, whilst performing more work to help us understand our planet better."