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A New Race To The Moon? US Wants To Lead The Way

Posted in Business, Science on 22nd Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

The US won the original race in 1969 when Apollo astronauts walked on the moon. Now Washington wants another moon landing... on the double.

Artificial Intelligence Could Steer Hypersonic Vehicles

Posted in Hardware, Science on 22nd Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

What Sandia wants to do is use the pattern recognition capabilities of artificial intelligence to combine localization and data gathered about what is in front of the hypersonic vehicle to make predictions and select flight paths.

GRAVITY Instrument Breaks New Ground In Exoplanet Imaging

Posted in Science on 17th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

The GRAVITY instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope Interferometer (VLTI) has made the first direct observation of an exoplanet using optical interferometry.

Snow-powered Nanogenerator Works Where Solar Panels Don't

Posted in Hardware, Science on 16th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

Snowy places aren't ideal for harvesting solar energy – panels can't do much if they're buried under blankets of snow, of course. Now a team from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) has developed a new device that can produce electricity from snow itself.

Israel SpaceIL Has Funding For Second Moon Landing Attempt

Posted in Business, Science on 14th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

The team has already been appointed and will be led by Kahn. They will already begin working on Sunday.