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Blue Origin releases first footage showing Shatner in space

Star Trek legend William Shatner became the oldest man to visit space on Wednesday. Footage released by Blue Origin shows the nonagenarian enjoying the ride......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsOct 14th, 2021

Leak shows overclocking Intel"s Core i9-12900K Alder Lake CPU to 5.2 GHz turns it into a cutting-edge space heater

Intel could reveal its Alder Lake-S processors for enthusiasts as soon as next week, but the ongoing stream of leaks is slowly driving the hype train off the cliff. The upcoming Core i9-12900K CPU has been spotted in a series of benchmarks where it s.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News39 min. ago

Oracle releases Java SE JDK 11.0.13

Java is used for a wide array of applications, from games like Minecraft to services like the Wikipedia. The latest version fixes numerous bugs and is available for all platforms......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News4 hr. 39 min. ago

Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft HoloLens 2 show off augmented reality"s impact in the automotive space

For customers that bring in a hard-to-solve problem, it was common for Mercedes-Benz to call in a flying doctor, an expert from HQ that would fly in and get hands-on with an issue. That could take days to arrange, not to mention the costs and environ.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Disabled Astronauts Blaze New Space Trails

Efforts are underway to make space missions more accessible -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

NASA Is Preparing for the Ravages of Climate Change

The agency knows it needs to adapt to climate-driven events that will increasingly threaten coastal launch sites and other key space infrastructure......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Growing Crops Under Solar Panels? Now There’s a Bright Idea

In the new scientific (and literal) field of agrivoltaics, researchers are showing how panels can increase yields and reduce water use on a warming planet......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

This Atomic Clock Will Transform Deep Space Exploration

The toaster-sized device could help make human travel to Mars—and beyond—a reality......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

The FAA Weighs the SpaceX Launch Site"s Environmental Effects

The Federal Aviation Administration is conducting a review and public hearings involving the space company's expanded site in Boca Chica, Texas......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Njordarchaeota, a new candidate for a sister group to eukaryotes

The emergence of eukaryotic cells is considered as a critical biological evolutionary event on Earth. The origin of eukaryotes and eukaryosis are frontier issues in both life and Earth sciences. Currently, it is widely accepted that the origin of euk.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Origin of domestic horses finally established

Horses were first domesticated in the Pontic-Caspian steppes, northern Caucasus, before conquering the rest of Eurasia within a few centuries. These are the results of a study led by paleogeneticist Ludovic Orlando, CNRS, who headed an international.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago

Image: Auroras viewed from orbit

Auroras make for great Halloween décor over Earth, though ESA astronaut Thomas Pesquet snapped these green smoky swirls of plasma from the International Space Station in August. Also pictured are the Soyuz MS-18 "Yuri Gagarin" (left) and the new Nau.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News6 hr. 39 min. ago

New tool can identify harmful blue-green algae

A new way to detect early signs of harmful blue-green algae, which bloom in lakes, rivers and reservoirs around the world, has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham together with researchers at the Culture Collection of Algae.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News20 hr. 7 min. ago

It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity that grounded Boeing’s Starliner

NASA negotiating with SpaceX for additional crew missions to space station. Enlarge / The Boeing Starliner spacecraft to be flown on Orbital Flight Test-2 is seen at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on June 2, 2021. (credit: NA.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News21 hr. 8 min. ago

Researchers find space between polymer chains affects energy conversion

A team led by FAMU-FSU College of Engineering researchers has new insight into molecules that change their shape in response to light......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

Small-scale foragers left more than footprints on the landscape

Archaeological sites like the Great Wall of China and the pyramids can be seen with the naked eye from space, but for ancient societies that did not build, their traces on the landscape are more difficult to find. Now Penn State researchers have used.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News21 hr. 39 min. ago

Former lead Virgin Galactic test pilot takes new gig at Blue Origin

Mark "Forger" Stucky, who for six years headed the test pilot program at space company Virgin Galactic before he says he was fired earlier this year, is taking a job with the company's chief competitor, Blue Origin......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News22 hr. 40 min. ago

Google Revamps Its Smartphone Line With the Pixel 6

This morning, at the company's virtual hardware event, Google is finally showing us what it means to pick up and start over again. From a report: In many ways, the Pixel 6 marks the most radical departure in the history of Google's flagship devices -.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Solar storm stirs stunning aurora

After the sun ejected a violent mass of fast-moving plasma into space on 9 October, ESA waited for the storm to strike. A few days later, the coronal mass ejection (CME) arrived at Earth, crashing into our planet's magnetosphere, and lighting up the.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

Back to gravity: Russians talk about world"s 1st space movie

A Russian actor and a film director who spent 12 days in orbit making the world's first movie in space said Tuesday they were so thrilled with their experience on the International Space Station that they felt sorry to leave......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021

New HomePod Mini colors expose how stale Apple’s smart home lineup has become

Apple's HomeKit lags needs more than just new accessory colors if it hopes to compete with Amazon and Google in the smart home space......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsOct 19th, 2021