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Coronal mass ejections and cosmic ray observations at Syowa Station

Solar activities, such as CME(Coronal Mass Ejection), cause geomagnetic storms that disturb the Earth's magnetosphere. Geomagnetic storms can affect GPS positioning, radio communication, and power transmission system. Solar explosions also emit radia.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJun 15th, 2021

Boeing Scrubs Launch of Starliner Crew Capsule To Space Station

The launch of Boeing's Starliner crew capsule on an unpiloted test flight to the International Space Station was scrubbed Tuesday because of an undisclosed technical issue. Mission managers told the launch team to recycle for another attempt Wednesda.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 14 min. ago

When ant colonies get bigger, new foraging behavior emerges

Millions of army ants occasionally stream out of their nest in a coordinated hunting swarm, seeking prey to devour. How this extraordinary mass raiding behavior evolved has long been a mystery, until now......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Bringing discoveries to light: X-ray science at Argonne

For more than 25 years, the Advanced Photon Source's intense X-rays have enabled important breakthroughs. With a massive upgrade in the works, scientists will be able to see things at scale never seen before......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Boeing delays key uncrewed test flight to ISS

Boeing delayed an uncrewed flight of its Starliner capsule to the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday over a propulsion issue, pushing back a key test it last attempted in 2019......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News13 hr. 13 min. ago

Boeing attempts uncrewed test flight to ISS a second time

Boeing will be aiming to get its spaceflight program back on track Tuesday with an uncrewed flight of its Starliner capsule to the International Space Station (ISS), after its last such test in 2019 ended in failure......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News22 hr. 42 min. ago

Pegasus Spyware Found On Journalists" Phones, French Intelligence Confirms

French intelligence investigators have confirmed that Pegasus spyware has been found on the phones of three journalists, including a senior member of staff at the country's international television station France 24. Pegasus is the hacking software -.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsAug 3rd, 2021

Boeing set to retry test flight in bid to take on SpaceX

Boeing is slated to launch its long-anticipated Starliner spacecraft — which is built to carry NASA astronauts — on an uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station, a follow-up to the company's botched first attempt 18 months ago, tomo.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Nauka module’s near miss raises concerns about future of space station

"Everything was going well, but there was a human factor." Enlarge / Russia's Nauka module is seen attached to the International Space Station. (credit: Roscosmos) Last Thursday the large new Russian space station module, Nauka, finally docked.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

First additively-manufacture thermal protection shield is going to space

A research team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have 3D printed a thermal protection shield, or TPS, for a capsule that will launch with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft as part of the supply mission to the International Space Station. The launch will ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Tracking The NYC Subway Using FPGAs

Using tech to do the important things, like avoid waiting around a subway station for 20 minutes The post Tracking The NYC Subway Using FPGAs appeared first on Make: DIY Projects and Ideas for Makers......»»

Category: topSource:  maezineRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

New York City"s hidden old-growth forests

In the popular imagination, New York City is a mass of soaring steel-frame skyscrapers. But many of the city's 1 million buildings are not that modern. Behind their brick-and-mortar facades, its numerous 19th- and early 20th-century warehouses, comme.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

The Station: The script for Elon Musk’s Loop drivers, Redwood snags $700M and a chat with Kodiak Robotics’ co-founder

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station, your central hub for all past, present and futur.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

Cosmic galaxy assembly and the evolution of metals

Astronomers refer to all the elements heavier than helium as "metals," even elements that are typically found in gaseous form. In the big bang only hydrogen and helium (and a trace of lithium) were created while the "metals" were all made subsequentl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

YMTC starts shipping 128-layer 3D NAND flash for China homegrown SSD

Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) has kicked off mass production of 128-layer 3D NAND flash memory for a home-grown SSD series, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

ISS astronaut describes his first 100 days in space

Astronaut Thomas Pesquet has lifted the lid on life on the International Space Station, describing it as magical but also routine......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 2nd, 2021

How the space station is helping U.S. fire crews battle wildfires

A piece of technology aboard the International Space Station is helping firefighters tackle some of the biggest wildfires burning across the western U.S......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 31st, 2021

This 900-person delta cluster in Mass. has CDC freaked out—74% are vaccinated [Updated]

CDC estimates 35K symptomatic infections in US per week among 162 million vaccinated. Enlarge / Foot traffic along Commercial Street in Provincetown, Mass., on July 20, 2021. Provincetown officials have issued a new mask-wearing advisory for in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

This 900-person delta cluster in Mass. has CDC freaked out—74% are vaccinated

CDC estimates 35K symptomatic infections in US per week among 162 million vaccinated. Enlarge / Foot traffic along Commercial Street in Provincetown, Mass., on July 20, 2021. Provincetown officials have issued a new mask-wearing advisory for in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Chemists discover a key to greener food production

Arguably the most important (if least well known) industrial advancement of the 20th century, the Haber-Bosch ammonia synthesis process essentially conquered food scarcity by creating the means to mass produce fertilizer—fertilizer then used to for.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021

Ultrafast X-ray provides new look at plasma discharge breakdown in water

Occurring faster than the speed of sound, the mystery behind the breakdown of plasma discharges in water is one step closer to being understood as researchers pursue applying new diagnostic processes using state-of-the-art X-ray imaging to the challe.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 30th, 2021