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In exchange for a lunar rover, Japan will get seats on Moon-landing missions

Japan is making a significant commitment to the US-led Artemis program. Enlarge / Artist's illustration of a pressurized lunar rover design conceived by Toyota and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency. (credit: Toyota/JAXA).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaApr 11th, 2024

Financial institutions have 30 days to disclose breaches under new rules

Amendments contain loopholes that may blunt their effectiveness. Enlarge (credit: Brendan Smialowski / Getty Images) The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will require some financial institutions to disclose secur.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 18th, 2024

An SEC mystery: What"s the deal with voluntary filers?

Companies tend not to clamor for more regulatory oversight, as a general rule. One remarkable exception would be the relatively small group of companies that voluntarily file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Although not required to.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Assassin’s Creed Shadows: release date, trailers, gameplay, and more

Assassin's Creed Shadows is finally bringing the series to Japan. The game will be arriving soon, so read up on all the details......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

NASA to help with the launch of Europe’s unlucky Mars rover

Europe's unlucky Mars rover, known as Rosalind Franklin, has gotten a boost thanks to a new cooperation agreement with NASA......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Merchants in Japan can finally use Tap to Pay for iPhone

Apple Tap to Pay has rolled out in another country, with Japanese users now able to take card payments directly from their iPhone.Tap to Pay is now available to merchants in JapanTap to Pay is Apple's system to allow iPhone users to take contactless.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

NASA conducts ‘moonwalks’ in the Arizona desert for Artemis lunar mission

Being an astronaut isn't always glamorous, with years of training and research carried out on terra firma prior to a crewed mission......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 17th, 2024

Researchers calculate the carbon footprint of building a wooden house in Japan

Researchers at Kyushu University have published a comprehensive analysis on the carbon footprint of constructing a wooden house in Japan. The study covered the total amount of emissions produced, taking into consideration the entire supply chain incl.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

One hedge fund completely bailed out of AAPL, but another more than picked up the slack

Prior to Apple stock's value recovery after a better than expected quarter, one hedge fund got rid of all of its holdings in the iPhone maker, and another went in big.Apple CEO Tim CookAccording to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

NASA eyes levitating robot train for the moon

NASA is considering building a railway on the moon that uses levitating robots to move payloads around the lunar surface......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 16th, 2024

There"s a new top import brand in Japan with model from a surprising country

In hard-to-crack Japan, the market has a new top import model. And it comes from a brand and place you might not expect. No, the nameplate is not from Detroit......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

Underground "anomaly" found near iconic Giza pyramid complex

A multi-institutional team of archaeological researchers from Japan and Egypt has discovered what they describe as an underground "anomaly" near the iconic Giza pyramid complex. In their study, published in the journal Archaeological Prospection, the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 15th, 2024

NASA tests technology, practices Artemis moonwalks in Arizona desert

To prepare for exploring the moon during NASA's Artemis campaign, the agency is conducting a week-long field test in the lunar-like landscape of San Francisco Volcanic Field near Flagstaff, Arizona to practice moonwalk scenarios......»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 14th, 2024

Assassin’s Creed Codename Red gets new title ahead of reveal this week

The feudal Japan-set Assassin's Creed game formerly known as Codename Red is now officially titled Assassin's Creed Shadows......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Discovery of biomarkers in space—conditions on Saturn"s moon Enceladus simulated in the laboratory

In 2018, very large organic molecules were discovered in ice particles on Saturn's moon Enceladus. It is still unclear whether they indicate the existence of life or were created in some other way. A recent study could help to answer this question. I.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

Student"s comparative analysis of primitive asteroids provides context for further research, future NASA missions

The primitive asteroids that UCF physics doctoral student Brittany Harvison studies carry with them traces of their origins and billions of years of our solar system's history......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMay 13th, 2024

The ancient Egyptian goddess of the sky: How a researcher used modern astronomy to explore her link with the Milky Way

What did our ancestors think when they looked up at the night sky? All cultures ascribed special meaning to the sun and the moon, but what about the pearly band of light and shadow we call the Milky Way?.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsMay 11th, 2024

How the Moon got a makeover

The Moon's former surface sank to the depths, until volcanism brought it back. Enlarge (credit: NASA Goddard/ASU) Our Moon may appear to shine peacefully in the night sky, but billions of years ago, it was given a facial.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsMay 11th, 2024

We need to consider conservation efforts on Mars, say researchers

Astrobiology is the field of science that studies the origins, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe. In practice, this means sending robotic missions beyond Earth to analyze the atmospheres, surfaces, and chemistry of extraterr.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsMay 10th, 2024

Mazda profits zoom to records on CX-90, hybrid uptake, foreign exchange rates

Mazda reaches record profits thanks to the popularity of its large platform CX-90 crossover and uptake of hybrids, but the Japanese carmaker is bracing for headwinds this year......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsMay 10th, 2024

NASA watchdog report: 100+ cracks on heat shield biggest threat to human moon mission

The damage to the Orion capsule from the Artemis I mission is already top of mind for NASA as it works to make the Artemis II mission safe for humans. But a new agency report has revealed the extent of the problem, including scores of cracks in Orion.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsMay 9th, 2024