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Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter releasing one of its last rainbow-colored maps

Scientists are about to get a new look at Mars, thanks to a multicolored 5.6-gigapixel map. Covering 86% of the Red Planet's surface, the map reveals the distribution of dozens of key minerals. By looking at mineral distribution, scientists can bette.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekJun 23rd, 2022

Ubisoft to raise awareness for climate change by burning in-game maps

Ubisoft has announced it will host events in Riders Republic and Skull and Bones to raise awareness on climate change......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

New flood maps clarify the risk homeowners face

Flooding in urban areas cost Americans more than $106 billion between 1960 and 2016, damaging property, disrupting businesses and claiming lives in the process. Determining which areas are most likely to flood amid ever-changing land use and shifting.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Is AMD delaying Ryzen 7000 to give Ryzen 5000 more time to shine?

A new report suggests that AMD might be holding off on releasing Ryzen 7000 only to give Ryzen 5000 some more time to shine. However, the release is approaching......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

The 2023 Polestar 2 Single Motor proves “basic” doesn’t mean “boring”

Polestar's entry point is fun to drive, but 270 miles on a charge might be hard. Enlarge / You're unlikely to find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow, but you might encounter a Polestar 2. (credit: Jonathan Gitlin) Polestar.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Why the Search for Life on Mars Is Happening in Canada’s Arctic

Scientists show how microbes living in a salty spring near the North Pole might resemble those that could have survived on the Red Planet—or in ocean worlds......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

M2 MacBook Air could hit shelves on July 15, with preorders on July 8

Apple's new M2 MacBook Air could find its way to customers and storefronts by mid-July.While we know that Apple plans on releasing the new MacBook Air in July, the company did not provide a date when it announced the updated model at WWDC 2022.Accord.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

This spot is where we could find signs of ancient Mars life

NASA has shared an image captured on Mars showing a spot where scientists believe they could find the first evidence of ancient microbial life away from Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

NASA wants your help to solve an enduring Mars mystery

If you have some spare time on your hands, then how about helping NASA scientists solve one of Mars' enduring mysteries?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 29th, 2022

Tech Throwback: Remembering Nokia’s First-Ever Android Phone

The year was 2014 – Apple was working on releasing its much-anticipated iPhone 6 and 6 Plus (which ushered in a new design language for its smartphones), Google’s Nexus 6 was still under wraps, and Microsoft was in the process of its ill-.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsJun 29th, 2022

iOS 15.6 beta 4 now available to developers and public testers

Update: iOS 15.6 beta 4, alongside tvOS 15.6 beta 4 and watchOS 8.7 beta 4, are now available to public testers as well. Apple is releasing iOS 15.6 beta 4 to developers a couple of weeks after its third beta. This update comes a week after Apple al.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJun 28th, 2022

iOS 15.6 beta 4 now available to developers

Apple is releasing iOS 15.6 beta 4 to developers a couple of weeks after its third beta. This update comes a week after Apple also seeded the second beta of iOS 16, the next milestone of the company’s operating system for the iPhone. Apple is also.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsJun 28th, 2022

Help NASA scientists find clouds on Mars

NASA scientists hope to solve a fundamental mystery about Mars' atmosphere, and you can help. They've organized a project called Cloudspotting on Mars that invites the public to identify Martian clouds using the citizen science platform Zooniverse. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 28th, 2022

Behold the Weird Physics of Double-Impact Asteroids

Mars is littered with craters made by binary asteroids. These collisions are as intriguing as they are powerful......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated NewsJun 28th, 2022

ESA Updates Mars Probe Software Originally Developed in Windows 98

ESA Updates Mars Probe Software Originally Developed in Windows 98.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJun 27th, 2022

NASA experiment suggests need to dig deep for evidence of life on Mars

According to a new NASA laboratory experiment, rovers may have to dig about 6.6 feet (two meters) or more under the Martian surface to find signs of ancient life because ionizing radiation from space degrades small molecules such as amino acids relat.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 27th, 2022

Curiosity rover takes inventory of key life ingredient on Mars

Scientists using data from NASA's Curiosity rover have measured the total organic carbon—a key component in the molecules of life—in Martian rocks for the first time......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 27th, 2022

ESA Updates Mars Probe’s Windows 98-Based Software

ESA Updates Mars Probe’s Windows 98-Based Software.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJun 27th, 2022

Lawmakers seek to accelerate asteroid finder and want more Mars helicopters

In general, the House budget writers appear to largely support NASA's activities. Enlarge / NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter is seen here in a closeup taken by Mastcam-Z, a pair of zoomable cameras aboard the Perseverance rover. (cre.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 27th, 2022

How China Hopes to Fly Mars Samples to Earth Two Years Before NASA and ESA

"China's Mars sample return mission aims to collect samples from the Red Planet and deliver them to Earth in 2031, or two years ahead of a NASA and ESA joint mission," reports SpaceNews: Lifting off in late 2028... the complex, multi-launch mission.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 26th, 2022

This giant map of minerals on Mars is a piece of modern art

NASA recently released the first part of a map of the martian surface, in the form of a 5.6 gigapixel image in 72 colors......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 26th, 2022