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NASA Mars orbiter spots China’s rover on Martian surface

A NASA satellite has captured a dramatic view of China’s Zhurong rover just a few weeks after it reached the surface of Mars......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJun 11th, 2021

French Companies Admit Problems at Nuclear Plant in China

Unusual activity at a nuclear power reactor in China has drawn international attention, as two French companies involved in the plant acknowledged problems on Monday but said they could be handled safely. From a report: The companies were responding.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 37 min. ago

Researchers create switchable mirrors from liquid metal

Researchers have developed a way to dynamically switch the surface of liquidmetal between reflective and scattering states. This technology could one day be used to create electrically controllable mirrors or illumination devices......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News6 hr. 5 min. ago

YouTube bans election, alcohol and prescription drug ads from its masthead

YouTube is banning several types of advertisers from one of the most prominent spots on its homepage......»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated News7 hr. 6 min. ago

How to watch a livestream of NASA’s spacewalk on Wednesday

NASA and its European counterpart, ESA, are preparing for a spacewalk that will take place on Wednesday, June 16. Here's how you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

Best cheap space heater deals for June 2021

Stay warm in cold spots year round without breaking the bank with these efficient space heaters......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 6 min. ago

How to watch a livestream of NASA spacewalk on Wednesday

NASA and its European counterpart, ESA, are preparing for a spacewalk that will take place on Wednesday, June 16. Here's how you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News22 hr. 6 min. ago

NASA is designing a space telescope to protect Earth from asteroid impacts

NASA's Near-Earth Object Surveyor space telescope would use infrared sensors to detect asteroids or comets which threaten the planet......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

NASA Finally Shows Off Assembled "Space Launch System" Megarocket

Slashdot reader ytene writes: The BBC are showing the first set of images of NASA's now-assembled "Space Launch System" (SLS) vehicle, noting that NASA intends to use it to launch a human crew back to the moon later this decade. Testing will take pla.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

China"s "Zhurong" Rover Takes a Selfie on Mars

The BBC reports: China's Zhurong rover has sent back a batch of new images from Mars — including a "selfie". The robot, which landed in May, positioned a wireless camera on the ground and then rolled back a short distance to take the snap. To Z.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJun 13th, 2021

Check out this awesome 360-degree panorama of the Van Zyl Overlook on Mars

You can feel what it would be like to stand on Mars with this 360° panorama of the martian surface, captured by the NASA Perseverance rover......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

China’s Zhurong rover snaps a selfie on the surface of Mars

The China National Space Administration (CNSA) has shared new images of its Zhurong rover on the surface of Mars......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

NASA sending probes to the far side of the moon for the first time

For the first time, NASA will be sending a probe to the far side of the moon ahead of its Artemis mission......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 12th, 2021

Surface Duo 2: Everything we know about Microsoft’s next dual-screen phone

Microsoft’s Surface Duo 2 could be coming this fall. From design to specs to features, we have you covered with everything we know......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Particles at the ocean surface and seafloor aren"t so different

Although scientists often assume that random variations in scientific data fit symmetrical, bell-shaped normal distributions, nature isn't always so tidy. In some cases, a skewed distribution, like the log-normal probability distribution, provides a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Rocket Report: Vandals spray-paint Buran; China to launch first crew in 4 years

"This idea has been around since the dawn of spaceflight." Enlarge / This is the rendering China's Dongfang Space released of its proposed rocket. It seems to be Kerbal-approved. (credit: Dongfang Space) Welcome to Edition 4.02 of the Rocket R.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

NASA launches baby squid and water bears to the International Space Station

From worms to quail, the ISS has housed all kinds of creatures great and small over the years. Animal research in space is about to welcome some new members to the club......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

NASA selects new science investigations for future moon deliveries

As NASA continues plans for multiple commercial deliveries to the moon's surface per year, the agency has selected three new scientific investigation payload suites to advance understanding of Earth's nearest neighbor. Two of the payload suites will.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

North Atlantic currents may not be linked to Meridional Overturning Circulation

A new international study has cast doubts on the view that variations in the density of some of the deepest currents of the subpolar North Atlantic Ocean are caused by winter surface conditions and represent changes in the strength of the Meridional.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Save big on Dell XPS 13, Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 today

Save a ton of cash on these great Dell XPS 13 and Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 deals available right now.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021

Save Big on Dell XPS 13, Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 Today

Save a ton of cash on these great Dell XPS 13 and Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 deals available right now.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJun 11th, 2021