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NASA Taps Three Companies To Design Nuclear Power Plants For the Moon

NASA announced on Tuesday that it's contracting three suppliers to provide concept designs for nuclear fission energy systems designed for use on the moon. TechCrunch reports: The winning bids for this award came from Lockheed Martin, Westinghouse an.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotJun 23rd, 2022

How many calories will the Tour de France winner burn?

The best cyclists are capable of producing 1,000 watts of power in short bursts. Enlarge / Jumbo-Visma team's Belgian rider Wout Van Aert cycles to the finish line during the first stage of the 109th edition of the Tour de France cycli.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

How to go from eating mosquitos in Siberia to leading a NASA mission

An autobiography covers a career in science that even its author admits is “curvy.” Enlarge / Lindy Elkins-Tanton, second from left, and colleagues in Siberia. (credit: Scott Simper / ASU) Lindy Elkins-Tanton is a Siberian.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News3 hr. 39 min. ago

NASA’s Lucy spacecraft has almost completely deployed its stuck array

Good news for NASA's Lucy spacecraft, the solar array of which is now almost completely deployed......»»

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

Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus Spacecraft Successfully Boosts The International Space Station

NASA has successfully used the Cygnus spacecraft to boost the ISS' orbit. It's an important demonstration of capability in case the US is unable to rely on Russian-made rockets to handle the job in the future. The.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

"Not all is lost" in climate change fight after Supreme Court limits EPA"s regulatory power

The Supreme Court Thursday issued a ruling limiting the Environmental Protection Agency's ability to regulate carbon emissions from power plants......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Americans more likely than those in the UK to feel threatened by China"s development as a world power, survey shows

Americans were more likely than people living in the UK to feel threatened by China's growth as a world power, a new survey shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Environmental justice advocates slam Supreme Court ruling

The Supreme Court decision to limit how the Environmental Protection Agency regulates carbon dioxide emissions from power plants could make an already grave situation worse for those affected most by climate change and air pollution, advocates say......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Volvo adding Slovakian plant to underpin EV shift

The 1.2 billion euro factory will have a 250,000-unit capacity and is set to open in 2026. VW Group, Stellantis, Kia and Jaguar Land Rover already operate plants in the country.  .....»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

It takes three: The genetic mutations that made rice cultivation possible

Rice has a long history as a staple food in Japan and other parts of Asia. The results of a new study by an international research collaboration suggest that the emergence of cultivated rice from wild rice plants is the result of three gene mutations.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Companies have a simple and legal way to help their workers living in anti-abortion states—expanding paid time off

Employers looking for ways to support their workers seeking abortions in states where it's now illegal or soon will be don't have it easy......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

A gentler, more precise laser cutting technique

Laser cutting techniques are usually powered by high energy beams, so hot that they melt most materials. Now scientists from McGill University have developed a gentler, more precise technique using low-power visible light......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

California sets nation"s toughest plastics reduction rules

Companies selling shampoo, food and other products wrapped in plastic have a decade to cut down on their use of the polluting material if they want their wares on California store shelves......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Xiaomi may renew mobile SoC development via new IC design JV

Chinese handset vendor Xiaomi recently has deepened its in-house chip development by investing in a new semiconductor company, sparking market speculation that Xiaomi may renew development of its own mobile SoCs, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

IC 50: China firms supercharged in revenue growth, thanks to chip crunch and government policy drive

Chinese companies in IC 50 2022 ranking attracted attention over their surprisingly high revenue growth in 2021, which are much higher than the growth of their peers in South Korea, Japan, and Taiwan, due to chip crunch and the nationalistic "buy Chi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor introduces integrated buck regulator module

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor (AOS), a designer, developer, and global supplier of a broad range of power semiconductors, power ICs, and digital power products announced the release of an integrated buck module......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Beyond rainbows: 5 tech companies that did more for Pride in 2022

For this year's Pride Month celebration, these companies went above and beyond simply putting rainbows on their corporate social media profiles.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

NASA chief looks forward to Webb telescope’s first images

NASA is preparing to unveil the first high-res images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope, and its latest comments suggest they’ll be something special......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Cadence Design Systems Xcelium Apps improves verification performances for design teams

Cadence Design Systems announced Xcelium Apps, a portfolio of domain-specific technologies implemented natively on the Cadence Xcelium Logic Simulator kernel that enable automotive, mobile and hyperscale design teams to achieve the highest verificati.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsJul 1st, 2022

Pioneering NASA official on aerospace industry: "Bro-culture" is bad for business

Lori Garver spearheaded the NASA program that paved the way for SpaceX to return human spaceflight to the United States after a decade-long wait. In her new book and in a recent interview she reflects on that success, the controversial cast of charac.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022

Apple outs its invite-only program that rewards VIP forum members 

Apple has an online support community reward program similar to those of Microsoft, HP. Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple made its Community+ Program common knowledge this week. Similar to other tech companies like Dell, H.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJun 30th, 2022