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Perseverance rover’s first-ever selfie also shows Mars helicopter

NASA's Perseverance rover has snapped its first-ever Mars selfie, with the about-to-fly Ingenuity helicopter also in the frame......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsApr 8th, 2021

Handwashing responsible for bacteria in sinks, largest non-hospital study shows

Handwashing is shaping communities of bacteria that live and grow in the plumbing of domestic sinks, scientists have found......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 4 min. ago

Astropsychology: How to stay sane on Mars

Astropsychology: How to stay sane on Mars.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

Astropsychology: How to stay sane on Mars

The first humans who visit Mars will face countless challenges, but perhaps the most difficult of all will be maintaining their mental health.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

Apple’s Podcasts+ subscription service makes debut at Spring Loaded event

During its Spring Loaded event, Apple announced the new, subscription-based Podcasts+ service with exclusive shows and a redesigned app for podcasts......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 5 min. ago

IBM breaks latest revenue losing streak as cloud revenue shows modest growth

For IBM, much of the last 8 years simply posting positive revenue growth was a challenge. In fact, the company had a period between 2013 and 2018 when it experienced an astonishing 22 straight quarters of negative revenue growth. So when Big Blue rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News14 hr. 36 min. ago

Little Foot fossil shows early human ancestor clung closely to trees

A long-awaited, high-tech analysis of the upper body of famed fossil 'Little Foot' opens a window to a pivotal period when human ancestors diverged from apes, new USC research shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 4 min. ago

Social Status calculator shows what "class" you would have been in Shakespeare"s time

Researchers from the University of Kent, King's College London and the University of Birmingham have developed a class calculator to explore the cultural and social world of the 16th and 17th Century England. The calculator will allow individuals to.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News18 hr. 4 min. ago

Songwriters Are Getting Drastically Short-Changed In the Music-Streaming Economy, Study Shows

According to a new report by industry analysts Mark Mulligan and Keith Jopling of Midia Research, songwriters are getting drastically short-changed in the music-streaming economy. An anonymous reader shares an excerpt from the report: The 35-page rep.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News18 hr. 36 min. ago

Mars: How Ingenuity helicopter made the first flight on another planet

Imagine that you are flying a model helicopter or a drone. You are there with the auto controls. You switch them on. The rotors start to turn, gradually increasing their spin. You watch, then push the control for lift. Your helicopter rises, hovers,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 4 min. ago

Religion played an important role in Britain voting to leave the EU in 2016, research shows

Faith played an "important and under-appreciated role" in the UK's choice to leave Europe, with Anglicans more likely to back Brexit, a major new study shows......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 4 min. ago

Study shows how some bacteria withstand antibiotic onslaught

In a study with implications for chronic infections, Princeton researchers have described multiple pathways that some bacteria use to tolerate normally lethal antibiotic treatments. The findings overturn common assumptions about antibiotics' limited.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 4 min. ago

2D nanomaterial MXene: The perfect lubricant for rovers

You can lubricate a bicycle chain with oil, but what do you do with a Mars rover or a red-hot conveyor belt in the steel industry? Very special nanomaterials have now been studied by the TU Wien together with research groups from Saarbrücken (German.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News19 hr. 4 min. ago

Nasa successfully flies small helicopter on Mars

The Ingenuity drone completes the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft on another world......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

What’s new on Disney+ in May 2021

Disney+ has Star Wars and MCU content along with Pixar films, Disney Channel shows, and other content. Here's every new addition that you should be aware of......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

NASA video shows Mars helicopter’s historic first flight

NASA has released a high-definition video showing the Ingenuity Mars helicopter taking its historic first flight on the red planet......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Flying On Mars Fueled With Open-Source Software

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: A small miracle happened at 3:31am ET on Monday morning. Ingenuity, a tiny NASA helicopter, became the first powered aircraft to fly on another planet, Mars. This engineering feat was done with Linux, o.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 20th, 2021

Daily Crunch: Facebook announces new audio products

Facebook reveals its Clubhouse competitor, Parler will return to Apple’s App Store and a helicopter flies on Mars. This is your Daily Crunch for April 19, 2021. The big story: Facebook announces new audio products Yes, these products include ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Prince Philip"s custom Land Rover hearse gets called into duty

The Duke of Edinburgh began working with the automaker in 2003 to design his own hearse based on a Defender TD5 130 chassis cab......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

NASA has flown a helicopter on Mars, and it went brilliantly [Updated]

This is all experimental, but Ingenuity pulled it off. Enlarge / An image from Ingenuity, looking down at the surface of Mars. That's its shadow. (credit: NASA/JPL) Monday morning update: NASA and its engineers have done it! They have flown a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

NASA Successfully Flies Small Helicopter On Mars

NASA's first attempt to fly its "Ingenuity" helicopter on Mars was a success, marking what the space agency says is the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft on another world. The BBC reports: The space agency is promising more adventurous.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021