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SpaceX completes fueling test, will now work toward massive engine firing test

SpaceX said it loaded more than 10 million pounds of fuel onto the vehicle. Enlarge / SpaceX completed a wet-dress rehearsal of its Starship launch system on Monday. (credit: SpaceX) SpaceX on Tuesday confirmed that it f.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaJan 24th, 2023

Three Chicago-area refineries that dump toxins into Lake Michigan, rivers may be among worst polluters in US

Oil refineries are dumping massive amounts of toxic chemicals and heavy metals into the Great Lakes and the nation's rivers with little, if any, oversight from government regulators, according to a new analysis that found some of the worst polluters.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 26 min. ago

50 years after Roe v. Wade, nearly one third of states lack abortion access

The legal limitations restricting abortion in the United States continue to erode access to reproductive health care at an alarming pace while other states work to protect and expand access, according to updated data released by the Center for Public.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Webb telescope catches early galaxy formation in action

Astronomers from the Cosmic Dawn Center have unveiled the nature of the densest region of galaxies seen with the James Webb Space telescope in the early universe. They find it to be likely the progenitor of a massive, Milky Way-like galaxy, seen at a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Sling is now 50% off — stream live sports without cable

Sign up to Sling today and save 50% off the usual price. We've got all the insight into which plan will work for you......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News1 hr. 54 min. ago

Hands-on: Here are 9 iPad travel accessories to supercharge your trips

I recently took a quick weekend trip, and I wanted to just bring my iPad Pro and the other essentials I needed. With just my iPad and a few accessories, I was able to get all the work I needed to get done while traveling light and not sacrificing po.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 26 min. ago

New protocluster of massive quiescent galaxies discovered

An international team of astronomers reports the detection of a new protocluster of galaxies. The newfound protocluster, designated QO-1000, contains at least 14 massive quiescent galaxies. The finding was detailed in a paper published January 21 on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News2 hr. 54 min. ago

Crew Dragon astronauts to receive rare space medal from the White House

Outside of space circles, the space medal is not a particularly well-known honor. Enlarge / NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken (foreground) work on Crew Dragon's touchscreen displays. (credit: NASA) Vice Preside.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 26 min. ago

SpaceX offers ride to Soyuz astronaut in case of ISS emergency

A damaged Soyuz capsule has forced NASA and its Russian counterpart to consider solutions in case the space station needs to be evacuated in an emergency......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 54 min. ago

Songbird species work together to mob predator owls, but only strike when the time is right

Fleeing isn't the only way by which songbirds can protect themselves against predators. Many songbird species are known to engage in mobbing, where they gather aggressively around a bird of prey, flying rapidly while making stereotypic movements and.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News12 hr. 54 min. ago

US-based SIA wants to facilitate the growth of Indian semiconductor companies

India's semiconductor story has gathered interest worldwide, especially given its massive labor pool and the current geopolitical situation. A major organization that has shown significant interest recently is the Semiconductor Industry Association (.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News15 hr. 26 min. ago

Deals: Official iPhone 13 MagSafe case $23, Apple Watch Sport Loops from $39, Satechi gear, more

Halfway through the work week, and all of the best discounts are now going live on the Apple front. Today’s highlights start off with at $23, which is joined by much of the same style updates on Apple Watch with markdowns on in-house Sport Loop b.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 26 min. ago

Apple drops COVID-19 test requirement, could WWDC expand in 2023?

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced a lot of companies around the world to change the way they work, and that includes Apple. However, as the situation is now more under control, Apple is changing its policies for employees again, who will no longer ne.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 26 min. ago

Kuo: Apple halts work on its custom Wi-Fi chip to prioritize 3nm Apple Silicon engineering

Apple is halting the development of its own custom Wi-Fi chip in an effort to direct more attention to Apple Silicon processors. According to Ming-Chi Kuo, the “slowdown of processor upgrades” is a concern for Apple. Therefore, it wants to devot.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 26 min. ago

M2 Pro and M2 Max benchmarked against every other current Apple Silicon chip

The new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips are so powerful that most reviewers said that they are actually overkill for most Mac owners, even most of those doing video work. A new benchmark ranking shows how the machine stacks up against every other current A.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 26 min. ago

Watch iFixit tear down the new MacBook Pro and test Apple’s official repair guides

iFixit is well known for taking apart just about every new Apple product, as the company specializes in providing guides to third-party repairs. However, this time, iFixit decided to test the official Apple repair guides by taking apart the new 2023.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 26 min. ago

Monday’s best deals: iPad Air 5 $99 off, official iPhone 14 series cases from $37, more

All of Monday’s best discounts are now kicking off the new work week, and we have three notable Apple offers on tap. Leading the way, the latest iPad Air 5 is now down at $99 off. It’s joined by a rare chance to save on Apple’s official iPhone.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 26 min. ago

PSA: 5 ways security keys don’t work with Apple ID

Apple debuted physical security key support with iOS 16.3 and macOS 13.2. While they work across iPhone, iPad, Mac, and the web, there are some instances when they are not supported, even if successfully set up with one device. Here are 5 ways se.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News22 hr. 26 min. ago

Any Apple AR headset user may be able to create and sell content

A generally reliable source claims that Apple is working on ways for Apple AR headset owners to use Siri to create new apps for them, without Xcode, and then sell their work to others.Apple AR headset users may be able to create apps just using SiriT.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News22 hr. 26 min. ago

Nomad High Volta accessories review: Help your iPhone & Apple Watch stand out

Nomad has just launched a new, eye-catching color for its Sport Case and Sport Band. We put them to the test with our iPhone and Apple Watch.Nomad's High Volta accessoriesThe Sport Case and Sport Band from Nomad aren't new, but the color is. High Vol.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News22 hr. 26 min. ago

Massive Yandex code leak reveals Russian search engine’s ranking factors

Details show how the world's fourth-largest search engine ranks webpages. Enlarge / The Russian logo of Yandex, the country's largest search engine and a tech company with many divisions, inside the company's headquarters. (credi.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News22 hr. 26 min. ago