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SpaceX installed 29 Raptor engines on a Super Heavy rocket last night

Progress on the regulatory side of things remains murky, though. Image of 29 Raptor rocket engines installed on a Super Heavy booster. (credit: Elon Musk/Twitter) Sometimes it is difficult to write objectively about the rate at which SpaceX ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagAug 2nd, 2021

Samoa Scraps Daylight Saving Time

Samoa is joining Japan, India, and China in scrapping daylight saving time, which was first proposed in 1895 so entomologist and astronomer George Hudson could study insects at night. "Hudson is dead, so daylight saving is no longer necessary," write.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Nintendo Direct highlights: N64 Online in October, Super Mario 2022 film cast

Also featured: Bayonetta 3's gameplay debut, Kirby's first open-world 3D adventure. Get ready for the Super Mario film, hitting theaters in a little over one year. [credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

Super Mario Bros. movie coming next December with wild voice cast

The Super Mario Bros. movie is coming out on December 21, 2021. Nintendo confirmed the cast, featuring Seth Rogen and other stars, during its recent Direct......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 24th, 2021

The Imaginary Rocket Driving a Small-Town Spaceport

Is the FAA licensing spaceports that are doomed to fail? From a report: The latest launch attempt out of Kodiak, Alaska's spaceport shows in vivid detail just how quickly things can go sideways. In the video, rocket maker Astra's 3.3 skids horizontal.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Telescope in Chile captures a doomed galaxy falling into the heart of the Fornax Cluster

The Fornax Cluster—which, as the name suggests, lies primarily in the constellation Fornax (the Furnace)—is a relatively nearby galaxy cluster, only about 60 million light-years from Earth. This means that it looms large in the night sky, stretch.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Elon Musk says Inspiration4 crew had "challenges" with toilet, vows for bathroom upgrades

The private space flight, SpaceX, completed a historic mission with the first all-civilian flight crew last weekend. The four members of the Inspiration4 crew raised $200 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, and helped prove SpaceX foun.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Diablo II: Resurrected impressions: Maybe not the best time to bring back evil

Online problems, corporate issues can't be ignored, despite remake's serious quality. Since this review starts with a heavy-handed intro, this gallery focuses on the remastered CGI cutscenes in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

55-inch 4K TVs are super cheap at Walmart today

Choose the TCL 55 inch Class 4-Series 4K Roku Smart TV for just $398......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Judge Releases Redacted Lunar Lander Lawsuit From Bezos" Blue Origin Against NASA-SpaceX Contract

ytene writes: As reported by CNBC, the US Court of Federal Claims has released a redacted version of the lawsuit, filed by Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, in a complaint against NASA. Earlier this year, the agency had awarded a $2.9 billion contract to Spac.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsSep 23rd, 2021

Microsoft announced the Surface Pro 8 today, so the Surface Pro 7 is super cheap

The Surface Pro 7 has a fast, Intel chip, tons of RAM and storage, as well as an incredibly responsive touchscreen, making it into a 2-in-1 laptop......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

HP briefly mentions an "RTX 3080 Super" on its Envy 34 AIO store page

The latest cause for this rumormongering comes courtesy of HP. On the official webpage for its upcoming HP Envy 34 AIO PC, which will run Windows 11 on "up to" an Intel 11th-gen i9 CPU, the company briefly referenced the ability for customers to kit.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

The Nail-Biting Journey of NASA"s James Webb Space Telescope Is About to Begin

Before it can study the first stars and galaxies, the observatory must endure a sea voyage, a rocket launch and an all-or-nothing deployment sequence in deep space -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Unveiling galaxies at cosmic dawn that were hiding behind the dust

When astronomers peer deep into the night sky, they observe what the universe looked like a long time ago. Because the speed of light is finite, studying the most distant observable galaxies allows us to glimpse billions of years into the past when t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

What makes sense (and what doesn’t) about the RTX 3080 Super rumors

We have new rumors about the RTX 30-series Super refresh, but the specs are all over the place. Here's what you need to know about the upcoming cards......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Mitigating the impacts of extreme rainfall events in a changing climate

Torrential rainfall quickly transformed New York City's streets and expressways into rivers and lakes on Wednesday night September 2, 2021, shutting down the entire metro system (the first time since Hurricane Sandy) and forcing traffic throughout th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Low-cost, energy-efficient approach to treating water contaminated with heavy metals

Engineers at MIT have developed a new approach to removing lead or other heavy-metal contaminants from water, in a process that they say is far more energy-efficient than any other currently used system, though there are others under development that.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

The Nail-Biting Journey of NASA"s James Webb Space Telescope Is about to Begin

Before it can study the first stars and galaxies, the observatory must endure a sea voyage, a rocket launch and an all-or-nothing deployment sequence in deep space -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Alleged specs for Nvidia"s RTX 30 Super line have landed

The details come from prolific leaker kopite7kimi, who has a good track record with this sort of thing; they revealed information on the Ampere lineup ahead of its release last year......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

SpaceX crewmember has colorful response to first view of Earth

As the first all-civilian crew aboard a SpaceX spacecraft caught their first glimpse of Earth through the cupola, one of them uttered an unforgettable response......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsSep 22nd, 2021

Scores of internet-providing satellites will soon streak across Canada"s skies, but at what cost?

The night sky is going to get much busier thanks to thousands of new internet satellites set to launch over the next few years—and researchers say it's going to affect Canada more than most places on Earth......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsSep 21st, 2021