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Three Chinese astronauts return to Earth after 6-month mission

Three Chinese astronauts landed in a northern desert on Sunday after six months working to complete construction of the Tiangong station, a symbol of the country's ambitious space program, state TV reported......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgDec 5th, 2022

NASA has simulated a tiny part of the moon here on Earth

Before going to the moon, the Apollo astronauts trained at various sites on Earth that best approximated the lunar surface, such as the volcanic regions Iceland, Hawaii and the U.S. Southwest. To help prepare for upcoming robotic and human Artemis mi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Astronomers prepare to launch LuSEE night, a test observatory on the far side of the moon

Astronomers have not yet been able to map large portions of the radio emissions from our universe because of interference from the Earth itself. A team of astronomers hopes to change that, beginning with the LuSEE Night mission to the far side of the.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Recreating the natural light-harvesting nanorings in photosynthetic bacteria

Nearly all the chemical energy available to Earth's lifeforms can be traced back to the sun. This is because light-harvesting (LH) supramolecules (two or more molecules held together by intermolecular forces) enable plants and some types of bacteria.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

A new catalyst that transforms carbon dioxide into added-value chemical products

Global warming is an increasingly worrying problem. Although the greenhouse effect is a necessary process to maintain living conditions on Earth, our current societies are increasing the emission of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere and increasing.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Doctoral dissertation questions a prevailing perception related to dust devils on Mars

Mars, the fourth planet from the sun, fascinates people in many ways. For atmospheric researchers it is an interesting subject as Mars is the most Earth-like planet of our solar system. Since 1976, probes landed on Mars have collected information on.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Everything leaving Hulu in February 2023

Here’s everything leaving Hulu in February 2023. And don't forget: this winter month is shorter than the rest, so stream these titles while you still can......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Peacock does away with free tier for new subscribers

The Peacock streaming service has quietly killed off its free plan, with new subscribers now required to choose between a $5- or $10-a-month tier......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

What’s new on Apple TV+ this month (February 2023)

Apple TV+ adds new content to its library every single month, and it's our job to keep you in the platform's loop. Here's everything new for February 2023......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

"Blue marble": How a half-century of climate change has altered the face of the Earth

In December 1972, NASA's final Apollo mission (Apollo 17) took the iconic "Blue Marble" photo of the whole Earth. Many, including science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke, had expected that the sight of Earth from afar would instill the belief that ma.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 23 min. ago

Victoria has implemented all 227 recommendations from its Royal Commission into family violence. So was it a success?

In 2016, the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence released its findings following an exhaustive 13-month inquiry. In it were 227 recommendations to completely transform the state's family violence services......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 23 min. ago

The hype is out of this world, but mining in space won"t save the Earth

We know the world must move to cleaner energy sources to head off the worst effects of climate change, but the technology required for the transition is very mineral-intensive. So where will all these resources come from?.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 51 min. ago

Did the Seeds of Life Ride to Earth Inside an Asteroid?

Biological amino acids could have celestial or terrestrial roots. An experiment simulated their formation in deep space—but the mystery isn’t solved yet......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  wiredRelated News9 hr. 51 min. ago

Viewpoint: How to prevent what happened to Tyre Nichols from happening in the future

In the wake of the beating death of Tyre Nichols earlier this month, some experts have questioned whether police officers are even needed in responding to routine traffic stops......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News9 hr. 51 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 News11 hr. 23 min. ago

Cowen forecasts "soft" iPhone impacting Apple"s Q1 2023 financials

Apple's holiday quarter results will be lower than 2021, according to Cowen, with "softness" expected due to iPhone shipments impacted by Chinese lockdowns.iPhone 14 ProFor the December 2022 quarter, analysts at Cowen model Apple as being down 4% yea.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

India"s Anand Group attracts suppliers for EV platform Anevolve

India's auto component and system maker Anand Group launched a new platform, Anevolve, earlier this month to develope cleantech in India. According to different media reports, Anevolve has recruited multiple EV component and vehicle manufacturing com.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 23 min. ago

Biden Team Weighs Fully Cutting Off Huawei From US Suppliers

The Biden administration is considering cutting off Huawei Technologies Co. from all of its American suppliers, including Intel Corp. and Qualcomm Inc., as the US government intensifies a crackdown on the Chinese technology sector......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News18 hr. 23 min. ago

Nissan, Renault reach consensus on alliance restructuring

After a long negotiation, Nissan Motor is finally on an equal footing with Renault in their alliance. The latter has agreed to significantly reduce its stake in the Japanese automaker. In return, Nissan will invest in Renault's new EV business, Amper.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News19 hr. 51 min. ago

Taiwan sees 15-year high inbound investment in 2022

The Taiwanese government approved 2,566 investment projects proposed by foreign (excluding China-based) and overseas Chinese enterprises in 2022, with the total investment of US$13.303 billion hiking 77.94% on year, reaching a 15-year height, accordi.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News22 hr. 23 min. ago

Chinese prefer Europeans to Americans, but feeling isn"t mutual, says study

People in China have more favorable opinions of Europeans than Americans, but the feeling is not mutual, according to a new study from researchers at Rice University, the National University of Singapore and the University of British Columbia......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 30th, 2023