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Watch SpaceX fire up its Starship rocket ahead of next high-altitude flight

SpaceX has test fired the engines of its next-generation Starship rocket ahead of its second high-altitude test flight after the first one ended in a fireball......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsJan 14th, 2021

Birds that play with others have the biggest brains—and the same may go for humans

Have you ever seen magpies play-fighting with one another, or rolling around in high spirits? Or an apostlebird running at full speed with a stick in its beak, chased by a troop of other apostlebirds? Well, such play behavior may be associated with a.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Optical computing at sub-picosecond speeds

Vanderbilt researchers have developed the next generation of ultrafast data transmission that may make it possible to make already high-performance computing "on demand." The technology unjams bottlenecks in data streams using a hybrid silicon-vanadi.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

The best road trip cars for 2021

From a high-tech Tesla Model 3 to an old-school Ford Crown Victoria, here are the best cars for a road trip......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 51 min. ago

The best remote car starters for 2021

The best aftermarket remote car starting systems let you remotely fire up your ride from up to a mile away......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 51 min. ago

Rocket Report: NASA dishes on small rockets, Jeff buys a ride on a Falcon 9

"AR1 is the ideal engine for many possible solutions." Enlarge / Image of the first AR1 engine built by Aerojet Rocketdyne. (credit: Aerojet Rocketdyne) Welcome to Edition 3.29 of the Rocket Report! What a wild weekend we're heading toward in.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News6 hr. 51 min. ago

How to watch WandaVision online: Stream the series premiere today

The first two episodes of "WandaVision" air today. Here's how to watch the premiere online with Disney+......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 23 min. ago

Researcher discusses how social movements succeed

The summer of 2020 was not the first time activists marched in the streets of major U.S. cities, expressing their outrage over high-profile episodes of police brutality and demanding an end to racial inequities. Nor was it the first time that protest.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 22 min. ago

Researchers model regional impacts of specific anthropogenic activities, their influence on extreme fire weather risk

When the Thomas Fire raged through Ventura and Santa Barbara counties in December 2017, Danielle Touma, at the time an earth science researcher at Stanford, was stunned by its severity. Burning for more than a month and scorching 440 square miles, th.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News8 hr. 22 min. ago

Nextronics focuses on niche market segments

High-speed connector maker Nextronics Engineering focuses on communication, industrial, smart city, medical, aerospace and transportation applications, according to company chairman and CEO Stephen Hsu......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 23 min. ago

Taiwan PCB output value hits record high in 2020

The output of Taiwan's PCB industry grew 5.6% on year to a record high of NT$667.2 billion (US$23.83 billion) in 2020, bolstered by pandemic-induced stay-at-home economy in most of the year as well as robust shipments for new iPhones and automotive e.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News8 hr. 23 min. ago

Blue Origin tests crew capsule upgrades in latest rocket launch

Watch Blue Origin conduct a successful flight test of its upgraded capsule set to be used for sub-orbital space tourism services......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 51 min. ago

TSMC to spend over US$15 billion on 3nm process in 2021

Of TSMC's planned record-high capex for 2021, more than US$15 billion will be spent on advancing the foundry's 3nm process technology, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 23 min. ago

How to watch NASA’s first four-engine hot fire of its mighty SLS rocket

NASA is promising a spectacular show of rocket power on Saturday with a hot fire of its mighty SLS rocket — and you can watch it live online......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 23 min. ago

Renault outlines leaner, high-tech future in turnaround plan

In his first strategy update, CEO Luca de Meo disclosed plans to cut production, simplify manufacturing and reduce spending in areas such as research......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Nintendo uses copyright claims to take down Game & Watch hacking videos

User's other hacking videos remain up without footage of Nintendo's own games. While two videos have been taken down, this stacksmashing video on loading Doom onto the Game & Watch unit remains up. Nintendo is using copyright strikes to t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Blue Origin Successfully Launches and Lands Key Crew Capsule Test in First Mission of 2021

Blue Origin launched its first mission of 2021, flying its New Shepard rocket in West Texas to a medium height of just over 350,000 feet. From a report: This is the first flight for this particular booster, and for the capsule it carried, which was e.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

A close look at forest fire smoke yields new clues about air pollution

With samples taken from an airplane and given an unprecedented level of offline analysis, Yale researchers have produced a highly detailed look at the chemical make-up and transformations of an evolving plume of forest fire smoke—findings that coul.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

Flight or fright: What is the future of the emus of east coast Australia?

Scientists at Western Sydney University and University of Tasmania have mapped the historic shifts in the distribution of Australia's iconic emus (Dromaius novehollandiae), to project how regional emu populations are likely to change in the next 50 y.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

The exceptional Apple Watch Series 6 is $20 cheaper at Best Buy

Best Buy is offering a $20 discount for the 44mm version of the recently released Apple Watch Series 6, powered by WatchOS 7, bringing its price down to $409......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

WhatsApp faces legal challenge over privacy in its biggest market

WhatsApp is facing a legal challenge in India, its biggest market, after a petition was filed Thursday before Delhi High Court over the upcoming change in the Facebook-owned app’s data sharing policy. The petition alleges the new terms that WhatsAp.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021