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News : Technology

How NASA plans to use lunar dust to build structures on the Moon

Tuesday  19:50,   18 september 2018
theverge

Living off the land in...[...]

The Moon Is Electric—Especially When It's Full

Tuesday  19:31,   18 september 2018
nationalgeographic

New measurements show what happens to the moon’s thin exosphere when the lunar orb slips into Earth’s protective magnetic bubble.The moon is often thought of as a lifeless and inactive place. But a new study reminds us that our pale celestial...[...]

Space junk is a big problem and it's going to get worse

Tuesday  13:27,   18 september 2018
cnbc

If space debris is not cleaned up, they could seriously hinder future missions to the moon or Mars, Nobu Okada, the founder and CEO of Astroscale, told CNBC.Space debris has become a huge problem. Their accumulation in Earth's orbit has become a...[...]

Meet the Billionaire Dreamer Taking Musk's Rocket to the Moon

Tuesday  13:25,   18 september 2018
bloomberg

In a country known for conformity, Yusaku Maezawa has always sought to stand out. He skipped college, moved to California to play in a rock band and started his own e-commerce company. After making it big, the 42-year-old started dropping hundreds...[...]

SpaceX reveals identity of the world's first lunar space tourist

Tuesday  05:05,   18 september 2018
engadget

The last time that humanity set foot on the lunar surface, Richard Nixon was still president and Pink Floyd was still in the midst of recording their seminal album about its dark side. And while SpaceX's tourism plans don't involve actually...[...]

Scientists followed a leatherback turtle through Hurricane Florence—here's what they saw

Monday  21:55,   17 september 2018
popsci

For a while it seemed like she would get caught in the massive storm as it slid past the coast. She wound up north of the worst of it, but still experienced rough seas over the weekend. Even before the hurricane hit, she surfaced in an area where...[...]

SpaceX to announce private moon flight passenger

Monday  20:33,   17 september 2018
msn

SpaceX is on the verge of announcing the name of person who would be the first private passenger on a trip around the moon. The identity of the traveler will be revealed at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, during an event Monday...[...]

Pokemon Go's Legendary Birds Back Again For A Limited Time

Monday  19:16,   17 september 2018
gamespot

The Ultra Bonus Event is now underway in Pokemon Go, bringing an influx of Gen I Pokemon with it. For a limited time, Pokemon originally found in the Kanto region will appear much more frequently in the wild. That isn't all, however; the three...[...]

Rare, mummified Ice Age wolf pup and caribou dug up in Canada

Monday  18:13,   17 september 2018
foxnews

The Klondike region of Canada is famous for its gold, but now other remarkable ancient treasures have been unearthed from the melting permafrost.A wolf pup and a caribou calf were found by the miners in the Yukon territory in 2016 in the area's...[...]

Researchers turn to oysters as pollution-tracking sentinels

Monday  15:51,   17 september 2018
msn

French researchers hoping to get an early warning on pollution in the ocean have found an unlikely ally in a mollusk more often destined for the dinner table. French researchers hoping to get an early warning on pollution in the ocean have found an [...]

Surprise: OnePlus plans to build its first smart TV next year

Monday  12:52,   17 september 2018
msn

Everyone might be waiting for the OnePlus 6T, but the company has more than smartphones up its sleeve. The company doesn’t provide much in the way of hard details, but CEO Pete Lau penned a blog post explaining the new...[...]

California Governor Jerry Brown Says State Will Launch Its Own Pollution Monitoring Satellite

Monday  11:06,   17 september 2018
gizmodo

California Governor Jerry Brown announced on Friday at the Global Climate Action Summit that the state would be launching its “own damn satellite” amid concern that Donald Trump’s administration is minimizing NASA’s role in climate research,...[...]

Bringing an ancient African savings system into the digital age

Sunday  19:28,   16 september 2018
cnn

In one suburb of Dakar, Senegal's capital, every week, one person lands a sum of money that is tantamount to a jackpot. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { ...[...]

Ditch your phone's built-in web browser for these seven alternatives

Sunday  18:36,   16 september 2018
popsci

Protect your privacy, save data, navigate faster, and more. Your phone comes with a built-in web browser...but you can do...[...]

New trackers will help scientists follow elusive critters

Sunday  17:07,   16 september 2018
popsci

Researchers hope to map the path of bird flu and other pathogens.Tracking wildlife has improved our understanding of animal activities such as migration and hunting. Yet most species remain invisible to biologists. Transmitter devices that exceed 5...[...]