Chain mail was an essential tool for medieval warriors hoping to avoid a quick (or slow) death by a sword. But NASA engineers hope a similar material, with a few modern upgrades, could prove to be just as useful for spacecraft and astronauts looking to survive the rigors of outer space. Read more...
Doha (AFP) – As many as 1,000 Qatar World Cup construction workers are receiving health checks as part of a pilot programme agreed between the 2022 tournament organisers and Weill Cornell Medicine. In a statement Tuesday World Cup organisers...Show More Summary
Stand up and take notice of NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson. Not only is Whitson the first woman to command the International Space Station twice, she's the oldest woman to fly to space for NASA, and we think she might be the record holder for most records set in space (though we don't know that for sure). Show More Summary
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft has had its last close brush with Saturn’s hazy moon Titan and is now beginning its final set of 22 orbits around the ringed planet. The spacecraft made its 127th and final close approach to Titan on April 21 at… Read The post Cassini Completes Final — and Fateful — Titan Flyby appeared first on Towleroad.
Gaga won a pair of Webbys for her high-tech tribute to David Bowie at last year's Grammys, which was produced in partnership with Intel. The Women's March that took place the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration is being honored as Webby Social Movement of the Year.
YouTube host Tom Scott explores the “Mars Yard” at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory where NASA simulates what it’s like on Mars for its rovers.
Apple has hired former NASA JPL augmented reality expert Jeff Norris to help shape its AR projects, according to Bloomberg. Based on previous reports, Cupertino has been working on a pair of AR glasses and related features for future iPhones since 2016. Show More Summary
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Toyota. For quite a while now, we’ve been a Toyota family. I have driven a Sienna minivan since the boys were newborns, and we’ve had two Corollas. So when I was asked if I wanted a brand-spanking-new Toyota to drive for a week, I jumped at the chance. […]
Olympic champion Germany has been drawn in a 2019 Women's World Cup qualifying group with Iceland, Czech Republic, Slovenia and the Faeroe Islands
England and Wales women have been drawn in the same group for European qualifying for the 2019 Women's World Cup.
Kylian Mbappe: Real Madrid’s next Galactico? Kylian Mbappe continues to be the main man in terms of this summers transfer window, despite Monaco protestations that the 18-year-old striker will be staying until the 2018 World Cup. The Monaco sensation has had a glorious breakout season and seemingly his price tag goes up on a weekly […]
Think branded livestreaming is just a fad? Not so fast, say marketers from Tiffany & Co., Bud Light and Jose Cuervo. For instance, on March 15, Tiffany & Co. digitally broadcasted an event with actress Zosia Mamet, actress, singer and model Zoe Kravitz and Annie Clark, the musician who's also known at St. Vincent. The...
It appears that there is no stopping NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson as she continues her record-smashing stint on the International Space Station. Last Monday, she did it again by beating NASA’s previous longest cumulative time in space...Show More Summary
From Ben Franklin to Dr Frankenstein, lightning has long fascinated and enlightened scientists. Now NASA is studying another fascinating – and surprising – product of thunderstorms: gamma rays. NASA estimates that around a thousand gamma...Show More Summary
>> DeAndre Yedlin and Newcastle are headed back up to the Premier League after securing promotion Monday with a 4-1 home victory over Preston North End. Yedlin, a 2014 U.S. World Cup member, was with Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland in the top flight before moving to Newcastle last summer. With two Championship matchdays left, the […]
It's springtime and the deployed primary mirror of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope looks like a spring flower in full bloom.
Apple has hired Jeff Norris, a former Mission Operations Innovation Office at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, to work on augmented reality technology. In his previous role, Norris worked on new ways to control spacecraft and robots in space using a combination of VR and AR technologies. Show More Summary
La Liga or Champions League Joachim Low is Real Madrid’s preferred choice to replace Zinedine Zidane, should the Frenchman fail to win La Liga or the Champions League this season, AS report. Lionel Messi’s 92nd-minute winner for Barcelona in Sunday’s Clasico blew the Liga title race wide open. The two sides are level on points […]
Astronaut Peggy Whitson, who broke the US record for the most time in space, has received a congratulatory call from Donald Trump. The US president has urged Nasa to ‘speed up’ its Mars mission despite announcing plans to cut the space agency’s spending by about $200m Trump tells Nasa to ‘speed up’ Mars landing in call to congratulate astronaut Continue reading...
I’ll get this out of the way: I’m not a fan of the new Toyota Camry’s design. I know it runs counter to what most have said about the sedan, but I’m not sold on it. The new Camry may look more alive than its ho-hum predecessors, butShow More Summary