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Researchers suggest phonons may have mass and perhaps negative gravity

A trio of physicists with Columbia University is making waves with a new theory about phonons—they suggest they might have negative mass, and because …

Physics

Mars 2020 rover goes nuclear with delivery of new electrical generator

NASA's Mars 2020 rover has received its nuclear power plant developed by Aerojet Rocketdyne and Teledyne. The Multi-Mission Radioisotope …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Walmart tests automated system to help fill online grocery orders

Walmart is testing out a new system that will help put together grocery orders placed by customers online. The service lets users order groceries, choose a pickup time and have their order delivered to their car, and the new automated system, called Alphabot, will take over some of the legwork that …

eCommerce

Spinning Sphere of Molten Sodium

The Nobe 100: Take our money now!

Victoria to be powered by Tesla batteries next summer

Let's just get this out of the way real quick. Tesla's Elon Musk is a bloody character. When he's not launching a car playing David Bowie on loop …

Tesla

MIT is taking on fusion power. Could this be the time it actually works?

We may be one large step closer to a future driven by fusion power — the elusive, limitless, and zero-carbon energy source that’s even a step-up from …

Elon Musk drops epic Falcon Heavy launch trailers made by 'Westworld' co-creator

Attendees of the the <i>Westworld</i> panel at SXSW got a surprise visit from Elon Musk.<p>The Tesla and SpaceX CEO used the panel to not only inspire a new …

Website follows journey of Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster through space

Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster may have slipped the surly bonds of Earth, but you can still follow its path through the Solar System. Satellite guru Ben Pearson's unofficial Whereisroadster.com website is tracking the EV based on NASA data and his own flight modeling (which, it turns out, is more …

Tesla

Solar panel efficiency ‘research race’ ongoing as technology dashes toward records

The solar panel industry is fighting physics’ stubborn hold on the secrets of photons exciting electrons – and the results of this atomic level focus are showing up for regular people.<p>A trio of solar efficiency records have been brought forward recently: Hanergy’s thin film unit developed a 25% …

A Tesla employee who builds robots told us why production hell is actually a good thing

<i>Editor's note: Business Insider had the chance to speak with four Tesla employees from different parts of the company to learn more about their work. And what we discovered were some of the coolest jobs at Tesla. This is the fourth in the series. You can read the other profiles here.</i><p>Engineers are …

Tesla

Elon Musk's Tesla and SA Labor reach deal to give solar panels and batteries to 50,000 homes

At least 50,000 homes in SA will be given solar panels and batteries in a scheme by Elon Musk's Tesla and the SA Government to build the world's …

New ship with rigid solar sails harnesses the power of sun and wind at the same time

Solar Powered Sails<p>In 2019 the world’s first solar energy sails will be put to the test. Called EnergySails, the technology should enable ships to …

Carbon Fiber

China’s latest energy megaproject shows that coal really is on the way out

China has some of the worst air pollution in the world. In several cities, thick layers of smog are common, resulting in thousands of deaths every year.<p>According to a 2016 study, the top contributor of air pollution-related deaths in China is the burning of coal. The team of Chinese and American …

Renewable Energy

SpaceX's 'monster' Falcon Heavy rocket is set to launch this week — but Elon Musk has said there's a good chance it could blow up

"Space is hard," goes a favorite saying of rocket scientists. That's also true for SpaceX founder Elon Musk as he prepares to launch what is currently the world's most powerful rocket.<p>SpaceX successfully test-fired its first Falcon Heavy rocket on January 24. The 230-foot-tall launcher belched fire …

Space Travel

Here's What Will Happen 10,000 Years From Now, According to Science

We come from the far future.<p>Imagining the future of humanity, our planet, and everything we hold dear in our corner of the cold dark Universe is …

Boeing unveils prototype refueling tanker drone for aircraft carrier operations

On December 19, Boeing released the first photo of its MQ-25 “Stingray” prototype entrant, an unmanned aircraft for the new century designed to …

Tesla big battery outsmarts lumbering coal units after Loy Yang trips

(Note: See update on second trip and intervention below).<p>The Tesla big battery is having a big impact on Australia’s electricity market, far beyond …

Tesla

AT&T beaming AirGig broadband from power lines

Sure, you can dig trenches across the land and fill them up with fiber-optic cables, but AT&T has begun testing what it says is a promising alternative called AirGig that relies on radio signals instead.<p>Unveiled last year, AirGig sends data from one antenna to another along power lines in rural, …

Your Amazing Molecular Machines

World's First Car!

RLC circuit

An <b>RLC circuit</b> is an electrical circuit consisting of a resistor (R), an inductor (L), and a capacitor (C), connected in series or in parallel. The …

Boston Dynamics' Atlas robot can backflip now

Boston Dynamics released a video of its humanoid robot Atlas hopping and doing backflips. It's the second time this week the company has teased an updated robot.

Turner Broadcasting

Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence: Crash Course Computer Science #34

Computer Vision: Crash Course Computer Science #35

IBM makes 20 qubit quantum computing machine available as a cloud service

IBM has been offering quantum computing as a cloud service since last year when it came out with a 5 qubit version of the advanced computers. Today, the company announced that it’s releasing 20-qubit quantum computers, quite a leap in just 18 months. A qubit is a single unit of quantum …

Arc Flash Hazard Calculation In 9 Steps Using IEEE 1584

Arc Flash Hazard – Safe practices The Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) published the IEEE 1584 “Guide for Performing Arc Flash …

Quantum Computing

Practical Basics Of Synchronous Motors That Every Electrical Engineer Should Know

Like the asynchronous motor, the synchronous motor consists of a stator and a rotor separated by the air gap. It differs from the asynchronous motor …

Electrical Engineering

Inverters, How do they work ?

Google's new browser experiment lets you learn about basic AI

Just how does machine learning work? You’ve probably read a primer or two on the subject, but often the best way to understand a thing is to try it out for yourself. With that in mind, check out this little in-browser experiment from Google named Teachable Machine. It’s a perfect two-minute summary …