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One man’s mission to conquer space

Rocket Lab entrepreneur Peter Beck’s recent launch into orbit of Humanity Star drew a barrage of flak. But he remains undaunted<p>Last month, from its base in New Zealand, Peter Beck’s space company, Rocket Lab, conducted its first successful attempt to put satellites in orbit. The launch vehicle, the …

Space Exploration

We Just Got More Details on How The Moon Left Earth 4 Billion Years Ago

It was a crazy breakup.<p>That orbiting lump of rock we call the Moon is thought to have been formed by a giant object smashing into Earth's crust, and …

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

Studies suggest the Y chromosome is on its way out, so what does that mean for the future of the human race?<p>The Y chromosome may be a symbol of …

The iMac Pro is a beast, but it's not for everybody

‘Pro’ means something different on the iMac than on the MacBook<p>The iMac Pro is available to order today, and if you're a Mac user, you're almost surely going to covet it. But for most people, it's a better idea to <i>covet</i> this machine than it is to actually <i>acquire</i> it. It starts at $4,999 and …

IMac Pro

1 Simple Technique Made Warren Buffett Billions. Here's How You Can Use It for Your Business | Inc.com

My mind on my money, money on my mind. If you owe me ten dollars, you ain't giving me nine. --Jay-Z<p>With an estimated net worth of $76 billion (that's growing steadily), Warren Buffett is unquestionably one of the most successful investors in history.<p>Over his 52-year stint as CEO of Berkshire …

Investing

Unseen Apollo, The Experience of Going to the Moon

The Apollo program was a triumph of image control, especially when it came to the photographs. Thousands of shots were taken during the 11 Apollo …

Space Science

Space-scraper: this high-rise hangs from an asteroid, suspended in Earth's atmosphere

New York-based Clouds Architecture Office has a history of developing complex and imaginative buildings. But it might have just surpassed itself with …

Space

The Trappist-1 system sounds wonderful, but would humans survive the interstellar journey?

So does NASA's discovery mean that we'll be off to our new home sometime soon? Hardly, in fact humans might never set foot in the Trappist-1 system; …

Night Sky, April 2018: What You Can See This Month [Maps]

The night sky tonight and on any clear night offers an ever-changing display of fascinating objects you can see, from stars and constellations to …

Astronomy

This Scientist Is Creating The Perfect Pancreas To Treat His Son’s Diabetes

David received a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes at 11 months old. His pancreas stopped producing insulin, the hormone that regulates how much sugar is in our blood. Too much and you can end up in a coma, too little and your organs stop working.<p>When David was young, his parents, Ed Damiano and Toby …

Diabetes