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SpaceX's biggest rival has a 'genius' plan to cut its rocket-launch costs by more than 70%

SpaceX turned heads around the world on February 6 with the first launch of Falcon Heavy.<p>The 230-foot-tall rocket's three boosters helped push Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster into space, peeled off after running low on fuel, and then careened toward Earth.<p>Two of the 16-story boosters rocketed to a safe …

Space Travel

Track Elon Musk’s Tesla Roadster in space with this aptly named website

Whereisroadster.com<p>Last week, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched his now-famous red Tesla Roadster into space, atop the first Falcon Heavy rocket. Cameras mounted on the car live-streamed the Starman’s journey for a few hours, giving us some unforgettable shots of Earth before going black. But if you …

Físicos logran demostrar cómo revertir la flecha del tiempo

Hay una idea bastante aceptada por la mayoría de las personas: el tiempo solo tiene una dirección, hacia el futuro. Sin embargo, los físicos siempre …

Here's how the latest gravitational wave announcement is going to revolutionize physics

by The Conversation October 18, 2017 Hard Science 10509<p>Roy Kilgard, Wesleyan University<p>When LIGO, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave …

Space

Researchers create hydrogen fuel with artificial photosynthesis

Scientists all over the world have been attempting to recreate photosynthesis in the lab in hopes of being able to mimic the process to create fuel. Now a team of researchers from the Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory and Virginia Tech have figured out the secret behind a …

The 15 best movies of 2016

A throwback musical, an erotic Korean drama, and many unique and stylish coming-of-age tales top the year’s list<p><i>La La Land</i><p><i>La La Land</i>’s immense popularity with critics and industry insiders isn’t hard to understand: Hollywood loves movies about Hollywood, and cinephiles love movies about loving …

Google Artificial Intelligence Whiz Describes Our Sci-Fi Future

The next time you enter a query into Google’s search engine or consult the company’s map service for directions to a movie theater, remember that a …

Digital model will aid vital research, offering chance chance to explore intricate changes occurring in the first weeks of life<p>The beautiful and otherworldly development of the human embryo has been revealed in unprecedented detail in an interactive three-dimensional atlas.<p>The digital models, built …

Prenatal Development

Here's everything you need to know about Tesla's home battery

Shareholders voted in favor of Tesla buying SolarCity in a deal worth about $2 billion on Thursday, placing greater importance on Tesla's at-home battery.<p>Tesla unveiled its newly improved at-home battery, Powerwall 2.0, during its big solar-roof unveiling at the end of October.<p>The battery comes …

Here’s what we learned from Elon Musk’s SpaceX Reddit AMA

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk took to Reddit this evening for an Ask Me Anything session, which he noted was “meant to be supplemental” to the talk he gave at the International Astronautical Conference in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27th.<p>After the talk, there were plenty of lingering …

New life, apart: Rare surgery to separate brothers conjoined at head

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Anias and Jadon McDonald are twins conjoined at the head. Their birth was rare; science says the boys are one in millions. Their parents couldn't agree more.<p>"They're so perfect," says their mother, Nicole. "They're beautiful, and they are so funny and so happy."<p>At 13 months, Jadon …

These 3 Apple Patents Go Before the Supreme Court on Tuesday

Apple has been locked in bitter lawsuits with Samsung ever since late CEO Steve Jobs vowed to take revenge on its Korean rival for “slavishly …

7 preguntas básicas para entender el acuerdo de paz entre el gobierno de Colombia y las FARC

El Acuerdo Final de Paz firmado entre el gobierno de Colombia y las rebeldes Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias de Colombia para poner fin a un conflicto armado de 52 años, ha sido tildado de histórico.<p>"Hoy podemos decir que se acabó la guerra": los detalles del histórico acuerdo de paz entre el …

HTC Nexus Marlin with Snapdragon 820 SoC, 3,450mAh battery, Android Nougat 7.0 leaked: Specifications and features

By now, we already know that HTC is making two new Nexus smartphones this year — codenamed Sailfish and Marlin. The Sailfish is expected to be a …

Milky Way over Las Barrancas 2016

Morning Sunshine

Vídeo: Alonso reta a Häkkinen, Coulthard y Button en karts

Desde el debut de <b>Mika<br>Hakkinen</b> en 1993 hasta el reciente <br>estreno de Stoffel Vandoorne en el pasado Gran Premio de<br>Bahréin. <b>Tres generaciones</b> de pilotos …

THE WIRELESS CARRIERS REPORT: Industry shake-ups, ripple effects across mobile, and the big changes ahead

The wireless industry is in a state of flux. AT&T and Verizon have dominated the carrier market over the past seven years while T-Mobile and Sprint have struggled to gain subscribers. Then in 2013, T-Mobile tweaked its strategy to turn around its business.<p>This move, along with slowing smartphone …

The first phone with Google Tango is a 6.4-inch monster from Lenovo

The Phab 2 Pro is coming this fall for $499<p>Lenovo is today announcing a new range of smartphones that will be coming to the US later this year. The Phab 2 and Phab 2 Plus are updates of last year's Phab model and feature oversized 6.4-inch displays, metal construction, and low prices. But the most …

Bose finally made a wireless version of its great noise-cancelling headphones

Plus noise-cancelling neckbuds and new earbuds for the fitness crowd<p>Perhaps Bose won't ever truly win over the obsessive audiophile crowd, but the company sure has built a loyal following thanks to its best-in-class noise cancellation technology. And today, those top-notch headphones are going …

4 ways Elon Musk's proposed Hyperloop will change how we travel

If you are like most, you probably find air travel to be a stressful experience.<p>There's the commute to the airport, the long lines to check your bag, the security check, and then once you're finally on the plane, there's the tight squeeze of sitting for several hours with barely any legroom.<p>And …

Coming home

Google and Qualcomm put Android Auto in charge of this Maserati

It's not often you get to sit in a Maserati. And I never thought I'd get the chance at a developer conference, of all places. But here at I/O, Google and Qualcomm have outfitted a Maserati with an entirely unique Android Auto setup. Just like a Tesla, this vehicle has a massive 4K touchscreen in …

Android Auto

Meet Uber's first self-driving car

It's a Ford Fusion hybrid<p>Uber has finally released the first official photo of the self-driving cars that it is testing on the streets of Pittsburgh, almost a year to the day since reporters in that city first spotted an earlier prototype. The car, a hybrid Ford Fusion, is collecting mapping data …

Dream Garden

La radiación de Fukushima queda al descubierto con esta ingeniosa técnica fotográfica

Cinco años después del accidente nuclear de Fukushima, la radiación nuclear persiste en algunas zonas descontaminadas y declaradas seguras por las …

Tesla Model 3 Styling Hasn’t Been Finalized

Production for new model is slated for mid-2017<p>Although our exclusive images of the upcoming Tesla Model 3 (joined by the refreshed Tesla Model S sedan and new Tesla Model X SUV) have already dropped, the automaker says styling for the new compact sedan won’t be finalized for another six to nine …