Solar Sail

That awkward moment when AWS charges you BEELLIONS for Lightsail

AWS has a reputation for ratcheting up prices as customers migrate more workloads to its sprawling rack empire, but a bunch of UK users endured a …

Cloud Computing

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If you would like access to AWS compliance reports, please use <b>AWS Artifact</b>, a self-service portal for on-demand access. If you have questions, please …

Amazon Web Services

"Electric sails" could allow us to reach the farthest recesses of space

Sailing Through Space<p>We’re all familiar with the idea of solar sails to explore the Solar System, using the light pressure from the Sun. But there’s …

Space Exploration

Solar-Sail Technology Gets Its Day in the Sun

There are no gas stations in space. To send affordable, lightweight spacecraft on long-range missions, NASA and several aerospace companies are …

Space Travel

Bill Nye Wants to Change Space Exploration Forever with LightSail 2

The crowdfunded satellite proves space is for everybody.<p>By on<p>Filed Under Flight & Space Travel<p>The future, straight to your inbox.<p>Who would’ve thought …

Space Travel

the other sunsail

Long the stuff of science fiction (including solar-sail equipped yacht racing stories), star-powered propulsion is now a thing IRL too. From …

Space Travel

A new way of propelling spacecraft may open up the asteroid belt

SPACE travel is expensive. Missions such as <i>Cassini</i>, a recently ended exploration of Saturn and its moons, and <i>New Horizons</i>, a trip to Pluto and one or …

Space Exploration

10 great sun protection solutions for terraces and gardens

In addition to providing a comfortable seating corner, sun protection is an important feature that every garden must have. After all, you want to …

Landscaping

When And How To Enable CDN Support For Your Blog?

Sanjeev is an IT Consultant and technology enthusiast. He has more then 15 years of experience in building and maintaining enterprise applications. …

Cloud Computing

Starshot: Inside the Ludicrous Plan to Send a Spacecraft to Our Neighbor Star

Hundreds of engineers and scientists have come together to shoot for the stars, literally.<p>As a species, we have made magnificent strides in robotic space exploration in the past decade. From exploring Pluto close-up for the first time to discovering our solar system is rife with underground liquid …

Space

Probe could explore star in 20 years

June 22, 2017 6:20AM<p>RENOWNED physicist Stephen Hawking wants us to send a starship to Alpha Centauri. And he says he knows how to get it there in …

Stephen Hawking

Strange signals from the sky may be signs of aliens

ON AUGUST 24th 2001 the Parkes Observatory, in Australia, picked up an unusual signal. It was a burst of radio waves coming more or less from the …

Physics

Giant glass orb in Paris is wrapped with a rotating solar sail that follows the sun

Architects Shigeru Ban and Jean de Gastines teamed up to create the stunning, solar-powered Seine Musicale located on Seguin Island in Paris. The …

Architecture

AWS Expands VPS Service Amazon Lightsail to More Regions

<b>Brought to you by The WHIR</b><p>Amazon Web Services is expanding its VPS services, called Amazon Lightsail, into nine more AWS regions and launching a new …

Cloud Computing

NASA to announce launch of first ever probe to ‘touch the sun’

NASA will tomorrow officially announce its mission to launch a probe that will ‘touch the sun’ for the first time.<p>The £1.2billion Solar Probe Plus …

Space Exploration

Stunning auditorium crowns ship-shaped Paris music venue

Ban designed La Seine Musicale in collaboration with local architect Jean de Gastines. The project took three years to build and cost €170 m (roughly …

How to get elementor working with lightsail and a bitnami wordpress installation

I’ve been using the Divi theme fairly exclusively now for a number of years and eagerly anticipated the new Divi visual editor ElegantThemes released …

Web Design

Why Turning On Your Headlights Actually Slows You Down A Tiny Bit

On a long, tedious night drive, the mind sometimes wanders. As you watch the twin beams of your headlights reaching across the black, featureless …

Speed Of Light

Is a Trip to the Brightest Star Sirius on the Cards for Astronomers?

Breakthrough Starshot, announced last year, is basically the intention to fire lasers from Earth in an attempt to propel a tiny spacecraft up to our …

Space

One Big Question: What will space exploration look like in 2040?

<i>Oh, and, he was so rich with information that we broke our regular format of asking only one question this time and threw in a few follow-ups. We</i> …

Space

Kickstarter seeks creators to launch more ambitious projects

If you look at what's trending on Kickstarter, you'll see a bunch of gadgets, games and quirky knickknacks. While they all look fun and promising, it seems Kickstarter wants to see grander campaigns much more creative and forward-thinking than usual. The crowdfunding website has published its first …

Technology

Harvard Scientists Say Aliens May Be Using Giant Radio Beams To Travel The Cosmos

Thousands of civilizations could be flying on interstellar sails.<p>Two Harvard University scientists are suggesting that mysterious fast radio bursts, detected in faraway galaxies, may be evidence of aliens traveling through the cosmos.<p>FRBs are extremely bright flashes of radio waves that last for …

Canadian News

Mysterious fast radio bursts might come from alien solar sail spacecraft - ExtremeTech

By on March 13, 2017 at 1:07 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Astronomers have been puzzling over …

Astrophysics

Physicists Suggest That Recently Found Cosmic Radio Bursts Are Evidence of Alien Life

Fast Radio Bursts<p>Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) have been baffling scientists since they were detected in 2007. Now, two physicists are suggesting to the …

Aliens

Fast radio bursts cause alien speculation

Mysterious flashes of energy detected in distant galaxies may be evidence of super-advanced aliens powering interstellar spacecraft, theorists …

Physics

Harvard Scientists Think There Might Be Evidence of Alien Space Travel

Where else would these mysterious flashes of radio waves be coming from?<p>Fast radio bursts (FRB) are perhaps the most mysterious phenomena we observe in the cosmos. Earlier this year, astronomers announced they had pinpointed an FRB for the first time in a dwarf galaxy that sits three billion …

Astrophysics

Harvard Physicists Just Proposed That Mystery Radio Bursts Are Powering Alien Spaceships

Because no one else can explain them.<p>Of all the unexplained things in our Universe, fast radio bursts are arguably the weirdest. They're some of the …

Astrophysics

Mysterious flashes could be alien spacecraft at work, Harvard scientists say

Hold on to your lightsabers and brace yourself for hyperspace. A team from Harvard University suspects mysterious energy flashes detected in galaxies far, far away may be caused by a species of super-advanced aliens firing up their interstellar spacecraft.<p>It is a scientific development that - if …

Scientific Research

Energy flashes in distant galaxies 'could be proof of aliens'

Discovered in 2007, Fast Radio Bursts (FRBs) are intense radio pulses lasting up to a millisecond.<p>Their origins remain unknown, and fewer than two …

UK News

Humanity might have received a signal from aliens that it isn’t checking, says Harvard professor

Scientists might have found proof of alien life but misunderstood it, according to a professor at Harvard University.<p>Strange radio waves that have …

Aliens