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The company still hopes to send two astronauts to the International Space Station this year but says the goal will be...
SpaceX and NASA detail cause of Dragon test...
SpaceX held a press conference on Monday to discuss the results of a months-long investigation conducted by itself and...
Computing pioneer and LGBT icon Alan Turing will...
Alan Turing, one of the pioneering figures in modern computing, and also a tragic one in LGBT history, will soon appear...
Paige details first AI pathology tech with...
Medical tech and computational pathology startup Paige has published a new article in the peer-reviewed medical journal...
Headed to Mars? Pack Some Aerogel—You Know, for...
Armed with the right materials, Martian colonizers could unlock frozen carbon dioxide beneath its surface, making the...
Robots Alone Can’t Solve Amazon’s...
This Prime Day, some Amazon workers are striking. But the company can't just automate its labor problems away.
The Simple Idea Behind Einstein’s Greatest...
Einstein’s theory of gravity and modern particle physics both rely on the idea of symmetry. But physicists are now...
Tropical Storm Barry Pits New Orleans Against...
In the forever war between the Big Easy and the deluge, engineering keeps coming up short. Climate change is making it...
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These robo-ants can work together in swarms to...
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MIT’s human-mirroring robot nails the Bottle...
MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) has a robot that can mirror the actions of a human...
How Elite Tennis Players Crank Out Serves at 150...
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SpaceX targets Tuesday for Starhopper demo rocket...
SpaceX is preparing for a key test in development of its next-generation Starship spacecraft, with a target of...
Gulf Fisheries Are Under Siege—Now Comes...
Surges of polluted water have decimated crab, oyster, and shrimp populations and killed hundreds of dolphins. To...
Why Dogs Now Play a Big Role in Human Cancer...
There’s a strong chance your aging dog will get cancer—but your pupper could also help humans survive it.
AI smokes 5 poker champs at a time in no-limit...
The machines have proven their superiority in one-on-one games like chess and go, and even poker — but in complex...
Hayabusa2 lands on an asteroid and sends back...
Japan's Hayabusa2 mission to the asteroid Ryugu is an ambitious one to begin with, and the team recently made the...
New Designs Could Boost Solar Cells Beyond Their...
A material that effectively splits a photon in two is one way scientists are trying to increase solar cells’...
The Strange Saga of the Butt Plug Turned Research...
How one scientist started with a butt plug from Amazon and ended up inventing an “anal pneumatic base” to measure...
Virgin Orbit performs a successful drop test of...
Richard Branson-backed space startup Virgin Orbit has completed a key step along its path to launching satellites for...