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By: Brendan Byrne ValueWalk.com NASA is planning to build the first ever robotic submersible to explore the solar system, and hopes to send it to Saturn’s moon Titan. The lack of liquid water on most celestial bodies means that our exploration of … Continue reading
The railgun employs electromagnetism, propelling projectiles at seven times the speed of sound. According to the U.S. Navy, a standard 5 in. naval gun has a range of approximately 13 nautical miles. The railgun has an astonishing range of 110 … Continue reading
By: Lisa Zyga (Phys.org)—The laws of thermodynamics are best known for dealing with energy in the context of physics, but a new study suggests the same concepts could help improve economic growth models by accounting for energy in the economic … Continue reading
That’s a problem. Via KATC.com: A commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station has exploded moments after liftoff. Orbital Sciences Corp.’s unmanned rocket blew up over the launch complex at Wallops Island, Virginia, just six seconds after liftoff. … Continue reading
(SFGate) — ROSWELL, N.M. — A prominent computer scientist at Google parachuted from a balloon near the top of the stratosphere on Friday, falling faster than the speed of sound and breaking the world altitude record set just two years … Continue reading
The Watcher’s Council Every week on Monday morning , the Council and our invited guests weigh in at the Watcher’s Forum, short takes on a major issue of the day, the culture, or daily living. This week’s question: Why Do … Continue reading