Boeing docks Starliner capsule to ISS for the first time | Space News

Boeing’s astronaut capsule reaches International Space Station in uncrewed test do-over after several failed attempts. With only a test dummy aboard, Boeing’s astronaut capsule pulled up and parked at the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, a huge achievement for the company after years of false starts. With Starliner’s arrival late on Friday, … Read more

How to Help Convince Tech Companies to Make a Smaller Smartphone

Photo: Mr. Mikla (Shutterstock) long time ago, smartphones were small. Like, really small. It used to be a given that such a device should fit snugly in the hand, so you could do everything you need to with it using only your thumb. They certainly don’t make ’em like they used to. In 2022, most … Read more

Boeing Starliner OFT-2 launch: What’s at stake

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket with Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft aboard is seen as it is rolled out to the launchpad for the OFT-2 mission scheduled to lift off on May 19, 2022. Joel Kowsky | NASA Boeing is set to make another attempt to reach the International Space Station with its Starliner vsassume … Read more

Girl’s tooth found in Laos cave could be first ancient fossil of its kind in Southeast Asia

A-tooth unearthed from a remote cave in Laos is helping to sketch an unknown chapter in the human story. Researchers believe the tooth belonged to a young female who lived at least 130,000 years ago and was likely a Denisovan – an enigmatic group of early humans first identified in 2010. Watch the video to … Read more

EK Announces Quantum CPU Water Blocks with Walnut Wood Tops

Lignum Line is inspired by Mr. Edvard König’s love for woodwork and modern computer technologies and is named after the Latin translation of the word “wood.” A perfect symbiosis of the oldest natural building material and contemporary high-end cooling solutions. An unparalleled example of how your PC can reflect your lifestyle. While EK … Read more

This Cosmic Timekeeping Method Proposes to Synchronize All Clocks on Earth

Modern technology pulses with a heartbeat measured in microseconds. From global positioning systems to communications networks, it’s vital every component falls into near-perfect synch. Based on standards determined by a specialized task group, signals sent through optic fiber or down from an orbiting satellite tends to ensure time-sensitive technology matches moments down to the nanosecond. … Read more

SpaceX on pace to shatter US launch records. Again

The latest is scheduled for Friday evening with the launch of 53 of SpaceX’s Starlink internet satellites out of California’s Vandenberg Space Force Base. It will be the twelfth Starlink launch so far this year, and it could be followed over the weekend with another mission set to take off out of Florida. It’s been … Read more

In giant leap forwards, scientists grow plants in Moon soil | Space News

The breakthrough experiment sees seeds germinate in lunar samples collected during NASA’s Apollo missions decades ago. Scientists have for the first time grown seeds in lunar soil collected by US space agency NASA’s long-ago moonwalkers, an achievement that heralds the promise of using earthly plants to support human outposts on other worlds. Researchers in the … Read more

Updates from Google Workspace set to ease hybrid working troubles

Google Workspace has announced a variety of new features which will use Google AI capabilities to help make hybrid working situations more efficient and effective. The AI-enabled features look to assist in streamlining the way users work, focusing on ensuring teammates can be seen and heard and improving the security of hybrid collaboration. The addition … Read more