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Before ol' Saint Nick has all of us looking up into the night sky for his Rudolph and his red nose, the Geminid meteor shower is set to give us a different show of lights in mid-December. If you are not a fan of the cold, NASA has you covered with a live-broadcast as well. November and December seem to be fairly... Read more...
NASA recently launched its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), the first mission to demonstrate asteroid deflection using a kinetic impactor. Teams at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center are keeping a constant eye on DART, and NASA has even provided "Eyes on Asteroids" that gives everyone the ability to do the... Read more...
Facebook-Meta has introduced Horizon Worlds to the Meta Quest (formerly known as the Oculus Quest), a place that it says allows you to bring your wildest dreams to life. If you meet all the requirements, you can begin to let your creative juices flow within the metaverse today. Meta, aka Facebook, has been going... Read more...
Have you ever dreamed of having The James Webb Telescope in your own backyard to be able to view it from every angle? Well NASA has come up with an app that will allow you to do just that. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is scheduled to launch in just under two weeks on December 22nd. It is going to be the... Read more...
Gamers that own an Mac can now answer "Yes!" when asked "But can it run Crysis?", thanks to NVIDIA GeForce NOW. The cloud game streaming service has dropped an update that will deliver the ultimate upgrade to Mac owners. With the company's latest update Mac owners can not only run Crysis through GeForce NOW, but if... Read more...
Blue Origin announced that it is delaying its NS-19 mission due to forecasted winds on Thursday and Friday of this week, but has already rescheduled it for Saturday (barring more bad weather). The flight is set to carry two notable crew members into low Earth orbit, former NFL great Michael Strahan and Alan Shepard's... Read more...
Astronomers watched as star EK Draconis ejected a massive burst of energy more powerful than anything scientists have viewed in our own solar system. The star is located dozens of lightyears from Earth, but it gives scientists a better idea of what is possible from our own Sun. On December 7, NASA launched two new... Read more...
When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI) and its ability to communicate with us mere mortals, Google has been paving the way with its DeepMind project. Its most recent findings come from a 280 billion parameter language model named Gopher. The thought of an AI robot having natural conversations with humans has... Read more...
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched this morning carrying NASA's Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE) that will explore the most extreme and mysterious objects in the universe. Those objects will include supernova remnants, supermassive black holes, and dozens of other high energy objects. It feels like NASA is... Read more...
OPPO shared a video of a smartphone showcasing a retractable camera ahead of its INNO Day 2021 event that is scheduled to begin on December 14. The retractable camera is housed on the back of the phone's body and appears to be water resistant. Qualcomm recently shared its upcoming premium Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile... Read more...
NASA is looking into using nuclear fission to power a lunar base and future spacecraft to travel to Mars and beyond. If you happen to be good at nuclear fission, you also have an opportunity to score a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy for $5 billion dollars. It is no secret that NASA is working hard to... Read more...
Google Pixel owners have an update coming this month that should fix many of those annoying bugs some users have been dealing with (more on those in a moment). The update should begin rolling out to Pixel 6 owners beginning today, with others to follow in the coming weeks. The launch of the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro was... Read more...
Just before the sun rose this morning at 5:19am EST, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V 551 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in spectacular fashion. Tagging along for the ride was some extraordinary NASA technology, namely the Laser Communications Relay Demonstration (LCRD) and Ultraviolet... Read more...
The Google Pixel 6 phones are about to get a companion in the form of a bezel-less smartwatch according to leaked photos. The leaked images that are purported to be marketing images from Google show the bezel-free watch in all its glory. The Pixel 6 and 6 Pro launched not too long ago and received a mostly warm... Read more...
Chinese lunar rover Yutu-2 discovered a cube-shaped object on the far side of the of the moon that has people wondering what it might be. The rover is currently making its way toward the object to see if it can identify exactly what it is. The moon is tidally locked in its orbit with the Earth, so as we look up in... Read more...
Car thieves in Canada have been caught using Apple Air Tags to track high-end vehicles in order to steal them. However, there are steps you can take to safeguard yourself against it. Apple AirTags are a handy way to keep track of your most prized possessions. They can be used to easily find your keys that dropped... Read more...
An asteroid that is roughly the size of the Eiffel Tower is nearing Earth's orbit this month. The giant space rock is also estimated to be comprised of precious metals worth nearly $5 billion dollars. It has been less than a month since NASA launched its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), which is sending a... Read more...
NASA's Curiosity rover has been sending images back from the surface of Mars since its landing in 2012. The latest of those images was a 360-degree selfie that would make any teenager back here on Earth envious. The Mars Rover Curiosity landed on the surface of the red planet on August 5, 2012. Since that time it... Read more...
Robots have long brought both amazement and fear into our imagination,and Hollywood has capitalized on those emotions with futuristic movies about robots taking over the world. Now a robotics company in the UK is eliciting both of those emotions in present time with its own robot, named Ameca. The movie I, Robot... Read more...
Comet Leonard is set to debut in the night skies during the first part of December. This will be the first time the comet has been this close in roughly 70,000 years. Stargazers have been seeing a lot of action in the night sky as of late. Just last month the Leonid meteor shower put on a show of shooting stars... Read more...
After being delayed due to possible danger from space debris, astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) went for a stroll in space to repair a faulty antenna.  Astronauts Thomas Marshburn and Kayla Barron have been given the go ahead to complete a spacewalk that was originally scheduled for November... Read more...
After a nearly two-year delay, NASA's CREX-2 is set to try and figure out what causes a speed bump at 250 miles above Earth. If nothing else, maybe it will give Santa some answers as to why Rudolph gets a bit slower at times. NASA has been extremely busy as of late with launching various missions such as DART... Read more...
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