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When Betelgeuse goes Supernova what will be the effects on Earth (not just the radiation but also the ejected gas shell)? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Corey S. Powell, former editor in chief of Discover, on
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FILE PHOTO: A Toyota logo is displayed at the 89th Geneva International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland March 5, 2019. REUTERS/Pierre Albouy/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Toyota Motor Corp, one of the world’s largest automakers, and Japan’s space agency said on Tuesday they had agreed to cooperate in developing a manned lunar rover that runs
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Toyota’s proposed lunar rover will be self-driving and use zero-emission electric fuel cell technology. Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency & Toyota Motor Corporation Japan is planning a moon landing for 2029 and wants its astronauts to explore the lunar surface in a vehicle built by Japanese automaker Toyota. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota announced
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On Valentine’s Day 2019, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced that El Niño officially arrived. The climate agency stated in a press release: El Niño conditions across the equatorial Pacific have come together, and we can now announce its arrival,” said Mike Halpert, deputy director, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center, and ENSO forecaster. “While sea surface
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Theories are perhaps the most powerful products to come out of the scientific process. A theory can explain a wide swath of natural phenomena in a single unifying framework. Like general relativity: everything from orbiting satellites to black holes to the history of the universe to waves of gravity all sit under the same roof.
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Raspberry Pi’s like this one have helped make Sony’s manufacturing facility in Wales 30% more efficient, according to its general manager. Image via Sony Open a box with a Raspberry Pi and it can seem like the rest of the computer is missing. Costing just $35, it’s a stripped-down circuit board covered with metal pins and squares,
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Female pearl divers next to Kokichi Mikimoto, inventor of cultivating pearls. Japan, 1921.Nationaal Archief | Wikimedia Commons In celebration of International Women’s Day 2019, I wanted to shine a spotlight on the ama, a title that has been ascribed to the famous female pearl divers of Japan. Ama, which
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Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX (AP Photo/John Raoux)ASSOCIATED PRESS SpaceX CEO Elon Musk’s security clearance is currently being reviewed by the Defense Department as a consequence of smoking marijuana on the Joe Rogan podcast last September, according to a report from Bloomberg. The review isn’t likely to change SpaceX’s relationship with the Air Force, with
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FILE PHOTO: The SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule approaches the International Space Station March 3, 2019. NASA/Handout via REUTERS CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla (Reuters) – An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk’s SpaceX splashed down into the Atlantic Ocean on Friday morning after a short-term stay on the International Space Station, capping the first orbital test mission in
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