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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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While the web of dark matter (purple) might seem to determine cosmic structure formation on its own, the feedback from normal matter (red) can severely impact galactic scales. Both dark matter and normal matter, in the right ratios, are required to explain the Universe as we observe it. Neutrinos are ubiquitous, but standard, light neutrinos
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Let’s apply and torque and have fun!Michael Rivera (Creative Commons v4.0) Let’s talk about nobody’s favorite physics concept: torque. Torque is pretty magical, honestly, and if you’re not already familiar with it then you absolutely should be. Chances are you’ve applied the principle of torque hundreds, if not thousands, of times in your life. You
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Beyond the argument that education should be designed to create a well-rounded citizen with an appreciation for a wide range of knowledge, there have been dozens of large-scale studies showing that an integrated curriculum of the sciences, humanities, and arts helps students excel in all areas of K-12 learning. Of course, the sciences aren’t going
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