NASA Wins 2nd Emmy for Mars Landing
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NASA Wins 2nd Emmy for Mars Landing

September 15 marked the second time NASA bagged an Emmy Award for covering InSight’s outstanding footage of the Mars landing. NASA received a Creative Arts Emmy for Outstanding Original Interactive Program. The InSight Mars Lander is tasked with learning more about the Red Planet’s interior body and providing accurate 3D models.  NASA officials at the…

Elon Musk and Jack Ma’s Unnerving Debate on Artificial Intelligence and Space Exploration
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Elon Musk and Jack Ma’s Unnerving Debate on Artificial Intelligence and Space Exploration

Elon Musk and Jack Ma are two of the most successful techpreneurs, having contributed to society in several ways. With Elon Musk’s PayPal, SpaceX, and Tesla and Jack Ma’s AliBaba and AliExpress, you would expect the two to have a more insightful debate. Yet, their conversations are frequently marked with odd statements. To make things…

“Finicky” Raptor Engine Failed to Ignite SpaceX’s Starhopper on August 26
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“Finicky” Raptor Engine Failed to Ignite SpaceX’s Starhopper on August 26

On July 25, 2019, SpaceX unveiled its new prototype called the Starhopper which the company claims could carry the first humans into Mars. Its much-anticipated demonstration flight was aborted at the last possible second on August 26 in the hopes of trying it again later.  Starhopper is a reusable prototype for SpaceX’s Starship vehicle. It…

Apple Sued by Corephotonics
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Apple Sued by Corephotonics

The Israeli company that specializes in the dual-lens, Corephotonics has sued Apple yet again for allegedly infringing on four of its patents. These patents were filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office and can be found in the following links. Patent 1Patent 2Patent 3 According to Corephotonics, two different iPhone versions used its patented…

World’s Fastest Car: Hennessey Venom GT reached 435.31 km/h (270.49 mph)
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World’s Fastest Car: Hennessey Venom GT reached 435.31 km/h (270.49 mph)

A new speed record was set by Hennessey Venom GT that managed to reach 435.31 km/h (270.49 mph). The previous record was 434.29 km/h, obtained by a Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, 4 years ago. The 1,244bhp Venom clocked its record-breaking figure in the hands of test pilot Brian Smith on February 14 on Florida’s Space…