Submitted by Joseph Gibson on Wed, 08/03/2016 - 11:27
Till now, Microsoft has made HoloLens available to developers who have gone through an application process. But now, people will be able to buy Microsoft’s HoloLens Development Edition, the company’s futuristic augmented reality helmet, without undergoing the application process.
Across the United States and Canada, you just need to pay $3,000 to get Microsoft HoloLens. As per Microsoft, HoloLens is for developers and business customers, but even if you do not fall in that category, you can have it.
Submitted by Luis Georg on Tue, 08/02/2016 - 06:05
Scientists are having big hopes from their new type of solar-powered technology that it can lessen climate change. In the journal Science, a team of scientists disclosed that they have developed a device that absorbs carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and with the help of sunlight, it is broken into a mix of carbon monoxide and hydrogen known as synthetis gas or syngas.
Submitted by Luis Georg on Mon, 08/01/2016 - 06:30
SpaceX has successfully carried out test of a used rocket on Thursday at the Rocket Development and Test Facility in Texas. The test provides vital information whether or not rockets are able to bear repeated burns from lift off.
Submitted by Luis Georg on Sun, 07/31/2016 - 15:51
NASA representative Jim Reuter has provided an estimate that SpaceX’s upcoming Red Dragon mission will cost around $320 million. Present at a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council in Cleveland, Reuter has also unveiled about what is the role of NASA in this mission.
As per Reuter, the space agency would invest $32 million into the project. Also, NASA would provide advice and technical support to SpaceX in exchange for data that SpaceX will collect during Dragon’s descent and landing on Mars.
Submitted by Luis Georg on Sat, 07/30/2016 - 18:56
In a recent meeting, Tesla Motors executives informed the US Senate Commerce Committee staff that they are still trying to understand the system failure that led to the May 7 fatal crash in which a Florida man who was using the car’s Autopilot system died. Tesla Motors said that it has been considering two theories that may provide an answer to the incident.
Submitted by Luis Georg on Thu, 07/28/2016 - 10:41
Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) new chief commissioner Greg Hood does not consider the New York magazine’s report related MH370 to be true. Hood said that the aircraft fell into the ocean at around 400km/hr.
Submitted by Luis Georg on Tue, 07/26/2016 - 06:45
Some of our earliest ancestors have left behind traces in the genes that they passed to their descendants. Geneticists have surveyed around 2,000 genomes of modern microbes with an aim to track these genes.
Researchers said that using this technique, they would be able to know new information about the life of our last universal common ancestor, LUCA. According to the results, LUCA was a heat-loving microbe that fed on hydrogen gas.
Submitted by Luis Georg on Mon, 07/25/2016 - 10:06
Soon it would be a reality that small robots would deliver drugs in human body and help doctors in operations. Researchers from the Ecole Polytechnique Federale Lausanne (EPFL) and the Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich (ETHZ) have a strong evidence of microbots mimicking bacterium.
Submitted by Safar Haddad on Sun, 07/24/2016 - 08:16
NASA’s Curiosity rover team has finally added the ability to the rover to make some scientific decisions by itself. Now, the Martian explorer will be able to pick up some of the rock targets to blast using the laser present on its ChemCam instrument.