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This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA is going back to the Moon, and this time, it intends to stay a while. That’s the news from NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, who announced the first company chosen to deliver a vital component of the space agency’s Lunar Gateway space station. Maxar Technologies will build the power and propulsion system for the Lunar

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. More than 20 years after the crew of the TNG-era Enterprise finished its run, and 17 years after Patrick Stewart’s final appearance as Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: Nemesis, we now have a teaser trailer for the upcoming Star Trek: Picard. While Discovery is nominally set in the original Star Trek universe rather than the

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. When it comes to the history of the universe, figuring out how we got what we currently exist in based on our understanding of what the earliest conditions were is something of a fun scientific puzzle, if the phrase “fun scientific puzzle” translates to “a major field of study you can dedicate a lifetime to

Nubia Just Stuffed the First Active Fan Inside a Smartphone

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Nubia Technology is a one-time subsidiary of ZTE that’s made headlines in the last few years for its line of gaming phones. The company just announced the Red Magic 3. The device has a lot of impressive specs, including a Snapdragon 855 SoC, 12GB of RAM, a 5000mAh battery, 6.65-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. NASA’s Kepler space telescope has ended its planet spotting mission, but the agency’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has already picked up the torch. TESS has detected a new exoplanet called HD 21749c. This is not the first planet to show up in TESS data, but it is the first Earth-sized planet. TESS launched in

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. It has been more than eight years since the Tōhoku earthquake struck Japan, resulting in a devastating tsunami and damage to the Fukushima nuclear power plant. Several reactors at the plant went into meltdown, causing widespread contamination of the region. Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (Tepco) has just taken a major step toward cleaning up

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The trailer for Episode XI: The Rise of Skywalker has dropped. When we last saw our heroes, the Rebellion — excuse me, the Resistance — had seemingly been reduced to something that could fit inside a YT-1300 freighter. One of the questions for Episode IX has been how the Resistance could possibly mount a credible

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The image you see above is not an out-of-focus donut. That’s the supermassive black hole at the center of the distant Messier 87 galaxy, the first-ever image of a real black hole. It took a team of more than 200 astronomers to pull this off, along with eight massive radio telescopes organized into the “Event

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The ESO (European Southern Observatory) has announced the successful observation of an exoplanet using optical interferometry. It’s the first time an exoplanet has been “seen” in this manner and the technique offers a promising example of how we might discern new information about the atmospheres of exoplanets. Such investigations and characterizations are considered critical to

Nissan Leaf EV First to Pass 400,000 Sales, but Tesla Model 3 Topped 2018

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. The numbers are starting to rack up for electrified vehicles. Nissan just announced it has sold 400,000 Nissan Leaf EVs worldwide since the first Leaf whirred off a dealer lot in 2010. By early 2020, it should be a half a million, maybe the very end of 2019 if Nissan Leaf Plus sales get into