Tag Archives: space exploration

Space exploration, and why we’re hooked on hybrid cars

Space exploration, and why we’re hooked on hybrid cars

The must-reads I’ve combed the internet to find you today’s most fun/important/scary/fascinating stories about technology. 1 Sam Bankman-Fried’s top associates have pleaded guilty to fraudThey’ve agreed to cooperate in his prosecution. (NYT $)+ Here are some of the charges the US authorities have made against the pair. (Bloomberg $)+ “Ethical crusader” Vikram Akula engaged in […]

US astronomers want a giant telescope to hunt for new Earth-like planets

Using spectroscopy, which examines how matter and light interact, astronomers will now begin to study the atmospheres of large, hot worlds for evidence of biosignatures, or signs of life on other planets. The second new priority announced in the report: seeking to understand what happened during the earliest moments of our universe by probing the […]

NASA is ending its 30-year Venus drought with two new missions

It’s honestly a bit hard to understand why NASA has not been more bullish about going to back to Venus in such a long time. It’s true that Venus has always been a tough bugger to explore because of its hostile environment. The surface boasts temperatures of up to 471 °C (hot enough to melt […]