NASA’s CAPSTONE lunar probe has more problems than we thought

Artist’s rendering of CAPSTONE.Image: Nasa Controllers with the CAPSTONE mission are attempt to regain control of the Probe bound to the Moon, which is currently collapsing, is experiencing temperature issues and is unable to use its solar panels to fully recharge its batteries. In a update released on Monday, Advanced Space described it as a … Read more

Humans and cockatoos are in an ‘arms race’ for litter in Sydney

A cockatoo trying to push away the placed brick away from the litter it craves.Photo: Barbara Klump In Sydney, Australia, man and bird are in a fierce battle for the most precious resource: garbage. Over the past few years, a team of scientists has been studying the area’s Sulphur-crested Cockatoo parrots, which have learned — … Read more

Why hydrogen leaks continue to be a major headache for NASA launches

SLS on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo: POT NASA’s Space Launch System runs on a mixture of liquid hydrogen and liquid oxygen. Together, these elements provide an extremely powerful and compact rocket propellant, but these same attributes are also what make this fuel such a disadvantage. The second SLS … Read more

NASA will retry the launch of the Artemis 1 mission on Saturday

SLS on the Kennedy Space Center launch pad in Florida. Photo: NASA-J. Kowlsky The NASA mission management team has made the decision to retry the launch of the Artemis 1 mission. Space Launch System on Saturday afternoonsaying a faulty sensor was to blame for the scrub this past Monday. The space agency’s 322-foot-tall (98-meter) Space … Read more

Kobo’s Clara 2E E-Reader Aims to Beat Amazon Kindle Paperwhite 5

The $100 Kobo Nia is one of the cheapest ad-free e-readers for digitizing your reading library, but it lacks many features that can greatly improve your reading experience. For just $30 more, the new Kobo Clara 2E brings better screen lighting that’s easier on the eyes, plus two important upgrades that should put a dent … Read more

Scrubbed Artemis 1 release raises concerns about unfinished trials

SLS on the launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Photo: POT On Monday, NASA failed in its first attempt to launch the uncrewed Artemis 1 mission, with engineers struggling to resolve an engine cooling issue. It’s an entirely surprising result, given that NASA failed to complete a single wet dress rehearsal, four … Read more

AMD’s Zen 4/Ryzen 7000 chips are coming in September

Screenshot: AMD AMD’s new Zen 4 desktop processor lineup is the first since supply chains have started to brighten, but now it’s breaking free amid massive inflation. That hasn’t stopped Lisa Su from coming up with what, on paper, looks like the world’s fastest new set of gaming chips. At least until rivals like Intel … Read more

The ‘Reality One’ brand could be linked to the Apple AR/VR headset

Photo: AFP (Getty Images) Is Apple secretly funding a shell company to buy brands related to its developing VR/AR headset? This is the latest juicy speculation from the Apple headphones rumor at Bloomberg. New report cites trademark filings in nearly a dozen countries for names such as “Reality One”, “Reality Pro” and “Reality Processor”, each … Read more

Single-Dose ‘Polypill’ Found to Save Lives, Prevent Heart Attacks in Major New Trial

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) A three-in-one drug combo can help people with a history of heart attacks stay healthy, new research shows. The randomized clinical trial found that people who took the bundled medication, also known as a polypill, went on to experience fewer heart attacks, strokes, or cardiovascular-related deaths than those given standard care. The … Read more

Single-dose ‘polypill’ saved lives and prevented heart attacks in major new trial

Image: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Three-in-one drug combination may help people with a history of heart attack stay healthy, new research suggests shows. The randomized clinical trial found that people who took the bundled drug, also known as the polypill, had fewer heart attacks, strokes or cardiovascular deaths than those who received standard care. The findings could … Read more