How long will the Hubble Telescope last?

Hubble’s aging hardware was last serviced directly in 2009 by Space Shuttle astronauts, and engineers at the time estimated it would last until about 2016. push everything much further, ”says…

Sonos wants Roam to be your post-pandemic speaker

It could still be a little shocking to consider attending group gatherings or crowded stages. But if this is (hopefully) the final phase of the pandemic, people will be back…

Science fiction writer or prophet? The hyperreal life of Chen Qiufan

But for people working in the genre, the sudden crushing of attention and esteem has been dizzying. “None of us set out to take over the world,” says Emily Jin,…

‘Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’ is a journey to the land of ice and fire

In the beginning In the 2000s, my family and I had been living in Iceland for three years. Before we landed in a place we would live in for well…

Bitcoin’s biggest characteristic is also its existential threat

Security researchers have recently discovered a botnet with a new takedown defense. Normally, authorities can deactivate a botnet by taking control of its command and control server. Having nowhere to…

Wikipedia’s unstable truths

I never thought much about Wikipedia until its pages appeared at the top of Google searches – and not just Google. If you ask Siri or Alexa a question, chances…

Stimulate innovation with emotional intelligence

The world watched in wonder at NASA’s Perseverance robotic rover in February successfully landed on the surface of Mars with the aim of researching evidence of past life on the…

My kids struggle with distance learning. Here’s what might help

“For too long, we have let assessment take precedence over access to quality education. We should focus more on involving students in learning and monitoring performance over time, ”Noguera said…

7 best coffee grinders we tested (2021): burr, manual, blade

Everything is in beans. Nothing goes improve your morning coffee like switching to whole grains that you grind freshly just before preparing. You need to find high quality freshly roasted…

‘The Code Breaker’ Is The Crispr Column You Must Read

So you start writing about Jennifer Doudna and the next thing you know, she wins the Nobel Prize. Coincidence? Despite what people think of rigged electoral systems, I don’t have…