Fusion energy nears reality thanks to an ultra-powerful magnet

Fusion energy just had its second breakthrough in as many months. Motherboard notes an MIT- and Commonwealth Fusion Systems-led research team has successfully demonstrated a high-temperature superconducting electromagnet producing a field strength of 20 tesla...

Google is rolling out dark mode for Search on desktop

Google is finally rolling out a dark theme for Search on desktop. The change had been spotted as far back as December, but the feature is now official and rolling out to all users “over...

NASA will finally launch the James Webb Space Telescope on December 18th

NASA's long-delayed James Webb Space Telescope is close to entering service. The agency now plans to launch the telescope on December 18th, 2021, just a few months after testing completed in late August. The hardware...

NASA says the Mars Perseverance rover has collected its first sample

After initially failing to capture a rock sample, NASA has confirmed that Perseverance succeeded in its second attempt. The space agency has verified that a pencil-width core of rust-colored rock is safely trapped in the...

Rocket built by startup Firefly explodes off California coast

A 100-foot-tall rocket burst into flames mid-air after launching from California Thursday evening, dashing the hopes of a Texas-based startup to put a rocket into Earth's orbit on its first-ever launch attempt. The rocket, which launched...

Rocket startup Astra’s stock tanks after botched weekend test flight

Astra — a startup that's developing small, cheap rockets to deliver batches of satellites to space — attempted to put one of its 40-foot-tall rockets into orbit on Saturday, but the rocket failed during the...

Rumor hints the next iPhone might boast satellite communication

You might not have to wait too long for an iPhone with satellite communication built-in. According to 9to5Mac, well-known analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims the next iPhone (possibly called iPhone 13) will include support for low-Earth-orbit...

These are the industries where jobs still haven’t returned

Job growth is outpacing economists' expectations, and there's still a long way -- and 6.8 million jobs -- to go before the nation's labor market returns to levels seen before Covid-19. Economic recoveries, however, are not...

Galileo Project to search cosmos for alien life and UFOs

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Greenland nixes fossil fuels: ‘The future does not lie in oil’

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