For decades, the exploration of our solar system left one of our neighbouring planets, Venus, largely unexplored. Things are about to change.
Author: The Conversation
Key details of our galaxy’s structure are shared by other nearby galaxies, suggesting our home isn’t all that special.
While clearly useful, Apple’s new AirTags can also potentially be misused. Concerns have been raised they might facilitate stalking, for example.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos’s space launch company, Blue Origin, has announced it will sell its first flights into microgravity to the highest bidder.
A large piece of space debris, possibly weighing several tons, is currently on an uncontrolled re-entry phase, and parts of it are expected to crash down to Earth over the next few weeks.
To meet the ever-growing demand for digital data storage, around 100 new hyperscale data centres are built every two years.
We’re in the early stages of a voice-profiling revolution that companies see as integral to the future of marketing. There’s only one problem…
If you’ve ever got your phone wet in the rain, dropped it in water or spilt liquid over it, you’re not alone. But it’s a myth that putting in rice will dry it out. These tips may, however, help.
The decreasing performance of the existing Eskom plants is evident in the steady decline of the energy availability factor. On average, 35% of Eskom’s power plants are standing idle at any particular time.
Scientists are thinking about whether the international definition of the second could be redefined to make it more precise.