SpaceX Close to 100 Launches in 2023

Home » Space » SpaceX Close to 100 Launches in 2023 IF SpaceX can launch all of the planned Falcon Heavy and Falcon 9 launches planned in December, then they can hit their goal of 100 launches in 2023. This would include two failed Starship Super Heavy orbital launch attempts. It will go down to […]

Israel suffers losses in Gaza and Lebanon border area amid fighting on multiple fronts

IDF soldiers operating in Gaza on December 6. (IDF)   Hezbollah attacks in northern Israel killed an Israeli civilian on Thursday, December 7. Additionally, the son of the former IDF Chief of Staff, Gadi Eisenkot, was killed in action with the IDF in Gaza. The IDF has now lost 416 soldiers since Hamas attacked Israel on October 7, two months ago. The […]

This Week In Space podcast: Episode 90 — The Wizard of Griffith Observatory

On Episode 90 of This Week In Space, Tariq and Rod discuss archaeoastronomy with the amazing Dr. Ed Krupp. Most of us have experienced a planetarium at one time or another, but unless you’ve been to the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, you’ve missed out. Besides a brand-spanking-new planetarium theater chock-a-block with special effects and […]

This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through December 9)

Google’s Gemini Is the Real Start of the Generative AI BoomWill Knight | Wired“[Google DeepMind’s Demis Hassabis] was predictably effusive about Gemini, claiming it introduces new capabilities that will eventually make Google’s products stand out. But Hassabis also said that to deliver AI systems that can understand the world in ways that today’s chatbots can’t, […]

Three robotic missions target Moon landings over one week in January – Spaceflight Now

Intuitive Machines engineers loading the IM-1 mission Nova-C lunar lander into its custom container in Houston, TX. Image: Intuitive Machines In a blend of interesting circumstances and happenstance, two private companies and Japan’s space agency are all poised to land on the Moon in the back half of January 2024. The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency […]

Method gauges stir-frying’s effects on indoor air

Share this Article You are free to share this article under the Attribution 4.0 International license. Researchers have developed a way to estimate and predict the concentration of particulate matter produced during stir-frying more accurately. Stir-frying emits an invisible mixture of gases and particles that pollute indoor air and can be detrimental to human health. […]

If Our Part of the Universe is Less Dense, Would That Explain the Hubble Tension?

In the 1920s, Edwin Hubble and Georges Lemaitre made a startling discovery that forever changed our perception of the Universe. Upon observing galaxies beyond the Milky Way and measuring their spectra, they determined that the Universe was expanding. By the 1990s, with the help of the Hubble Space Telescope, scientists took the deepest images of […]

SEC Chair Warns AI “Herding” Could Drive Markets “Off an Inadvertent Cliff”

Beware a financial “monoculture” created by AI. Hive Mind Last month, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Gary Gensler warned that it’s “nearly unavoidable” that AI will lead to financial economic crisis. Now, at an event with The Messenger, Gensler has reiterated those fears, saying AI’s growing role in the financial sector […]