SpaceX Hosts Gathering to Discuss Mars Colonization

SpaceX is secretly gathering with officials from the public and private sectors this week to discuss future Mars colonization. According to Ars Technica, the conference is happening at the University of Colorado in Boulder and is highly secretive. "CU Boulder and its Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics are proud to host a broad swath More...

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By SLPundit On Tuesday, August 7th, 2018
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Report: Self-Driving Vehicles Have Safety Flaws

Testing by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety found flaws with the safety systems of self-driving cars and issued a warning saying the issues could put passengers at risk, The Hill reports. In a paper, More...

By SLPundit On Monday, August 6th, 2018
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Scientists Warn of 'Hothouse Earth,' 200-Foot Rise in Sea Levels

Global warming could result in average temperatures nearly 10 degrees higher than they are now and rising seas of up to 200 feet, according to a new paper. An international team of scientists made the claim in More...

By SLPundit On Sunday, August 5th, 2018
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Report: 'Insanely Powerful' Space Signal May Have 'Artificial Origin'

The universe's "invisible light" is sending "puzzling pulses" of "mysterious, ultrastrong sparks of energy" toward us from deep space in the way of fast radio bursts (FRBs) and More...

By SLPundit On Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
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Scientists Discover a New Shape: Scutoid

What has six sides on top, five sides on the bottom, and a triangle on one side? A scutoid. Scientists discovered the new shape, which was previously thought to be a prism, in the skin and organ cells of fruit More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Einstein's Theory of Relativity Passes Yet Another Test

More than a century after Albert Einstein proposed it, his theory of general relativity has passed another test. With giant telescopes pointed at the center of our galaxy, a team of European researchers observed More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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Heat is causing problems across the world

SODANKYLA, a town in Finnish Lapland just north of the Arctic Circle, boasts an average annual temperature a little below freezing. Residents eagerly await the brief spell in July when the region enjoys something More...

By SLPundit On Thursday, July 26th, 2018
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A certain weariness is entering the war on AIDS. Wrongly so

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The 22nd meeting of the International Aids Society Science and technology  More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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A car that flies like 007’s autogyro

UNUSUAL aircraft are a regular sight at the Farnborough air show, which opened in Britain this week. But the particular unusualness of the Liberty is not so much that it is a flying car, but that flies as an autogyro. More...

By SLPundit On Wednesday, July 25th, 2018
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Mars Buried Body of Water Found, Raising Possibility of Life

Using a radar instrument on an orbiting spacecraft, scientists have spotted what they said on Wednesday appears to be a sizable salt-laden lake under ice on the southern polar plain of Mars, More...