Excess heat energy has always kept computer chip processing power down. Until now.September 10, 2020Researchers in Switzerland designed a single-unit chip and cooling system containing on-chip liquid channels adjacent to the hottest chip parts — adding an impressive boost to heat-limited situations, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.
The revelation may answer the question of how biology could have arisen from non-biological chemical processes.November 24, 2019Meteorites have long been known as carriers of key building blocks to life but so far they lacked sugars. Now, NASA has revealed that an international team has found bio-essential sugars in meteorites, a discovery that could lead to new answers as to how life may have started.
Today& 39;s & 34;strawberry moon& 34; and partial penumbral eclipse isn& 39;t visible from North America, but anyone can see it online.June 05, 2020SpaceX& 39;s recent historic CrewDragon astronaut launch was NASA& 39;s most-watched online event ever.For those still reeling from the highs of seeing Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken launched into orbit, and wanting to enjoy another live space event, tonight& 39;s & 34;strawberry moon& 34; and partial penumbral eclipse might do the trick.
The new study argues that third-hand smoke should be taken a lot more seriously.March 08, 2020Smoking is a dangerous habit that leads to many diseases and even deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 16 million Americans are living with a disease caused by smoking, while tobacco use causes more than 7 million deaths per year worldwide.
Going for a potty in space is unpleasant at best, but NASA thinks you can make it better.June 25, 2020NASA has just announced a challenge for a hefty prize and wants you to help in bringing the astronauts back to the Moon in 2024.It is trying to tackle one big problem that has stumped NASA engineers since the early days of space travel: pooping in peace in space.
August 06, 2014Travelling around on a bicycle is a great form of green transport and also a good way of keeping fit. However this form of transport is all well and good in the summer in dry weather, but what about when it’s raining? Swiss company Allnew have designed the Dryve, a detachable and flexible rain cover that fits most bikes.