The head of the Russian space agency, Dmitry Rogozin, warned the US against introducing sanctions against its space program, threatening to stop maintenance that could see the 500 ton facility fall out of orbit and potentially land on the US.
So far the four US astronauts and two Russian cosmonauts aboard the Read More
The automation of US manufacturing – whereby robots replace people on factory floors – is fuelling a rising mortality rate among working-age adults, according to a new study by researchers at Yale and the University of Pennsylvania.
The study found evidence of a causal link between automation and increasing mortality, driven Read More
Samsung’s Galaxy A12 topped the list of 10 most-shipped smartphones in 2021, overtaking Apple, according to technology research firm Omdia’s 4Q21 smartphone model market tracker.
Apple, which has fewer handset models than its competitors, had consistently ranked first and second in previous quarters.
Since Samsung’s Galaxy A12 was first released in the Read More
Elon Musk said his company SpaceX’s Starlink satellite broadband service had been activated in Ukraine, after a Kyiv official urged the tech titan to provide his embattled country with stations.
“Starlink service is now active in Ukraine,” Musk tweeted, adding “more terminals en route.”
The tweet came some 10 hours after Ukrainian Read More
Billions of dead lithium-ion batteries, including many from electric vehicles, are accumulating because there is no cost-effective process to revive them. Now, Princeton researchers have developed an inexpensive, sustainable way to make new batteries from used ones and have spun off a company to scale up the innovation.
“What we see Read More
The executive secretary of the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB), Engr Simbi Wabote, has said the Nigerian Content Intervention (NCI) Fund has now exceeded half a billion dollars (N208 billion) and is up for the qualified oil and gas companies.
Speaking during the Sub-Saharan African International Petroleum Conference (SAIPEC) Read More
A new Electricity Bill 2021 is being considered by the National Assembly for an act that will repeal the Electric Power Sector Reform Act (EPSRA) 2005 and consolidate the laws relating to the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry (NESI).
The 146-pages with 21 sections bill, could become the Electricity Act 2021 if it Read More
Ludovic Tangpi explores new ways to model and mitigate risks in large, ever-changing systems, with applications to financial markets.
An assistant professor of operations research and financial engineering, Tangpi joined Princeton in 2018 after completing a Ph.D. at Humboldt University of Berlin and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Vienna. Read More
Siemens Smart Infrastructure in the US has unveiled a new sustainable, EV-charging concept structure designed for electrifying fleets and high-demand charging applications at scale.
The industry-first sustainable charging solution enables quick installation at scale and easy expansion and maintenance to help meet the growing demand for EV-charging infrastructure, the company claims.
The Read More
I first heard the standard joke about fusion as an undergraduate physics student in the 1960s: Fusion power is 50 years away—and probably always will be.
More than 50 years later, we still don't have fusion. That's because of the huge experimental challenges in recreating a miniature sun on earth.
Still, real Read More