NASA’s newly launched Lucy spacecraft is having issues with one of its solar panels

One of Lucy’s solar panels fully deployed before its launch | Image: Lockheed Martin

A robotic spacecraft that NASA just launched to explore clusters of asteroids around Jupiter may be in some slight trouble on its journey through space. The space probe, named Lucy, is having issues with one of its two main solar panels, which

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Scientists achieve the coldest temperature ever recorded

Absolute zero is the coldest anything can ever get in the universe, and scientists just broke a record by coming within trillionths of a degree of achieving it in a new experiment.At a fundamental level, temperature is a measure of molecular motion: the faster molecules are moving, the more collisions they produce which translates into an increase in heat. The

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Startup fundings: Dance Church lands $4.7M to fuel online fitness platform, and other recent PNW deals

The Dance Church Go interface. (Dance Church Image)
Here’s our latest rundown on recent funding rounds raised by Pacific Northwest companies.
— Dance Church, the Seattle-based creators of a high-energy, dance-focused movement class that also includes an online subscription platform, has raised $4.7 million in seed funding.
The gist: Founded in 2010 by Kate Wallich, Dance Church teamed with Pioneer

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Wireless electric vehicle charging explained

Since many of us now charge our smartphones and earphones without cables, placing them on a wireless charging pad at the end of each day, an obvious question from electric car drivers presents itself – can we do the same with an EV?At a technical level, the answer is yes. Electric cars use the same lithium-ion battery technology as devices

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Aurora Accelerates Its AV Deployment Roadmap

This post looks at Aurora Innovations’ autonomous vehicle activities with perspectives on the self-driving specialist’s strategy, business model and technology. Aurora is in the midst of a special purpose acquisition company IPO scheduled to be completed in early November.
We’ve drawn on Aurora’s investor presentation and the company’s website. The table below summarizes Aurora’s AV development activities.
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NASA launches robotic archaeologist Lucy on ambitious mission to Trojan asteroids

NASA’s newest asteroid probe, named Lucy, successfully launched on 12-year mission to visit 8 asteroids early Saturday (Oct. 16).

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Walmart Black Friday sale now live – plus more deals landing throughout November

Walmart has launched its Black Friday deals early today with a range of excellent sales on everything from TVs to vacuums, plus, unveiled detailed plans for a very feature-packed November indeed.On sale today are hundreds of items for early birds, but that’s not all the retailer is planning. Today’s Walmart Black Friday deals teaser will be followed by three separate

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Snap up this Cosori air fryer for its lowest price ever

The best air fryer ensures you can prepare crisp, crunchy foods such as fries and chicken wings without the gallons of oil usually required for deep frying. However, they can be a pricey purchase, so a good air fryer deal is always welcome.In the UK, Amazon has slashed 20% off the price of the Cosori Pro LE Air Fryer L501

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