Israeli spacecraft Beresheet barely misses soft landing on moon

Israel’s ambitions for a moon landing will have to wait for now as Beresheet, the first privately funded mission to the moon, barely missed the lunar landing as it crashed in the last part of its journey. The spacecraft crash landed on the moon moments before it was supposed to soft land, reports indicate. If… Continue reading Israeli spacecraft Beresheet barely misses soft landing on moon

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Super-Earth orbiting Barnard’s star potentially has atmosphere and life

There is a possibility that super-Earth planet orbiting the Barnard b (or GJ 699 b) star could potentially be having atmosphere and possibly life. The planet is likely cold (-170 degrees centigrade), but scientists believe that it could still have the potential to harbor primitive life if it has a large, hot iron/nickel core and… Continue reading Super-Earth orbiting Barnard’s star potentially has atmosphere and life

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Industrial 3D printing could soon be used for outdoor sporting goods

Gigabot X, an open source industrial FPF 3D printer, developed by engineers from Michigan Technological University and re:3D, Inc. could soon be used to manufacture outdoor sporting goods such as kayak paddles, snowshoes, and skateboards. The newly developed 3D printer can use waste plastic particles and reform it into large, strong prints. Because of the… Continue reading Industrial 3D printing could soon be used for outdoor sporting goods

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