Daily Archives: 06.02.2021

America’s Destiny: Remembering the Launch of the U.S. Lab, 20 Years On

Twenty years after its arrival, the U.S. Destiny lab is today cluttered with a multitude of research payloads and equipment, as seen in this recent Expedition 64 view. Pictured are U.S. astronauts Victor Glover and Mike Hopkins, together with Japan’s Soichi Noguchi. Photo Credit: NASA Twenty years ago, tomorrow, on 7 February 2001, shuttle Atlantis launched the U.S. lab Destiny ...

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New drone from SDU is ready to inspect powerlines

A team of researchers from the Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute at the University of Southern Denmark has developed an intelligent drone with AI that can inspect high-voltage cables for faults and corrosion. Photo credit: Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute Denmark has over 7,000 kilometers of high-voltage cables. To ensure power in the sockets, the cables must be inspected regularly for faults ...

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Astronomers Can Predict When a Galaxy’s Star Formation Ends Based on the Shape and Size of its Disk

A galaxy’s main business is star formation. And when they’re young, like youth everywhere, they keep themselves busy with it. But galaxies age, evolve, and experience a slow-down in their rate of star formation. Eventually, galaxies cease forming new stars altogether, and astronomers call that quenching. They’ve been studying quenching for decades, yet much about it remains a mystery. A ...

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Binance Pay Launched ‘Softly’ and Binance Card ‘Going Strong’ – CEO

Source: iStock/prima91 Major crypto exchange Binance has “softly, quietly launched Binance Pay” last Friday, currently in beta, said the CEO, discussing several other developing projects as well. While it’s relative hidden now, “if you can find the product, you can try it,” joked CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao during the virtual Binance Blockchain Week, referring to the quiet launch of Binance ...

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