Daily Archives: 26.02.2021

Craig Wright Sends His Lawyers Against Bitcoin Developers

Craig Wright. Source: a video screenshot, Youtube, Crypto Finder The outspoken Australian, Craig Wright, dubbed “Faketoshi” due to his unproven claims that he’s Satoshi Nakamoto, made another move that left the cryptoverse bewildered. UK-based litigation law firm Ontier said it begun legal proceedings against a number of unspecified Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), and even Bitcoin SV (BSV) developers on ...

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ICEYE’s 3 newest satellites from late January launch return first radar images

(25 February 2021 – ICEYE) ICEYE published today its first set of images from the three ICEYE SAR satellites launched at the end of January by the SpaceX Transporter-1 mission. All three spacecraft have successfully completed initial operations and are now progressing through the calibration process. Once the calibration stage and final preparations are completed, the spacecraft will become commercially ...

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An intelligent soft material that curls under pressure or expands when stretched

Plants and animals can rapidly respond to changes in their environment, such as a Venus flytrap snapping shut when a fly touches it. However, replicating similar actions in soft robots requires complex mechanics and sensors. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces have printed liquid metal circuits onto a single piece of soft polymer, creating an intelligent material that curls ...

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ULA’s Next Delta IV Heavy Arrives at Vandenberg Launch Pad for NROL-82 Mission

 ULA’s next Delta IV Heavy rocket now stands atop its West Coast launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California for the upcoming NROL-82 mission. Photo credit: United Launch Alliance United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced today their next mammoth Delta IV Heavy rocket has arrived at its Space Launch Complex (SLC)-6 launch pad at Vandenberg AFB in southern California, ...

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Tether and Bitfinex reach $18.5m settlement with New York’s Attorney General

Crypto firms Tether and Bitfinex have reached a settlement with the New York Attorney General’s (NYAG) Office over a controversial case that began in April 2019. As part of the settlement, both firms must discontinue any trading activity with New York citizens and are also required to provide quarterly reports and public disclosures on core business functions. Finally, the firms ...

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What a Geologist Sees When They Look at Perseverance’s Landing Site

Geologists love fieldwork. They love getting their specialized hammers and chisels into seams in the rock, exposing unweathered surfaces and teasing out the rock’s secrets. Mars would be the ultimate field trip for many of them, but sadly, that’s not possible. Instead, we’ve sent the Perseverance rover on the field trip. But if a geologist were along for the ride, ...

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