Daily Archives: 08.04.2021

Exclusive: OnlineMedEd Expands Global Medical Education Following $20M Growth Round

Digital health care learning platform OnlineMedEd brought in $20 million in a growth round to create content for global health care delivery providers. Lumos Capital Group led the new financing, which gives OnlineMedEd a total of $25.6 million in funding since Jamie Fitch and Dustyn Williams co-founded the Austin-based company in 2014, Fitch told Crunchbase News. The new funding comes ...

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SwRI’s 100-kg small satellite platform added to NASA’s RDSO catalog

(6 April 2021 – SwRI) NASA has selected Southwest Research Institute’s 100 kg-class small satellite (SmallSat) platform to be listed in the Rapid Spacecraft Development Office (RSDO) IV catalog used by the U.S. government to rapidly contract for flight-proven spacecraft. The Southwest Space Platform-100 (SwSP-100) is now available through the $6 billion, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition IV ...

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Mars Helicopter Survives its First Night on Mars is Getting Ready to Fly

On April 3rd, the Mars Ingenuity helicopter was removed from its carbon-fiber shield on the Perseverance rover’s belly. On Sunday, April 11th, it will make its first attempt at a powered, controlled flight, becoming the first aircraft to operate on another planet. In the meantime, Ingenuity accomplished another major milestone as it survived its first full night on the Martian ...

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Weekly NFT roundup March 30 – April 6: mass industry adoption and environmental concerns

Continuing our new series, this week saw increased NFT adoption in a variety of industries, especially music and art, amidst growing concerns over the environmental impact of NFTs. You can take a look at last week’s roundup here, or read all of The Block’s NFT stories here. India’s largest crypto exchange launches NFT marketplace WazirX continues its successful start to ...

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What Happens When You Pop a Balloon in an Anechoic Chamber?

An anechoic chamber means a place, usually a small room, where all of its elements are designed in a way that eliminates most of reflected acoustic or electromagnetic waves, depending on the type of a facility. This way it becomes possible to observe only direct waves, with no echoes or external noises. Image credit: Jacob Kirkegaard via Wikimedia, CC-BY-SA-4.0 The concept ...

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