Daily Archives: 03.05.2021

Chinese Long March 6 rocket delivers nine small satellites to space

A Long March 6 rocket lifts with April 27 with nine satellites. Credit: CASC Nine small Chinese satellites, including a technology experiment to test out ways to capture space debris, rode a Long March 6 rocket into orbit April 27 on a rideshare mission managed by China Great Wall Industry Corp., the government-owned enterprise charged with selling Chinese launch services ...

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Multimodal Fusion of EMG and Vision for Human Grasp Intent Interference in Prosthetic Hand Control

The use of robotic prosthetic limbs is getting more widespread in society. Even relatively simple limb replacements are associated with an increase in quality of life, and we can just imagine how the quality of life would be upgraded by introducing high-degree precision, intelligent grasp and gesture prediction technologies. This is the main aim of the scientific study recently published ...

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Banking survey reveals increased personal and corporate interest in blockchain

A report from global marketing agency LEWIS has argued the banking sector is more invested in blockchain technologies than previously considered – but mixed attitudes still remain in terms of large-scale adoption. The agency’s ‘Banking on Blockchain’ report looks at the extent to which banks are corporately investing in blockchain, as well as how personally involved senior bankers are. From ...

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Black Hole-Neutron Star Collisions Could Finally Settle the Different Measurements Over the Expansion Rate of the Universe

If you’ve been following developments in astronomy over the last few years, you may have heard about the so-called “crisis in cosmology,” which has astronomers wondering whether there might be something wrong with our current understanding of the Universe. This crisis revolves around the rate at which the Universe expands: measurements of the expansion rate in the present Universe don’t ...

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Crew-1 Completes Night Splashdown, Wraps Up 167-Day Mission

Dragon Resilience splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico at 2:56 a.m. EDT Sunday. Photo Credit: NASA With Sunday’s pre-dawn splashdown of Dragon Resilience after 167 days in orbit, the United States wrapped up not only its first “operational” Commercial Crew rotation mission to the International Space Station (ISS), but also the first oceanic return of the astronaut crew ...

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