Archive March 2018

SpaceX Starlink gets green light to provide broadband services through low-Earth orbit satellites

8 months ago — 1.5 min read

The United States Federal Communications Commission has approved Elon Musk's SpaceX plan to provide broadband services using satellites. The scheme will be the first time a U.S. licensed satellite constellation...

Space Camp Accelerator launch aims to fires-up UK space industry

8 months ago — 2 min read

The Space Industry Bill quietly gained Royal Assent last week, bringing a whole host of new measures to bootstrap the UK's growing private space industry.

Engineers drastically lengthens battery life

8 months ago — 1.5 min read

Engineers are charging forward with the development of a new environmentally safe high-powered lithium-sulfur substitute which could drastically lengthen the life of your batteries. The team, from the University of...

“Iron Man” Suit put through its paces on Welsh zipline

8 months ago — 0.5 min read

Richard Browning is one step closer to becoming a real-life "Iron Man" after successfully testing his suit at the Zip World theme park in North Wales.

Agility Robotics takes next step to develop walking robots

8 months ago — 0.5 min read

The creator of the Cassie bipedal robot - Agility Robotics - has just completed its Series A funding which will allow it to continue its development of walking robots technology....

Doodles of scientists reveal changing gender stereotypes

8 months ago — 1.5 min read

An experiment which asks children to draw a researcher has revealed how gender stereotypes are slowly changing over time. The study, from researchers at Northwestern University and published in the...