Daily Archives: June 3, 2019

Xbox One/PS4 Controller Support Coming To iPhone, Apple TV

https://www.gamespot.com/articles/xbox-oneps4-controller-support-coming-to-iphone-ap/1100-6467326/ Apple wrapped up its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) today with a bevy of announcements for both its hardware and software. Kicking the conference off was an unexpected surprise: PS4 and Xbox One controller support is headed to both … Continue reading

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Xiaomi Shows Off Its Under-Display Front Camera

https://www.droid-life.com/2019/06/03/xiaomi-under-display-camera/ Xiaomi took to Twitter this week to show off its upcoming under-display selfie camera tech, which is looking pretty good. Once this becomes mainstream, we can say goodbye to notches, cutouts, and mechanized pop-ups. Those will be good times. … Continue reading

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Comets Are Teaching Us How to Make Breathable Oxygen in Space

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/?p=34854 The European Space Agency’s Rosetta spacecraft saw material and gases – including oxygen – erupt off the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. (Credit: ESA/Rosetta/MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/SSO/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA) Space is an inhospitable place. For now, when humans go out in … Continue reading

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China’s First Mars Spacecraft Undergoing Integration for 2020 Launch

https://www.space.com/chinas-first-mars-spacecraft-for-2020-launch.html HELSINKI — China remains on schedule to ready its first independent mission to Mars in time for a short launch window in mid-2020, according to a leading space official. “Mars 2020 mission spacecraft is undergoing integration,” Wang Chi, director … Continue reading

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The world’s largest airplane may be grounded after a single flight

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1513361 46 with 38 posters participating The Stratolaunch aircraft took flight for the first and only time in April. Stratolaunch The vehicle reached heights of up to 17,000 feet. Stratolaunch It flew from Mojave Air and Space Port in California. … Continue reading

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Wireless nanowire lasers absorb infrared, emit blue light

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1513115 Enlarge / This article is about lasers (not necessarily the one pictured). 0 with 0 posters participating Some of us are anxiously awaiting the photonics revolution, where photons will band together to overthrow the tyranny of electrons. One of … Continue reading

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A tale of lost WW2 uranium cubes shows why Germany’s nuclear program failed

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1506075 Enlarge / This is one of the 664 uranium cubes from the failed nuclear reactor that German scientists tried to build in Haigerloch during World War II. John T. Consoli/University of Maryland 10 with 10 posters participating When University … Continue reading

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