Video reveals dramatic Spacex falcon rocket barge landing and launch
A new high resolution video from SpaceX shows just how close the landing attempt of their Falcon 9 first stage on an ocean floating barge came to succeeding following the rockets launch on Tuesday afternoon, ...
Air pollution levels drop in China: Greenpeace
Air pollution levels in some of China's smoggiest cities fell by nearly a third in the first quarter of this year, environmental campaign group Greenpeace said on Tuesday.
World's first electric taxi for tropical megacities has been launched
Named EVA, a new electric taxi is built by TUM CREATE, a collaboration between Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) and one of Europe's top universities, Germany's Technische Universität München ...
Perseverance paves way for wind laser
Developing new satellite instruments is always challenging, but at times more head-scratching is needed to create something truly cutting-edge. ESA's Aeolus mission may have caused a few headaches along the ...
If airlines offer in-flight Wi-Fi, they should invest in an extra black box for security
In-flight Wi-Fi is one of the most sought-after facilities for air travellers these days, now that laptops and smartphones are so common and so much of our working and personal life revolves around online ...
Sweden opens world's first remote air control tower
Sweden on Tuesday inaugurated the world's first remote air control tower at the northern Ornskoldsvik airport, air traffic authorities said.
Traffic emissions may pollute one in three Canadian homes
A trio of recently published studies from a team of University of Toronto engineers has found that air pollution could be spreading up to three times farther than thought—contributing to varying levels ...
Israeli port city closes 5 factories over cancer fears
The mayor of Haifa, Israel's third largest city, ordered Sunday the closure of five petrochemical plants following a health ministry warning linking high cancer rates to air pollution.
New material set to change cooling industry
Refrigeration and air conditioning may become more efficient and environmentally friendly thanks to the patent-pending work of LSU physicists. The team of researchers led by LSU Physics Professor Shane Stadler ...
In-flight refuelling for airliners will see non-stop services shrink the globe
There's real pressure on the aviation industry to introduce faster, cheaper and greener aircraft, while maintaining the high safety standards demanded of airlines worldwide. ...
Beijing govt says air had less pollution in first part of year
A key measure of air pollutants in China's capital showed a 19 percent drop in the first three months of the year, local authorities said Wednesday.
Using scientific methods to evaluate trade-offs of hydraulic fracturing
In Colorado, drilling for oil and natural gas using hydraulic fracturing, sometimes referred to as fracking, is big business. But, questions about its impact on the air and water are far from settled.
Review: New MacBook brings iPad's minimalism to laptop
From the moment I took it out of the box, Apple's new MacBook looked and felt like an iPad.
Panasonic will release spherical air blower
A spherical air blower that is 25cm in diameter has a double role of air circulator and fan, and it's from Panasonic. Say hello to Q. Ikutaro Kojima in Nikkei Technology said it blows out about seven times as much air as it sucks from its suction port. Matthew Humphries, Geek.com seni ...