Space X: Amateur astronauts launch on Inspiration 4 mission

  Mr Issacman ( foreground) yelled “punch it SpaceX” before the launch. Four amateur astronauts have blasted off from Florida on their private mission to orbit. The Inspiration4 crew , comprising of on billionaire and three ordinary citizens rode out of the Kennedy Space Centre in a Dragon capsule provided by Space Z rocket company.…

Unique technology for electric car motor

In 2017, an offspring from Newcastle University, Advanced Electric Machines (AEM) has developed pioneering electic car motors that do not rely on expensive rare magnets is preparing to raise $25m  and is seeking £30m over the next few months to boost UK production capacity. AEM claims to have cracked a problem with “ switched reluctance…

Space X’s Starship rocket blows up after landing

Elon Musk’s SpaceX  Serial Number 10 (SN10)  50m-tall has managed to land one of its Starship prototypes at the end of a high-altitude test flight, in Boca Chica, Texas, but fire developed around its base and eight minutes later SN10 blew itself apart on the landing pad. Elon Musk says the new Starship will do…

NASA Mars Landing video

NASA has released a stunning video of its Perseverance rover landing on Mars, with seven cameras dedicated to recording the landing. The Imagery represents vital feedback for engineers as they look to improve still further the technologies used to put probes on the surface of the Red planet. https://youtu.be/HS1CWAkbRu0

Zebrafish experiments

In Kerala, India, Thiruvananthapuram medical college has started experiments using Zebrafish for medical researches, which was initiated to avoid the use of rats and rabbits. Normally, the cause of diseases, functions, and side effects of medicines are experimented on on rats and rabbits in the anatomy wing, taking up to 6 months to complete, while…

Power to Optimise our DNA

Walter Isaacson’s famous biographer of Steve Jobs, Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, and Ben Franklin discusses the life, career, and ethical implications of scientist Jennifer Doudna, cocreator or CRISPR and the 2020 winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. New technology has the power to optimise our DNA, transform medicine, and allow us to cure…

Perseverance lands on Mars

Perseverance rover lands on Mars and sends new images of Mars  released  by NASA.   NASA’ Perseverance rover two meters above the surface of Mars as it gave more details of the mission. The US S4ace agency’s robot successfully landed on Mars just before  1pm local time on Thursday.e

Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine is approved for UK use

The UK approves its second vaccine against Covid-19. Matt Hancock said  “the UK order of 100 million does is enough to vaccinate 50 million people and together with Pfizer-BioNTech jab will cover the entire population. This marked a significant moment in the fight against the virus and 2021 can be a year of hope and…