Light is slow, actually

Light is slow, actually

This video depicts light speed in contexts where it appears to be slow. The moon is 1.2 light seconds from Earth; Mars several light minutes. This is, of course, why humans aren’t moving out of this solar system any time soon. This rebar-tying video is weirdly...
Making Models with Lasers

Making Models with Lasers

Good design starts with a good idea, and being able to flesh that idea out with a model. In the electronics world, we would build a model on a breadboard before soldering everything together. In much the same way that the industrial designer [Eric Strebel] makes...
Max Q: NASA signs up new Moon delivery companies

Max Q: NASA signs up new Moon delivery companies

Sign up here to receive Max Q weekly in your inbox, starting December 15. There were lot of highlights in the space industry this past week (even though a rocket launch that was supposed to happened is now pushed to Monday). The biggest news for commercial space might...

Highlights of Saudi Aramco intention to float

(Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s state oil company kicked off its initial public offering (IPO) on Sunday by announcing its intention to float on the Riyadh bourse. The logo of Aramco is seen as security personnel walk before the start of a press conference by Aramco...