Sun. Nov 17th, 2019


NASA’s Mars InSight lander just reached a milestone on its way to the red planet: It’s officially halfway. NASA successfully launched the Mars InSight lander... Read More
The Cryogenic Sapphire Oscillator is one of the most precise clocks ever invented — and it’s not just keeping time, it’s keeping Australia safe. Researchers... Read More
After being closed for 10 days following a sudden and unexplained evacuation, the Sunspot Solar Observatory in New Mexico is set to reopen on Monday.... Read More
  Black holes are some of the most intriguing and mysterious objects in the universe, inspiring entire libraries of both scientific research and science fiction,... Read More
It sounds like something George R. R. Martin might cook up in the next Game of Thrones book: Ice Volcanoes.  New research suggests the dwarf... Read More

Smart Home

The German company AEG has created three induction cooktops that will let home cooks use temperature sensors and automation to prepare their meals. AEG, which... Read More
MyQ garage controllers have been around for a few years now, smartening and automating garage access for their owners. Chamberlain announced the myQ Family Share on... Read More
Home security comes in all shapes and sizes: traditional alarm systems, smart DIY kits, ‘Beware of dog‘ signs (regardless of veracity) and so on. Many... Read More
Alexa, get ready for some stiff competition. Today Samsung announced its first smart speaker with the Bixby virtual voice assistant, the Galaxy Home  The announcement was... Read More
Unless you’re willing to spend extra on a woodgrain shell, the Amazon Echo smart speaker comes in your choice of grey, grey or grey (or... Read More