Red planet has a big core, complex crust

John Timmer 2021-07-25 09:00:48 arstechnica.com Enlarge / Some seismic waves bounce off Mars' core before reaching the InSight lander. We've learned a lot about our planet's interior simply by tracking how the seismic energy released by earthquakes moves through…

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PlasticArm is a 32-bit bendable processor

John Timmer 2021-07-21 15:00:49 arstechnica.com Biggs, et. al. Wearable electronics, like watches and fitness trackers, represent the next logical step in computing. They've sparked an interest in the development of flexible electronics, which could expand the category to include…

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Hubble is back, thanks to backup hardware

John Timmer 2021-07-16 12:52:24 arstechnica.com NASA announced on Friday that it has switched to backup computing hardware on the Hubble Space Telescope, potentially ending over a month of uncertainty regarding the telescope's future. The success came just two days after…

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