The mission of a lifetime: a drone on Titan in 2034

Elizabeth Tuttle was overjoyed when, on June 26, she received a call from NASA: her project to send a drone copter to Titan, Saturn’s largest moon, was given the green light and a budget of nearly a billion dollars. But the launch of “Dragonfly” won’t happen until 2026 — surely a frustrating detail, given she […]

Trump struggles with a growing problem on the border

Tensions are rising, fingers are pointing and the search for solutions is becoming increasingly fraught. Overwhelmed by an influx of migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border that is taxing the immigration system, President Donald Trump is grasping for something — anything — to stem the tide. Trump, who campaigned on a promise to secure the border, […]

Apple shows off its most expensive iPhone yet

Apple unveiled three new iPhones on Wednesday, including its biggest and most expensive model yet, as the company seeks to widen the product’s appeal amid slowing sales. CEO Tim Cook showed off the iPhone XS Max, which has a bigger screen than the one on last year’s dramatically designed model , the iPhone X. It’ll […]

What Does Mars Water Mean for Chances of Alien Life?

  BY JONTI HORNER We now know that there is permanent liquid water on Mars, according to a paper published Wednesday in the journal Science. This new finding comes from research using the Mars Express spacecraft that has been orbiting the red planet since December 25, 2003. One of the suite of instruments carried by Mars […]

800 million workers could be replaced by robots in hotels, airports and supermarkets

South Korean tech giant LG Electronics said Thursday it will showcase three new “concept robots” at next week’s consumer electronics show in Las Vegas A McKinsey report released in November said that up to 800 million workers could be affected globally by automation and the rise of artificial intelligence Tech companies are testing robots to […]

Unbelievably, Apple Admits It Slows Down Older iPhones

By AATIF SULLEYMAN Apple has admitted to intentionally slowing down iPhones as they get older, without notifying customers. In doing so, the company has confirmed the biggest conspiracy theory about the mobile phone is actually true. However, it claims the move is not designed to encourage customers to upgrade to newer iPhone models. Rather, Apple […]

What is Boeing’s secret plane?

Boeing’s defence arm is set to unveil a mysterious new plane – and says it will ‘change future air power’ The aerospace giant’s defence arm teased the new craft, covered in a black cloth. It is believed to be a radical new craft using electric ‘hairdryer’ to allow it to land and take off vertically. […]