What if we lived in a future where our robotic explorers could automatically detect and avoid hazards? What if they could do this while flying around an alien world, picking out a safe place to land without our intervention? That future is creeping closer for the next generation of robotic explorers.
We were saved from a massive geomagnetic storm that could have knocked our electrical grid offline by the inevitable progression of our planet around the sun. Had the flare spewed particles just over a week earlier, we'd still be struggling to bring power back online.
A PSP residing in the pocket of a Michigan elementary school student caught fire in the kid's pants and caused burns to the boy's inner leg. The boy escaped serious harm, only being treated for minor burns at the hospital. But maybe Chen should start considering what he puts or doesn't put in his pants. [Click On…