If there’s one thing you can say about Elon Musk it’s that he’s never lacked ambition. He’s founded a number of successful companies, and with SpaceX he’s pushed science forward by lowering the cost of entry for satellite launches and opened up new possibilities for researchers.
Segway-Ninebot Group, a Beijing-based electric scooter maker, unveiled a scooter that can return itself to charging stations without a driver, a potential boon for the burgeoning scooter-sharing industry.
Mathematicians, computer engineers and scientists in related fields should take a Hippocratic Oath to protect the public from powerful new technologies under development in laboratories and tech firms, a leading researcher said.
Jupiter, the Solar System’s largest planet, may have been smacked head-on by an embryonic planet 10 times Earth’s mass not long after being formed, a monumental crash with apparent lasting effects on the Jovian core, scientists said.