China is building the world’s largest airport, the Beijing Daxing International Aiport, to serve the Jing-Jin-Ji megalopolis.
The light from KIC 8462852 faded again, and scientists have some new theories about what’s behind astronomy’s most mysterious star.
Imagine you were asked to invent something new. It could be whatever you want, made from anything you choose, in any shape or size. That kind of creative freedom sounds so liberating, doesn’t it? Or … does it? if you’re like most people you’d probably be paralyzed by this task. Why? Brandon Rodriguez explains how creative constraints actually help drive discovery and innovation.
With so many destinations all across the world, it’s just natural that most routes require connections. So airlines need to attract connecting passengers in order to stay in business.
The 104th Tour de France ended with Chris Froome wearing the yellow jersey and logging fastest overall time. Check out some of the best moments from cycling’s greatest race with GoPro who was in the middle of it all.
This video is about why it’s harder to successfully land spacecraft and landers and rovers on Mars than on Earth, or Venus, or the Moon, or Titan, or asteroids. It all comes down to atmospheric density! When there’s no atmosphere, you can do a powered descent in a flimsy tinfoil spacecraft like the Lunar Module, and when there’s plenty of atmosphere you can do an unpowered descent via heat shield and parachutes like the space shuttle, Apollo command module, Soyuz, Huygens, etc. But on Mars with its thin air, you have to do both powered & unpowered descent, getting the worst of both worlds.