The long-running feud between Elon Musk’s space company and its fierce competitor United Launch Alliance took a bizarre twist this month when a SpaceX employee visited its facilities at Cape Canaveral, Fla., and asked for access to the roof of one of ULA’s buildings.
In 1949, the father of information theory Claude Shannon wrote a paper proving that it was possible to create a perfectly secure message, one where the code could never be cracked-even with all the time and computing power in the universe.
Happy almost Independence Day, America, now prepare to witness the impending doom stalking humanity in the form of drones that are “grown” from chemical compounds. Yes, really. Evoking images from the liquid metal and nearly unstoppable Terminator from the movies, BAE Systems has posted concept video footage of a process to create drones of the future.
Physicists have spent the last century searching for ripples in the fabric of spacetime ever since Albert Einstein’s 1915 theory of relativity predicted they exist. These ripples, called gravitational waves, happen when a massive celestial object suddenly moves, like when a star explodes, or when two massive objects collide, like when two black holes merge.
The Redmond software giant Microsoft’s Windows 10 is fast becoming the preferred operating system over Windows 7 or 8.1. Despite its continued insistence that Windows 10 isn’t spying on anyone, Microsoft seems to have taken an interest in how much time you are using its Windows 10 operating system.
The Chinese government has gotten serious about their military advancements in recent years. Not only with aggressive moves in the South China Sea, but with several tests of breakthrough weapons never before seen. The Wu-14 has been tested at least 6 times in the last 2 years.
© by Gary Vey exclusive for viewzone.com In my younger days I was a “HAM” radio operator, K1FJS. My hang out was the 20 meter band. Since we used crystals that were made to a specific frequency, it was easy to make a perfectly tuned antenna with some copper wire.