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French designer creates womblike habitat for space tourists

Get the Mach newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Philippe Starck made his name designing interiors and consumer products here on Earth, but now the French designer is taking things to a whole new level — literally. Starck has designed a luxurious orbiting habitat to accommodate customers of Houston-based commercial spaceflight company Axiom Space, which plans to launch space tourists into low-Earth orbit beginning …

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5 ways the world’s fastest supercomputer could change the world

Get the Mach newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Scientists have high hopes for the world’s fastest computer, which is now up and running at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee after its June 8 launch. A $200-million, water-cooled monster that covers an area the size of two tennis courts, the computer, dubbed “Summit,” has been clocked at handling 200 quadrillion calculations a second …

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‘Westworld’ science adviser shares his vision of the future of AI

MACH: How did you become “Westworld’s” science adviser? Eagleman: I have spent a lot of my career thinking about issues of consciousness and how consciousness arises from the operations of the brain, and so I ended up meeting one of the writers and producers and we got into a conversation. That is how that started. How close are we to …

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China plans historic mission to the moon’s ‘dark’ side

Get the Mach newsletter. SUBSCRIBE After decades of playing catch-up with the U.S. and Russian space programs, China is poised to do something neither nation nor any other has ever done: land a spacecraft on the dark side of the moon. Strictly speaking, of course, the moon has no dark side. But because of the way it orbits Earth, our …

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Animals becoming more nocturnal to avoid humans, study shows

A wild tiger is caught walking along the track in Terai belt of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve in March 2017, Uttar Pradesh, India. Shivang Mehta Photography / Barcroft Media via Getty Images file Researchers compared how much time those creatures spent active at night under different types of human disturbance such as hunting, hiking and farming. On average, the team …

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Woman says Neil Armstrong gave her moon dust. She’s suing NASA to keep it.

Get the Mach newsletter. SUBSCRIBE In a case that mixes nostalgia with serious questions about who is allowed to own materials brought back from space, a Tennessee woman is suing NASA to maintain possession of what she says is a vial of moon dust that astronaut Neil Armstrong gave her when she was 10 years old. In her lawsuit filed …

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As Mars dust storm rages, NASA rover falls silent

Get the Mach newsletter. SUBSCRIBE NASA’s Opportunity rover on Mars did not return a call from Earth yesterday (June 12) while enduring a massive dust storm that scientists have called “one of the most intense ever observed.” “The Martian dust storm that has blotted out the sun above Opportunity has continued to intensify,” NASA officials wrote in a mission update …

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Can flying drones save trapped whales?

NOAA has a longstanding program to free entangled humpbacks in the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary as well as in other waters where the animals live. In its new partnership with the nonprofit, Oceans Unmanned of Santa Barbara, California, the agency will use video camera-equipped quadcopters to make the program more effective and safer for the animals and …

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Why scientists are teaching this burly robot to hug

Get the Mach newsletter. SUBSCRIBE These days robots do just about everything. They caffeinate us, assemble our furniture, and sort our recyclables. But can bots wrap us in their big metal arms and give us a squeeze that provides the same sense of comfort as a human hug? Researchers are seeking to answer that question with help from “HuggieBot,” a …

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Physicist Brian Greene on the discovery that ‘rocked the scientific world’

Get the Mach newsletter. SUBSCRIBE Brian Greene is a busy man. In addition to teaching at Columbia University in New York City, the theoretical physicist has written four books, starred in a handful of TV specials and along the way has become one of the world’s leading science communicators. Along with his wife, Tracy Day, Greene also spearheads the World …

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