NASA’s InSight lander measures one of the biggest and longest marsquakes yet

NASA‘s InSight lander has measured one of the biggest and longest marsquakes yet, which featured tremors of 4.2 magnitude lasting nearly an hour and a half, the space agency said.    The robotic seismometre celebrated 1,000 days on the Red Planet on September 18, when it detected the largest tremor since it arrived at the Elysium … Read more

Tech: Apple could soon be FORCED by EU rules to change iPhone charging cables to USB-C

Apple may soon be forced to mothball its proprietary lightning connector as the EU unveiled plans to force all new smartphones to use USB-C as standard from 2022. The planned change, announced today, would not affect the majority of device manufacturers, as many have already adopted the fast-charging connector design. If delivered, the move would … Read more

$4 million satellite the size of a CHEERIOS box is going into space to search for alien planets

This gives new meaning to the phrase, good things come in small packages. A $4 million satellite likened to a ‘family-sized box of Cheerios’ is headed into space later this month to look at the physics of distant exoplanets known as ‘hot Jupiters,’ including the hottest planet ever found. Known as Colorado Ultraviolet Transit Experiment … Read more