Elon Musk Just Shared Exciting Videos and Pictures of the Boring Company’s First Tunnel!

Yesterday, Elon Musk finally announced a name for his tunneling company’s first machine. Godot, he said, would be the name of the Boring Company’s first big piece of equipment. And just like Samuel Beckett’s Godot, Musk & Co. are having to wait for its progress. Today, Musk shared some images on his Instagram that hint toward a much...

This New Mars Rover Concept Looks Exactly Like the Batmobile

Looks like NASA engineers have been working closely with Batman characters Alfred Pennyworth or Lucius Fox to develop this vehicle which turned out to be a Mars rover.The mystery machine went viral on a Reddit thread “what is this thing.”The post asked “What is this beast?!” which is definitely a viable question upon first glance. The answer is just...

Researchers Found a Way to Increase the Lifetime of Tesla’s Batteries to 20 Years

Tesla formed a 5-year partnership with an academic institution – the company’s only university partnership – to find ways in extending the lifetime of lithium-ion batteries into the range of decades. Canadian researcher Jeff Dahn recently discussed his team’s recent progress into their Tesla battery project, at MIT.Jeff Dahn, one of the pioneering developers of the lithium-ion battery and a...

Project Chariot: The U.S. Government’s Failed Attempt to Nuke Alaska

Picture the scene, it’s the late 1950’s and you want to build a new harbor. Not content with using conventional equipment or explosives a more “innovative” approach was proposed. One bright physicist, Edward Teller, suggested using a series of strategically placed nuclear devices to do the job. Voila, Project Chariot was born. The proposal was to use six...

17 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Our Universe

We are all inhabitants of this universe, within which we sit upon the Earth inside our solar system in the Milky Way galaxy. There are a vast number of things that scientists have discovered about our universe that you likely don’t realize. From the astounding to the confounding, here are 17 things that you probably didn’t know about our...

Study Shows a Few Self-Driving Cars Could Improve Traffic Flow

One of the biggest worries about self-driving cars from skeptics is that it will disrupt traffic flow. Somehow, they say, these systems will fault and traffic will get worse for the rest of us human drivers. However, new research has surfaced reporting that those worries aren’t the case. The study actually found that just a handful of autonomous...

The Ancient Greek Geometry-Based Eupalinos Aqueduct

The Eupalinos aqueduct was built in the 6th century in Greece and was the first tunnel to be built by excavating from both ends through geometric calculation. The completed tunnel stretches just over 1000 meters in length at 1,036 m and served as an aqueduct for the town of Samos, Greece.The man for which the tunnel gets its...

Simple Self-Healing Roads Can Last Up to 80 Years

It deteriorates your car, slows down your day, and it could even end your life. It seems bad roads are everywhere- and global warming is not helping. Cracks quickly turn into potholes, and potholes turn into the incredibly slow and annoying process that slows everyone down- roadworks. However, cracks, major roadwork, and incredibly annoying potholes could soon be...

Elon Musk Names Boring Company’s First Machine Something Nobody Expected

Normally scientific endeavors take their names from ancient historical figures (i.e. the names of our planets). Very rarely do the names of instruments or tools take on the names of literary figures.Leave it to Elon Musk to break that pattern. Musk is ready to start naming the tools used in his tunneling venture the Boring Company.{|('http://technologyreporter.info/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Boring-Tube.jpg','The Boring Company's...

12-year-old Girl Scores Higher Than Einstein and Hawking on IQ Test

A 12-year-old girl, Rajgauri Pawar, who sat an IQ test overwhelmingly scored way above the genius benchmark and exceeded the scores of renowned theoretical physicist Albert Einstein and acclaimed cosmologist Stephen Hawking.12-year-old geniusRajgauri Pawar, a 12-year-old pupil from the Altrincham Grammar School for Girls in Manchester, England, took the British Mensa IQ test and scored 162 – two points higher...