Bridge from mainland Russia to Crimea hours away from opening
May15

Bridge from mainland Russia to Crimea hours away from opening

The bridge across the Kerch Strait, which will connect the Crimean Peninsula and Krasnodar Region is set to open on Tuesday. Construction of the bridge, the longest in Russia with a span of 19 kilometers, has been carried out since February 2016, and it is opening for cars more than half a year ahead of schedule. The bridge capacity is 40,000 cars and 47 pairs of trains per day, 14 million passengers and 13 million tons of cargo per...

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Hawking’s final work could be key to unlocking parallel universes
Apr03

Hawking’s final work could be key to unlocking parallel universes

Physicist Stephen Hawking has reportedly left behind a final research paper that could provide the key to finding parallel universes. The paper was completed on his deathbed, according to reports. The world-famous physicist died at his home in Cambridge earlier this week at the age of 76. He left behind a final scientific paper, which reportedly presents the theoretical basis for how a space probe could search the cosmos for evidence...

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What we know about Boeing’s hypersonic strike aircraft that aims to ‘circle the world in 1-3 hours’
Feb05

What we know about Boeing’s hypersonic strike aircraft that aims to ‘circle the world in 1-3 hours’

Few details have emerged since the aerospace company Boeing revealed plans for a new hypersonic aircraft with surveillance and strike capabilities. It aims to build it in the next 10-20 years but already faces some competition. Aviation Week reported that the design for the aircraft, thought to be named “Valkyrie II,” was first unveiled at the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics SciTech forum in Orlando, Florida back in...

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The Most Important Tech Trend Of 2018 Won’t Be A Technology
Jan29

The Most Important Tech Trend Of 2018 Won’t Be A Technology

An exciting convergence is happening between the physical and digital worlds. New innovations, from robotics and new materials to logistics and sustainability, are impacting our industries and our lives. The past year gave us a sneak peek of big innovations on the horizon. Yet, the most disruptive tech trend of 2018 isn’t a technology, it’s a company. Amazon isn’t just changing our shopping habits, it’s disrupting entire...

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That Fingerprint Sensor on Your Phone Is Not as Safe as You Think
Jan05

That Fingerprint Sensor on Your Phone Is Not as Safe as You Think

Fingerprint sensors have turned modern smartphones into miracles of convenience. A touch of a finger unlocks the phone — no password required. With services like Apple Pay or Android Pay, a fingerprint can buy a bag of groceries, a new laptop or even a $1 million vintage Aston Martin. And pressing a finger inside a banking app allows a user to pay bills or transfer thousands of dollars. While such wizardry is convenient, it has also...

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