• Technology The Father of the Nuclear Bomb
    J Robert Oppenheimer is a name you may not have heard before. However, this is the man who is responsible for devising a piece of technology, capable of wiping out life on Earth on an unprecedented scale: the nuclear bomb. However, this is not the case of a deranged madman with delusions of world domination […]
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  • Technology Facebook building a metaverse
    For some time now, Facebook has been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. From the recent server outages to the US government’s calls for the company to split up, Facebook has certainly been stuck in the spotlight. The company has now, however, announced its intentions to build a metaverse. Many people will likely […]
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  • News NASA to test asteroid deflection system
    Asteroids are fascinating. It is crazy to think that a singular asteroid has the capacity to destroy a planet if the two line up by chance. While currently, we are defenceless against such a scenario, NASA is working to develop a system that could protect us from an asteroid impact. Though Hollywood clones Deep Impact and Armageddon both […]
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  • Technology Will robots create mass unemployment?
    Robotics innovation in recent years has been massive. While science-fiction films have pointed towards a robot uprising spelling the end of the human race, it’s possible that robots may have a very real impact on employment. Robotics and automation can be extremely useful in many workplaces. The benefits of automation include increased productivity and better […]
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  • Technology SpaceX astronauts splash down in style
    SpaceX sent its first all-civilian team to enter space and it was a resounding success. The four one-time astronauts successfully splashed back down in the Atlantic Ocean, just as planned. Billionaire Jared Isaacman and the three civilians, Sian Proctor, Hayley Arceneux and Chris Sembroski, became the first ever private, non-astronaut crew to have orbited the […]
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  • Technology Tesla Bot: should we be worried?
    Tesla recently hosted an AI Day event at which they revealed plans to engineer a humanoid robot. The purpose? To eliminate boring, repetitive, and dangerous tasks from human life. The Tesla Bot is capable of handling a multitude of duties: from attaching bolts to cars with tools, to shopping and simply picking things up. The […]
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  • Technology How X-rays changed the world
    Throughout history, there have been many great scientists. As a population, we owe a lot of thanks to these scientists whose innovations have helped further our species. However, there are many inventions that were perhaps unintentional, and X-rays are one of them. When you consider the worldwide application of X-rays, the importance of their existence […]
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