Thanks To Technology, We’re Getting Better At Predicting Hurricanes

Thanks To Technology, We’re Getting Better At Predicting Hurricanes

In 2012, Hurricane Sandy was roaring up the East Coast of the U.S. when it suddenly made a detour, heading straight west to make a cataclysmic surprise landfall in New Jersey. In 2017, Hurricane Harvey was predicted to touch down in Texas, but what experts thought it would do next was anybody’s guess. With so much death and destruction left in their wake, why don’t […]

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How much are SpaceX tourists actually paying to fly around the Moon?

How much are SpaceX tourists actually paying to fly around the Moon?

Two mystery space tourists put down a “significant deposit” with SpaceX to take a round-trip around the Moon, CEO Elon Musk announced yesterday. Musk didn’t say much about the two unidentified passengers, let alone how much money they’re shelling out for their Moon voyage. Turns out, it’s remarkably difficult to guess the costs of human spaceflight. “THERE’S NOT JUST A LINE ITEM THAT SAYS, ‘SEND […]

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