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Jan 30, 2024

Japan’s moon lander comes back to life

Posted by in categories: solar power, space, sustainability

Japan’s moon lander has come back to life, the space agency said Monday, enabling the craft to proceed with its mission of investigating the lunar surface despite its rocky start.

The surprise announcement was a boost to Japan’s space program, nine days after the Smart Lander for Investigating Moon (SLIM) touched down at a wonky angle that left its facing the wrong way.

“Last evening we succeeded in establishing communication with SLIM, and resumed operations!” JAXA said on social media platform X, posting a grainy image of a lunar rock known as a “toy poodle”

Jan 29, 2024

BMW says Goodbye to Electric Cars; it has now Solved the Problem of Hydrogen Engines

Posted by in categories: sustainability, transportation

The future of mobility will prioritize performance, and environment-friendly solutions as BMW hydrogen engines will change the world.

Jan 29, 2024

Porsche’s all-new electric Macan will use batteries from China’s CATL

Posted by in categories: sustainability, transportation

We finally got our first look at the new all-electric Porsche Macan EV this week. Porsche’s electric Macan features a 100 kWh battery pack that will reportedly be supplied by China’s CATL.

Ten years after debuting the SUV, Porsche revealed the all-electric Macan Thursday. The electric Macan is Porsche’s second EV, after the Taycan and the first fully electric SUV to wear the iconic badge.

The Macan EV is also the first existing Porsche model to receive an electric upgrade. With 87,355 Macan models handed over last year, the SUV plays a critical role in Porsche’s lineup.

Jan 29, 2024

GMC Hummer EV Pickup 0–60 MPH and ¼-Mile Tested: How Fast Can 9,000 Pounds Possibly Go?

Posted by in category: sustainability

Radiowave clocks currently used for precise timekeeping have their shortcomings and optical clocks can help overcome them.

Jan 29, 2024

Electric Cars with the Longest Driving Range, Ranked

Posted by in categories: sustainability, transportation

These 2023 model-year battery-electric cars can travel the farthest on a full charge.

Jan 29, 2024

Watch A Tesla Model 3 Casually Blast Through A Flooded Street In San Diego

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, sustainability, transportation

To make things even more interesting (or weird), there’s a mime (yes, you read that right) in the middle of the street, somehow unfazed by all the surrounding water, who reacts in a way only a mime could (we don’t know what those moves mean, so take that as you may).

Taking both X posts into consideration, there are about 1,000 comments–some say the car would malfunction in a matter of minutes, others say that nothing will happen, while some referred to Elon Musk’s words from 2016 when he said that “the Model S floats well enough to turn it into a boat for short periods of time.”

Jan 29, 2024

Tesla investing over $500 million to build Dojo supercomputer in New York

Posted by in categories: supercomputing, sustainability

Tesla is set to invest $500 million into building a Dojo supercomputer at its New York Gigafactory, as announced this week.

Jan 28, 2024

AWS to create two new data centers in Mississippi with $10 billion investment

Posted by in categories: computing, employment, sustainability

“It’s the single largest capital investment that has ever been made in the state of Mississippi – by a lot.”

On Thursday, 25th January, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced plans for a monumental $10 billion investment in Mississippi— the single largest capital investment in the state’s history.

Amazon Web Services invests $10 billion in Mississippi, building two data centers, creating jobs, and fostering community development and sustainability.

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Jan 28, 2024

Tesla to build Dojo supercomputer at NY gigafactory, Elon Musk confirms

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, robotics/AI, supercomputing, sustainability, transportation

Tesla is gearing up to build its next-generation Dojo supercomputer at its Gigafactory in Buffalo, New York, as part of a $500 million investment announced by the state’s governor on Friday.

The Dojo supercomputer is designed to process massive amounts of data from Tesla’s vehicles and train its artificial intelligence (AI) systems for autonomous driving and other applications. It is expected to be one of the most powerful computing clusters in the world, surpassing the current leader, NVIDIA.

Jan 28, 2024

2025 Tesla Model 2 and Model Q production timing confirmed

Posted by in categories: Elon Musk, sustainability, transportation

Elon Musk references a “revolutionary” late 2025 production start for EV brand’s new low-cost small car and SUV

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has outlined a 2025 production start for the all-electric car-maker’s upcoming “next-generation low-cost vehicle”, and confirmed the new model will initially be produced at Giga Texas before being outsourced to other plants around the world.

Musk made the announcement overnight during an investor’s earnings call and said the manufacturing processes set to be employed for Tesla’s new entry-level model/s will be revolutionary and head and shoulders above any other vehicle production on the planet.

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