Telegram Releases New Android Update After iOS Apps’ Controversy

Non-profit cloud-based instant messaging service Telegram is rolling out a new update for its Android app. The rollout comes after its iOS apps were pulled from the App Store due to child pornography content. On Tuesday, Telegram released a new version of its Android app, v4.8. The update enables users to stream videos they have received…

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launch Was a Joyful Success

There's a car in space right now. Falcon Heavy blasts off SpaceX Patience was in short supply during the leg-jiggling, finger-tapping, tension-filled hours before the launch of the Falcon Heavy, which would, if successful, become the most powerful operational rocket on the planet. From thousands of miles away viewers obsessively checked Twitter for live updates from…

Solar fuels just years away, propelled by breakthrough in catalyst research

New research from Caltech could bring an economically-viable solar fuel to the market in the next few years. Image credits Zero Emission Resource Organisation / Flickr. One of the holy grails of renewable energy researchers which they have been pursuing for decades, is the brewing of economically-viable solar fuel. It sounds like something you drill out…

NASA Tests Atomic Clock for Deep Space Navigation

A glimpse of the Deep Space Atomic Clock in the middle bay of the General Atomics Orbital Test Bed spacecraft. Image Credit: NASA › Larger view › Larger view"/> In deep space, accurate timekeeping is vital to navigation, but many spacecraft lack precise timepieces on board. For 20 years, NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California,…