White House to boost support for quantum technology while boosting cybersecurity

May 4 (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday will announce a slate of measures to support quantum technology in the United States while laying out steps to boost cybersecurity to defend against the next generation of supercomputers. The US and other nations are in a race to develop quantum technology, which could fuel advances … Read more

Science News Roundup: Fossils of giant marine reptiles found high in the Swiss Alps; A fifth of the world’s reptile species considered threatened with extinction and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Catch a falling rocket with a helicopter? Yes, that’s the plan Rocket Lab USA Inc. is gearing up for a mission that seems more appropriate for a big-budget action movie: catching a falling four-story-tall rocket booster with a helicopter. The Long Beach, California-based company is trying … Read more

Science News Roundup: Catch a falling rocket with a helicopter? Yes, that’s the plan; Latest astronaut crew of 4 welcomed aboard International Space Station and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Catch a falling rocket with a helicopter? Yes, that’s the plan Rocket Lab USA Inc. is gearing up for a mission that seems more appropriate for a big-budget action movie: catching a falling four-story-tall rocket booster with a helicopter. The Long Beach, California-based company is trying … Read more

Science News Roundup: Catch a falling rocket with a helicopter? Yes, that’s the plan; The latest astronaut crew of 4 welcomed aboard the International Space Station and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Catch a falling rocket with a helicopter? Yes, that’s the plan Rocket Lab USA Inc. is gearing up for a mission that seems more appropriate for a big-budget action movie: catching a falling four-story-tall rocket booster with a helicopter. The Long Beach, California-based company is trying … Read more

What range anxiety is and how technology will solve it

Range anxiety – experts explain how electric vehicle apprehension can be solved It refers to an electric car driver with fears that the battery will die before they reach their destination or a charging port. That’s one of the main reasons people are hesitant to buy fully electric vehicles and why hybrids are still popular. … Read more

Could key ingredients for life have arrived from space? Scientists say yes

Conceptual image of meteoroids delivering nucleobases – nitrogen-containing compounds crucial in forming DNA’s double-helix structure – to ancient Earth. The nucleobases are represented by structural diagrams with hydrogen atoms as white spheres, carbon as black, nitrogen as blue and oxygen as red. NASA Goddard / CI Lab / Dan Gallagher / Handout via REUTERS Register … Read more

Science News Roundup: Amazon, SpaceX snag NASA space communications contracts; Scientists prepare CERN collider restart in hunt for “dark matter” and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Scientists prepare CERN collider restart in hunt for “dark matter” Scientists at Europe’s physics research center will this week fire up the 27-kilometer-long Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a machine that found the Higgs boson particle, after a shutdown for maintenance and upgrades was prolonged by COVID-19 … Read more

Combat sports-Ice Wars promises ‘prize fighting on ice’

Ice Wars fighter Daniel Amesbury of the Powell River Regals poses for a picture in Langley, British Columbia, Canada, in this undated handout picture obtained on April 20, 2022. Isaac Mocharski / via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, April 21 (Reuters) – Upstart combat sports league “Ice Wars” … Read more

Science News Roundup: Scientists prepare for CERN collider restart in the hunt for “dark matter”; The Omicron BA.2 overall makes up more than 90% of the COVID variant in the US-CDC and more

Following is a summary of current science news briefs. Scientists prepare for CERN collider restart in the hunt for “dark matter” Scientists at Europe’s physics research center will this week fire up the 27-kilometer-long Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a machine that found the Higgs boson particle, after a shutdown for maintenance and upgrades was prolonged … Read more