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Space technology that ‘tricks’ the cellphone

Startup Lynk Global recently hit a Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) milestone by sending a message from a satellite directly to a cell phone on Earth....

Space science: Cosmic rays are increasing at aviation altitudes

Over the past three years, cosmic radiation at aviation altitudes has increased by 12%. In January 2020, students of Earth to Sky Calculus and Spaceweather.com travelled to...

The critical role for satellite in a 5G environment

Why even mention satellite in a 5G context? VSAT is slow, expensive and has a latency problem – right? Maybe not. If you still...

“Gut on Chip” and facility to grow human heart cells arrive at the ISS

Today, Monday 9 March, SpaceX’s Dragon supply ship will join three other spacecraft currently at the international space station (ISS) station. NASA flight engineer...

Comet ATLAS is plunging toward the Sun

Soon after its discovery last year, comet C/2019 Y4 (Atlas) gained a lot of attention, possibly being a fragment of Great Comet C/1844 Y1. Its orbit...

Real-life applications: drones in action at Securex 2020

  South Africa is the largest drone market on the African continent and growing with applications in agriculture, mining, construction, municipalities and in the security...

Earth’s magnetic field is humming today

A G1-class geomagnetic storm is underway today (19 February 2020) as the Earth enters a minor stream of solar wind. Even before the solar wind...

Surfing the Jetstream reduces radiation exposure

Surfing the Jetstream reduces radiation exposure Climate change is revving up the jet stream, the river of air which meanders around the North Pole. It...

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Space technology that ‘tricks’ the cellphone

Startup Lynk Global recently hit a Low-Earth Orbit (LEO) milestone by sending a message from a satellite directly to...
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Bluetooth LE sensor helps skiers improve technique

A London based consumer electronics start-up has turned to Low Energy (Bluetooth LE) System-on-Chip (SoC) to provide the processing...

How to talk AI like an expert

By Marais Neethling, Synthesis AI Evangelist Getting lost in the latest tech talk? Don’t know your AI from your ML?...

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