SpaceX set to launch Israeli private mission to the lunar surface

Enlarge / An artist’s concept of the Space IL lunar spacecraft on the surface of the Moon. (credit: SpaceIL) SpaceX is set to launch a Falcon 9 rocket on Thursday night, and while it may not be the primary payload, a small Israeli lunar lander is by far the mission’s most intriguing payload. The 180kg […]

Ghostbusters 3 PLOT details surface as original stars Dan Aykroyd and Ernie Hudson respond

It’s been over 30 years since the original team starred in Ghostbusters II. Since then there’s been animated series, video games, a 2016 female-led reboot and Egon star Harold Ramis sadly died. But now original director Ivan Reitman’s son Jason is gearing up to helm a direct sequel to Ghostbusters II, one that will hopefully […]

Modern Warfare 4 rumours surface, Call of Duty 2019 to include MW2 campaign remaster?

It’s fair to say that a lot of Call of Duty rumours appears around the start of a new year. The cyclical nature of how new COD games are released means that fans can expect news to start dropping in January, followed by a big announcement in the Spring. And so far, rumours are swirling […]

NASA closes call for small payloads to study the surface of the Moon

Lunar Outpost In recent years satellites have gotten smaller, scaling all the way down to CubeSats and even smaller spacecraft. Rockets have followed, too, with a surge in development of much smaller boosters for small satellites. This miniaturization revolution has not come to robotic landers and rovers—yet. That should soon change, driven in part by […]

The Microsoft Surface Go is one of the best work-focused tablets — and it’s currently $50 off for Black Friday

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Microsoft The Microsoft Surface Go is one of the best work-focused portable tablets out there. It’s a great way to get a desktop-class operating system in a portable and inexpensive […]

Samsung Galaxy Book 2 review: A better, but limited Surface rival

Samsung’s latest Surface wannabe has a surprising twist. On the outside, the Galaxy Book 2 looks very much like a clone of Microsoft’s detachable, thanks to its new kickstand. But Samsung chose to equip the Book 2 with a Snapdragon 850 processor, turning this 2-in-1 into a Windows on ARM device that promises constant connectivity […]

Mars may have enough oxygen underneath its surface for life

The possibility of life on Mars has been a tantalizing possibility for years, and recent discoveries have only increased excitement about whether we’ll find life on the red planet. Now, a new study in Nature Geoscience posits that it’s possible that Mars may have enough oxygen to harbor life under its surface. The team was […]

Surface Studio 2 has an even more amazing screen, ditches the spinning disks

Enlarge (credit: Microsoft) The original Surface Studio was one of the strangest, most eye-catching, and enjoyable-to-look-at machines we’ve used: a giant 28-inch touchscreen with a computer in its base. Today, Microsoft announced Surface Studio 2: the same concept, an even more beautiful screen, and a healthy improvement to the computer specs. The first-generation Surface Studio […]