ICYMI: Area X's close to-touchdown, Fukushima's new robotic and extra

At present on In Case You Missed It: Area X’s newest Falcon 9 autonomous touchdown virtually went in response to plan. The rocket’s satellite tv for pc made it into orbit and the primary stage booster set down on its drone barge however promptly fell over and exploded on account of a defective touchdown strut — as a result of that is how rockets do.

Toshiba unveiled a brand new robotic designed particularly to assist clear up the Fukushima energy plant, which was severely broken through the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The mechanical restore-bot will clear particles from the Reactor three cooling pool earlier than rigorously eradicating almost 600 spent gasoline rods.

We have additionally acquired a self-filling water bottle. Dubbed the Fontus, it collects moisture in from the environment utilizing both a photo voltaic-powered fan or by passively sucking down the wind throughout a motorcycle experience. Both method, you will not be going thirsty any time quickly.

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