• The Rocket Motor of the Future Breathes Air Like a Jet Engine

    There’s a small airfield about a two-hour drive north of Los Angeles that sits on the edge of a vast expanse of desert and attracts aerospace mavericks like moths to a flame. The Mojave Air & Space Port is home to companies like Scaled Composites, the first to send a private astronaut to space, and Masten Space Systems, which is in the business of building lunar landers. It’s the proving ground for America’s most audacious space projects, and when Aaron Davis and Scott Stegman arrived at the hallowed tarmac last July, they knew they were in the right place.

    The two men arrived at the airfield before dawn to set up the test stand for a prototype of their air-breathing rocket engine, a new kind of propulsion system that is a cross between a rocket motor and a jet engine. They call their unholy creation Fenris, and Davis believes

  • Do Malaysian students have to resort to viral content to get educational help?

    Remember Veveonah Mosibin? The University Malaysia Sabah (UMS) foundation student from the Malaysian state of Sabah who spent 24 hours in a tree just so she could get an internet signal to complete her online exams?

    Last we heard about Veveonah, her video went viral on Malaysia’s social media and caught the attention of the Malaysian Communication and Multimedia Commission (MCMC).

    Thanks to that, her little village in Pitas, Sabah will be getting a new telecommunication tower to improve connectivity for all students studying from home during the country’s Recovery Movement Control Order (RMCO) period.

    And now, there’s even more great news for Veveonah.

    She was offered a scholarship from her university.

    UMS vice-chancellor Taufiq Yap Yun Hin announced on Facebook that the 19-year-old will be offered a scholarship to pursue a bachelor’s degree once she completes her current foundation studies in science.

    “Veveonah is a smart student and

  • Coca-Cola joins Facebook boycott with a pause on all social media advertising starting July 1st

    The Coca-Cola Company is pausing all digital advertising on social media platforms globally for at least 30 days starting July 1st, the soda giant announced on Friday evening.

    The move is part of a broader boycott of Facebook and Instagram organized by the Anti-Defamation League, the NAACP, and other organizations called the “Stop Hate For Profit” campaign. Coca-Cola is going one step further than some of those companies and banning all ads globally on social media platforms, not just Facebook and Instagram. That would suggest the boycott will hit Twitter, YouTube, and other platforms as well.

    “Starting on July 1, The Coca-Cola Company will pause paid advertising on all social media platforms globally for at least 30 days,” reads a statement from Coca-Cola Company CEO James Quincey posted to the brand’s website. “We will

  • Technology Tools In Human Rights

    Info and Communications Technology (ICT) has an important role on the planet since we are now within the data age period. Gender dimension. Over 60% of undergraduates are feminine students in Sri Lanka. Nevertheless, feminine enrollment is extra concentrated in liberal arts and social research (eighty two.4%) the place unemployment is the highest. Gender parity in laptop science or IT and technology faculties (50.4% and forty five.6% feminine) is sort of achieved, and round 22.zero% of engineering college students are feminine. That is larger than the developed-nation average. Encouraging extra ladies to take know-how disciplines will increase women’s career opportunities in technical areas the place wages are high. This would also help challenge stereotypical gender roles within the economic system, and enhance girls’s labor market participation in nontraditional areas.

    The present international epoch is sometimes referred to as the ‘information age’. The internet has made info and information extra accessible …