Apollo landers, Neil Armstrong’s bootprint and other human artifacts on Moon officially protected by new US law

Home News Spaceflight These astronaut footprints on the Moon aren’t protected yet. (Image: © NASA) This article was originally published at The Conversation. The publication contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights.Michelle L.D. Hanlon, Professor of Air and Space Law, University of MississippiIt’s hard to care about bootprints sunk in soil 238,900 miles away as…

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COVID-19 will likely be with us forever. Here’s how we’ll live with it.

As COVID-19 continues to run its course, the likeliest long-term outcome is that the virus SARS-CoV-2 becomes endemic in large swaths of the world, constantly circulating among the human population but causing fewer cases of severe disease. Eventually—years or even decades in the future—COVID-19 could transition into a mild childhood illness, like the four endemic…

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Bernie Sanders in space! These inauguration mitten memes are out of this world

Home News Entertainment Bernie Sanders sits on Saturn’s rings in this image from NASA’s Cassini mission, which citizen scientist Kevin M. Gill edited to include Bernie Sanders. (Image: © Saturn: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SSI/CICLOPS/Kevin M. Gill via Twitter; Bernie Sanders photo by Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty) After casually stopping by President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday (Jan. 20),…

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Rocksteady Stadium 2-Pack review: You could fill an arena with these portable Bluetooth speakers

They sound great, but “AI-powered” audio smells like hype to us. Rocksteady Today’s Best Tech Deals Picked by TechHive’s Editors Top Deals On Great Products Picked by Techconnect’s Editors Rocksteady Stadium 2-Pack Rocksteady Audio aims for the higher-end of the inexpensive Bluetooth speaker market with its new Stadium line. This speaker doesn’t compete with high-fidelity…

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Synth Riders’ New Virtual Reality DLC Puts You in a Tron-Like Music Experience

Synth Riders VR In the Virtual Reality (VR) world, rhythm-dancing games like Beat Saber and Supernatural are abundant and popular. Synth Riders takes the genre a different route though and has you riding rails rather than slicing boxing. The game’s graphics already feel like a computer simulation from the ’80s, but the latest DLC pack includes a visual experience worthy of Tron.…

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