Victor Tangermann

Victor Tangermann

Bill Gates Says Elon Musk’s Reasoning on Mars and Electric Cars Is Flawed

Going Overboard Microsoft co-founer and philanthropist Bill Gates has a complicated relationship with Tesla CEO Elon Musk. In an upcoming biography simply titled "Elon Musk," writer Walter Isaacson details how Gates became disillusioned with Musk's ongoing efforts to colonize Mars and leave a doomed Earth behind. An "I’m not a Mars person," Gates told Isaacson, […]

Another Brand of Electric Trucks Keeps Catching on Fire

Truck Fire Hydrogen and electric truck maker Nikola Motor is running into some serious issues with developing its battery-powered trucks. As Reuters reports, a second of the company's trucks, a pre-production unit, caught fire near Nikola's headquarters in Phoenix, Arizona last week, the second incident involving the company's trucks within a matter of days. That […]

NASA Brags That in Just Two Years, It Generated Enough Oxygen for a Small Dog to Breathe for 10 Hours

Chihuahuas on Mars NASA's Perseverance rover has spent the last two years, roaming the desolate surface of Mars, collecting samples, and probing the area for signs of ancient microbial life. And thanks to one of its onboard scientific instruments called MOXIE (Mars Oxygen In-Situ Resource Utilization Experiment), it even generated some breathable oxygen from the […]

Scientists Recovered That Golden “Orb” From the Bottom of the Ocean and Found It Greatly Changed

During a recent mission mapping a previously unexplored habitat off of the coast of Alaska, a submersible remotely operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) came across something strange and unexpected. A smooth "golden egg" appeared during the mission's live stream last month, mystifying scientists. "It’s definitely got a big old hole in […]

Elon Musk Admits to Sabotaging Ukraine’s Military

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has officially admitted to thwarting a Ukrainian attack on Russia's naval fleet near the Crimean coast by cutting off Starlink internet access to Ukrainian soldiers. "There was an emergency request from government authorities to activate Starlink all the way to Sevastopol," the mercurial CEO tweeted. "The obvious intent being to sink […]