A NASA Spacecraft Is About To Collide With an Asteroid in an Effort to Keep Earth Safe

One of the least intriguing objects in the solar system is without a doubt Dimorphos. This rock, or moonlet, is approximately 160 metres (525 feet) across and orbits the dwarf asteroid Didymos, which is only 780 metres in size (2,560 ft). The Didymos-Dimorphos system, which is situated 11 million kilometres (6.8 million miles) from Earth, … Read more

Tesla Megapack battery ignites at substation after less than 6 months

Yesterday morning, a Tesla Megapack battery at a California substation caught fire, leading to a shelter-in-place order and many road closures in Moss Landing, Monterey Bay. According to the Monterey County Weekly, a Tesla Megapack caught fire at the Elkhorn Battery Storage facility, an 182.5 MW Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) facility that Tesla co-manages … Read more

Hurricane Fiona Intensifies to Category 4 Storm and Is Blamed for at Least 6 Deaths

On Wednesday, Hurricane Fiona strengthened into a Category 4 hurricane as it moved northward over Puerto Rico, where it wreaked devastating flooding, and slammed the Dominican Republic and Turks & Caicos with torrential rain. As it got farther away from the Bahamas and Turks & Caicos, the storm—the first significant hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean … Read more

‘He’s done: how Donald Trump’s legal woes have just gotten a lot worse

Politicians and legal experts agree that Donald Trump’s legal difficulties have gotten out of hand and might derail his chances of winning the next election.Trump and three of his adult children were charged on Wednesday with engaging in a “staggering” fraud scheme in which they systematically overstated the worth of his properties in order to … Read more

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan Sell San Francisco Home for $31 Million

A representative for Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan confirmed that they had sold one of their San Francisco properties for $31 million in an off-market transaction. According to Zillow, the transaction represents the most expensive sale in San Francisco so far this year. The 7,386 square foot property, which is on the border of the … Read more

Rare Diamonds That Fell to Earth Came From Dwarf Planet, Scientists Say

According to a recent study, an old dwarf planet that collided with a massive asteroid 4.5 billion years ago produced a collection of 18 unusual meteorites that include diamonds. Lonsdaleite, a rare hexagonal super-hard kind of priceless gemstone, is present in the specimens. The finding could contain the secret to developing mining drills that are … Read more