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The Moon is totally metal

July 3rd, 2020

New readings from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter reveal that the metal content within lunar craters is significantly higher than on the surface.  The findings could reveal a new link between the Moon and Earth and support formation theories. Ongoing research will be directed at craters in different areas to determine if the trend is consistent …

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Scientists invent foam that can stop a bullet as well as steel can

June 5th, 2019

When designing armor capable of stopping a bullet, the two most important factors are weight and resistance to penetration, and they’re often at odds with one another. A thick steel plate can stop many projectiles but at some point the weight becomes impractical for most applications. Now, new research into a novel type of material …

copper to gold

Scientists invent a way to turn copper into a gold analog

December 28th, 2018

Gold is one of the most highly sought after materials on the planet, so inventing a way to turn a much more abundant material, like copper, into the precious metal would be a huge accomplishment. Scientists from China haven’t reached that incredible milestone, but they have managed to make copper behave a lot like gold …

iPhone 5 to have radical new design according to Case-Mate images

September 15th, 2011

The iPhone 5 hasn’t been announced yet, but that has not stopped accessory makers from posting upcoming cases for the highly anticipated handset. Case-Mate has published a page on its website with six different case designs for the new iPhone 5, and we’re loving the radical new body shown in the images. We’ve heard tons …

iPhone 5 will have metal chassis, display size under 4-inches

August 29th, 2011

The iPhone 5 display will be no larger than 4-inches according to panel suppliers speaking to DigiTimes, which also revealed that Apple will ditch the current glass case on the iPhone 4 for a metal-backed chassis on the next-generation iPhone 5. The iPhone 5 display is expected to be between 3.5 and 3.7 inches and …

Nokia E6-00 leaked in photos, filmed [video]

March 29th, 2011

Nokia’s unannounced E6-00, a new, candybar-style smartphone with a full QWERTY keyboard, has been leaked by a member of the NokiaTeco forums. The E6-00 reportedly sports a VGA resolution touchscreen, an 8 megapixel camera with dual-LED flash, a front-facing camera, and a version of the Symbian operating system that was specifically designed for the device’s …

iPhone 5 with 4-inch display, metal chassis may launch in Q3

March 22nd, 2011

A report on Tuesday from Chinese financial paper China Times suggests that Apple’s next-generation smartphone has entered trial production and is scheduled for a third-quarter launch. Apple released the iPhone 4 late in the second quarter of 2010, however some speculate Apple may push its iPhone 5 launch back to July or even later in …

iPhone 5 may have metal case, larger display

March 18th, 2011

A new report emerged on Thursday that resurrects earlier rumors of a larger display on the upcoming iPhone 5, as well as a full circle return to the sleek metal case of days past. The Apple aficionados at 9to5 Mac claim to have a solid source at Foxconn, the Chinese manufacturer responsible for building the iPhone, who …