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Falcon 9 rocket sets new payload weight record during SpaceX Starlink launch

Falcon 9 rocket sets new payload weight record during SpaceX Starlink launch

The Falcon 9, loaded with 56 Starlink satellites, at ignition on Thursday, January 25.Screenshot: SpaceX SpaceX’s incredibly reliable Falcon 9 continues to impress. The rocket delivered 56 Starlink satellites to Earth orbit this morning, and with a collective weight of around 17.4 metric tons, it is now the heaviest payload ever lifted by a Falcon …

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Physicists break a record by firing a laser in their university corridor

Physicists break a record by firing a laser in their university corridor

Physicists have just set a new record by confining a self-focused laser pulse to a cage of air, along a 45-meter-long (148-foot-long) university hallway. With previous results well below one meter, this brand new experiment led by University of Maryland (UMD) physicist Howard Milchberg breaks new ground in confining light into channels known as air …

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Nearly 50-meter laser experiment sets record in University of Maryland hallway

Nearly 50-meter laser experiment sets record in University of Maryland hallway

A laser is sent down a UMD hallway in an experiment to catch light as it travels 45 meters. Credit: Intense Laser-Matter Interactions Laboratory, UMD Not every university has laser pulses powerful enough to burn paper and skin down a hallway. But that’s what happened in UMD’s Energy Research Facility, an unremarkable-looking building on the …

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Nearly 50-meter laser experiment sets record in university hallway

Nearly 50-meter laser experiment sets record in university hallway

A laser is sent down a UMD hallway in an experiment to catch light as it travels 45 meters. Credit: Intense Laser-Matter Interactions Laboratory, UMD Not every university has laser pulses powerful enough to burn paper and skin down a hallway. But that’s what happened in UMD’s Energy Research Facility, an unremarkable-looking building on the …

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TSMC cuts investment in 2023 after record fourth quarter as chip demand weakens

TSMC cuts investment in 2023 after record fourth quarter as chip demand weakens

Q4 profit of T$295.9 billion vs. T$289.44 billion, analysts say Fourth-quarter revenue up 26.7% year-on-year to $19.93 billion Sees 2023 investments at $32-36 billion from $36.3 billion the previous year The company plans to increase its production abroad TAIPEI, Jan 12 (Reuters) – Taiwanese chipmaker TSMC (2330.TW) warned on Thursday that first-quarter revenue would fall …

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Elon Musk breaks world record for 'worst loss of fortune', according to Guinness

Elon Musk breaks world record for ‘worst loss of fortune’, according to Guinness

Comment this story Comment The dramatic collapse in Elon Musk’s net worth, in which the tech billionaire lost his title as the world’s richest man last month, was the ‘worst loss of fortune in history’ , according to Guinness World Records. Guinness, citing data from Forbes, said Musk lost around $182 billion between November 2021 …

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Chasing Vonn's record, Shiffrin sees his streak come to an end

Chasing Vonn’s record, Shiffrin sees his streak come to an end

KRANJSKA GORA, Slovenia — The frustration on Mikaela Shiffrin’s face — mouth gaping in apparent disappointment followed by pursed lips — lasted about 60 seconds. By the time the cameras left Shiffrin and turned to the next contender, the American was smiling again and was quickly able to analyze the high expectations hanging over her …

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Record numbers of car buyers are now paying $1,000 a month, but should they?

Record numbers of car buyers are now paying $1,000 a month, but should they?

As drivers increasingly want brand new, rigged versions of vehicles, record numbers are paying $1,000 or more in monthly payments. The Edmunds Car Buying Guide reported this week that more than 15% of consumers who financed a new vehicle late last year committed to a monthly payment of $1,000 or more, which could put a …

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