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ESA officially announced its first space mission to save the Earth

The HERA mission will cost $ 153 million, but this is a small cost if it comes to developing an effective method to neutralize space rocks that will end up in collision orbit with Earth. The historic mission is to start in 2024, and the probe is to reach a pair of asteroids in 2026. It is about the double asteroid Didymos and Dimorphos.

Skeleton Technologies announces graphene superbatteries charged in 15 seconds

What exactly are we talking about? Most likely, a hybrid solution that combines traditional lithium-ion cells and ultracapacitor cells, in which we find a proprietary curved graphene structure, using the strengths of both technologies. Simply put, lithium batteries offer a high energy density, which means they can store a lot of energy, but unfortunately they take a long time to charge and discharge - this is why electric cars take so long to charge, which is a bottleneck in the development of this industry. Supercapacitors, on the other hand, charge and discharge quickly, but are not able to store too much energy, so they are not yet used in electric cars, for which they are even made, because the batteries based on them would be huge.

Porsche will also have its own flying car. "Looks like a Batman vehicle"

Porsche representatives believe that it is possible to create an ecosystem of intelligent and ecological vehicles that will serve us for fast, comfortable and safe travel not only in cities, but also across countries.

Flight to nowhere in Australia. Passengers were delighted with such a trip

It is not easy for airlines during the CoVID-19 pandemic. Carriers do what they can to encourage customers to fly. In Japan, travel by plane in virtual reality has recently become very popular, and in Australia flights to nowhere are making a sensation.

Scientists cheated Autopilot and forced Tesla to brake in an emergency

Experts from the Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva, Israel, prepared an experiment, during which they managed to easily trick the autonomous systems aboard the Model X from Tesla and force the vehicle to brake suddenly.

Due to CoVID-19, Google Maps will now clearly mark the current shop crowding

The giant informs that several new products will appear in the application. They were created with a view to a better quality of life for society in the realities of fighting the pandemic. The maps will show information about the average traffic in a given store, as well as the current number of customers. This function is to let us know if and when it is worth visiting a given store.