Robotic astronaut named CIMCON

Robotic astronaut named CIMCON on its way to International Space Station

There’s a new astronaut on its way to the International Space Station on Sunday morning aboard SpaceX’s most recent resupply launch, and it’s only the size of a medicine ball. CIMON (Crew Interactive Mobile Companion) is an artificial intelligence assistant designed by Airbus and IBM to assist the European Space Agency’s astronauts in everyday tasks […]

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Stephen Hawking’s voice beamed into space as his remains laid to rest

As late British astrophysics giant Stephen Hawking’s remains were laid to rest in London’s Westminster Abbey a message from him was beamed towards the nearest black hole. Celebrities and science enthusiasts from around the world were in attendance as Stephen Hawking’s ashes were buried alongside the graves of fellow science legends Isaac Newton and Charles […]