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Small satellite startup Kepler opens sign-ups for its IoT developer kits

Small satellite startup Kepler opens sign-ups for its IoT developer kits

Kepler Communications, the Toronto-based startup that’s focused on developing and deploying shoebox-sized satellites to provide telecommunications services, is opening up registration for those interested in getting their first developer kits. These developer kits, designed to help potential commercial customers take advantage of its Internet of Things (IoT) narrowband connectivity deploying next year, will then be…
DJI’s Mavic Mini is so small it doesn’t require FAA registration – Engadget

DJI’s Mavic Mini is so small it doesn’t require FAA registration – Engadget

According to the Mavic Mini listing, the drone weighs in at just 249 grams. Drones 250 grams or heavier require FAA registration, so Mavic Mini owners can get started without any bureaucratic delays. The Mavic Mini has a max flight time of 30 minutes, and on Newegg, it's listed for $645.20 Canadian dollars, about $495.Newegg.caThe…
Small rocket launch startup Firefly teams up with Aerojet Rocketdyne

Small rocket launch startup Firefly teams up with Aerojet Rocketdyne

In a perfect example of a small, new space startup teaming up with a legacy industry heavyweight with plenty of experience, Firefly is teaming up with Aerojet Rocketdyne. Firefly Aerospace was founded in 2013, and has raised $21.6 million so far to bring its first product, the Alpha small satellite launch vehicle, to market. Firefly…
Nikon Small World microscopy contest: We’re all winners

Nikon Small World microscopy contest: We’re all winners

small stuff, big images — This year's Nikon Small World images are just as mind-blowing as the rest. John Timmer - Oct 22, 2019 7:22 pm UTC Enlarge / A copper oxide mineral's crystals look out of this world at high magnification.Covering the news means that most of what you do is new. While you…
Canon’s small, clippable Ivy Rec camera will be available on October 16th

Canon’s small, clippable Ivy Rec camera will be available on October 16th

Canon’s Ivy Rec portable camera will start shipping on October 16th for $129.99 in the US. You might remember this little camera from our post back in July, when Canon launched its Indiegogo campaign for the device. The main appeal here is that it’s a clippable, shockproof, and waterproof camera that, on paper, sounds like…

Small C Compilers

Welcome to bootstrapping![edit] This wiki is about bootstrapping. Building up compilers and interpreters and tools from nothing. "Recipe for yogurt: Add yogurt to milk." - Anon. short sci fi story Coding Machines by Lawrence Kesteloot, January 2009 Also see http://bootstrappable.org, which has pointers to a mailing list and IRC channel. Simple explanation: bootstrapping is about…
Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit plans to send tiny vehicles to Mars

Small satellite launcher Virgin Orbit plans to send tiny vehicles to Mars

Virgin Orbit has big plans to send small spacecraft to Mars, as soon as 2022. The company — an offshoot of Richard Branson’s space tourism company Virgin Galactic — announced today that it is partnering with nearly a dozen Polish universities and a Polish satellite maker called SatRevolution to design up to three robotic missions…
These Small Cars Can Help Drive the Autonomous Future

These Small Cars Can Help Drive the Autonomous Future

Over the next three years, Houssam Abbas will carefully send 80 modified Traxxas RC rally cars—the Ford Fiesta model—to research facilities around the country. Some will go to Arizona State University, others to Clemson University, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, UCLA, Vanderbilt University, or the University of Iowa. In each place,…
Even a Small Nuclear War Could Trigger a Global Apocalypse

Even a Small Nuclear War Could Trigger a Global Apocalypse

Stipulated: A nuclear war would be real bad. But, like, how bad, exactly? What if it wasn’t all-out, the United States and Russia throwing thousands of warheads at each other, but instead something more limited? Longtime adversaries India and Pakistan have a couple hundred bombs each, tops, according to the best intelligence. Obviously it’d still…
Small Trial Reverses a Year of Alzheimer’s Cognitive Decline in Just Two Months

Small Trial Reverses a Year of Alzheimer’s Cognitive Decline in Just Two Months

(Arendash et al., 2019, Journal of Alzheimer's Disease) In the ongoing efforts to control and treat Alzheimer's, one of the more promising avenues of research is using electromagnetic waves to reverse memory loss – and a small study using this approach has reported some encouraging results. The study only involved eight patients over a period…

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Jay Leno’s 1968 Ford Bronco gets a Shelby GT500 transplant –...

Darn it, Jay gets to have all the fun. First the funny man was gifted a 1968 Ford Bronco on the eve of his last taping of the “Tonight Show” back in 2014 from fellow television host Craig Ferguson, and now he's had the iconic off-roader fully restored. Oh, it's also received an engine swap…

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