Author: Patrick Caughill

Astronomers Discover That Our Sun Likely Had an “Evil” Twin That Killed the Dinosaurs

Scientists believe that most, if not all, sun-like stars are born with a twin. Evidence also suggests that our solar system’s sun’s twin may be responsible for knocking the comet that killed the dinosaurs toward Earth.

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Elon Musk Puts a Cap on Ticket Price to Mars Colony. Here’s How Much It Could Cost.

Elon Musk’s talk at the International Astronautical Congress has been adapted as a journal article in this month’s New Space. The CEO of SpaceX focuses on the affordability of tickets to Mars as a key factor in its successful colonization.

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A New “Solar Paint” Lets You Transform Your Entire House Into a Source of Clean Energy

Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology have developed a paint that can generate hydrogen fuel from moist air and sunlight. The team expects the technology to be ready for commercial use in five years.

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Elon Musk: The Rocket That Will Eventually Take Humans to the Moon Will Launch in 4 Months

In a tweet today, Elon Musk said that the highly anticipated Falcon Heavy launch would take place within the next few months. The rocket will transport the first space tourists, and it could take humanity farther in space than ever before.

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Tesla’s VP of Solar Products Claims Their Competitors Don’t Stand a Chance

Tesla’s Vice President of solar products is not mincing words when it comes to his confidence about their solar roofing technology. The technology’s ability to vertically integrate with Tesla’s battery systems put the company ahead.

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