SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches for a record ninth time bringing 60 more Starlink satellites into orbit

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched the latest batch of 60 Starlink satellites into orbit Sunday, and returned to Earth successfully, landing on its Of Course I Still Love You drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean, the company announced. Sunday’s mission marked a record ninth flight and landing for this Falcon 9 booster, SpaceX said, … Read more

Tesla reportedly had 450 cases of coronavirus at its California plant after reopening last May

After it reopened in defiance of health department orders last May, Tesla’s plant in Fremont, California saw 450 cases of COVID-19 through December 2020, new data from legal website PlainSite shows (via The Washington Post). Last March public health officials in Alameda County, where the Fremont plant is located, restricted all but “essential” businesses from … Read more

Let this robot Twitter composer serenade you with randomly generated music

I have been listening to robot-made music all week. No, not Daft Punk, but randomly generated music posted every hour by a Twitter bot, @MelodyBot3456. As you’d expect from auto-generated music, the short songs (if you can call them that) are often bizarre and regularly veer in unexpected and hilarious directions. Each song applies a … Read more