Munich Motor Show 2021: Tiny Chips Cast Big Shadow on Automakers

As automakers gathered in Munich on Monday to launch almost exclusively zero-emission or low-emission vehicles, a continuing shortage of semiconductors cast a long shadow over the first major auto show since before the pandemic began. Forced to close factories last year, automakers now face increasing competition from the consumer electronics industry for chip deliveries. This … Read more

NASA’s Tiny Mars Copter ingenuity is still soaring after 12 successful flights

It was only to fly five times. Still, NASA’s Mars helicopter Ingenuity has completed 12 flights and is not ready to retire. Given its surprising and unexpected success, the US space agency extended Ingenuity’s mission indefinitely. The tiny helicopter has become the regular traveling companion of the Perseverance rover, whose main mission is to look … Read more