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Plutocrats in high orbit: Whether Musk or Bezos win the space race, we all lose
Plutocrats in high orbit: Whether Musk or Bezos win the space race, we all lose
In one corner is Amazon chief executive and the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos. In the other, is South African entrepreneur Elon Musk. Their...
NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years
NASA wants people on Mars within 25 years
Deadly radiation from the cosmos, potential vision loss, and atrophying bones are just some of the challenges scientists must overcome before any...
Eish, robot: The road to mecha
Eish, robot: The road to mecha
Not all of the side hustles of the average tech billionaire are batshit crazy. They are as varied as they are ambitious, and some are even...
Space beanstalk set to doom Earth
Space beanstalk set to doom Earth
The story of the space elevator is one you already know. Here is the executive summary: Jack, beanstalk, castle, giant, oh look a magic goose that...
Musk escapes the worst, but Tesla still faces a bumpy road
Musk escapes the worst, but Tesla still faces a bumpy road
Tesla has promised to revolutionise the automobile, but the high-end electric car maker keeps hitting road blocks created by its founder Elon...
Elon Musk to resign as chair of Tesla board but remain CEO
Elon Musk to resign as chair of Tesla board but remain CEO
Elon Musk has reached a deal over fraud charges that will see him step down as electric automaker Tesla's chairman of the board and pay a $20-million fine but stay on as CEO, US securities regulators said on Saturday....
Betting on Elon’s a risky business
Betting on Elon’s a risky business
If a messiah was needed to lead us in these climate-challenged times, Elon Musk could be seen to fit much of the bill. His projects include...
Tesla shares tumble after Musk comments on personal toll
Tesla shares tumble after Musk comments on personal toll
Tesla shares fell hard Friday after chief executive Elon Musk's comments about his struggles with exhaustion as he works to ramp up production for...
SpaceX launches secretive Zuma mission
SpaceX launches secretive Zuma mission
SpaceX on Sunday blasted off a secretive US government payload known as Zuma, a mission whose nature — and the agency behind it —...
‘Elon Musk’ might only be 95% accurate, but it’s enough to inspire
‘Elon Musk’ might only be 95% accurate, but it’s enough to inspire
What is it with journalists and biographies? A while back I read Michael Malone’s The Intel Trinity about Robert Noyce, Gordon Moore and...
Outlaws in space: Are Mars colonies illegal?
Outlaws in space: Are Mars colonies illegal?
Dutch nonprofit organisation MarsOne is selecting candidates for a colony there. Elon Musk’s SpaceX is talking about doing the same, with Musk...

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