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ft.com - The editorial board - Space: the final frontier of tycoon rivalry
Space: the final frontier of tycoon rivalry
Financial Times

As visual metaphors go, it was not subtle. Billionaire one-upmanship took on a new, disturbingly priapic form this week as Jeff Bezos, Amazon's founder, became the latest corporate titan to launch himself to the heavens. Bezos, the world's (and now…

bbc.co.uk - Spacing out Pfizer Covid shots gives antibody boost - BBC News
Spacing out Pfizer Covid shots gives antibody boost - BBC News
BBC

For the study, the researchers compared the immune responses of 503 NHS staff who received their two shots at different intervals in late 2020 and early 2021, when the Alpha Covid variant, first identified in Kent, was rapidly spreading. More…

reuters.com - Spacing Pfizer COVID shots boosts antibody levels after initial drop -study
Spacing Pfizer COVID shots boosts antibody levels after initial drop -study
Reuters

LONDON, July 23 (Reuters) - A longer gap between doses of Pfizer's (PFE.N) COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap, a British study found on Friday, but there is a sharp drop in antibody levels after the first…

espn.com - Bobby Marks - The five tiers of NBA cap space in 2021
The five tiers of NBA cap space in 2021
ESPN

The Finals are barely in the rearview mirror, but NBA free agency is just around the corner. Teams can begin negotiating with free agents at 6 p.m. ET on Monday, Aug. 2. The salary cap for 2021-22 is expected to go up only 3%, a pre-negotiated…

forbes.com - Amy Feldman - Shares Of Warehouse Robotics Firm Berkshire Grey Rise In Nasdaq Debut: 'There's This Enormous White Space'
Shares Of Warehouse Robotics Firm Berkshire Grey Rise In Nasdaq Debut: 'There's This Enormous White Space'
Forbes

Forget dancing robots. Industrial robots that can help retailers process orders ever faster are really hot these days. Warehouse robotics company Berkshire Grey debuted on Nasdaq today following the completion of its merger with a SPAC backed by…

thenation.com - Billionaires in Space
Billionaires in Space
The Nation

“Welcome to the dawn of a new space age,” said billionaire Richard Branson after the successful launch and landing of his spaceship the VSS Unity. The test flight for Branson's space tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, was indeed a…

theverge.com - Andrew Marino - Vergecast: Jeff Bezos in space, RCS on Verizon, and Biden on Big Tech
Vergecast: Jeff Bezos in space, RCS on Verizon, and Biden on Big Tech
The Verge

Every Friday, The Verge publishes our flagship podcast, The Vergecast, where our editors discuss the biggest stories in tech news this week. This week on The Vergecast, the show is split into three sections, hosted by Verge executive editor Dieter…

crunchbase.com - Chris Metinko - Star-Gazing Investors Launch More Money Into Space Tech
Star-Gazing Investors Launch More Money Into Space Tech
Crunchbase

Although Jeff Bezos ‘ and Richard Branson ‘s brief space jaunts have generated massive media interest in space travel for the last week, investors have been over the moon about space tech for at least two years now. Subscribe to the…

venturebeat.com - Jeff Grubb - The new Dead Space gets a teaser at EA Play
The new Dead Space gets a teaser at EA Play
VentureBeat

All the sessions from Transform 2021 are available on-demand now. Watch now. Dead Space is returning. Publisher Electronic Arts revealed the reboot with a quick teaser as part of its EA Play media presentation today. The game is going simply by the…

gizmodo.com - Beth Elderkin - Breaking Down the Sandworm Riding and Space-Folding in Dune's Trailer
Breaking Down the Sandworm Riding and Space-Folding in Dune's Trailer
Gizmodo

Arrakis is a beautiful world being torn apart by ugliness, but the man destined to save the planet may also be its doom. Warner Bros. has released a new trailer for Denis Villeneuve's Dune, and we're here to look at every key moment, including…

nationalreview.com - Rich Lowry - The Beauty of Billionaires in Space
The Beauty of Billionaires in Space
National Review

These capitalists are making tangible products with inspiring goals. What's not to like? Rarely has stunning human achievement been greeted with as much churlishness as when Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos managed to fly or launch themselves into…

phys.org - Science X staff - Laser research to boost deep space missions
Laser research to boost deep space missions
Phys.org

Canberra is one step closer to being Australia's home to deep space laser communication, thanks to a government funding for researchers at The Australian National University (ANU). Two ANU projects have received funding from The Australian Moon to…

nature.com - China's space station is preparing to host 1,000 scientific experiments
China's space station is preparing to host 1,000 scientific experiments
Nature

China launched the core of its space station in April, and sent three astronauts up in June. But although it probably won't be complete until late 2022, there is already a long queue of experiments from across the world waiting to go up. Scientists…

gizmodo.com - George Dvorsky - Russia Averts Possible Disaster as New Space Station Module Finally Reaches Proper Orbit
Russia Averts Possible Disaster as New Space Station Module Finally Reaches Proper Orbit
Gizmodo

Russia's new space station module, dubbed Nauka, is currently en route to the ISS, but the spacecraft initially failed to complete its first orbit-raising burn, leading to concerns that it might not complete the trip. Thankfully, the Nauka team on…

medium.com - Chip Murphy - Giannis Is Awesome, Space Jam 2, Manifest
Giannis Is Awesome, Space Jam 2, Manifest
Medium

Full disclosure: I thought I'd be writing a tribute to Chris Paul after these finals. I had the Julius Hodge nut punching story ready to go, and at some point, I'd refer to CP3 as the greatest tattletale in NBA history. But I didn't want to write…

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