Eric Mack, CNET

Eric Mack

CNET

New Mexico, United States

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Recent:
  • CNET
  • Forbes
Past:
  • CBS News
  • New Atlas
  • Gizmag

Recent articles by Eric:

The SpaceX 'Starhopper' is about to make its biggest leap

After delays, the prototype version of Elon Musk's Mars rocket has been given the go-ahead to rise up. → Read More

The Amazon Is Burning And Smoke Is Turning Day To Night In Brazil

Fires have been spreading in the Brazilian states of Amazonas and Rondonia for the entire month of August, following a July that was the hottest single month on record for planet Earth. → Read More

The weird, repeating signals from deep space just tripled

Fast radio bursts are getting more attention from scientists, who can now detect more of them. → Read More

Inside the Virgin Galactic spaceport sending the mega rich into space

Richard Branson's space tourism company says it's only months away from launching a new era of commercial travel. → Read More

I saw the future of space travel at Virgin Galactic's Spaceport

Richard Branson's space tourism company says it's only months away from launching a new era of commercial travel. → Read More

Virgin Galactic shows off the world's first space tourist lounge

Commercial flights to orbit could begin launching from New Mexico within the coming year. → Read More

Researchers propose detecting deepfakes with surprising new tool: Mice

One of the scariest uses of artificial intelligence yet is being decoded by tiny mammals with tails. → Read More

Trump Just Rewrote The Endangered Species Act: Here's What's Changing

Here's a simple list of what, exactly, the changes to the federal government's regulations governing endangered species will actually do. → Read More

Mice, an adorable new tool for fighting deepfakes

One of the scariest uses of artificial intelligence yet is being decoded by tiny mammals with tails. → Read More

The Perseid Meteor Shower Viewing Guide For Lazy People

It's the time of year when your friends and family who are just a bit more nerdy or maybe outdoors-inclined all start dropping a weird, rarely heard word: Perseids. → Read More

Flat Earth Rocket Man 'Mad' Mike Hughes To Blast Off Again Soon

He's a brave, self-taught engineer who also happens to be ill-informed on the physical nature of our planet. → Read More

See SpaceX's new spacesuits on the first astronauts to wear them

Crew Dragon might not fly until next year, but NASA astronauts are getting comfy in new SpaceX duds. → Read More

Jupiter just got slammed by something so big we saw it from Earth

It's bright, it's white and fortunately it's very far away from here. → Read More

'Green Shirt Guy' just one highlight of city council meeting turned meme-fest

It's the laugh no one noticed in Tucson, Arizona, until it took over Twitter. → Read More

Dead planets send out zombie signals that can be heard on Earth

They've been destroyed by their suns but still sing a sad song. And one day it's going to happen here, too. → Read More

Giant, dog-sized parrot was more cannibal than copycat

This big bird was more likely to crack a skull than perform party tricks mimicking your favorite curse words. → Read More

Why It's So Disturbing That July Was The Hottest Month Ever

July is always a hot one in the northern hemisphere, but last month was especially warm, with a number of European countries seeing the mercury reach new heights. → Read More

Mysterious deep space signals can now be picked up in real time

Artificial intelligence has been able to tune in to the odd energy known as Fast Radio Bursts and observe them as they reach Earth. → Read More

Experts Say Facebook's Mind-Reading Brain Interface Isn't That Crazy

Facebook says it's getting closer to eliminating one of the tech world's biggest problems. → Read More

Scientists create fabric that smells better the more you sweat

Your gross workout gear could double as an air freshener. → Read More