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Recent articles by Tim:

US unemployment insurance isn't ready for the next recession

There's still time to make sure the most vulnerable can be protected → Read More

SpaceX is offering to service the Hubble Space Telescope for cheap

A private SpaceX mission could enable the orbital science mission for another decade → Read More

Elon Musk wants to beat censors in Iran. What about India and China?

The Starlink network faces questions about free speech and telecom regulation → Read More

NASA is taking its first shot at deflecting an asteroid

It's clobberin' time for the DART (Double Asteroid Redirect Test) mission → Read More

Can Elon Musk provide internet service to Iranian dissidents?

Bypassing Tehran's censorship comes with technical and political problems. → Read More

Never mind Elon Musk: Twitter’s bots are actually good

Automated feeds are some of the best the social media platform has to offer. → Read More

Is Intuitive Machines the last space SPAC?

The NASA contractor will go public through a merger with Inflection Point Acquisition Corp. → Read More

A crypto billionaire is joining the race for private space stations

Jed McCaleb, of Mt. Gox and Ripple, wants to see humans living in space → Read More

An obscure UN agency okayed the first industrial sea floor mining project

The Metals Company will scoop up 3,600 metric tons of metal nodules from the Pacific → Read More

The Artemis 1 mission is an American mega-project

An uncrewed test flight could be an inflection point in space history → Read More

NASA's risky new plan to launch its Moon rocket

Space engineers plan to deploy the power of physics. → Read More

Why is it so hard to fuel NASA's new moon rocket?

With fuel this cold, it's cryogenics all the way down. → Read More

The problems with Elon Musk's satellite phone plan

Musk has once again bitten off a massive technical challenge with a short timeline → Read More

Satellites can spot toxic algae before it kills your dog

Driven by climate change, algae blooms are a growing problem for water quality → Read More

The Feds shut down the internet's most popular prediction market

Quartz is a guide to the new global economy for people in business who are excited by change. We cover business, economics, markets, finance, technology, science, design, and fashion. → Read More

Artemis 1 will kick off NASA's return to the Moon

The US plans to launch a space capsule into lunar orbit on Aug. 29 2022. → Read More

The James Webb Space Telescope images aren’t what your eyes would see. But that makes them science, not faked

The science and design choices that bring the universe to your eyeballs. → Read More

Engineers need better tools to design spacecraft and robots more quickly — Space Business —

KittyCAD and Violet Labs want to give hardware engineers the tools that revolutionzed software design. → Read More

See the first five scientific images from the James Webb Space Telescope

NASA released five new images from the most powerful space telescope ever, here they are in high resolution. → Read More

Here’s the first, high-resolution image of the universe from the James Webb Space Telescope

Joe Biden unveiled the most detailed image of the universe humans have ever created. → Read More