Accion Systems, the startup aiming to reinvent satellite propulsion with an innovative and tiny new thruster, has attracted significant investment from Boeing’s HorizonX Ventures. The $3 million round should give the company a bit of breathing room while it continues to prove and improve its technology.
‘Tis the season for nightmare fuel, and one fascinating but unsettling discovery is getting into that fall spooky spirit.
A woman in northern Virginia found an extremely rare baby copperhead snake in her neighbor’s yard recently, complete with not one but two heads. Because, ya know, the venomous viper part wasn’t terrifying enough in itself.
People used to throw their poop out windows and never wash their hands. That was gross. But some of the crude practices of the past have actually brought about better ways to do things. Here are crude practices that led to great discoveries in science, medicine, history and more.