HPE sent a supercomputer to space on SpaceX rocket to accelerate Mars mission

HPE and SpaceX have launched HPE’s Spaceborne supercomputer into space this month aboard the SpaceX Dragon Spacecraft as part of a year-long experiment to test its ability to function in the harsh conditions of space.

NZ firm Vector to offer more energy storage options

New Zealand company Vector Energy Solutions has announced that it will offer additional energy storage options for residential, industrial and commercial customers, beginning with battery storage products from LG Chem.

Project uses motion capture to study cellists' injuries

A research project has used motion capture to look at the movement patterns of elite cellists with the aim of gathering data to help in prevention and rehabilitation of injuries.

Sky and Space Global seals first commercial contract

ASX-listed global satellite provider Sky and Space Global and Sat-Space Africa have signed a binding commercial contract for provision of narrow-band services, following the initial binding Letter of Intent from 2016.

Minister says driverless cars will not be allowed in India

An Indian federal minister has pledged to keep driverless cars off the country's roads due to fears that they may lead to a loss of jobs.

Scientific journals taken in by Star Wars spoof

A Star Wars-themed spoof paper has been accepted for publication by a number of scientific journals, according to Discover magazine's Neuroskeptic blog.

Australian GPS technology used aboard US cube satellite

Australian GPS technology, developed by the University of New South Wales in partnership with the Defence Science and Technology Group, has been used on the Biarri-Point satellite developed by the US.

Hackett says SA battery project shows ‘growing maturity' of energy market

The chief of Australian battery and energy storage company Redflow, Simon Hackett, has welcomed the announcement that the South Australian Government has awarded a contract to deploy a 129 megawatt hour (MWh) battery farm to help solve the state’s power problems.

SA to get world’s largest battery facility

South Australia will get the world’s largest lithium ion battery to store renewable energy, with the state government awarding contracts to US sustainable energy group Tesla and French energy company Neoen to deliver the project.

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