OneWeb, SpaceX satellites dodged a potential collision in orbit

OneWeb, SpaceX satellites dodged a potential collision in orbit

Two satellites from the fast-growing constellations of OneWeb and SpaceX’s Starlink dodged a dangerously close approach with one another in orbit last weekend, representatives from the US Space Force and OneWeb said. It’s the first known collision avoidance event for the two rival companies as they race to expand their new broadband-beaming networks in space. … Read more

Destiny 2 Xur location and items, April 9-13

Destiny 2 Xur location and items, April 9-13

The weekly Exotic item merchant, Xur, hangs out in random locations around the world of Destiny. In Destiny 2, he can appear all over the map, as well as inside the Tower. This week, you can find Xur in the EDZ, standing on a bluff overlooking the Winding Cove. Image: Bungie via The Madison Leader … Read more

Biden calls for new funding to fight semiconductor shortage in budget request

Biden calls for new funding to fight semiconductor shortage in budget request

In its first budget proposal to Congress on Friday, the White House called for new funding to fight the ongoing semiconductor shortage. Among other measures, the White House’s budget request includes $150 million to fund two new manufacturing programs, including one targeting domestic semiconductor manufacturing. It’s the latest effort from the White House to address … Read more

Falcon and Winter Soldier episode 4 raises ethical questions for debate

Falcon and Winter Soldier episode 4 raises ethical questions for debate

Whereas WandaVision spent week after week unraveling a lore-heavy mystery, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier has devoted itself to questioning the superhero industrial complex. The politics are messy for the sake of entertainment: Sam Wilson, a Black veteran facing the micro and macro injustices of the moment, judges domestic policy while strapping on marine-grade … Read more