Emerging Tech

Meet Astro, the next-gen spacesuit designed for the moon, Mars, and beyond

Samantha Seddon We expect rockets and other space technology to remain on the cutting edge of what’s possible, so why should spacesuits be any different? The short answer: they shouldn’t, which is why the company responsible for designing the classic spacesuits for NASA’s Apollo program has just unveiled its next-gen prototype astronaut suit for future […]

Photography

From street to surreal, meet 14 often overlooked women who shaped photography

Today’s images are undeniably influenced by photography’s past. But in a historically male-dominated field, the women who influenced the art of photography often go unrecognized against the backdrop of the biggest, most well-known names. Yet, female photographers played a large role in the growth of the medium, from refining techniques like soft focus to publishing […]

Top Stories

Meet the man at the center of the high-stakes, winner-take-all $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract called JEDI

Dana Deasy Department of Defense, Chief Information Officer, poses for his official portrait in the Army portrait studio at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, May 07, 2018. (U.S. Army photo by William Pratt) Aaron Gregg Reporter covering defense contractors and Washington-area businesses October 2 at 3:05 PM Some companies have covered Metro stations in advertisements. […]

Emerging Tech

Meet the autonomous starfish assassin bot that’s here to protect coral reefs

[embedded content] We’ve covered a number of underwater drones at Digital Trends, but we can safely say that we’ve never covered one quite like RangerBot. Created as a collaboration between Australia’s Queensland University of Technology, Google, and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation, it’s an underwater robot intended to look after the world’s largest coral reef […]