What in the hell is China doing these days? First they install 20,000 cameras in one city to track every single resident, and now they want to make an inch-by-inch map of the moon. They're launching a lunar orbiter called the "Chang'e One" later this year that'll take pictures that'll be stitched together into a detailed map, and then China plans to send an unmanned vehicle to the surface by 2010. What they're trying to do up there is anyone's guess, but I feel like it's not just for scientific exploration and to collect moon rocks. We're watching you, China. [CNN]
China to Map Entire Moon in Detail, Send Unmanned Vehicle to Surface
Trending Stories Right Now
It’s rare to come across a bespoke gadget or a cleverly hacked device that doesn’t have a tiny Raspberry Pi inside it. It’s long been one of the easiest and cheapest ways to power a custom creation, but the new Raspberry Pi, announced earlier today, packs significant upgrades that could let it finally pass as an incredibly cheap desktop computer.
We’ve known for a while now that Telstra planned on revamping its plans by the end of June, and now we know what the big reveal is.