They say the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, but for JUICE — a European Space Agency-led, Jupiter-bound probe scheduled to launch in 2022 — the quickest route will involve a rather convoluted journey requiring four gravitational assists with three different planets.
Juicero — billed as a Keurig for fresh juice — is the talk of the Valley. The company launched today after raising $US120 million. It also looks like a Nest Protect that poops juice.
A team of Stanford scientists recently made a breakthrough. After years of trying to create a new generation of lithium-ion batteries that use energy-efficient silicon to hold a charge, they found the secret to the winning design in an unlikely place: pomegranates.