Tag: Elon Musk

‘Sophia of Silicon Valley’ a young woman’s inside take on high tech

Anna Yen’s debut novel “Sophia of Silicon Valley” tells the insider story of a young Chinese-American woman whose life and…

3 months ago

Herzog contemplates computers’ predominance in new doc

“Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World” delves into the gargantuan universe of the internet, with explorer-poet-philosopher Werner Herzog…

2 years ago

Space tourism projects at a glance

Virgin Galactic later this month in Mojave, Calif., is preparing to roll out its new SpaceShipTwo, a vehicle the company…

3 years ago

MIT wins design competition for Elon Musk’s Hyperloop

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — MIT student engineers won a competition to transform SpaceX and Tesla Motors co-founder Elon Musk's idea…

3 years ago

Support leg breaks as SpaceX rocket lands on ocean barge

LOS ANGELES — After successfully delivering a U.S.-European ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, a Space X rocket made a hard landing…

3 years ago

California firm Hyperloop to test engine in southern Nevada

LAS VEGAS — A California company with visions of building a futuristic transportation system to one day zip people and…

3 years ago

SpaceX says 2-foot strut snapped, brought down rocket

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — SpaceX suspects a 2-foot steel strut snapped inside its rocket and led to last month's launch…

3 years ago

‘Ludicrous Mode’? Tesla adds power to already-fast Model S

NEW YORK — Tesla Motors says it's adding a new "Ludicrous Mode" to high-performance versions of its Model S electric…

3 years ago