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Watch Live as NASA’s InSight Lander Descends to Mars

Today NASA will attempt its eighth successful landing of a robot on the red planet by venturing to place its InSight lander—a spacecraft almost 10 years and nearly one billion dollars in the making—as gently as possible on the vast planes of Mars’ Elysium Planitia. But a soft touchdown is ...

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E.U. Leaders and U.K. Agree on Brexit Divorce Terms

Supported by E.U. Leaders and U.K. Agree on Brexit Divorce Terms Video Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain obtained the approval of the other 27 European Union members on a formal divorce pact from the bloc on Sunday. Now she must get approval for the deal in the British Parliament.Published ...

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The New New World: How Cheap Labor Drives China’s A.I. Ambitions

Supported by The New New World How Cheap Labor Drives China’s A.I. Ambitions Image Workers at the headquarters of Ruijin Technology Company in Jiaxian, in central China’s Henan Province. They identify objects in images to help artificial intelligence make sense of the world.CreditCreditYan Cong for The New York Times By ...

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Engineers fly first-ever plane with no moving parts

Since the first airplane took flight over 100 years ago, virtually every aircraft in the sky has flown with the help of moving parts such as propellers, turbine blades, and fans, which are powered by the combustion of fossil fuels or by battery packs that produce a persistent, whining buzz. ...

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