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Saving lives is at the heart of our engineering challenge. Our First-Gen AV Custom built on the foundation of the Chevy Bolt, our first-generation vehicles have logged millions of city miles to make self-driving a reality. They have everything they need to drive directly onboard: 40% of their hardware is unique to self-driving. More… Electric […]
Estimating Flight Characteristics of Anomalous Unidentified Aerial Vehicles in the 2004 Nimitz Encounter
Published: 16 December 2019Abstract: A number of Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) encountered by military, commercial, and civilian aircraft have been reported to be structured craft that exhibit ‘impossible’ flight characteristics. We consider the 2004 UAP encounters with the Nimitz Carrier Group off the coast of California, and estimate lower bounds on the accelerations exhibited by […]
Some people think we could easily build and identify a conscious robot, while others insist that it’s impossible – it all depends on what you think consciousness is.
This could be merely the first step in a bigger story of the birth of a space tourism industry. In June 2019, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration made a startling announcement: Beginning in 2020, NASA will permit “private astronauts” to visit the International Space Station, hosting said astronauts for up to 30 days at […]