Sunday, September 22nd 2019

UCSB Professor Considers “Virtual Reality Field Trips” in the Journal Science

Eric Long Virtual reality (VR) is often thought of as a gimmick to the gaming industry, but UCSB assistant professor Douglas McCauley feels that it...

NASA Gets a Budget Boost to Revitalize the Moon Program

Alexandra Munos On Feb. 12, President Trump’s administration released its 2019 federal budget, which includes a request for an additional $500 million towards the government’s...

Uber Plans to Elevate its Services to the Skies

Mia Pollini Staff Writer Transportation technology company Uber recently announced that, by 2020, Los Angeles will be one of the first cities to experience a new...

Samsung Impresses Users with Unveiling of Galaxy S9

Ziqiang Zhao Staff Writer Samsung’s Galaxy S9 has attracted much attention from people all over the world since the beginning of 2018, and details of the...

Plans to Map Mars with ‘Marsbees’ Unveiled by NASA

Jessica Gang Staff Writer NASA unveiled tentative plans to replace its traditional land-based Mars rovers with cutting edge flapping wing aerospace architectures on March 30th. These...

Waymo and Uber Settle Up on Theft Lawsuit

Annette Ding Staff Writer Following nearly a year of mudslinging between two of the largest companies in the autonomous vehicle industry, Google and Uber reached a...

China Gets Virtually Real

Rishika Kenkre Staff Writer After commercials showing people’s reactions when wearing Samsung’s virtual reality headset, VR became a very popular Christmas gift. Not just in the...

Tides Have Turned with New Shark Deterrents

Tanner Walker Science & Tech Editor Beachgoers traumatized from hearing about the recent great white shark sightings and attacks in Santa Barbara should have less to...

New ‘Samsung Pay’ App Coins a Different Way to Pay

Joanne Rhee Staff Writer Illustration By Silvia Quach, Staff Illustrator Samsung may be late to the mobile wallet party, but it sure made a head-turning entrance. Samsung’s new...

SpaceX Impresses with the Falcon 9 Rocket

Dylan Goldman Staff Writer After minor difficulties and two delays, SpaceX finally launched a single core of their  anticipated Falcon 9 rocket along with two subsidiary...