Wednesday, October 16th 2019

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...

UCSB Engineering Students Design ‘Rally Rig’ to Break Physical Limitations in Filmmaking

Xander Apicella Science and Tech Editor The Rally Rig is a mechanical engineering (ME) capstone project designed to help those with impaired motor function be filmmakers...

Ice Deposits on Mars Could Help Supply Human Civilization There

Minh Hua A recent discovery of ice deposits on Mars made by a geologist at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) could put humanity one...

UCSB Students in Running to Design Hyperloop

Quincy Lee Staff Writer How fast can you transport something from L.A. to San Francisco? Engineering students at UCSB are building a pod that could go...

Amazon’s Vision for a New Shopping Experience

Xiaotong Zhou Staff Writer After a year of preparation, Amazon opened the world’s first checkout-free store, Amazon Go, in Seattle on Monday, Jan. 22. Customers in...

Amazon: A Growing Rival of Netflix?

Gustavo Gonzalez Amazon has created a spin-off of its Prime Membership, Prime Video, which introduces its consumers to their new monthly payment plan and allows...

Sonos: How a Santa Barbara-based Speaker Company Competes with Tech Giants

Raymond Matthews When thinking about pioneering technologies, one usually looks to the innovative landscape of Silicon Valley. However, Santa Barbara has its own claim to...

Facebook Removes Blueprints for 3D Printed Guns

Minh Hua Campus Beat Reporter On August 9, Facebook announced that it will remove content from its site that provides instructions for 3D printing firearms. This...

Tiny Spaceships May Be On the Horizon

Miguel Rodriguez Staff Writer Theoretical physics legend Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire entrepreneur Yuri Milner propose tiny spaceships are our closest celestial neighbors. People like to travel...

Pyro: DJ in Your Pocket

Shanthi Guruswamy Promotions Director If you’re a member of the deejaying world, chances are, you’ve heard of the brand Serato. If you’re new to it, Serato...