Author: RocketLab

MISSION OVERVIEW

The launch window for Rocket Lab’s tenth mission, ‘Running Out Of Fingers,’ is scheduled to open on 25 November 2019 NZDT from Rocket Lab's Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula.

Article: https://www.rocketlabusa.com/missions/next-mission/
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Author: Joel Achenbach

The universe doesn't look right. It suddenly looks . . . out of whack.

Article: https://www.stuff.co.nz/science/117114279/scientists-are-baffled-whats-up-with-the-universe
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Author: RocketLAB

Extended range Photon missions to medium, geostationary and lunar orbits will support deeper space exploration and the return of human presence on the moon

Article: https://www.rocketlabusa.com/news/updates/rocket-lab-to-deliver-payloads-to-the-moon-and-beyond-with-photon/
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Author: Brent Melville

Scientists can breathe easy, following the launch of Dunedin's Clean Lab.

Article: https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/campus/university-of-otago/amazing-science-otago-unis-new-clean-lab-hailed
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This is the lab my work got the contract to build much of the ducting... all plastic. and I was on this job for over 8 months...
click here for some photos of the ducting that was made: http://quantumillusions.co.nz/cv/custom_ducting.php

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Author: Dan Satherley

Star Trek's Montgomery Scott famously said "ye cannot change the laws of physics", but a real-life space engineer says he might have just done that.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2019/10/nasa-engineer-invents-physics-breaking-new-space-engine.html
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Author: Alison Ballance

Read and hear about how mechanical engineers at the University of Auckland use New Zealand’s largest wind tunnel(external link) and DTA's UAV to help them understand the impact of wind on a wide range of objects, from cities to Olympic cyclists, and UAVs or drones to ancient buildings.

Article: https://www.rnz.co.nz/national/programmes/ourchangingworld/audio/2018713619/shaped-by-the-wind
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Author: Dan Satherley

Astronomers have come up with a new theory explaining why they can't find the hypothesised 'Planet Nine' - it's not actually a planet, but a black hole.

Article: https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/world/2019/09/scientists-think-there-might-be-a-black-hole-orbiting-the-sun.html
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Author: Tsvetana Paraskova

A team of scientists say they have found a new way to generate electricity from capturing heat with the help of magnetic particles that were thought to have been useless in generating energy from heat until now.

Article: https://nz.finance.yahoo.com/news/scientific-breakthrough-way-electricity-heat-170000256.html
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