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New drone rules may change profile of hobby, industry

Permanent update to 2017’s temporary rules expected to be in effect in June Mudassir Shami organizes races and sells parts for drone enthusiasts in Ottawa. He’s concerned about Transport Canada’s recently-unveiled rules.(Matthew Kupfer/CBC)This microdrone, only a few centimetres across, is too small to be covered under Transport Canada’s regulations.(Matthew Kupfer/CBC) …

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Hubble Space Telescope’s main camera stops working

Wide field camera has backup electronics that could be called into action if necessary Composed of gas and dust, the pictured pillar resides in a tempestuous stellar nursery called the Carina Nebula, located 7,500 light-years away in the southern constellation of Carina. It was captured by Hubble’s Wide Field Camera …

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The world’s oceans are warming faster than predicted

2018 temperatures expected to be the hottest yet, breaking 2017 record The warming of the ocean, measured since 1960, is faster than predicted by scientists in a 2013 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, according to a study published this week in the journal Science.(James Cook University/EPA)The Argo system uses …

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Biggest trend in new car technology? Super-sized screens

Vehicle startup shows off whopping 48-inch screen in new car prototype A dashboard video screen is displayed in a Byton M-Byte electric vehicle during the 2019 CES in Las Vegas. (Steve Marcus/Reuters)A Mercedes-Benz digital dashboard was shown during a demonstration at CES.(Steve Marcus/Reuters) It is not just futuristic electric and …

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