In the second part of the Tesla Cross Country Rally we see how bad the weather gets. Temperatures drop well below -10 Celsius, but the both Model-S cars preform very well. The not electric sleeper car in which drivers that are not behind the wheel or co-piloting can get some sleep, does breaks down and occupants have to […]
Earlier I posted a cool video: Tesla Model S Coast to Coast Record for Electric Cars Tesla posted a followup video with some cool behind the scene footage. The video covers some of the briefings of the drivers and some really good shots of the stunning North American landscape. This is part starts in the Tesla […]
You all know that I am a hugh fan of Electric Cars. They are the future. They are clean, no tail pipe and electricity can be generated in many ways. If you choose your energy source wisely, say Solar energy or water power, you have a minimal impact on the enviorment. After decades of waiting […]
Tesla motors is working to extend there supercharge network through Europe. Super chargers are the way to go if you own a Tesla Model S. You literally have a free ride and only have to stop every two hour or so to charge your Model S batteries for free! These super chargers where placed a […]
Great comic strip, in which Dilbert is forced to compete with Elon Musk.
This chain fountain is an really cute physical science experiment, that anyone can do at home. This amazingly looking phenomena can be explained very simply by the momentum of the chain rising vertical out of the pot. But actually can it…. No it can’t In the next video Dr. John S. Biggins explains what exactly is going […]
In my last post I talked about the 5,2 meter satellite fairing for the Falcon 9. While writing my article I was wondering how the fairing was separated. The classic way in space industry is using explosive bolts, also called pyrotechnic fastener. This is a bolt with a explosive charge embed in it, that can be […]
Last week SpaceX did a fairing separation test in in the world’s largest vacuum chamber at NASA Glenn Research Center. SpaceX published a slow motion video of the test. Measurements This fairing is quite big. It’s length is 13,9 meter and it’s diameter is 5,2 meter. It can carry satellites of a maximum length of […]