Category: Technology

Google installing balloons in Indonesia

Only 29% of Indonesia’s 255 million people currently have internet access, described by Google co-founder Sergey Brin, right, as a disadvantage for both information and communication Working with three local internet providers, Google is trying to expand in Indonesia by installing helium-filled balloons in the stratosphere. How do you connect a country

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Boeing says it created lightest metal ever

Boeing says it's created the lightest metal ever, a microlattice material which it describes as 99.99% air. Weight savings are crucially important in aircraft manufacturing, since a lighter aircraft requires less fuel, which is airlines' largest operating expense. The Boeing 787 Dreamliner was a breakthrough commercial jet because it used light-weight

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