From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: CERN to Transport Antimatter in a Van to Study Neutron Stars

Researchers at CERN have gotten comfortable with antimatter — so comfortable, in fact, they’re planning to load a billion antimatter particles into a van for a quick field trip.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: How Amazon Could Succeed in Overturning the Old Healthcare Model

We round up some of the usual suspects from the health tech industry and look at how they’re likely to play a role in the Bezos-Buffet-Dimon healthcare model.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: The Opportunity Rover Has Now Operated for 5,000 Martian Days

This plucky little robot has just spent is 5,000th Martian day on the red planet. It was only supposed to last 90 Martian days.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Samsung Launches Unreal 30TB SSD Capable of Holding Anything You Own

Samsung has announced a new 30TB SSD designed for businesses and individuals who need an absolutely enormous amount of storage and can afford to pay for it.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter in Standby Mode After Battery Malfunction

The Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) is an important tool for scientists studying the red planet. That’s why NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory took aggressive action last week when the satellite reported a malfunction.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Software Cheat May Have Helped Mercedes-Benz Pass US Emissions Rules

Reports say Mercedes-Benz diesels stopped cleansing the exhaust after 21 miles. The cars also recognized emissions tests and went to full-clean mode.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: ‘Rebuild’ Loophole Lets Some 18-Wheelers Out-Pollute Dieselgate VWs

Old diesel engines in new truck bodies (gliders) can meet old emissions rules. They emit up to 55 times as much pollution as regular truck tractors, and 10 times the pollution potential of the 455,000 recalled Dieselgate VWs.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: A Massive Vortex on Neptune Is Evaporating Before Our Eyes

Neptune’s tumultuous atmosphere gives rise to vortices similar to Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, but storms on Neptune usually just last a few years. For the first time, astronomers are watching one of them evaporate before their telescopic eyes.
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From ExtremeTechExtremeTech: Intel Touts New Quantum Computing Breakthrough, This Time With Silicon

Intel believes it has a path forward for building silicon qubits on conventional foundry technology. If it’s right, we might see markedly better scaling and higher performance in the years to come.
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