1st all-civilian space crew healthy, happy & resting: SpaceX
Elon Musk-led SpaceX has said that the ‘Inspiration 4’ mission crew, which is the world’s first all-civilian space crew, is “healthy, happy, and resting comfortably”. Before going to bed the crew travelled 5.5 times around Earth, ate and completed their first round of scientific research. Musk also spoke with the crew and later tweeted, “All is well.”
Facebook knows Instagram is ‘toxic’ for teenage girls: WSJ citing documents
Facebook studied how Instagram affects the mental health of its users for three years and its researchers found Instagram “toxic” for teenage girls, The Wall Street Journal reported citing Facebook’s internal documents. “We make body image issues worse for 1 in 3 teen girls,” a Facebook presentation slide read. The report also highlighted Facebook discussing suicidal thoughts amongst teenagers.
Mars saw thousands of volcanic eruptions over 500-million-year period: NASA
Mars experienced thousands of “super eruptions” over a 500-million-year period about 4 billion years ago, NASA has said. Researchers studied the Arabia Terra region where the presence of seven volcanic calderas were the first giveaways that the region may once have hosted volcanoes capable of super eruptions. Earlier, the calderas were thought to be depressions left by asteroid impacts.
Microsoft users to no longer need password for their accounts
Microsoft has announced that anyone using a consumer Microsoft account can now go completely passwordless. “Users will be able to sign-in using authentication methods such as the Microsoft Authenticator app, Windows Hello, or physical security keys,” Microsoft said. The settings can be changed by visiting ‘Advanced Security Options’ for Microsoft account and selecting ‘Passwordless Account’.
Few have come before, many to follow: Billionaire on SpaceX’s 1st all-civilian spaceflight
As Elon Musk-led SpaceX’s first all-civilian crew launched into Earth’s orbit, tech billionaire Jared Isaacman thanked everyone who made possible a journey “right to the doorstep of an exciting and unexplored frontier”. “Few have come before…many are about to follow. The door is open now, and it’s pretty incredible,” the 38-year-old said. Isaacman was aboard the spaceflight with three others.