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Innovation

Tesla: Elon Musk just announced it ‘will try’ a major switch in batteries

Tesla is moving away from using a tried and tested battery chemistry in its vehicles, and it shows how the landscape is changing.

Innovation

When will Elon Musk go to space? SpaceX timeline reveals vital difference to Blue Origin

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk is one of the key figureheads in the emergent new space race, but he hasn't gone to space himself.

Space takes a beating

Jeff Bezos: How the clumsy approach of a billionaire could’ve gone differently

A miniscule tweak could have changed everything.

Musk Reads

Tesla's Full Self-Driving is now a monthly subscription

Tesla unveils FSD subscription; SpaceX snubs the FAA; a third drone ship debuts.

Starry Night

SpaceX Starship orbital flight: launch date and plan for Mars rocket test

SpaceX is gearing up to launch the Starship into orbit, the biggest test yet for the ship designed to send humans to Mars and beyond.

Ground control

SpaceX Starship: FAA warning could be a huge step backward for Elon Musk

Musk and the FAA have a long history of butting heads.

Not to be sniffed at

SpaceX: The key to getting to Mars could come from an unlikely source

Former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin is tackling a smell that’s out of this world.

I Spy

SpaceX: How a Mars “spy satellite” engineer tracked Musk’s Tesla Roadster

An engineer who helped develop a camera for Mars has built a tool to track the most fascinating car in the Solar System.

See ya l8r

Elon Musk is going to space, but not on a SpaceX ship

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has reportedly purchased a ticket for Virgin Galactic.

Musk Reads

Tesla shareholders battle CEO Elon Musk over $2.6 billion SolarCity deal

Elon Musk goes to court; The Boring Company digs Florida; Musk plans a new factory.

Raptor Watch

Starship: Elon Musk reveals how many engines SpaceX needs for Mars city

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk wants to build a Mars city. Here's how he’ll do it.

Inverse Daily

A vital aspect of human evolution may be due to climate change

Plus: Starlink’s ubiquity problem, and sex differences in intermittent fasting.