David Grossman

Culture
Elon Musk is right to call out Donald Trump over flawed visa logic
Mike Brown and David Grossman
President Trump suspended foreign work visas, a dramatic move that has been criticized by tech firm leaders.
Innovation
Scientists find Covid-19 has a surprising domino effect on cities
David Grossman
Solar panels get weaker when air pollution makes the sky hazy. But when coronavirus stopped traffic, panels started to reap the benefits.
Innovation
Watch this A.I. build fake faces that look entirely real
David Grossman
"Enhance!" is a standby of '90s TV shows. Now, a university team can create realistic faces out of blurry images. Except they're fake.
Innovation
Boston Dynamics' robotic dog could be yours for a very, very high price
David Grossman
These viral robots have ranked up big YouTube numbers for years. Now, they're about to start their day jobs.
Innovation
Tesla: Semis are getting ready for massive production upswing, Musk says
David Grossman
The Tesla Semi was thought to be a long-term project, perhaps debuting in the next few years. No longer.
Robocop
Minneapolis police say data can prevent brutality. There's reason to be skeptical.
David Grossman
Can fixes Minneapolis PD wants to put in help other cities?
Innovation
The privacy of self-driving cars could be at stake a new scooter lawsuit
David Grossman
The suit challenges how one city measures scooter data. The repercussions could be wide-ranging.
Innovation
Archer Aviation: Why early SpaceX investors are making a flying taxi -- with help from Walmart
David Grossman
Why early SpaceX investors are making a flying taxi -- with help from Walmart
heavy metal
The rocket taking Perseverance to Mars: Who makes it, how it works, where it's headed
David Grossman
Meet “America’s space workhorse."
Culture
Via Elon Musk, Tesla leads car companies in speaking up on racial injustice
David Grossman
(Sort of.)
Innovation
'Space Force': the truth behind the helium-3 plot twist
David Grossman
Helium-3 is really on the Moon. But does China want it? And is it even feasible to get it back to Earth?
Innovation
5 tips for protesting during a pandemic
David Grossman
It's important to make your voice heard. It's equally important to make sure that you are safe and secure while doing so. Here are some tips that could help.
Culture
Space Force: a show that fails to understand reality or anything else
David Grossman
Space Force doesn't seem to have a clue about the military's newest organization. That would be fine if it had anything to say.
Innovation
SpaceX and NASA launch historic crewed flight, signaling a new era for space
David Grossman and Nick Lucchesi
It's a moment that Elon Musk has been working toward for over a decade. The launch could revolutionize the American space program.
Innovation
7 books about the future of space colonization
David Grossman
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Take 2
Historic SpaceX/NASA collaboration pushed back to Saturday. Here's how to watch.
David Grossman
Elon Musk and NASA were denied the chance to launch Demo-2.
Innovation
Microscopic robots could take your body on a fantastic voyage
David Grossman
Scientists have been developing microrobots that could imitate white blood cells. Injecting them into the bloodstream to help fight cancer could be next.
Innovation
Meet the low-key space firm that's the backbone for space agencies around the world
David Grossman
Amergint is changing space flight without ever leaving the ground
Innovation
Zach Dunn: A startup is poaching one SpaceX's key employees
David Grossman
SpaceX, a one-time startup, must now contend with being the status quo in a rapidly changing industry.
Engineering
Behind the robotic basketball hoop that broke the internet
David Grossman
Shane Wighton built a fairy tale basketball hoop -- one that will never let you miss. Here's how.