Security researchers say they have positively identified a spam message campaign on Skype designed to spread malware with Bitcoin mining capabilities.
A few years ago, if a company had stepped up and said it planned to send unmanned spacecraft to explore the possibility of mining asteroids in near earth orbit, quite a number of us probably would have politely chuckled.
Ants and termites could be pressed into service as tiny gold miners, say researchers, who have found them excreting miniature nuggets in their mounds.
A new company is tomorrow expected to announce plans for an asteroid-mining operation.
A new robot designed to search out trapped miners in the event of an accident can navigate through 18 inches of water, crawl over boulders and rubble piles, and move in ahead of rescuers to evaluate dangerous environments.
New research has shown that diamonds aren’t forever. Sorry ladies, the commercials are lying to you.
If we want to find intelligent aliens, we should be looking for signs of mining in extraterrestrial asteroid belts, argue two astrophysicists.