You Can Now Send Your Ashes To Be Scattered In Space As British Company Launches Space Funerals

By: Katy Evans/IFL Science Add the word space to the front of any other word and it immediately becomes infinitely cooler. Space cowboy, space archaeologist, and now space funeral. A British company has launched a brand new service that sends the remains of your loved ones into space. Their ashes will be released into the cosmos, making the…

Google’s New Earbuds Can Translate 40 Languages Instantly In Your Ear

By: Patrick Caughill/Futurism Google has announced the upcoming release of the Google Pixel Buds, earbuds that are capable of translating 40 languages. The device will be available in November for $159. Google is not far from the heels of Apple and is rapidly gaining ground. The internet and tech giant has just announced a new addition…

Elon Musk Just Revealed Exciting New Details About His Plans To Colonize Mars

By: Jonathan O’Callaghan/IFL Science  Elon Musk has updated us on his plans to colonize Mars in typical Elon Musk fashion, outlining some rather grand goals and an ambitious roadmap to get there. The SpaceX CEO revealed new details in a talk today at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Adelaide, Australia. This was basically an update from the…

Hyperloop One Now Has $245 Million To Make The Transportation System A Reality

By: Kyree Leary/Futurism Hyperloop One has received $85 million from investors as part of a new round of funding, bringing the total amount the company has raised to $245 million. The company is now worth more than $700 million. Hyperloop One announced the conclusion of a new round of funding on September 21, revealing an additional $85…

Scientists Have Managed To Store Light As Sound For The First Time

By: Alfredo Carpineti/IFLScience  A team of researchers from the University of Sydney has managed to convert the digital information carried by light waves into sound waves inside a microchip. This is the first time such a feat has been achieved. This technological breakthrough is crucial in the development of photonic integrated circuits, the basis of computers…

Elon Musk Just Shared the First Photo of SpaceX’s Space Suits

By: Dom Galeon/Futurism  Founder and CEO Elon Musk took to Instagram today to post the first of several previews of SpaceX’s space suit. This futuristic space suit aims to combine 21st-century aesthetics with advanced functionality. This past weekend, SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk promised to reveal photos of the space suit his company has been developing…

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