Dacia J. Ferris

Accidental computer geek, fascinated by most history and the multiplanetary future on its way. Quite keen on the democratization of space. | It's pronounced day-sha, but I answer to almost any variation thereof.

Tesla’s metal-air battery patent: Carpe ‘Battery’ Diem or yesterday’s news?

Tesla was recently granted a US patent titled, "Hazard mitigation through gas flow communication between battery packs," and with the…

Tesla Gigafactory Texas construction plans revealed in permit documents

Tesla's construction plans for its newest Gigafactory in Texas were recently revealed on the City of Austin's official website. In…

NASA confirms the Sun’s new solar cycle; Moon and Mars missions will have to adapt

NASA just announced that our Sun began a new solar cycle this year - its 25th to be exact -…

EVs like Teslas will save lives and billions in health costs in 2050: ALA report

The American Lung Association recently published a report advocating for a nationwide transition to electric vehicle (EV) transportation. Specifically highlighting…

Mars has competition from Venus after new study shows signs of life

NASA and SpaceX are simultaneously planning their trips to Mars and the Moon, but a recent study published in Nature…

Elon Musk bets on Neuralink over smart devices from ‘yesterday’s’ technology

Elon Musk's brain-machine interface company, Neuralink, has inspired the imagination of tech enthusiasts since its first public presentation in 2019.…

Tesla owner graffitis own car for bizarre ‘Unicorn’ wrap

Tesla owners are known for their stylish, and sometimes flashy, custom car wraps. The flexibility and image potential the technique…

NASA wants you to dig up stuff on the Moon in pursuit of lunar exploration architecture

As part of NASA's ramp up to its Artemis Moon mission in 2024, a few technologies are being sought out…

SpaceX Starlink beta latency results on par with fixed broadband in recent tests

In a letter to the FCC last week regarding a request for modification of their Ku/Ka-band license, SpaceX included a…

Tesla Roadster and ‘friends’ make history in newly-published log of 57k+ human objects in space

When the Tesla Roadster and its Starman occupant entered space aboard Falcon Heavy's maiden voyage in 2018, it joined the…

Tesla Energy ramps hiring at Giga New York for accelerated solar production

Tesla is hiring for over 30 different positions at Giga New York, the facility where the company manufactures its solar…

Tesla poised to expand in-house insurance in Israel, in talks with local executives

Tesla looks to be expanding on its Israel market presence as recent indicators point to the all-electric carmaker bringing its…

NASA’s Insight Mars lander rescue operation makes progress saving ‘stuck’ probe

The scientists running NASA's Insight Mars lander found themselves attempting a rescue operation for the mission when one of its…

Tesla Supercharger V3 Network is expanding to US Target retail locations nationwide

Tesla's widespread Supercharger Network is getting a boost from a large national retailer in the US. According to an informal…

NASA’s Artemis Moon mission hits important milestone with successful full-scale booster test

NASA's upcoming Artemis mission to the Moon hit an important milestone today by successfully ground testing a full-scale version of…

Tesla critic of “Change My Mind” fame reverses stance, buys a Model S

Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk are no strangers to critics, and in the past, YouTube personality Steven Crowder of…

Elon Musk’s Neuralink unveils sleek V0.9 device, uses sassy pigs for live brain machine demo

After another year of successfully staying in the shadows, Elon Musk's Neuralink has revealed what's been going on behind the…

Mars as an Earth-like planet in the past not likely, according to new study

Many of Earth's citizens have their eyes set on Mars as a planet prime for human colonization, and much of…

Tesla Model S ‘Cheetah Mode’ vs Porsche Taycan Turbo S face off in test of raw power

The Tesla Model S Performance has been put to the test in one drag race after the other over the…

Elon Musk to unveil Neuralink progress with real-time neuron demonstration this week

Elon Musk's brain-machine interface company, Neuralink, has an event scheduled for later this week to update the public on its…