'John Wick' Writer Heading to Marvel's 'Falcon & Winter Soldier'

'John Wick' Writer Heading to Marvel's 'Falcon & Winter Soldier'

Today's a busy one: In addition to Marvel's forthcoming Falcon & Winter Soldier series getting John Wick 's writer, we also have a funny item about the Momo Challenge meme (yes, really), and news about the Suicide Squad sequel.

New Designs Could Boost Solar Cells Beyond Their Limits

New Designs Could Boost Solar Cells Beyond Their Limits

This process is known as exciton fission and means that the solar cell is able to use high energy photons from the blue-green part of the visible spectrum. Baldo says that using tetracene could bump the theoretical energy efficiency limit up to 35 percent—higher than was ever thought possible for single-junction cells.

This Lidar Is So Cheap It Could Make Self-Driving a Reality

This Lidar Is So Cheap It Could Make Self-Driving a Reality

Luminar’s Iris lidar sensor will cost as little as $500, making it a realistic option for helping personally owned vehicles drive themselves. The upshot of bringing lidar into consumer cars is a potentially major upgrade over the semi-autonomous systems currently on the road, like Tesla’s Autopilot , Cadillac’s Super Cruise , and Nissan’s ProPilot Assist .

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