Spice in space: Inside NASA’s groundbreaking zero-gravity chile pepper project

Digital Trends

Astronauts on the ISS are now growing and eating chile peppers in space, so we caught up with NASA to get some pointers on gardening in microgravity. Features chile peppers International Space Station ISS NASA space

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Demand for Electric Cars Is Threatening Chile's Flamingos

GizModo VR

The gorgeous pink flamingos that inhabit one of Chile’s most unique habitats are declining—and demand for electric cars may be partly to blame. Read more.

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Dead Fish Are Nearly All That's Left of a Lake in Drought-Stricken Chile

GizModo VR

Chile’s freshwater sources—and the people who depend on them—are in trouble. Read more. drought water scarcity laguna de aculeo hydrology physical geography natural environment disaster accident reservoir environment nature

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Chile Moves to Restrict Water After More Than a Decade of Drought

GizModo VR

Chile’s harsh drought has begun its 13th year, forcing country’s capitol to ration water. Read more. water drought disaster accident chemistry mapocho river articles environment nature claudio orrego sierra nevada

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A total solar eclipse will pass over parts of Chile and Argentina on Monday

Digital Trends

2020's only total solar eclipse will occur this Monday, plunging parts of Chile and Argentina into darkness for a couple of minutes in the middle of the day.

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900-Year-Old Burial of Woman in a Canoe Uncovered in Argentina

GizModo VR

About 900 years ago, a woman between 17 and 25 years old died and was buried near the modern border of Chile and Argentina. But unlike other people buried nearby, she was entombed in a canoe. Read more.

See the beautiful galaxy Centaurus A in all its cosmic glory

Digital Trends

A stunning image of the distant galaxy Centaurus A has been captured by the Dark Energy Camera in Chile. News dark energy camera Galaxy space

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See a stunning view of today’s solar eclipse as captured from Antarctica

Digital Trends

A solar eclipse passed over parts of the southern hemisphere early this morning, including parts of South Africa, Chile, New Zealand, and Australia.

Planned Giant Telescope Gets a Huge Influx of Cash

GizModo VR

The group building the Giant Magellan Telescope in Chile has secured a $205 million investment that will help push construction of the massive instrument over the finish line.

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A stunning infrared nebula hides astronomical objects of interest

Digital Trends

A beautiful image of a distant nebula has been captured using the international Gemini Observatory, located in Chile. News international Gemini Observatory nebula space

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New Netflix Password Sharing Policy is Already a Confusing Mess in Test Markets

GizModo VR

Stranger things have happened at Netflix, but its new policy to prevent password sharing is confusing users during its pilot program in Costa Rica, Chile, and Peru according to Rest of World.

Gorgeous New Image Shows a Pinwheel Galaxy in Exquisite Detail

GizModo VR

An observatory in northern Chile has captured a stunning view of Messier 83, also known as the Spiral of the Southern Pinwheel. Read more.

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The Oldest Mummies in the World Are Rotting and Sprouting Mold

GizModo VR

Climate change is bringing rain and humidity to usually dry and arid Northern Chile, causing ancient mummies to decompose as they are exposed to increased moisture and the elements.

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Gigantic Camera Snaps First-Ever 3,200-Megapixel Digital Photos

GizModo VR

Rubin Observatory in Chile, in what is an early demonstration of this facility’s tremendous potential. Scientists from the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have produced the world’s first 3,200-megapixel digital photos.

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See Carpets of Flowers and Dunes of Clothing in World's Driest Desert

GizModo VR

Chile’s Atacama Desert is a place of surreal contradictions: Delicate flowers, blooming only once or twice a decade, suddenly cover a bone-dry landscape. Huge dunes of discarded clothing appear alongside undulating sand. Read more. desert atacama region earth sciences francisco squeo ergs geography deserts and xeric shrublands franklin zepeda drought atacama desert environment physical geography desert bloom

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The driest place on Earth might hold the key to finding life on Mars

Digital Trends

Scientists have investigated the Atacama Desert in Chile, the driest place on Earth, which could give clues to finding evidence of ancient Martian life. News breaking twitter life on mars Mars space

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This Fuzzy Image Shows a Spiral Forming Soon After the Big Bang

GizModo VR

A team of Japanese astronomers recently peered way, way back in time using a telescope array in Chile. What they made out in the distant, early universe is a record-breaking galaxy, one that turns back the clock on when galaxies took on their classic spiral structures. Read more.

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Incredible Image Shows a Pair of Exoplanets Around a Sun-Like Star

GizModo VR

It was captured by the Very Large Telescope (VLT), which is managed by the European Southern Observatory and located in the Atacama desert of Chile. This first-of-its-kind image reveals a star system just 300 light-years from Earth.

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Astronomers Calculate Universe’s Age With Atacama Desert Telescope

GizModo VR

High up in Chile’s Atacama Desert, miles away from the dull glow of light pollution, the secluded Atacama Cosmology Telescope is in prime position to search the sky for answers.

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How Deep-Sea Fiber Optic Cables Could ‘Transform’ Our Detection of Earthquakes

GizModo VR

Many miles off the western coast of the Americas, an undersea cable connects Los Angeles, California to Valparaiso, Chile. Stretched end-to-end, it’s equal to four-fifths of the Earth’s diameter. The cable is fiber optic; it’s a lifeline for data transmitted between the two continents.

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EON Reality and Universidad del Desarrollo Partner for Latest Knowledge Metaverse Hub

EonReality

IRVINE, CA, March 1, 2022 – EON Reality, the global leader in Augmented and Virtual Reality-based knowledge and skills transfer for industry and education, announces a new agreement with Universidad del Desarrollo to bring the knowledge metaverse to their campuses in Concepción and Santiago, Chile.

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Boaty McBoatface Prepares to Dive Under Antarctica's Doomsday Glacier

GizModo VR

An international team of researchers set off from Chile on a 65-day voyage to Antarctica. The world’s cutest submersible is about the visit the world’s most dangerous glacier.

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There were almost two internets. Then, the CIA destroyed one.

Mashable VR

In Mashable’s new three-part episode of our series on the digital age's dark side, Kernel Panic , we explore a startlingly advanced computer network developed in Salvador Allende's Chile of the 1970s.

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Sketchfab Launches Public Domain Program so Museums Can Share Cultural Relics in 3D

Road to VR

To accomplish this, Sketchfab has partnered with 27 such organizations from 13 different countries, including the Smithsonian, the National Gallery of Denmark, Chile’s Museo Nacional de Historia Natural, and the Cleveland Museum of Art to name a few.

Kevin's chili recipe from 'The Office' is hidden in Peacock's user agreement

Mashable VR

Nestled deep in the legal text of Peacock's user agreement, you'll find the full recipe of ingredients and detailed instructions on how to make Kevin's chili including how to prepare the ancho chiles and a specific note to undercook the onions.

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Netflix tests charging extra for the best part of Netflix

Mashable VR

Notably, the sub-account test is for now limited to subscribers in Chile, Costa Rica, and Peru. According to the streaming giant, the additional sub accounts will be priced at 2,380 CLP in Chile, 2.99 Get ready for some hard conversations.

SpaceX's Starlink internet is now available in 32 countries

Mashable VR

the list of countries where Starlink is currently available includes a big chunk of the UK, Germany, France, Spain, Italy, and, outside of Europe, parts of Australia, Chile and Brazil. SpaceX's satellite internet service Starlink is broadening its reach.

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World Heritage Site Initiative: Virtual Tour of Valparaíso

EonReality

Located on central Chile’s Pacific coast, the Historic Quarter of the Seaport City of Valparaíso represents an extraordinary example of industrial-age heritage associated with the international sea trade of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

World’s Largest Observatory: A 360º Immersive Lesson

EonReality

Located in the commune of Taltal and at 2635 metres above sea level in the Atacama Desert of Chile, ESO’s Paranal Observatory is one of the very best astronomical observing sites in the world.

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Watch World Cup 2018 Matches for Free in ?Oculus Venues? Starting This Weekend

Road to VR

For international viewers, a number of regionally accessible apps are available for watching the 2018 World Cup in VR, including coverage from BBC Sports VR (UK), DIRECTV Sports VR (Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela), Telemundo Deportes VR (US), ERT VR (Greece), MYTF1 VR (France), and SBS | Optus FIFA World Cup VR (Australia).

Red Bull TV Releases Lollapalooza 360° Video Performances

VRScout

With the annual festival spreading to other culturally rich locations such as Chile, Germany and France, it could be a smart move on the organizers part to continue to use VR to help fans gain access to performances across the world. Catch some of the best performances at the festival with these killer 360° videos. Another year, another legendary four days of pure insanity at one of the biggest music festivals in the world, Lollapalooza.

Owatch™ | Unbelievable deals at the Global Shopping Carnival (11.11) that you shouldn’t miss

Steki Amusement

As we all know, The world’s largest retail event, double 11 sales, which is equivalent to Black Friday, is the biggest online shopping festival in the world, customers can purchase their favorite stuff at their budget price tag!

NASA unexpectedly revealed a Webb telescope 'first light' image

Mashable VR

Persson (Las Campanas Observatory, Chile) / Observatories of the Carnegie Institution of Washington; Right: NASA / ESA / STScI.

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How to be a better health advocate for yourself or someone you love

Mashable VR

According to Piga Fernandez, President of GIST Foundation Chile , a PAG that supports people with gastrointestinal cancer, it’s also important for both patients and caregivers to look forward to the future. Receiving a medical diagnosis can be a difficult and scary experience.

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Limited time offer – Get up to 20% off on for Owatch Amusement Rides! Enjoy this limited time offer, and get more for less!

Steki Amusement

July has passed, and OWATCH ushers in the promotion season in August. The more you buy, the more discount you get. The maximum discount is 20%. Metaverse is the hottest topic at present. Do you want to start your own VR business? This OWATCH promotion season can’t be missed!

Packaging the Future

Tech Trends VR

This is how we take the global expertise that we have available somewhere in Tetra Pak and bring it to the fingertips of the engineer in the countryside in Chile or Pakistan,” explains Nilsson, adding that this significantly cuts repair time and saves huge amounts of money in reduced downtime, not to mention travel costs. Tech Trends went to Sweden to see how Tetra Pak is moving into Industry 4.0 by using technologies such as Mixed Reality.

How To Watch The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Live In VR

VRScout

DIRECTV Sports VR via the Gear VR (Available in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela). Immersing yourself in football’s biggest tournament has never been easier as leading media providers bring VR live streaming to the masses. With an average viewer audience of 3.5 billion, the FIFA World Cup is by far the most popular sporting event in the world.

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