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SpaceX will be launching another Block 5 rocket but will add new helium tanks for NASA astronaut missions

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Jul, 2018 02:34 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is working towards getting Falcon 9 Block 5 certified for launching astronauts.
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+4

U.S. Solar Has Grown 39-Fold In Last Decade

Posted in Hardware on 18th Jul, 2018 06:05 AM
by Alex Muller
An increase of 75,123 GWh, according to a new report from Environment America.
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+8

SpaceX on track for BFR tests in first half of 2019

Posted in Hardware on 16th Jul, 2018 09:35 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX appears to be on track to begin testing the SpaceX Big Falcon Rocket and Big Falcon Spaceship starting in the first half of 2019.
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+10

3D Color X-Rays Now Possible Thanks To CERN Technology

Posted in Hardware on 15th Jul, 2018 03:07 AM
by Alex Muller
Have you ever wondered why we have color television, but most medical imaging is stuck using black and white? That may be about to change.
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US government should dump SLS and make Turbo rocket instead

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jul, 2018 10:49 PM
by Alex Muller
SLS funds would be better spent on making a vastly superior Turbo rocket.
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An $18m supercomputer to simulate barins

Posted in Hardware on 10th Jul, 2018 05:08 PM
by Alex Muller
HPE has sold an SGI 8600 supercomputer system to a Swiss research institute for the Blue Brain Project's modelling of a mouse brain’s thalamus and neocortex.
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Microsoft Azure CTO: AI and machine learning 'are going to transform every industry'

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jul, 2018 02:47 PM
by Alex Muller
'Companies are taking advantage of AI and ML to automate processes and get insights into operations that they didn’t have before.'
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The End Is Nigh for NASA's Planet-Hunting Kepler Space Telescope

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jul, 2018 02:42 PM
by Alex Muller
Kepler space telescope, which has discovered 70 percent of the 3,750 exoplanets known to date, is running so low on fuel it has been put it into a hibernation-like state.
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Blue Origin Targets Moon Colony First Step in 2023

Posted in Hardware on 5th Jul, 2018 08:46 PM
by Alex Muller
The first step in Blue Moon is to develop the capability 'to be able to land multi metric tons on the lunar surface'.
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A voltage breakthrough with perovskite solar edges closer to commercialisation

Posted in Hardware on 5th Jul, 2018 08:37 PM
by Alex Muller
A new technique has produced the highest performing inverted perovskite solar cell ever recorded.
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Why Prototypes are Important for the Robotics Industry

Posted in Hardware on 4th Jul, 2018 06:50 PM
by Alex Muller
Prototypes are suddenly easier and more affordable than ever with the introduction of things like 3D printing.
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Plastic solves a problem with next-gen solar cells

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Jul, 2018 06:28 PM
by Alex Muller
Polymer plastic solar cells can be more efficient and have more stability, according to new research.
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China aims to outstrip NASA with super-powerful rocket

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jul, 2018 05:01 PM
by Alex Muller
China is working on a super-powerful rocket that would be capable of delivering heavier payloads into low orbit than NASA.
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UK heatwave helps solar power to record weekly highs

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jul, 2018 04:58 PM
by Alex Muller
Hot weather saw solar briefly take over from gas as the number one energy source.
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Fully reusable rockets will create the entrepreneurial space age

Posted in Hardware on 2nd Jul, 2018 04:56 PM
by Alex Muller
The reusable rocket age should have started in the 1980s. However, cost-plus contracts and political bureaucracy split manufacturing of the space shuttle into 50 states.
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New Ways To Read The Brain

Posted in Hardware on 30th Jun, 2018 05:08 AM
by Alex Muller
Openwater uses an utterly unconventional approach that enables us to leapfrog MRI technology.
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