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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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New study: Wind power will work on Mars.

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jun, 2018 09:14 AM
by Alex Muller
A small, lightweight wind turbine has been successfully tested in conditions that simulate the surface of Mars.
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India eyeing a new monster 100GW solar-capacity goal

Posted in Hardware on 25th Jun, 2018 07:38 AM
by Alex Muller
India's energy minister R.K. Singh suggested that the country is considering issuing a tender for 100 gigawatts of solar energy.
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Machine learning may be a game-changer for climate prediction

Posted in Hardware on 21st Jun, 2018 03:03 AM
by Alex Muller
Predictions of global warming in response to increased greenhouse gas are essential for policy-makers.
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Hospital Begins Testing VR As A Pain Relief Alternative

Posted in Hardware on 20th Jun, 2018 02:23 AM
by Alex Muller
Patients visiting the ER in Saint-Joseph Hospital in Paris, France can now opt to use VR to increase their tolerance to pain and decrease anxiety.
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SpinLaunch raises $40M from Airbus, Google and others for space catapult

Posted in Hardware on 17th Jun, 2018 11:45 PM
by Alex Muller
SpinLaunch says it's raised a total of $40 million from a high-profile array of investors to get a space catapult system ready for launch by 2022.
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Mars Opportunity: Rover 'should ride out storm'

Posted in Hardware on 16th Jun, 2018 12:25 AM
by Alex Muller
The American space agency says it is concerned but hopeful that its veteran robot rover on Mars can survive a big dust storm on the planet.
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SpaceX will try to use NASA inflatable aeroshell decelerator to enable second stage reuse

Posted in Hardware on 15th Jun, 2018 04:26 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX will try to bring rocket upper stage back from orbital velocity using a giant balloon.
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Solar Has Overtaken Gas and Wind as Biggest Source of New U.S. Power

Posted in Hardware on 14th Jun, 2018 02:15 AM
by Alex Muller
Despite tariffs imposed on imported panels, the U.S. installed more solar energy than any other source of electricity in the first quarter.
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Alibaba and JD.com invest billions in drones and robots working to global delivery under 72 hours

Posted in Hardware on 12th Jun, 2018 12:23 AM
by Alex Muller
Alibaba's founder and executive chairman Jack Ma Yun wants to bring global delivery times for his logistics affiliate to under 72 hours.
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