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Solar powered smart windows break 11% efficiency; enough to generate more than 80% of US electricity

Posted in Hardware on 1st Dec, 2017 04:08 PM
by Alex Muller
The solar cell is based on the favourite material perovskite.
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+24

Ultrasound imaging needle to transform heart surgery

Posted in Hardware on 1st Dec, 2017 03:51 PM
by Alex Muller
Heart tissue can be imaged in real-time during keyhole procedures using a new optical ultrasound needle developed by researchers at UCL.
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+28

SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy Launch Has Been Delayed Once Again

Posted in Hardware on 30th Nov, 2017 12:31 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX has pushed back the maiden launch of its Falcon Heavy rocket once again. Initially scheduled for December 2017, it's now set to take place in January 2018.
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+22

Solar panel prices plunge by a shocking 26 percent in one year

Posted in Hardware on 29th Nov, 2017 06:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Wind power keeps getting cheaper, too.
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+39

RemoveDebris: Space junk mission prepares for launch

Posted in Hardware on 29th Nov, 2017 06:37 AM
by Alex Muller
A mission that will test different methods to clean up space junk is getting ready for launch.
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+25

Want to break into the AR or VR industry? Here’s how

Posted in Hardware on 28th Nov, 2017 07:34 AM
by Alex Muller
Everyone gets excited when a new technological frontier takes off. However, with rapid growth comes uncertainty.
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+37

VR headsets pass 1 million shipments for the first time in a single quarter

Posted in Hardware on 28th Nov, 2017 07:24 AM
by Alex Muller
While the debate about whether virtual reality is hype rages on, the nascent industry can boast of having crossed an important milestone.
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+23

Smart Solar Panel Windows That Can Generate Electricity

Posted in Hardware on 27th Nov, 2017 02:13 AM
by Alex Muller
“Smart windows” with the ability to generate electricity are the way of the future, and scientists are another step closer to making it a widespread reality.
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+34

Spacex dedicated tanker versions of BFS for orbital refuelling business

Posted in Hardware on 24th Nov, 2017 09:26 AM
by Alex Muller
A propellant depot is a cache of propellant that is placed in orbit around Earth or another body to allow spacecraft or the transfer stage of the spacecraft to be fuelled in space.
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+27

China solar must increase 600% to displace coal, gas and nuclear new annual additions

Posted in Hardware on 24th Nov, 2017 09:18 AM
by Alex Muller
China will install about 54 gw of solar capacity in 2017 which is about 80% more than most forecasters had predicted.
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+38

Oculus: VR Flourishes Despite Predictions of its Death

Posted in Hardware on 24th Nov, 2017 09:14 AM
by Alex Muller
Oculus believes VR is making its way out of the desert.
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+23

MIT Reveals a Battery That Stores Solar Energy to Make Heat for Later

Posted in Hardware on 21st Nov, 2017 08:51 AM
by Alex Muller
The technology could provide a new energy source for communities in the developing world that don’t depend on the grid.
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China on Pace for Record Solar-Power Installations

Posted in Hardware on 20th Nov, 2017 05:05 PM
by Alex Muller
China is poised to install a record amount of solar-power capacity this year, prompting researchers to boost forecasts as much as 80 percent.
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US gov should support SpaceX and develop moon bases

Posted in Hardware on 20th Nov, 2017 12:37 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX would still build the BFR even without government money.
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California may reach 50% renewable power goal by 2020; 10 years early

Posted in Hardware on 18th Nov, 2017 09:07 PM
by Alex Muller
Two years ago, Gov. Brown signed a law ordering California utility companies to get 50 pc of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
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+22

Tesla unveils a truck and a roadster

Posted in Hardware on 17th Nov, 2017 06:02 PM
by Alex Muller
The long-anticipated Tesla Semi has a range of 500 miles on a single charge.
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