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Mars Helicopter to Fly on NASA's Next Red Planet Rover Mission

Posted in Hardware on 15th May, 2018 04:06 AM
by Alex Muller
'The idea of a helicopter flying the skies of another planet is thrilling'
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+21

China will follow SpaceX reusable rockets with Long March 8 first stage reuse

Posted in Hardware on 14th May, 2018 02:18 AM
by Alex Muller
China aims to recover the first stage of the Long March-8 carrier rocket, which is expected to make its maiden flight around 2021.
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+21

Solar Now Third Most Generated Renewable Energy In The U.S.

Posted in Hardware on 13th May, 2018 12:57 AM
by Alex Muller
Solar generation surpassed biomass in 2017 to become the third most generated renewable resource in the U.S., according to a new report.
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+24

104 Gigawatts of New Global Solar Installations Expected in 2018

Posted in Hardware on 7th May, 2018 08:43 PM
by Alex Muller
After an impressive 98.9 GW worth of solar were installed in 2017, most analysts are expecting 2018 to see the global solar sector exceed the 100 GW mark for the first time.
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+8

For the first time, two CubeSats have gone interplanetary

Posted in Hardware on 7th May, 2018 08:39 PM
by Alex Muller
CubeSats could be launched in swarms to planets in the outer Solar System.
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California to become first U.S. state mandating solar on new homes

Posted in Hardware on 6th May, 2018 11:11 AM
by Alex Muller
If approved as expected, solar installations on new homes will skyrocket.
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Block 5 rocket launch marks the end of the beginning for SpaceX

Posted in Hardware on 4th May, 2018 10:41 AM
by Alex Muller
Less than eight years after its maiden launch, the Falcon 9 booster has become the most dominant rocket in the world.
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Nasa announces successful 'Kilopower' test of nuclear reactor for space

Posted in Hardware on 3rd May, 2018 01:43 PM
by Alex Muller
The agency hopes that the breakthrough can allow future missions to the Mars and Moon to be powered with nuclear energy.
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U.S. moves up to second most attractive renewables market after China

Posted in Hardware on 2nd May, 2018 11:29 AM
by Alex Muller
In an annual ranking of the top 40 renewable energy markets worldwide, China was the top country for the third year running.
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+7

Calcium-based MRI sensor enables more sensitive brain imaging

Posted in Hardware on 2nd May, 2018 11:16 AM
by Alex Muller
The system detects direct signals of neural activity; could reveal patterns underlying behaviour.
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The Smithsonian's new tour guide isn't human

Posted in Hardware on 2nd May, 2018 11:13 AM
by Alex Muller
Pepper the robot shows visitors around the museum while telling factoids, answering questions and posing for selfies.
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Apple is reportedly building an insane ’16K’ VR headset

Posted in Hardware on 29th Apr, 2018 07:56 AM
by Alex Muller
Apple may be looking to compete with Google, Microsoft and Facebook in the virtual reality space.
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First Solar to build the biggest solar factory in the Western Hemisphere, in Ohio

Posted in Hardware on 29th Apr, 2018 07:50 AM
by Alex Muller
The 1.2 GW factory will employ 500 workers. The new facility is expected to First Solar’s total capacity to 7.6 GW by the end of 2020.
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United Kingdom Plans $1.3 Billion Artificial Intelligence Push

Posted in Hardware on 28th Apr, 2018 04:28 AM
by Alex Muller
The United Kingdom is planning a big investment in artificial intelligence technologies in a deal worth nearly £1 billion, or about $1.3 billion.
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World's Richest man cannot beat SpaceX

Posted in Hardware on 27th Apr, 2018 05:11 AM
by Alex Muller
By the end of 2020, SpaceX should have 100 more commercial launches and by 2023 will have 200+ commercial launches and should be flying the SpaceX BFR.
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Robot automation leaders Foxconn and Tesla face delays

Posted in Hardware on 25th Apr, 2018 01:05 AM
by Alex Muller
Foxconn and Tesla have been targeting extreme automation plans. Both have had to cut back plans for full automation to replace people by many years.
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