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China plans for 40 rocket launches in 2018

Posted in Hardware on 24th Jan, 2018 03:53 AM
by Alex Muller
China plans to land a robot on the far side of the moon which has not yet been explored from the lunar surface.
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RocketLab reaches orbit and will charge less than $5 million per launch

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Jan, 2018 05:37 AM
by Alex Muller
Following successful first and second stage burns, Electron reached orbit and deployed customer payloads.
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+34

Solar developer proposes new uses for old landfills

Posted in Hardware on 20th Jan, 2018 09:47 PM
by Alex Muller
'One good thing about landfills is we don’t have to dig', Meima said. 'We’re not going to have to penetrate frozen grounds. We’re basically laying rows of panels with bollards.'
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European Union moves to strengthen renewable-energy goals

Posted in Hardware on 18th Jan, 2018 10:02 PM
by Alex Muller
European Parliament says that 35% of energy should be clean by 2030, but target is not yet legally binding.
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+37

SpaceX crushing ULA in terms of value for US taxpayer dollars

Posted in Hardware on 17th Jan, 2018 09:36 PM
by Alex Muller
The Falcon Heavy development has taken four years longer than originally planned but the Falcon Heavy will easily beat the Space Launch System to reach operational capability.
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+21

Can Molten Salt Make 24-Hour Solar Energy Possible?

Posted in Hardware on 17th Jan, 2018 09:23 PM
by Alex Muller
Clean energy companies like SolarReserve want to prove molten salt can aid solar power electricity any time of day.
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Renewable energy set to be cheaper than fossil fuels by 2020

Posted in Hardware on 16th Jan, 2018 07:21 PM
by Alex Muller
Turning to renewables for new power generation is not simply an environmentally conscious decision, it is now, overwhelmingly – a smart economic one
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+32

More than 94% of net new electricity capacity in the USA from renewables in 2017

Posted in Hardware on 14th Jan, 2018 05:14 PM
by Alex Muller
In 2017, the United States built about 28.5GW of electricity generating infrastructure.
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+23

Planetary Resources Arkyd-6 launched and deployed

Posted in Hardware on 13th Jan, 2018 09:13 AM
by Alex Muller
The Planetary Resources Arkyd-6 spacecraft was launched and deployed in space. This 6U cubesat is packed with power including 17 computing elements.
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+26

The Vive Pro VR headset's new OLED display is a huge improvement

Posted in Hardware on 10th Jan, 2018 09:52 AM
by Alex Muller
The resolution bump makes for a much clearer picture, and the redesigned headset is also much more comfortable.
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Nissan unveils Brain to Car communication technology

Posted in Hardware on 10th Jan, 2018 09:46 AM
by Alex Muller
Nissan unveiled research today that will enable vehicles to interpret signals from the driver’s brain, redefining how people interact with their cars.
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Omron Healthcare shows off wearable blood pressure monitor for your wrist

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jan, 2018 04:19 AM
by Alex Muller
Omron Healthcare is showing off a blood pressure monitor worn as a wristwatch and that can deliver clinically validated accuracy.
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China is building a $2.1 billion Artificial Intelligence research park

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jan, 2018 03:51 AM
by Alex Muller
China is planning to build a 13.8 billion yuan (US$2.1 billion) technology park dedicated to developing artificial intelligence (AI), state-backed news agency Xinhua reported Wednesday.
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SpaceX successfully launches top-secret Zuma spacecraft and lands booster

Posted in Hardware on 9th Jan, 2018 03:48 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX has successfully launched its first mission of 2018, after capping a record year last year in 2017 with 18 total launches.
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Amazon Alexa-Enabled Digital Glasses to Debut at CES

Posted in Hardware on 6th Jan, 2018 08:24 PM
by Alex Muller
The first augmented-reality glasses with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant will be shown next week at CES in Las Vegas.
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Satellites Could Help Forecast the Next Cholera Outbreak

Posted in Hardware on 5th Jan, 2018 10:19 PM
by Alex Muller
Using satellite data and specialized algorithms, one group was able to accurately predict an outbreak weeks in advance.
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