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RemoveDebris: Space junk mission prepares for launch

Posted in Science 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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Climate's magic rabbit: Pulling CO2 out of thin air

Posted in Science on 27th Nov, 2017 02:06 AM
by Alex Muller
While CO2 concentrations are now higher than they have been in at least 800,000 years, the gas still only accounts for a tiny 0.04% of our atmosphere.
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Spacex dedicated tanker versions of BFS for orbital refuelling business

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

Posted in Science 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

Human Memory Enhanced With a Brain Implant For the First Time

Posted in Science on 21st Nov, 2017 08:56 AM
by Alex Muller
A 'memory prosthesis' brain implant has enhanced human memory for the first time.
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Japan discovers new 50km cave in moon, raises hope for human colonization

Posted in Science on 21st Nov, 2017 08:45 AM
by Alex Muller
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) has just discovered a massive underground cave in moon as potential location for a lunar station.
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+24

China on Pace for Record Solar-Power Installations

Posted in Science 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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Small steps forward as UN climate talks end in Bonn

Posted in Science on 20th Nov, 2017 12:42 AM
by Alex Muller
UN climate talks in Bonn have concluded with progress on technical issues, but with bigger questions about cutting carbon unresolved.
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+35

US gov should support SpaceX and develop moon bases

Posted in Science on 20th Nov, 2017 12:37 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX would still build the BFR even without government money.
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SpaceX expects government support for development of BFR launch system

Posted in Science on 17th Nov, 2017 05:47 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is developing BFR reusable rocket and BFS reusable spacecraft, for which the company expects to receive financial support.
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Gene therapy infused into persons blood to correct liver enzymes

Posted in Science on 17th Nov, 2017 01:59 PM
by Alex Muller
When the enzyme is defective or missing, the sugars build up and can cause developmental delays, organ problems, brain damage, and early death.
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Brain implant tested in human patients found to improve memory recall

Posted in Science on 16th Nov, 2017 03:15 PM
by Alex Muller
Researchers conducted experiments involving implanting electrodes into the brains of human volunteers to see if it might improve memory.
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California may reach 50% power from renewables 10 years early

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2017 02:39 PM
by Alex Muller
Gov. Jerry Brown signed an ambitious law ordering California utility companies to get 50 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2030.
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Nearby planet is a target in search for life

Posted in Science on 15th Nov, 2017 02:22 PM
by Alex Muller
Astronomers have found a cool, Earth-sized planet that's relatively close to our Solar System.
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+24

Air Force general says China is advancing in space five times as quickly as the US

Posted in Science on 13th Nov, 2017 11:46 AM
by Alex Muller
While the U.S. still leads every other country in space, Kwast cautions that edge is whittling away.
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Scientists develop gene therapy that could restore partial vision

Posted in Science on 13th Nov, 2017 11:31 AM
by Alex Muller
The new gene therapy is under review by the US Food and Drug Administration.
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