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Blue Origin: We're taking tourists to space within 18 months

Posted in Science on 7th Oct, 2017 01:50 PM
by Alex Muller
A Blue Origin rocket could take tourists to space by April 2019.
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NASA study shows Moon once had an atmosphere

Posted in Science on 7th Oct, 2017 01:43 PM
by Alex Muller
An atmosphere was produced around the ancient Moon, when volcanic eruptions spewed gases above the surface faster than they could escape to space.
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+26

China Is Showing the World What Renewable Energy Dominance Looks Like

Posted in Science on 7th Oct, 2017 01:23 PM
by Alex Muller
The growth of solar energy continues to outpace forecasts.
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+28

Mike Pence wants to see NASA return astronauts to the surface of the Moon

Posted in Science on 6th Oct, 2017 06:14 PM
by Alex Muller
US Vice-President Mike Pence has expressed the intention for America to send humans back to the Moon's surface.
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+24

Roll out solar provides 10 times the mobile power

Posted in Science on 5th Oct, 2017 06:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Roll-up solar panels are being used to help power an island off the coast of Cardiff.
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+33

Radical technological improvement possible for space and life extension

Posted in Science on 5th Oct, 2017 06:20 PM
by Alex Muller
Elon Musk and Spacex could be within five years of radically altering space launch costs and capabilities.
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+36

Earlier School Start Times May Increase Risk of Adolescent Depression and Anxiety

Posted in Science on 4th Oct, 2017 12:37 PM
by Alex Muller
Teenagers with school starting times before 8:30 a.m. may be at particular risk of experiencing depression and anxiety.
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+38

The world’s largest aircraft had a successful engine test

Posted in Science on 3rd Oct, 2017 09:48 AM
by Alex Muller
The Stratolaunch is one step closer to flight
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NASA finds buried water ice at Mars equator by Double checking old data

Posted in Science on 3rd Oct, 2017 09:39 AM
by Alex Muller
Scientists taking a new look at old data from NASA’s Mars orbiter have discovered evidence of water ice near the equator.
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Intel’s new Loihi chip mimics neurons and synapses in the human brain

Posted in Science on 2nd Oct, 2017 06:38 PM
by Alex Muller
Intel announced this week a self-learning, energy-efficient brain-like research chip Loihi that mimics how the human brain functions.
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World View successfully launches its first stratollite from its Tucson HQ

Posted in Science on 2nd Oct, 2017 06:33 PM
by Alex Muller
Stratospheric balloon launch startup World View has completed its inaugural launch from its new Tucson, Arizona-based headquarters.
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SpaceX Big Rocket could launch 4200 Cubic Meters of Bigelow Space Station

Posted in Science on 1st Oct, 2017 05:33 PM
by Alex Muller
Spacex will be putting all of its development into a 150 ton payload fully reusable rocket. This will be ready around 2020-2022.
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Appetite-controlling brain cells activated by amino acids, which could lead to new treatments

Posted in Science on 1st Oct, 2017 05:24 PM
by Alex Muller
The findings could put a serious dent in the obesity epidemic.
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+37

Elon Musk wants to take us anywhere on Earth in less than 1 hour

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2017 01:02 PM
by Alex Muller
The goal of allowing humans to reach any place on Earth in under 60 minutes.
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+27

Intel Jumps Into Brain-Like Computing With New Self-Learning Chip

Posted in Science on 30th Sep, 2017 12:51 PM
by Alex Muller
Intel has become the latest tech company to decide that mimicking the brain’s hardware could be the next stage in the evolution of computing.
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Europe plans Sentinel satellite expansion

Posted in Science on 29th Sep, 2017 02:03 PM
by Alex Muller
Europe has begun the process of scoping an expansion to its Sentinel Earth observation network.
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