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China increases solar power output by 80% in three months

Posted in Science on 5th May, 2017 07:22 PM
by Alex Muller
The power-generation increase comes even as more solar plants stand idle because of congested transmission infrastructure.
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+46

Google expands Project Sunroof 'solar power potential' program beyond the U.S. and into Germany

Posted in Science on 4th May, 2017 01:49 PM
by Alex Muller
Google is expanding its Project Sunroof program beyond the U.S. for the first time.
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With latency as low as 25ms, SpaceX to launch broadband satellites in 2019

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2017 08:10 PM
by Alex Muller
Satellites will function like a mesh network and deliver gigabit speeds.
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+31

Solar could provide 30% of Australia’s power needs by 2030

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2017 08:06 PM
by Alex Muller
Solar photovoltaics (PV) could provide 30 per cent of Australia’s electricity needs by 2030, according to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).
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+44

Antarctic iceberg crack develops fork

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2017 07:45 PM
by Alex Muller
The crack in the Larsen C Ice Shelf that looks set to spawn a giant berg has suddenly forked.
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+23

China plans to reach Mars by 2020 and eventually build a moon base

Posted in Science on 3rd May, 2017 07:40 PM
by Alex Muller
China has plans to orbit the moon, land people on it, and eventually settle a moon colony.
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+32

SpaceX has tenth successful rocket stage landing and first military mission

Posted in Science on 2nd May, 2017 06:52 PM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket on solid ground again.
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+38

Will the first tech to replace smartphones be controlled with our brains?

Posted in Science on 2nd May, 2017 06:48 PM
by Alex Muller
When you can display virtually anything onto the world around you, the need for physical displays is essentially erased.
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+45

Major Report Prompts Warnings That the Arctic Is Unraveling

Posted in Science on 1st May, 2017 07:59 PM
by Alex Muller
The polar region is warming more than twice as fast as the rest of the planet.
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+33

Scientists think Facebook and Elon Musk are way too optimistic about mind-reading tech

Posted in Science on 30th Apr, 2017 05:58 PM
by Alex Muller
Ambitious promises this month about how fast their new research projects into human telepathy could yield big scientific breakthroughs.
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+37

SpaceX looks to break into national security launch market on Sunday

Posted in Science on 29th Apr, 2017 01:18 PM
by Alex Muller
It is expected that SpaceX will offer coverage of the first stage landing attempt, about nine minutes after the launch.
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Martian Soil Could Be Used to Build a Colony

Posted in Science on 28th Apr, 2017 06:56 PM
by Alex Muller
Engineers from the University of California in San Diego have created bricks composed of simulated Martian regolith (soil).
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The Next Journey To Pluto Is Now On Plot

Posted in Science on 27th Apr, 2017 06:20 PM
by Alex Muller
An orbiter that will fully investigate the fascinating Pluto
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Air pollution: 'Heart disease link found'

Posted in Science on 27th Apr, 2017 06:12 PM
by Alex Muller
Extremely small particles of pollution have the potential to evade the lungs' protective filter system and end up deep in the body, scientists suggest.
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NASA designs an inflatable greenhouse for Mars

Posted in Science on 27th Apr, 2017 06:06 PM
by Alex Muller
An inflatable greenhouse that’ll be more effective at helping astronauts cultivate veggies and produce oxygen in a place like Mars.
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Banned industrial solvent sheds new light on methane mystery

Posted in Science on 25th Apr, 2017 09:12 AM
by Alex Muller
Since 2007, scientists have been searching to find the cause of a sudden and unexpected global rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas.
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