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SpaceX Launches 60 More Internet Satellites

Posted in Business, Hardware, Online on 12th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX sent another 60 satellites into orbit on Monday, one of many such launches the company hopes to conduct over the next year as it works to build a massive broadband-from-space business.

Germany Solar And Wind Is Triple The Cost Of France’s Nuclear And Will Last Half As Long

Posted in Business, Hardware on 12th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

From 2006 to 2017, Germany increased the cost of electricity for households by 50%. (per an OECD report) French electricity costs are just 59% of German electricity prices. France produces one-tenth the carbon pollution from electricity compared to Germany.

Lenovo Pilots VR As An Alternative To General Anesthesia For Kids

Posted in Games, Hardware, Medicine on 10th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

Lenovo and the Starlight Children’s Foundation have been pilot testing virtual reality headsets as an alternative to general anesthetics for kids, alleviating panic and pain by distracting critically ill pediatric patients from what’s actually happening around them.

SpaceX And Boeing Could Be Ready To Fly Astronauts In The First Quarter Of 2020

Posted in Business, Hardware, Science on 6th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

SpaceX’s In-Flight Abort test must go perfectly. The test is scheduled for December. SpaceX crew Dragon’s Demo-2 astronaut launch could occur as early as February or March 2020.

Infrared Solar Cells Will Boost Solar Power By Up To 25% And Eventually Double

Posted in Hardware on 3rd Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

Invisible infrared light accounts for half of all solar radiation on the Earth’s surface, yet ordinary solar energy systems have limited ability in converting it to power.