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The Military Wants One-hour Global Delivery. SpaceX Thinks It Can Pull It Off.

Posted in Hardware, Science on 22nd Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

The government never gave up on the notion of delivering cargo to far off places in record times.

Alphabet's New Moonshot Is To Transform How We Grow Food

Posted in Business, Science on 22nd Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

With the global population growing while climate change begins to impact our ability to produce food, many are calling for a 21st-century Green Revolution.

High-Temperature Superconductor Cable Will Speed Up Development Of Nuclear Fusion

Posted in Hardware, Science on 17th Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

A variant of VIPER will be used in an ARPA-E funded program to make a fast-ramping, high-field central solenoid magnet capable of initiating and sustaining plasma current in a tokamak device on its own. This magnet will lower the cost and complexity of commercial fusion power plants.

US Transportation Command Studying SpaceX Starships Anywhere In An Hour Capability

Posted in Business, Science on 11th Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

U.S. Transportation Command has signed an agreement with SpaceX and Exploration Architecture Corporation (XArc) to study the use of SpaceX Starships to transport supplies in an emergency.

President Xi Goal Is A Carbon Neutral China By 2060

Posted in Business, Science on 6th Oct, 2020
by Alex Muller

The changes would be gradual until 2035 and then they would speed up changes. The plan would need $15 trillion of investment.