hardware

US and Canada Nuclear Regulators Complete Technical Review of Molten Salt Reactor

Posted in Hardware, Science on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

Terrestrial Energy’s IMSR is a 4th generation reactor that uses molten salt as both fuel and coolant, with integrated components, that can supply heat directly to industrial facilities or use it to generate electrical power.

NASA Successfully Fuels Artemis 1 Moon Rocket

Posted in Hardware, Science on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

When the rocket finally blasts off, it will be a key step to bring astronauts back to the moon, potentially reigniting a new chapter in lunar exploration.

An Autonomous Ship Used AI To Cross The Atlantic Without A Human Crew

Posted in Hardware, Software on 25th Jun, 2022
by Alex Muller

The new Mayflower-logically dubbed the Mayflower 400-is a 50-foot-long trimaran, can go up to 10 knots or 18.5 kilometers an hour, is powered by electric motors that run on solar energy, and required a crew of zero.

Boeing's Starliner Spacecraft Safely Touches Down In New Mexico

Posted in Hardware, Science on 31st May, 2022
by Alex Muller

"With the completion of OFT-2, we will incorporate lessons learned and continue working to prepare for the crewed flight test and NASA certification"

Nanomagnetic Computing Could Drastically Cut AI's Energy Use

Posted in Hardware, Science, Software on 30th May, 2022
by Alex Muller

Researchers estimate that when scaled up it could be 100,000 times more efficient than conventional computing.