Next Big Future
Coverage of Disruptive Science and Technology
March 28, 2017
the drug everolimus boosts flu vaccine response by 25% in people over 65 and rejuvenates the immune system
Novartis found that giving low doses of a drug called everolimus to people over 65 increased their response to flu vaccines. It did, by abo...
China has almost double the CO2 emissions of the USA
China has almost double the CO2 emissions of the United States for the latest figures from 2015. China 10.357 Billion tons of CO2 USA 5...
India and Russia failing to agree on terms for joint fifth generation stealth fighter program
India and Russia have failed to make progress on one of their most prestigious defense deals—the co-development and production of the Sukho...
Silicon Valley's pursuit of extreme life extension
The New Yorker magazine looks at silicon valley's anti aging activities. It covers the usual work and ideas of Aubrey de Grey (SENS rep...
March 27, 2017
Elon Musk has gone public with his Neurolace Brain Computer interface company called Neuralink
The Wall Street Journal reports that Elon Musk has revealed that he started a brain-computer interface company called Neuralink. The compa...
Biggest Dinosaur footprint found in Australia
The largest dinosaur print ever recorded: a 5-foot-9-inch print from a sauropod, or long-necked dinosaur was found in Australia. The tracks...
MIT wants to build an add-on 1 MW sub-critical molten salt reactor beside their 6MW light water reactor to avoid 10 years of regulatory approvals
MIT plans a one-megawatt demonstration molten salt reactor. It would be incapable of sustaining a fission reaction on its own, the research...
Ultimate photon rocket - The Planck Photon Rocket
The Ultimate Limits of the Relativistic Rocket Equation - The Planck Photon Rocket (theoretical speculation) If you can accelerate a parti...
If Tesla Model 3 hits production targets it will outsell BMW 3 series and Mercedes C class within one year
After taking in about 400,000 deposits at $1,000 a piece, Musk ramped up production plans. And then he ramped them up some more. Now, three ...
Spacex launch of private citizens on a lunar orbiting mission in 2018 will use new Falcon Heavy
Last week, SpaceX announced it has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon in 2018. According to the company,...
Spacex scheduled relaunch of a recovered booster is scheduled for this Thursday
SpaceX is now targeting 6 p.m. Thursday for its first re-launch of a used Falcon 9 rocket booster, a mission that aims to loft a commercial ...
Carnival of Space 502
The Carnival of Space 502 is up at Urban Astronomer. Evolving Planet - Origami-inspired Microbots, Our Future Planet Explorers
March 26, 2017
ASEAN should have four countries with over a trillion dollar GDP by 2030
Four ASEAN Countries will become trillion dollar economies by 2030 Southeast Asia is expected to be one of the world’s fastest growing reg...
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