technology

DNAFirst Billion-atom Biomolecular Simulation

Researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory have created the largest simulation to date of an entire gene of DNA, a feat that required one billion atoms to model and will help researchers to better understand and develop cures for diseases …

agricultureSwarm Satellites Has Smallest Satellites and Will Have Low Data Rate Global Coverage

Swarm Technologies makes the smallest satellite at one-quarter the size of a 1U cubesat. They raised $25 million in a series A. The round was led by Craft Ventures and Sky Dayton, founder of EarthLink and Boingo, with participation from …

futureNASA Reveals a Moon Plan That Relies on the Terrible SLS Rocket

NASA has selected 11 companies to conduct studies and produce prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration program. This effort will help put American astronauts — the first woman and next man — on the Moon’s south pole …

elon muskSpaceX’s Orbital Starship in Florida and Texas are Making Rapid Progress

The Texas version of the orbital Starship is further along in assembly. Here as a picture from over a week ago. SpaceX is planning Single Stage To Orbit test flights. However, those flights will not be reusable. They will likely …

artificial intelligenceAdvance to Controlling one to a Few Hundred Atoms at Microsecond Timescales Using AI Control of Electron Beams

The work should lead to control one to a few hundred atoms at microsecond timescales using AI control of electron beams. The computational/analytical framework developed in this work are general and can further help develop techniques for controlling single-atom dynamics …

elon muskSpaceX Single Stage to Orbit Starship

The new upper stage of the SpaceX Super Heavy Starship is called the Starship. Elon Musk has described that the Starship can make it to orbit in a single stage but it would not be able to have a heat …

businessHewlett Packard Enterprise Has Bought Cray and Will Push to ExaFLOP Supercomputers

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has bought Cray Supercomputers. Cray Research was started in 1972 by the legendary supercomputer expert Seymour Cray. HPE and Cray want to lead in the Exascale era. The promise of Exascale is more than a single …

spaceSpaceX Starhopper Tests Resume May 28

Spadre reports that SpaceX will restart Starhopper testing May 28. SpaceX also has two orbital versions of the Starship under construction. These fully reusable rocket will make rocket launching costs far more like airplanes. The East Coast Starship being built …

5gMore Than Trade War – Full Tech War With 5G Blacklisting

Trump is banning China’s Huawei in 5G. US companies will not sell components for China’s 5G. Qualcomm, Micron and other companies will not be selling to Huawei. Cisco is a big winner and is up 6.6% today. This is more …