SpaceX Catching Starship and Booster for Ten Times the Launch Rate

Elon Musk has shared SpaceX simulations of the catching of the SpaceX Starship and booster. Being able to make the Mechazilla SpaceX catch system will enable SpaceX to a launch, land and relaunch three times a day. A normal landing, maintenance, craning the booster and starship onto crawlers and moving 1 mph via crawler would …

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Evidence that Tesla ALREADY SOLVED Battery Supply Limitation

I, Brian Wang, made a video that puts together evidence that Tesla has already largely solved its battery supply problem. It is not 4680 batteries. It is not a solution that is coming later in the year. It is a supply solution that already reached a tipping point in 2021. Battery supply has long been …

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Superabsorption Progress Towards Quantum Batteries

University of Adelaide and their overseas partners have successfully proved the concept of superabsorption, a crucial idea underpinning quantum batteries. Quantum batteries offer the potential for vastly better thermodynamic efficiency, and ultra-fast charging time, much faster and more efficient than the electrochemical batteries like Nickel Metal Hydride or Lithium Ion, in common use today. By …

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Modular Molten Salt Reactors Starting 2028

Late in 2021, Terrestrial Energy has unveiled an upgraded 390-MWe design of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant to meet utility requirements and boost its cost-competitiveness as part of an effort to ramp up its candidacy for deployment at Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG’s) Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. Terrestrial Energy announced a series of …

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Russia Could Invade Ukraine This Weekend

Several likely Russian actions indicate that Russia could invade Ukraine (beyond the Crimea occupation) this weekend. Ukraine is getting a widescale cyberattack on its government websites. Ukraine says 70 government sites have been hit by cyberattack. Russia already has 100,000 troops on the border and Russia is moving more military gear now. The image above …

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Accelerating Population Collapse With Potential Moms Aging Out

South Korea’s total population in 2021 is dropping for the first time since they began collecting census data. Statistics Korea reported a 0.18% on-year to 51.7 million at the end of 2021. In 2020, Statistics Korea projected this drop in population would start in 2029. The number of expected babies per South Korean woman is …

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Tesla China Delivered 70600 EVs in December

Tesla China delivered 70,847 Vehicles in Dec 2021. The total 2021 Tesla China production was 484,130 and about 160,000 were exported. 320,000 were delivered to domestic China buyers. Tesla sold 120,000 EVs globally in December 2021. Tesla made 936000 EVs in 2021. BYD sold 48317 EVs in December. BYD made 322,000 EVs in 2021. Tesla …

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