Improved ion thruster

Researchers from the Harbin Institute of Technology in China have created a new inlet design for Cylindrical shaped Hall thrusters (CHTs) that may significantly increase the thrust and allows spaceships to travel greater distances. Xenon is often used as a …

Quadcopter with sniper rifle or grenade launcher

Duke Robotics announces, TIKAD, a dramatic step forward in protecting our troops by developing the resources needed to fight terrorism effectively today. Tikad is a quadcopter drone with a sniper rifle, grenade launcher and other small arms. Tikad can have …

Ecstasy of Bitcoin

Fundstrat Founder Tom Lee forecast that the cryptocurrency Bitcoin could rise to $6,000 a coin by the middle of next year. Bitcoin like Gold The big driver of this 29% rally through mid-2018 would be greater public awareness of bitcoin …

China dominates generation 3+ nuclear reactors

The world’s first AP1000 reactor will begin fuel loading in the next two weeks. The power plant will start loading more than 100 fuel assemblies into the honeycomb core of its AP1000 reactor with a pair of robotic arms. Compared …