energyKorea Completes 1340 MWe Nuclear Reactor

Korea has started a new 1350 MWe Shin Kori 4 reactor and will connect it to the electricity grid at the end of this month. It is the second APR-1400 reactor to start up of a planned global fleet of …

astronomyNASA TESS Discovers Earth Sized Exoplanet

NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) has discovered its first Earth-size exoplanet. The exoplanet, HD 21749c, is about 89% Earth’s diameter.

medicineCold Plasma Kills 99.9% of Airborne Viruses

A nonthermal plasma reactor was able to inactivate or remove from the airstream 99.9% of a test virus, with the vast majority due to inactivation.

scienceWhat is the Multi-generational Effect of Partial Gravity ?

The reason for a space Gravity lab is that we do not know the long term effects of partial gravity and do not know if it is safe for humans to live at partial gravity. If we want to colonize …

scienceDespite High Radiation Levels Nearest Exoplanets Can Support Life

Researchers compared atmosphere and radiation models of exoplanets with Earth of nearly 4 billion years ago to today. 4 billion years ago the Earth had a lot more radiation but life still existed and started at that time.

medicineTreating Precancerous Skin Lesions With Fewer Side Effects

Precancerous skin lesions can be treated with topical targeted therapies to significantly reduce their size and inhibit the growth of cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma, the second most common form of cancer. Two treatments—small-molecule kinase inhibitors known as dasatinib and BEZ-235—were …

economic impactMomentus Water-Plasma Space Transportation Service #SpaceAccess2019

Momentus Space's Water-Plasma Propelled In-Space Transportation Services. Vigoride Extended will be able to take 200 kilogram from low-earth orbit to lunar orbit. It could take 300 kilograms from low-earth orbit to GEO. The cost would be $100,000/kg.