When future historians look back at 2010-2050

When historians look back at the period from 1490 to 1530, the main way they frame it is that it was part of the Renaissance (1400-1700) and the beginning of the Age of Exploration (1500-1800). The successful Spacex BFR (150 ton fully reusable rocket) will be part of starting a true space age. With the …

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Spacex Big Rocket will go down in history like DC-3 and Caravel sailing ships

The 150 ton payload fully reusable Spacex Big F*ing Rocket (BFR) will make it easy to begin a true space age. Each Spacex BFR launch would enable the placement of 2 to 4 times larger space stations than the International Space Station which took dozens of Shuttle launches. The BFR will be able refuel in …

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Each Spacex Big Rocket could launch 4200 Cubic Meters of Bigelow Space Station for a new Space age

A couple of days ago Elon Musk announced that Spacex will be putting all of its development into a 150 ton payload fully reusable rocket. This will be ready around 2020-2022. Bigelow BA 2100, or Olympus, is a conceptual design for a larger, heavier, and more capable expandable space station module, or interplanetary human transport …

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Amazon making Ringworld, Snow Crash and Lazarus One TV series

Amazon is dramatically ramping up its production for next year, moving forward with three new high-concept series (ringworld, Snow Crash and Lazarus One). These new efforts represent a significant production investment from the studio, which is currently in preproduction, production or post on 67 TV series and 20 movies around the world. The hunger for …

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Proposed acceleration of superchopper replacement starting in 2025

Bell Helicopter is so confident in their new V-280 tilt-rotor prototype that they want the Pentagon to accelerate the Future Vertical Lift program by five to eight years. This would pull production of the first future helicopter replacement, twice as fast and longer-ranged replacement for Army UH-60s and Marine UH-1s, from the 2030s to as …

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Japan licenses 11 bitcoin exchanges

Quoine is the first global crypto fintech company to receive an official license from the Japan Financial Services Agency (JFSA) on Friday, 29th September 2017. QUOINE operates QUOINEX, a cryptocurrency exchange and high performance trading platform that went global since May 2014. At its core, QUOINE is focused on stringent security measures on QUOINEX and …

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Giant rats and rodents

A new species of rat was discovered on the Solomon islands and it can weigh up to 1 kg (2.2 lb) and measures about 45.7 cm (1.5 ft) from its nose to the tip of its tail. A typical adult male north american brown rat weighs on average 350 g (12 oz), while a typical …

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Hypersonic SR-72 spyplane demo spotted

A subscale demonstrator of the SR-72 hypersonic spyplane was reportedly spied at Lockheed’s facilities in California. A proposed hypersonic reconnaissance and strike aircraft, the SR-72 would serve as a replacement for the famed SR-71 Blackbird, which was retired by the Air Force back in 1998. The SR-71 Blackbird could fly at 2200 mph (over 3 …

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Getting to a scientific revolution with 50-100+ superconducting qubit quantum computing

A programmable quantum system consisting of merely 50 to 100 qubits could revolutionize scientific research. While such a platform is naturally suited to address problems in quantum chemistry and materials science, applications range to fields as far as classical dynamics and computer science. A key milestone on the path towards realizing these applications will be …

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Elon Musk new affordable Mars Plan will use new rocket that replaces all existing Spacex rockets

Elon Musk wants to use this one ship that replaces Falcon 9, Falcon Heavy and Dragon. * They tested the carbon fiber cryo fuel tank to failure * they have had 42 main engine tests of the Raptor engine * they are going to get propulsive landing perfect * the landing will land so precisely …

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