SpaceX SN17 Has Orbital Heat Shield

SpaceX SN17 Starship has an orbital heat shield. This indicates that SpaceX is expecting to rapidly progress to higher altitude flights. SpaceX is expecting they might be only two months away from an orbital test flight of Starship. SOURCES – what about it? Boca Chica Gal Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com Brian WangBrian Wang is …

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Million Tesla Cars in 2021

Barrons reports on evidence that Tesla is tracking to 1 million sales in 2021. Barrons is a leading financial paper. Barrons article is entitled “Tesla Stock Turns Higher Because Sales and Deliveries May Blow Away Estimates”. A key Tesla supplier revenues indicates Tesla is buying components for 1 million cars in 2021. Tesla’s 10Q filing …

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Pro-Baby Policies Are Needed

Taiwan has the lowest birthrate in the world. In the CIA’s latest report on the total fertility rate (TFR), which assesses the average number of children women in a given country are expected to have during their childbearing years, Taiwan was ranked last out of 227 countries at 1.07 children per woman. The countries with …

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TSMC is Crushing Intel

There are claims that Intel’s full 10-nanometer process chip is equal to the TSMC 7N chip. TSMC seems to be 40% better in transistor density with its 5N plus chip and will make more improvements with a 4N chip. Even if TSMC process descriptions are just marketing, TSMC has superior transistor density, lower costs and …

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TSMC Roadmap to One Million Times Better Energy Efficient Compute Performance by 2040

Here is a presentation by Taiwan Semiconductor Chairman Liu. TSMC and Samsung are the current masters of EUV lithography. TSMC has the lead. Extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography has enabled TSMC to achieve higher patterning fidelity, shorter cycle times and reduced process complexity and defect rates. TSMC uses EUV in ten mask layers for the 5nm …

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