physicsQuantum mechanics time travel indicates no grandfather paradox

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Dr. Seth Lloyd, an MIT professor and self-described “quantum mechanic,” describes the quantum mechanics behind time travel during a guest lecture at the Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo. Recorded on Nov. 4, 2010, this is the entire lecture …

climate changeOcean Solutions are key to solving Climate Change

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There is a comprehensive and systematic assessment of 13 global- and local-scale, ocean-based measures was performed to help steer the development and implementation of technologies and actions toward a sustainable outcome. Iron Fertilization and growth of large kelp farms are …

ibmIBM proves a quantum computing advantage over classical

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IBM scientists have mathematically proven that there are certain problems that require only a fixed circuit depth when done on a quantum computer no matter how the number of inputs increase. On a classical computer, these same problems require the …

adiabatic quantum computerFuture of Quantum Computing from Giant and Pioneer in the field

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Seth Lloyd contributed a lot of the basic science and theory of a lot of Quantum computing. Seth developed the design of adiabatic computing in 2002 which was implemented by D-Wave Systems in 2006 and continues to be a growing …

chinaLighting up a megacity at night will lead to night solar farm lighting

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Chengdu plans to launch in 2020 a mirror satellite to create dusk lighting at night. The satellite will appear to be 8 times a full moon. They believe this will remove the need for most street lighting which will save …

energyTechnological and Societal Innovation is key to beating poverty

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Bill Gates the challenge of eliminating extreme poverty, which used to be defined as living on less than a $1.90 per day. The World Bank remains committed to achieving the goal of ending extreme poverty by 2030. Innovation is the …

chinaChina adds nuclear energy and US courts allow state subsidy laws

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The Haiyang 2 AP1000 in China is the fourth AP1000 nuclear energy reactor to be connected to the electricity grid. Sanmen 1 became the first AP1000 to begin commercial operation in September, 2018. China has 1750 Gigawatts of power generation. …

batteriesTesla has Chinese land for 500,000 car per year Gigafactory 3

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Tesla has 1300 acres plot of land at the Shanghai Lingang Equipment Industrial Zone for building a 500,000 car per year Gigafactory 3. Tesla will be able to build a Chinese Gigafactory as large as the Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. …

europeOvzon fourth client SpaceX Falcon Heavy launches

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Swedish company, Ovzon, has entered into an agreement with SpaceX for launch of Ovzon’s first GEO satellite. The launch is expected to take place no earlier than Q4 2020. The next step for the company is to finalize the procurement …

armyUS Army will test 50 kw lasers on Strykers and 100 kw lasers in 2021

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The US Army will test 50 kilowatt lasers on an Anti-aircraft Stryker starting in 2021 and then will field them in 2023. Doubling a laser’s power level halves the time it takes to burn out a given target at a …