energyElysium Molten Chloride Salt Fast Reactor will use existing technology for rapid approval

The Elysium Molten Chloride Salt Fast Reactor (MCSFR) is state-of-the-art in its design. Elysium’s technology is unique as it can provide base-load and clean power while addressing the current issues in the nuclear power industry. Based on demonstrated technology in …

artificial intelligenceImpact of AI and Mobile Internet compared to Growth of China and India 2013-2025

In 2013, McKinsey lists 12 disruptive technologies that would have multi-trillion economic impact from 2013 to 2025. Nextbigfuture compared this to expected GDP growth of nations. It is now five years down the line and we can see more about …

militaryStar Wars Clone Wars Returns for a final season

The animated Star Wars Clone Wars series is returning for a final season. This will continue to fill in the story leading up to Revenge of the Sith. Lucasfilm announced at San Diego Comic-Con that The Clone Wars would return …

astronomySuper-aliens might gather stars and galaxies

If Dyson Swarms are the physical limit for an advanced civilization and the expansion of the universe is a real problem for those super-aliens then we could see them gathering stars and galaxies. The presence of dark energy in our …

antimatterSolutions for near-term antimatter fusion propulsion using isotope breeding cycle

The world only produces a nanogram of antimatter every year but we cannot store any of it for any length of time. Positron Dynamics has solutions to all of the huge problems to use the immense power of antimatter. Positrons …

energyMoltex molten salt reactor being built in New Brunswick Canada

UK-based Moltex Energy will build a demonstration SSR-W (Stable Salt Reactor – Wasteburner) at the Point Lepreau nuclear power plant site in Canada under an agreement signed with the New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation and NB Power. The agreement provides …

asteriodsReviewing Asteroid Day 2018

The European Southern Observatory (ESO) and ESA (European space agency) teamed up to produce a packed Asteroid Day webcast. There were interviews with ESA and ESO scientists. Updates from Europe’s asteroid hunters and some of the most recent asteroid science …

energyCrisis and opportunities for new nuclear power

There was a study of advanced nuclear reactors costs by the Energy Options Network. Energy Options Network looked at Elysium Industries MSR General Electric SFR Moltex Energy MSR NuScale Power APWR Terrestrial Energy MSR Canada ThorCon Power MSR Transatomic Power …

controversyFirst Human Head Transplant will still happen soon based upon millions in sunk costs

Italian doctor Sergio Canavero, Chinese doctor Ren Xiaoping and the Chinese government are still saying the first human head transplant will happen soon. They were talking about a fall 2017 transplant but that did not happen. They are still saying …

goldSunken Russian ship found and believed to have 3400 tons of gold worth $130 billion

A South Korean salvage team (South Korea, China, Canada and the UK) has discovered the wreck of a Russian warship that was sunk in a naval battle 113 years ago and is believed contain 5500 boxes of gold bars and …