carnival of spaceCarnival of Space 595 – India Will Have Manned Launches by 2022

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1. Universe Today – India is Going to be Sending Three People to Space in Three Years During a cabinet-level meeting that took place on Friday, Dec. 25th, the government of India announced that the Indian Space Research Organization‘s (ISRO) …

batteriesWill Tesla and Elon Musk Win in 2019?

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There is a debate about the future of Tesla. There is concern that the layoff of 3000 workers is a sign of weakness. There is the news that the fourth quarter was only mildly profitable. There are concerns that the …

amazonPersonal Experience at an Amazon Go in San Francisco

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The Amazon Go stores have been open for two years in Seattle. The Amazon Go Stores in San Francisco have been open for a few months, since October, 2018. The Amazon Go store on Post street is open on Saturday …

launchRendering of SpaceX Heavy Configuration for Superheavy Starship

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There has been a rendering of SpaceX Superheavy Starship with two additional side boosters. Each side booster would have 31 Raptor engines like the Super heavy first stage. A SpaceX rocket with this configuration would be able to launch about …

chinaChina Offers to Buy $1 Trillion from USA to Fix Trade and Give US a China Funded Stimulus

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China has offered to buy more than $1 trillion in additional imports over six years, shrinking its $323 billion trade surplus with the U.S. to zero by 2024. Global investors are increasingly confident that a China trade deal will happen. …

coalNuclear Power Has Saved 3 Million Lives

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Going to nuclear power and uranium would be many times faster than replacing fossil fuels with renewables. There is a constant stream of death and sickness from fossil fuels. Japan and Germany went to more coal. Renewables can be better …

spaceWill Space Launch System be the 21st Century Spruce Goose?

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Howard Hughes was paid $23 million ($300 million inflation adjusted) to develop the Spruce Goose. It was the largest airplane in the world at the time. It did not fly until after World War 2. Hughes had to fly it …

spaceWhy Don’t Other Rocket Companies Test More Rockets?

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SpaceX and China have been the builders and testers of new rockets for the last decade. Other countries and companies rarely test new rockets. Many other competing companies and nations have as much or more money, but they just do …

boring companyBoring Company Could Lower Cost of Europe’s Next Generation Particle Colliders

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The Civil Engineering for the proposed next-generation particle collider is 5 billion euros. Above: Cross section of an FCC-hh arc. The grey equipment on the left side of the tunnel represents the cryogenic distribution line. A 16 T superconducting magnet …

futureCERN Proposes 100 Trillion Electron Volt Supercollider for 2040

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The Future Circular Collider (FCC) collaboration submitted its Conceptual Design Report (CDR) for publication, a four-volume document that presents the different options for a large circular collider of the future. It showcases the great physics opportunities offered by machines of …