citiesOrbits and lighting levels for artificial moon satellite over China

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China Daily provided more details about the artificial full moon mirror satellite over Chengdu. This article is referring to Chinese statements about their mirror moonlight system and referencing a presentation “Mirrors in Dawn Dusk Orbit for Low-Cost Terrestrial Solar Electric …

canadaTerrestrial Energy Molten Salt nuclear plant regulator review progress

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Terrestrial Energy’s Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) has entered the second phase of a vendor design review by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC). The design was the first advanced reactor to complete the first phase of the CNSC’s regulatory …

amazonPuranik CEO of Atlantic.Net validates space based cloud operations

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Space could represent a new frontier for cloud infrastructure. Amazon, Microsoft, Google, IBM and Oracle battle for business from companies that are offloading their data center computing and storage needs. Marty Puranik, CEO and Founder of Atlantic.Net, a leading cloud …

future weaponsSpaceX reusable rockets are better than hypersonic missiles and planes

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All major militaries and nations are scrambling to develop hypersonic missiles, drones and aircraft. All major countries are working on hypersonic missiles The US, Russia, China are spending billions to develop and deploy hypersonic missiles. Japan, India, Australia and Europe …

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 …