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buildingsTechnically Feasible Huge Next Generation Space Station

The Goal of Gateway Foundation Von Braun Station is to build a dual-use station that is economically self-sustaining. This space station would have 11 million cubic meters of pressurized volume versus 931 meters for the International space station. This would …

spaceSpaceX Starhopper 200 Meter Flight Monday

The SpaceX will have its second flight on Monday, August 26, 2019. This should be a 200-meter flight while the first flight was about 20 meters. Finally! @SpaceX looks to be targeting Monday for #starhopper!!! There’s an actual NOTAM in …

futureIronbridge Quantum Communication

Cambridge Quantum Computing uses photonics and quantum entanglement to generate truly random numbers. They also constantly verify that quantum randomness is being maintained. Failure to of quantum randomness tests indicates that there has been interference and tampering.

chinaChina’s Quantum Satellite Security Has Been Broken

China created a satellite for secure distribution of keys for encrypted data. The hope was that this would enable totally secure unbreakable transmission of the keys for coded data. Quantum key distribution (QKD) is a secure communication method which implements …

chinaRussian Quantum Hacking Lab

There is a Quantum hacking lab which is a site of the Russian Quantum Center. This site has a collection of videos, research papers and presentations about quantum cryptography and quantum security. Vadim Makarov worked at the University of Waterloo …

futureInstantly Update Virtual Reality from CAD Models and Control VR Like Tony Stark

Mindesk 3 is new modeling software that has a live-link between CAD models and virtual reality and can link to the UNREAL gaming system for simulations with realistic physics. Nextbigfuture interviewed the co-founders Vittorio Bava and Gabriele Sorrento of Mindesk. …

antiagingUnderestimating Life Expectancy Improvements on Insurance Policies

General Electric has recently been accused of accounting fraud for not properly reporting the cost of providing Long Term Care to old people on insurance policies sold many years ago. All of the insurance companies that sold long-term care insurance …

adiabatic quantum computerClassical, Quantum and Simulated Quantum Computers Work Together

Nextbigfuture spoke with an experienced quantum computing machine learning solutions lead from 1qbit. 1qbit solves problems with quantum computer solutions with D-Wave Systems quantum and with Fujitsu’s digital (classical computer hardware) annealing system. They also have worked with many other …