Brian Wang Archive

broadbandElon Musk Tweets Over Starlink and SpaceX Targets Mid-2020 for Starlink Broadband Service

Elon Musk has successfully used Starlink satellites to send some twitter messages. SpaceX president and chief operating officer Gwynne Shotwell said Oct. 22. that SpaceX will start offering broadband service in the United States via its Starlink constellation in mid-2020. …

futureIBM Disputes Google’s Quantum Supremacy Claim

Google claims their 54 qubit quantum computer can solve a problem in 200 seconds that would take a regular supercomputer 10,000 years but IBM says it would take 2.5 days or much less for a supercomputer to solve. Nextbigfuture notes …

futureSpaceX Wants Unmanned Starship on the Moon in 2022 and Manned in 2024

SpaceX President and COO Gwynne Shotwell described the SpaceX moon timeline at the IAC (International Astronautical Congress) 2019. First Starship earth orbital flight within 1 year Land on moon before 2022. They want to stage cargo with an unmanned mission. …

futureHigh Resolution Imaging Screens Thousands of Genes in a Few Days

Researchers at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and MIT have developed a new method that combines large-scale pooled genetic screens with image-based analysis of cellular behavior. The approach, called optical pooled screens, allows researchers to examine how genes …

darpaPre-Cooler for Hypersonic Spaceplane Cools From 1,000°C in Less Than 0.05 Seconds

Reaction Engines has successfully tested its innovative precooler at airflow temperature conditions representing Mach 5, or five times the speed of sound, marking a significant milestone in the development of its SABRE™ engine and paving the way for a revolution …

businessIntroduction to trading shares for beginners

Making money through online share trading has become one of the most popular ways for people to grow their wealth. Among the most well-known ways of investing money in the stock markets over the short-term is with CFDs, or Contracts …

blue originBlue Origin Will Lead Lunar Lander Development

Blue Origin will lead a lunar lander development project. They will work with Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Draper. These partners have decades of experience supporting NASA with human space flight systems, launch vehicles, orbital logistics, deep-space missions, interplanetary navigation …

diseasePrime Genome Editing System Could Accelerate Disease Cures

A new type of gene editing enables more precise editing than CRISPR. Prime editing combines two key proteins and a new RNA to make targeted insertions, deletions, and all possible single-letter changes in the DNA of human cells. Prime Editing …

controversialUS Army Working With UFO Group on Controversial and Speculative Technology

Blink-182 singer Tom DeLonge’s UFO research, called To the Stars Academy (TTSA), signed an agreement with the U.S. Army to study and develop advanced materials for beamed propulsion, inertial mass reduction and more. Online sources indicate that Tom DeLonge has …

colonizationSpaceX Updated Mars Colonization Plans from Paul Wooster

SpaceX Principal Mars Development Engineer Paul Wooster talked about SpaceX Starship and Super Heavy (BFR) at Mars Society Convention 2019. Paul described the impact of full reusability for the Super Heavy Starship to lower costs. He also described the in-orbit …