Energy

energyPowering Communication for an Interstellar Probe

There was a November 2019, NASA Workshop on Interstellar Propulsion. It was part of the 2019 Interstellar Symposium. The workshop focused on physics-based propulsion technologies that have the potential to meet the goal of launching an interstellar probe within the …

batteriesTesla Cybertruck Reservations Over 535,000

Tesla Cybertruck pre-orders has passed a half million according to an unofficial tally updated by reservation holders. Cybertruck reservation holders at Cybertruckownersclub.com have been tracking pre-orders. They estimate 535,841 pre-orders. This is an average of 5,953 orders received per day …

energyPicosecond Lasers and Avalanche Reactions Generate 1 Billion Times Fusion Reactions

HB-11 Energy has published its progress towards generating commercial nuclear fusion using a dual laser method. the University of New South Wales reports that HB11 Energy has been granted patents for its laser-driven technique for creating fusion energy. They would …

amazon$10 Billion Jeff Bezos Earth Fund Will Fight Climate Change

Jeff Bezos launched the Bezos Earth Fund with an Instagram announcement.⁣ ⁣⁣⁣ Bezos said Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet. I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of …

electric carsTesla Semi Factory Possibly Added at Nevada Gigafactory

Electrek reports that Tesla added a large new building besides its Gigafactory in Nevada. They were told that the new building will be used for Tesla Semi production. This has not been officially confirmed. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific …

batteriesTesla Will Also Use Local China Batteries

Tesla is in advanced stages of talks to use batteries without cobalt from CATL . Cobalt is one of the most expensive metals in electric vehicle (EV) batteries. Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) batteries have lower energy density than current Tesla …

astronomyCarnival of Space 651 – Gravity Waves Could Solve Antimatter Puzzle

The Carnival of Space 651 is up at Urban Astronomer. Universe Today – Did Neutrinos Stop The Early Universe From Annihilating Itself? Soon after matter and antimatter appeared in the cosmos, the universe underwent a phase change where more antimatter …

boring companyBoring Company Has Dug the Vegas Convention Center Tunnel

Boring Company has dug the Vegas Convention Center Tunnel. LVCC Loop will connect the LVCC New Exhibit Hall with the existing campus (North/Central/South Halls). Three stations locations will offer convenient access between key LVCC destinations and nearby transportation connections. Typical …

technologyTesla Model 3 Performs at Super Car Levels

Bolt on upgrades to a street-legal Tesla Model 3 almost matched the racetrack time for a Mclaren F1 car on the Tsukuba Circuit in Japan. The fastest recorded lap time at Tsukuba is a 1:00.3 by a Nissan Nismo GT-R. …

apple20% Difference Between Saudi Aramco and Apple

Saudi Aramco has been the most valuable company in the world and it had an IPO late in 2019 and briefly traded at $2 trillion when it was worth 38.7 riyal per share. Saudi Aramco valuation is down to $1.7 …