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energyAGNI Fusion has innovative hybrid ion beam approach to commercial fusion

AGNI wants to achieve a paradigm shift in energy with a nuclear fusion reactor with 10 times the efficiency of fission and no waste. Dr. James Conca covered AGNI for Forbes. AGNI has the ability to remediate all radioactive waste …

astronomyGround based telescopes have surpassed Hubble Space Telescope in picture sharpness

It is now possible to capture images from the ground at visible wavelengths that are sharper than those from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope. Ground telescopes have been much bigger than the Hubble Space telescope and could capture more light. …

futureMore than doubling the performance of solar sails with diffractive metafilm sails

A Rochester Institute of Technology researcher could more than double the performance of solar sails by creating diffractive metafilm sails. This will initially be used to raise cubesats to higher orbits. The new materials could be used to steer reflected …

oceansRestore the oceans and get up to 50 times the fish and store a trillion tons of CO2

Russ George was interviewed by the ecologist. He describes how iron fertilization could be used to remove one trillion tons of CO2 from the atmosphere. Russ George was involved in the fertilizing of the ocean off of Canada in 2012 …

energyGraphene foam for wearables and with scalable 3D production

A Glasgow University team has developed medical sensors powered by a porous foam of graphene and silver, an advance with potential applications in the wearable device market. They used a commercially available graphene foam to make a layered structure with …

antiagingGene therapy to remove old cells is extending the life of older mice

Oisin Biotechnology is a leader in removing senescent cells for antiaging. They have shown p16 positive senescent cells can be killed on demand in both in vitro and in vivo environments. Now they have started on experiments that will show …

astronomyCarnival of Space 570

1. Planetaria – These 2 exoplanets might have seasons and stable climates There might indeed be some alien worlds that are quite similar to Earth in terms of their seasons and stable climates. The study focuses on two known exoplanets, …

astronomyJupiter has ten more moons bringing the total to 79

10 new small moons have been found around Jupiter, bringing its total to 79. One of the finds is an oddball that moves in the opposite direction from its neighbors. The newfound moons are small, between about 1 and 3 …

entertainmentAre you not entertained?

Netflix is spending $8 billion producing or buying content in 2018. Hulu is spending about $2.5 billion. Netflix will have around 1,000 originals total on the service by the end of 2018, with 470 of those set to premiere between …

diamondsUnder the continental plates are 1000 trillion tons of diamonds

A new study suggests that 120 to 150 kilometers (75 to 93 miles) under the Earth’s surface there is 1000 trillion tons of diamonds. The diamonds are in the “roots” of cratons, which are large sections of rock. Cratons lie …