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chinaChina Offers to Buy $1 Trillion from USA to Fix Trade and Give US a China Funded Stimulus

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China has offered to buy more than $1 trillion in additional imports over six years, shrinking its $323 billion trade surplus with the U.S. to zero by 2024. Global investors are increasingly confident that a China trade deal will happen. …

coalNuclear Power Has Saved 3 Million Lives

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Going to nuclear power and uranium would be many times faster than replacing fossil fuels with renewables. There is a constant stream of death and sickness from fossil fuels. Japan and Germany went to more coal. Renewables can be better …

boring companyBoring Company Could Lower Cost of Europe’s Next Generation Particle Colliders

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The Civil Engineering for the proposed next-generation particle collider is 5 billion euros. Above: Cross section of an FCC-hh arc. The grey equipment on the left side of the tunnel represents the cryogenic distribution line. A 16 T superconducting magnet …

futureCERN Proposes 100 Trillion Electron Volt Supercollider for 2040

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The Future Circular Collider (FCC) collaboration submitted its Conceptual Design Report (CDR) for publication, a four-volume document that presents the different options for a large circular collider of the future. It showcases the great physics opportunities offered by machines of …

energyProfitably Fix Half of the Global Warming Problem and Save 2.4 Million Lives per Year

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Fixing CO2 is a harder problem than fixing soot and air pollution. Carbon dioxide is a gas. It is harder to split the carbon dioxide out of a smokestack than it is to filter out soot and particulates. Carbon dioxide …

nasaSpaceX Crew Astronauts, Spacesuit and Crewed Dragon

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Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be the first two NASA astronauts to fly in the Dragon spacecraft. They will use the new SpaceX spacesuits. The SpaceX Crew Dragon will fly in mid-2019. How SpaceX’s first astronaut crew is preparing …

mathematicsClassical Verification of Quantum Computations – QIP 2019 Keynote

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Is it possible for an efficient classical verifier (a BPP machine) to verify the output of an efficient quantum prover (a BQP machine)? The answer is Yes. Researchers show that a classical polynomial time verifier (a BPP machine) can interact …

artificial intelligenceCEO of TAE Technologies Says They Will Reach Commercial Fusion by 2023

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TAE Technologies will bring a fusion-reactor technology to commercialization in the next five years, its CEO Michl Binderbauer announced recently at the University of California, Irvine. TAE Technologies next fusion device will be called Copernicus and it is designed to …

moonLunar Biosphere Bucket Frozen as Planned and Plants are Dead

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The plants on the moon are now dead. The Chang’e-4 probe entered a sleep mode on Sunday as the first lunar night after the probe’s landing started. The temperature could drop as low as about minus 170 degrees centigrade. Life …

artificial intellgenceArk Invest Has a $4000 Price Target for Tesla and Sees Big Tech Transformation

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ARK Invest’s Cathie Wood believes the whole transportation industry will shift to electric. They have a price target of $4000 for Tesla. They think Tesla will reach that level by 2023. The $4,000 price target assumes that Tesla evolves from …