educationMillion Dollar University Team Space Launch Challenge will Build Pipeline of Qualified Rocketeers

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The Base 11 Space Challenge is a $1 million+ prize for a student-led university team to design, build, and launch a liquid-propelled, single-stage rocket to an altitude of 100 kilometers (the Karman Line) by December 30, 2021. Annual competitions and …

businessVenture Capital World Summits in New York and other cities

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The Venture Capital World Summits is holding events around the world. The next event is June 28, 2018 in New York ($399 will be discounted to $299.25 with nextbigcoins code). The New York Venture Capital activity is ranked 2nd in …

elon muskElon Musk to build high speed hyperloop to from downtown Chicago to airport

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Elon Musk’s Boring Co. has won a bid to build a multibillion-dollar high-speed express train to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport. We’re really excited to work with the Mayor and the City to bring this new high-speed public transportation system to …

elon muskSpaceX will try to use NASA inflatable aeroshell decelerator to enable second stage reuse

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NASA’s Low-Earth Orbit Flight Test of an Inflatable Decelerator, or LOFTID, is demonstrating technology for atmospheric entry. LOFTID acts as a giant brake by deploying a large inflatable aeroshell (a deployable structure protected by a flexible heatshield) before entering the …

energyTexas and Permian Basin oil production to double by 2023

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Permian basin oil production is forecast to reach 5.4 million b/d by 2023—more than current production from any single Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries member other than Saudi Arabia, IHS Markit said in a new report. The Permian Basin is …

5gJapan reaches 10 gbps 5G in a smaller chip

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Tokyo Tech researchers have designed and fabricated a tiny, fast, reliable and accurate 28-GHz transceiver meant for stable high-speed 5G

communicationJapan’s next generation terahertz communication will push to 400 gigabits per second

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Nippon Telephone and Tokyo Institute of Technology have jointly developed an ultra high-speed IC for wireless front-end that operates on a terahertz frequency band, and in the 300 GHz band they have succeeded in developing the world’s fastest 100 gigabit …

hypersonicHypersonic enabled militaries in the 2030s

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Previously the US Air Force had plans to develop hypersonic missiles, hypersonic drones and hypersonic planes by the 2040s. However, Russia and China are deploying hypersonic missiles now, so the transition to a full range of more capable hypersonic weapons …

astronomyColliding wormholes will have gravitational echoes which could be detectable

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The gravity waves that were detected might have been from the collision of wormholes. If there are gravitational echoes then the collision was from wormholes and not blackholes. There is a problem with black holes—they present an edge, called an …

energyDetails of Tokomak Energy plan to achieve commercial nuclear fusion by 2030

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Tokamak Energy UK has reached its first ST40 prototype testing goal of plasma temperatures of 15 million degrees Celsius. Their 2018 target is to reach 100 million degrees – the temperature required to force together charged deuterium and tritium particles …