atomic swiches

atomic swichesFaulty strut and complacency cause of Spacex rocket failure

No Comments
SpaceX thinks a steel strut holding down a bottle of high-pressure helium inside the Falcon 9 snapped on June 28, leading to a rapid “overpressure event” in the rocket’s upper-stage liquid-oxygen tank. The strut was probably poorly made, since it …

atomic swiches3D Photocatalytic Air Processor for Dramatic Reduction of Life Support Mass and Complexity

No Comments
NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts has a phase 2 funding for 3D Photocatalytic Air Processor for Dramatic Reduction of Life Support Mass and Complexity Bin Chen of the University of California will lead the study. The abundant high-energy light in space …

atomic swichesNavy program for 50 Kilowatt truck mounted lasers for shooting down drones

No Comments
The US Navy has a truck mounted laser weapons program. The Laser Weapon System has the following requirements – * lasing profile including full-power lasing for up to 120 seconds followed by a 20 minute recharge to 80% of total …

atom circuitChina developing low to medium speed maglev as light rail alternative

No Comments
China’s first medium-low speed maglev line using Chinese technology is scheduled to launch in Beijing before March 2013 The medium-low speed S1 Line will make China only the second country, after Japan, to have such a line, said Chang, who …

atomic swichesRomney wins Maine Caucus with Ron Paul a close second

No Comments
Romney won the Maine Republican caucus with 39% and Ron Paul came in second with 36%. Santorum was third with 18% and Gingrich last with 6%. If you liked this article, please give it a quick review on ycombinator or …

atomic swichesAn Estimate of the Electron Density in Filaments of Galaxies

No Comments
“Missing mass” in the universe has many types and forms. New research relates not to dark matter but a new way to detect baryonic matter (i.e. all normal matter) that exists in an unusual form as filaments. Arxiv – Most …