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australiaThe Oceans and Kelp are Critical to Solving Climate Change

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Trees can help with climate change and CO2 emissions but we would need about 150 Brazilian rain forests to offset current global emissions. This would be about 50 trillion trees. A more powerful biological offset would be to use kelp …

australiaElon Musk and CERN Confirm Discussions for Cheaper Future Collider

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Three days ago when CERN announced the Future Collider, Nextbigfuture described the obvious benefits for Elon Musk’s Boring Company to dig the 100-kilometer tunnel. Today, Elon Musk has tweeted confirmation that he has talked to the Director of CERN about …

australiaBoring Company Offers to Dig 30 Mile Tunnel Through Mountains in Australia

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Elon Musk offered New South Wales parliament member Jeremy Buckingham a tunnel underneath the Blue Mountains to link Sydney to the West. Previously Elon Musk used twitter to offer Australia battery storage and that utility-scale storage was built. The biggest …

3d3D Atomic Quantum Chips and Advance to Eventual Large Scale Quantum Tech

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Australia’s New South Wales scientists have adapted single atom technology to build 3D silicon quantum chips – with precise interlayer alignment and highly accurate measurement of spin states. The 3D architecture is considered a major step in the development of …

australiaTwenty Month Payback for Tesla 100-MW Utility Scale Battery Storage System

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Australia has determined that Tesla 100MW battery system saved $40 million and the system had cost only $66 million. This is a 20-month payback on the investment. Tesla’s 100MW/129MWh Powerpack project in South Australia provide the same grid services as …

australiaChinese scientist studied Hypersonics with Iranian scientist in Norway

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An Australian study notes that China’s army has sent 2500 scientists to foreign universities over the last ten years. * China’s military sent 2500 scientists to study in western universities * Australia has nearly 50% foreign born scientists * The …

australiaNanophotonic device reads twisted light to unlock 100X fiber capacity

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The world-first nanophotonic device encodes more data and processes it much faster than conventional fiber optics by using a special form of ‘twisted’ light. The tiny nanophotonic device built for reading twisted light is the missing key required to unlock …

australiaGreat Barrier Reef coral that was damaged has recovered a lot

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The Reef and Rainforest Research Centre (RRRC), a non-profit enterprising Australian organization, has reported substantial signs of recovery for corals affected by mass coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. A milder 2017-18 summer as well as cooperation between science, …

agricultureAustralia and Water Innovation

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The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research. CSIRO works with leading organizations around the world. From its headquarters in Canberra, CSIRO maintains more than 50 sites across Australia …

australiaOne Percent Immigration could make Australia and Canada superpowers by 2100

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The number of people resident in Australia increased 388,100 in 2017 to June, a rise of 1.6% on 2015/16. That was far above the global increase of 1.1%, and well ahead of the United States’ gain of 0.7% and Canada’s …