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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 …

australiaNew lands of immigrants are Australia and Canada who will have combined 100+ million within 35 years

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Australia has just passed 25 million people. They currently grows by 1 new person every 83 seconds. By 2020 they will reach a population of 26 million, in 2030 a population of 30 million, and by 2048 Australia’s population will …

asiaCheap tubs of water with mosquitos eggs could stop Dengue fever for $1 per person

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Australian city of Townsville had 7000 families had mosquito growing kits. The kits cost $13 per person. The kits are tubs with Aedes aegypti mosquito eggs and were placed in their yards. The tubs had stocked with fish food to …

australiaDecades of geopolitics shows failure by not acting early and decisively

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Writing in the Australian, ­Liberal senator and former senior army officer Jim Molan said the South China Sea battle already lost. * nothing short of all-out war capable of dislodging Chinese forces from a string of heavily fortified ­islands * …

australiaCSIRO partners with University of California, Davis

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CSIRO, Australia’s pre-eminent national science organization announced its first partnership with a U.S academic organization, University of California, Davis. As one of the world’s leaders in cross-disciplinary research, this partnership strengthens CSIRO’s position as a global engine for scientific discoveries …