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batteryNew Expansion of Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory Should More Than Double Production

The piling and foundation work of the new phase of the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory is expected to be completed this month. It appears to be larger than the first phase of the Shanghai Gigafactory which had 150,000 cars per year …

batterySolid-State Quantum Battery

Quantum batteries should have faster charging time due to the quantum entanglement among the units. The units are all coupled to a common quantized electromagnetic mode, and photons from the energy source mediate a long-range interaction between units, generating entanglement …

batteryLondon Fog of 1952 that killed 12000 and had an especially deadly combination of larger sulfate particles and nitrogen dioxide

The Great Smog, which blanketed London for five days in December 1952, is estimated by some experts to have killed more than 12,000 people and hospitalized 150,000. Thousands of animals also died. “People have known that sulfate was a big …

appleSouth Korea debating making a nuclear submarine in response to North Korea’s submarine launched nuclear missile

South Korea has renewed calls to deploy nuclear-powered submarines on the battlefront, refueling debate about using the advanced weapons against North Korean ballistic missile threats. The communist state marked its first successful firing of a submarine-launched ballistic missile last week, …

batteryRB2015: Development Of Progenitor Cells for Spinal Cord Injury

Continuing the Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Diseases track in the Rejuvenation Biotechnology Conference, Jane Lebkowski, President of R&D, Asterias Biotherapeutics Inc. discussed her group’s work on the development of pluripotent stem cell derived oligodendrocyte progenitor cells for the treatment of spinal …

batteryTesla Motors will raise $500 million to accelerate gigafactory batteries and the revolutionary 100 kWh utility scale battery Powerpack with $250/kWh pricing

Telsa Motors announced that it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, $500 million of additional shares of common stock in an underwritten registered public offering. Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, intends to purchase $20 million of common stock …

batteryOne Million Miles to Go to Pluto flyby

As NASA’s unmanned New Horizons spacecraft speeds closer to a historic July 14 Pluto flyby, it’s continuing to multi-task, producing images of an icy world that’s growing more fascinating and complex every day. On July 11, 2015, New Horizons captured …

batteryBAE Wireless charging of soldier gear can reduce batteries and weight carried by soldiers

Broadsword is a product family of interconnecting components for the next generation of soldier systems. Broadsword delivers ground breaking technology to the 21st century warfighter. Spine uses so-called e-textiles to wirelessly charge military equipment and this energy use can be …

batteryAustralia plans mach 20 scramjet in 2018 that can fly 120 miles in 30 seconds

Australia’s DSTO has been doing hypersonic experiments in Woomera, South Australia and Norway. In 2018, it plans to launch a glider with an air-breathing scramjet engine that will cruise at hypersonic speeds to travel about 200 kilometres in 30 seconds …

batteryTiny bots can drag 2000 times their weight and climb with 100 times their weight

Microtugs are small robots created by Stanford. The small bots can apply orders of magnitude more force than it weighs. This is in stark contrast to previous small robots that have become progressively better at moving and sensing, but lacked …