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californiaGermany and California could made a faster move to 100% clean power by adding instead of removing nuclear power

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California and Germany could have mostly or completely decarbonized their electricity if they have invested in nuclear power instead of solar and wind renewables. If Germany did not begin a nuclear power phase-out in 2011, then they would still have …

canadaCanada has future tech leadership with quantum computers, AI, nanotechnology, fusion and molten salt

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In 2018, Canada is ranked tenth in the world in nominal GDP. It is a rich developed country. Despite having an economy that is 11 times smaller than the USA or 7 times smaller than China, Canada has world competitive …

canadaUnderstanding the super safety of the Moltex nuclear plant which will be built in Canada

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In July, 2018, Moltex was selected by New Brunswick Energy Solutions Corporation and New Brunswick Power to progress development of its SSR-W (Stable Salt Reactor – Wasteburner) technology in New Brunswick, with the aim of deploying its first SSR-W at …

artificial intelligenceAI Automated Atomic rewritable writing is a turning point for molecular nanotechnology

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Robert Wilkow has used machine learning techniques to control scanning tunneling microscopes (STM). they have shown a full alphabet of 8-bit memory and 192 bits of music. They have substantially improved automated hydrogen lithography (HL) on silicon, and transformed state-of-the-art …

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 …

astronomyCanada’s new digital radio telescope is finding many Fast Radio Bursts as planned

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The Canadian Hydrogen Intensity Mapping Experiment (CHIME), a radio telescope in British Columbia, has detected a fast radio burst (FRB) on July 25, 2018. They detected the first-ever FRB at frequencies below 700 MHz. the signal was named FRB 180725A. …

canadaBREAKING: New Tech Just Unlocked A Trillion Barrels Of Oil

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“Heavy Oil” is basically a dirty word in the energy world. But that’s all about to change. Technology company Petroteq Inc. is using a new proprietary Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) system that could completely revolutionize oil sands extraction. This technology …

canadaRecap of the C2 Montreal conference

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Nextbigfuture covered the C2 Montreal conference this past May 23-25, 2018. My overall impression is that C2 Montreal is a useful and informative conference with unique entertainment woven into the experience. They had a solid set of speakers for Artificial …