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californiaSecond hardest transparent material developed from common industrial ceramic silicon nitride

Scientists have for the first time developed a transparent sample of a popular industrial ceramic that is the second hardest material after diamond and can withstand substantially higher temperatures. The super-hard window made of cubic silicon nitride can potentially be …

carbon captureScientists unveil new form of matter: time crystals

most people, crystals mean diamond bling, semiprecious gems or perhaps the jagged amethyst or quartz crystals beloved by collectors. To Norman Yao, these inert crystals are the tip of the iceberg. If crystals have an atomic structure that repeats in …

carnival of nuclear energyGoogle’s Geoffrey Hinton Explains How Neural Networks Really Work and Deep Learning

Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical analysis that catches the attention of the general public and is also useful for those in …

carnival of nuclear energyTowards roll to roll graphene production

An innovative new cheap and simple mass production technique, developed by the University of Exeter, is set to open up the global potential of the ‘wonder’ material graphene. A team of engineers from Exeter’s Centre for Graphene Science have developed …

carnival of nuclear energyLeadership, making a talent base and the building of silicon valley

What is it that’s magical about this place ? And is it something that could be replicated in other parts of the world? Everybody wants to replicate it. What they fail to understand is that replication is a 30- or …

carnival of nuclear energyMBDA Germany will demonstrate high energy combat lasers in 2017

MBDA Germany has edged closer to fielding a new deployable laser weapon system (LWS) following a series of day/night all-weather trials. Trials focus on beam guidance and tracking system High energy laser expected to be demonstrated in 2017 Conducted at …

canadaUber plan for flying taxis targets 2025-2030 and could spend $400 million- $1 billion to make it happen

Uber has released a 98 page plan for flying taxis Every day, millions of hours are wasted on the road worldwide. Last year, the average San Francisco resident spent 230 hours commuting between work and home—that’s half a million hours …

canadaMolecular Nanotechnologists win Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing molecular machines

Three pioneers in the development of nanomachines, made of moving molecules, were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry on Wednesday. Bernard Feringa was the first person to develop a molecular motor; in 1999 he got a molecular rotor blade to …

carnival of nuclear energySmall asteroid passes ten time closer than the moon

A small asteroid designated 2016 RB1 safely flew past Earth today at 10:20 a.m. PDT (1:20 p.m. EDT / 17:20 UTC) at a distance of about 25,000 miles (40,000 kilometers, or just less than 1/10th the distance of Earth to …

carnival of nuclear energyDark matter galaxy found that is the size of the Milky Way which is 10,000 times heavier than other dark matter galaxies

An Ultra Diffuse Galaxy (UDGs) has been discovered that is the mass of the Milky Way but 99.9% dark matter. Researchers used the 8-meter Gemini North telescope to see a halo of spherical clusters of stars around the galaxy’s core, …