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chinaChina builds worlds largest diesel submarine but almost three times smaller than nuclear US Ohio and seven times smaller than nuclear Russian Typhoon

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China’s Qing class submarine displaces 6,628 tons submerged and measuring exactly the length of a football field at one hundred yards long (ninety-two meters), it is by most accounts the largest diesel submarine ever built. The Type 032 can fire …

commercializationSpacex explosion was caused by frozen oxygen

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Elon Musk said the rocket exploded due to a problem with ultra-cold oxygen reaction with carbon fibre in the rocket’s fuel tank. The catastrophic issue, which was alluded to at the start of November, is said to have happened during …

australiaMulti-directional cableless elevators could deliver people to the subway directly from their offices

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The world’s first horizontala and vertical elevator can literally open up new directions of travel in underground transport hubs. MULTI breaks the 160-year tradition of rope-driven elevators and has been designed to increase passenger shaft capacity by 50%. It does …

concentrated solar powerNASA will use laser communication that is up to 100 times faster data rates than todays communication

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A NASA team has been tapped to build a new type of communications modem that will employ an emerging, potentially revolutionary technology that could transform everything from telecommunications, medical imaging, advanced manufacturing to national defense. NASA’s first-ever integrated-photonics modem will …

concentrated solar powerSpacex has retrofuture posters promoting Mars Colonization

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Spacex has some new posters promoting Mars colonization and exploration. They use a retrofuture style. Adventure awaits! Explore Mars’ ultimate vacation destinations http://t.co/KpluQw4cow pic.twitter.com/kptj27x1LD— SpaceX (@SpaceX) May 15, 2015 Tired of the same old travel destinations? Discover the wonder of …

australiaNASA Emdrive experiments have force measurements while the device is in a hard vacuum

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The Eagleworks team obtained EMDrive experimental force measurements in the torsional pendulum in a hard vacuum (~5.0×10^-6 Torr). Paul March included their last null-thrust test that ran the RF amp at 10.0Adc while its RF power was being dissipated in …

australiaChina’s $4 trillion Seedfunding for Global Infrastructure Buildout

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China will be leveraging its $4 trillion in reserves to provide low interest financing for high speed rail, export of Chinese nuclear reactors, factories and property development. China is offering to fill the worlds infrastructure gap. This will enable all …

australiaChina exporting another Nuclear reactor To Argentina and Japan is edging to restarts

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1. China and Argentina have agreed to cooperate on the construction of a Chinese-designed Hualong One reactor in the South American country. The agreement aims for the signing of a framework contract for the project between CNNC and NASA by …

australiaFull scale mach 5.5 cruising Sabre engine on track for 2019

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The Reaction Engines team are expanding in staff and activities to complete the SABRE demonstrator programme, with delivery on track for 2019. The company has relocated to larger premises on Culham Science Centre; consolidated its two manufacturing subsidiaries to a …

australiaGraphene Aerogel batteries are ten times smaller with the same power

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Korean researchers have successfully developed sponge-like graphene aerogel electrode material using graphene and a polymer. This is a graphene battery. The newly-developed battery is ten times as small as existing ones, but can show the same product performance. A research …