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dubaiUndaunted by speederbike crashes at Battle of Endor, Dubai Police will use Russian Hoverbikes

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Dubai police have announced they will soon have officers buzzing around the skies on Star Wars-style electric hoverbikes capable of speeds of up to 70 kilometres per hour. The Hoversurf Scorpion was unveiled at the Gitex Technology Week conference. The …

citiesRussia has test fired an ICBM with a hypersonic glider warhead

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Russia’s Strategic Missile Forces has test fired a RS-18 intercontinental ballistic missile on October 25, according to the Russian Ministry of Defense. Russian military analysts believe that the launch was a test of a new hypersonic glide vehicle (HGV), the …

dubaiBurj Al Meel Mile high Skyscraper will be the Skyscraper Built by the Bailout of Citigroup

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Kingdom Holding Company plans to build the Mile High Tower (Burj Al Meel) in Jeddah. The Mile High Tower could reach a height of 1,600 meters (one mile), the total built up area is 170,000 sq.m. The tower is part …

citiesQuantum Computer Algorithms for Exponentially Speeding the Solution of Linear and Differential Equations

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In a paper appearing today in Physical Review Letters, however, MIT researchers present a new algorithm that could exponential speed solutions of systems of linear equations — whose solution is crucial to image processing, video processing, signal processing, robot control, …

citiesProposed Free Standing Inflatable Tower to Reach 20 to 200 kilometers

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7 meter proof of concept Inflatable pneumatic modules already used in some spacecraft could be assembled into a 15-kilometre-high tower. Brendan Quine, Raj Seth and George Zhu at York University in Toronto, Canada, wrote in Acta Astronautica (DOI: 10.1016/j.actaastro.2009.02.018) “A …

dubaiBlacklight Power Signs First Commercial Deal with Estacado Energy

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BlackLight Power (BLP) Inc. today announced its first commercial license agreement with Estacado Energy Services, Inc. in New Mexico, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Roosevelt County Electric Cooperative, (Estacado). In a non-exclusive agreement, BLP has licensed Estacado to use the BlackLight …