World GDP Forecasts for 2030

Standard Chartered forecasts the top 10 countries in the world by purchasing power parity GDP in 2030. 1. China: $64.2 trillion 2. India: $46.3 trillion 3. US: $31 trillion 4. Indonesia: $10.1 trillion 5. Turkey: $9.1 trillion 6. Brazil: $8.6 trillion 7. Egypt: $8.2 trillion 8. Russia: $7.9 trillion 9. Japan: $7.2 trillion 10. Germany: …

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Egypt population booming

Egypt and its diaspora will have a larger population than Japan by 2030. In 2006, Egypt had a population of 73 million people. In 2017, 95 million inside Egypt. 9.5 million lived outside the country. 104.5 million total. In 2030, Egypt’s population is expected to be 128 million. Expat egyptians are in: Saudi Arabia 2.9 …

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Saudi Prince promoting alliance with Egypt, Jordan, UAE, Bahrain and Oman and cooperation with Israel

The Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman has made many statements in a recent interview that indicate a solid alliance with Israel and Egypt versus Iran. The Saudi prince said * the Palestinians and the Israelis have the right to have their own land. * Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, is worse than Hitler. Hitler tried …

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Russia developing hypersonic strategic bomber spaceplane and plans functioning prototype for 2020

Russia is developing a hypersonic strategic bomber capable of striking nuclear blows from space. The aircraft will be able to reach any part of the globe in one or two hours. Representative of the Military Academy of the Russian Strategic Missile Forces (RVSN), Colonel Alexei Solodovnikov, told RIA Novosti that the prototype of the engine …

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Northrop reveals design laser firing sixth generation super stealthy fighter

Northrop Grumman unveiled its vision of the so-called sixth-generation fighter, showing reporters a laser-firing aircraft that looks like a cross between the B-2 bomber and the X-47B drone. The level of complexity will make this aircraft something like an advanced satellite, where electromagnetic interference, heat offload and power requirements pose compelling and existential challenges to …

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Medical and Scientific devices in Smartphones

A finger-sized device can be integrated into smartphones and tablets to bring medical testing to the bedside. New devices like highly efficient cell sorting can create new capabilities in cancer detection that go beyond what is possible today. If you liked this article, please give it a quick review on ycombinator or StumbleUpon. Thanks Brian …

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China’s new leadership examining economic reform

The need to restructure how China achieves its economic growth – by emphasizing consumption over investment and exports – would mean major policy changes such as loosening the dominance of state companies across many industries. “At this juncture, if the (new leadership) doesn’t move quickly, the consequences will be clear and immediate,” said Daniel Rosen, …

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Arrays of indefinitely long uniform nanowires and nanotubes

Nanowire array production from a macroscopic rod by iterative thermal size reduction. Step 1: A macroscopic cylindrical rod (diameter 10 mm, length 200 mm) is fabricated from the material that is to become nanowires upon axial alongation. An thermomechanically suitable polymer sheet (PES, PEI, PSU) is tightly rolled around the rod in a clean room …

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Saturn’s moon Titan might also have a subsurface ocean

Arxiv – Titan’s Obliquity As Evidence For A Subsurface Ocean? Titan’s orbit and rate of rotation indicate that a huge ocean may lie beneath its icy surface MIT Technology Review has coverage Evidence comes from careful observations of Titan’s orbit and rotation. This indicates that Titan has an orbit similar to our Moon’s: it always …

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