Carnival of Space Week 46

Carnival of Space 46 is up at riding with robots My contribution was the premature report of room temperature superconductors. There is a new class of superconductors made under high pressure which could lead to room temperature superconductors. Centauri Dreams talks about David Brin’s speculation on eleven reasons for no contact with aliens (fermi paradox) …

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Thorium reactors again

Another summary of the benefits of Thorium nuclear reactors. This from the Uranium information center in Australia Some of the listed benefits:– Thorium is much more abundant in nature than uranium. – Thorium can also be used as a nuclear fuel through breeding to uranium-233 (U-233). – When this thorium fuel cycle is used, much …

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