Momentus Email Interview with Nextbigfuture

Mikhail Kokorich, Momentus’ CEO answered email questions from Brian Wang of Nextbigfuture. Momentus is pioneering new forms of orbital transfer services via shuttles that attach to satellites in Earth orbit. Using microwave heated propulsion engine that will be two to three times more fuel-efficient than the best chemical rockets, the shuttles are then able to …

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Aubrey de Grey Thinks Robust Human Longevity Might Be Here by 2037

Aubrey de Grey is getting more bullish about his timeframes for robust human rejuvenation and longevity escape velocity. He now thinks it is only 18 years away and not 25 years anymore. There is fastly progressing science and there is a rapid increase in funding and formation of companies. Areas that were making slow progress …

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Interview of Doug Plata on Developing a Moon Base With Current Technology

Doug Plata leads the Space Development Network. It is a space advocacy organization which has no member dues but asks that you spend 6 hours per year helping to advance toward the goal of space development. Doug advocates for spending 5% of NASA budget on rapidly developing a permanent manned base on the moon and …

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Quantum Computing on the Cloud

Quantum computing has emerged as one of the most talked about emerging technologies in Silicon Valley and beyond–but it is also perhaps one of the most poorly understood. The most pressing questions about quantum computing come from the enterprise user community, which is searching for clarity on the following points: What types of real-world problems …

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Interview with Isotropic Systems CEO John Finney on Breakthrough Satellite Technology

Isotropic Systems is developing breakthrough satellite and satellite receiving technology. They recently received $14.4 million dollars in series A funding in a round led by Boeing HorizonX Ventures. Isotropic Systems now has received a total of $25.4 million in funding. An isotropic antenna is a hypothetical antenna radiating the same intensity of radio waves in …

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Fabrication of Ultrastrong 700 Gigapascal Fused Double-walled Carbon Nanotubes

The Clean Energy Research Foundation has discovered a method of manufacturing the worlds strongest and toughest materials. Fused double-walled carbon nanotube (DWNT) fibers were made with a strength of a 700 GPa Young’s modulus. This strength was seen in prior experiments, in 2010 and 2011, where electron beams welded DWNTs in microscopic bundles together and …

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AgeX to develop powerful regenerative and anti-aging treatments

AgeX Therapeutics, Inc. is a biotechnology company formed in 2017 as a subsidiary of BioTime, Inc (NYSE MKT: BTX). Its mission is to apply technology related to cell immortality and pluripotency to human aging and age-related disease. The Company’s technology platform has three facets: Pluripotent stem cell-derived progenitor cell lines representing over 200 types of …

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