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energyInvisibility cloaks boosts solar energy conversion efficiency

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Researchers demonstrated a performance improvement of state-of-the-art silicon solar cells by cloaking their metal contact fingers. The cloaking free-form surfaces are fabricated on silicon heterojunction solar cells using direct laser writing of polymers and subsequent soft imprinting. Cloaking performance is …

europeUS ramping up F35 acquisitions despite F35 testing which shows the planes are still garbage and have too few weapons

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A 16 page defense department memo states that the F35 is not combat ready and is not on track for combat readiness. It was a memo for the undersecretary of the department of defense and was issued from the Pentagon’s …

active cloakNearing affordable extraction of uranium from seawater, which would unlock over 800 times current reserves and with breeder reactors provide resources for billion years of current world power

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The oceans hold more than four billion tons of uranium—enough to meet global energy needs for the next 10,000 years if only we could capture the element from seawater to fuel nuclear power plants. For half a century, researchers worldwide …

active cloakAntiproton attraction measured to be similar to protons

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Researchers revealed evidence this week that the attractive force between antiprotons is similar to that between protons — and measured it. Specifically, the team measured two important parameters: the scattering length and the effective range of interaction between two antiprotons. …

cloakingU.S. warship sails within 12 miles of Chinese-built island in South China Sea

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A U.S. naval destroyer sailed early Tuesday within 12 nautical miles of an artificial island built by China in the South China Sea, a U.S. defense official said, in a direct challenge to China’s territorial claims. The USS Lassen, a …

invisibleGerman Rheinmetall shows off 80 kilowatt naval combat laser with four 20 kw laser barrels

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This week at the Defence and Security Equipment Industry in London, German defense contractor Rheinmetall Defence Electronics showcased a new sea-based anti-drone laser system. The system, according to Chinese web site qq.com, features not one but four high energy lasers …

active cloakDARPA Warrior Web Exosuit is undergoing outdoor Army tests on a 6 mile course

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Harvard’s Warrior Web exoskeleton prototype is undergoing performance testing by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. Soldiers wear the prototype underneath a full set of battle gear and hike a three mile course, including …

invisibleThe 2022 Winter Olympics will be near China’s Gobi Desert where there is no snow

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2022 the Winter Olympics will be held in the Gobi desert which is a place with no snow. On July 31st the International Olympic Committee awarded the games to Beijing, to be held in the city of Zhangjiakou, 250km (150 …

3dEricsson mobile report confirms its smartphones, mobile video and mobile apps for everyone in the world

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The Ericsson Mobility Report Mobile World Congress edition, February 2015 predicts continued growth in mobile subscriptions and traffic over the coming years. It also looks at the surging demand for mobile broadband, the growth in popularity of streaming video and …

active cloakChina new nuclear JL-2 and DF-41 missiles will cover all US territory

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China could soon target the United States with sea-based nuclear weapons as it is reinforcing its submarines with long-range nuclear ballistic missiles, a US congressional report has found. China’s military is set to acquire a reliable, hard-to-destroy sea-based nuclear deterrent, …