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darpaRussia’s big plans to modernize their nuclear powered submarines

Moscow is modernising or repairing 12 nuclear-powered submarines The modernised nuclear submarines are intended to serve 20 more years. This will maintain operational force levels as the new Project 885M Yasen-class boats enter service. The modernisation program leaves current force …

computerPakistan reported to be building 20 nuclear missiles each year, which will likely trigger nuclear arms race with India and China

A new report by two American think tanks asserts that Pakistan may be building 20 nuclear warheads annually and could have the world’s third-largest nuclear stockpile within a decade. Pakistan could have at least 350 nuclear weapons within five to …

brainJapan’s aging population has already abandoned 8 million houses and could abandon 21 million by 2033

Population decline in Japan is so serious that parts of the country may be ghost towns in less than 20 years. More than 8 million homes are already empty, and that number may reach 21.5 million by 2033, or about …

artificial intelligencePluto moon Hydra imaged as a potato-shaped moon measuring 43 by 33 kilometers

Since its discovery in 2005, Pluto’s moon Hydra has been known only as a fuzzy dot of uncertain shape, size, and reflectivity. Imaging obtained during New Horizons’ historic transit of the Pluto-Charon system and transmitted to Earth early this morning …

computer memoryIt was foolish for the USA to ask Allied Countries to Walk away from tens of billions in infrastructure projects

Close allies of the USA such as Australia and South Korea have refrained from joining the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) under U.S. pressure. They actually have been “disadvantaged” by their loyalty. Most likely, these and other countries in the …

futureGermanium ferroelectric gate could extend Moore’s law past 2028

Universal memory replacing DRAM, SRAM, flash and nearly every transistor in a computer may result from their successful fabrication of a ferroelectric gate over germanium channel material, according to researchers at the University of Texas (Austin). Their successful ferroelectric gate …

futureWhat would be the most efficient and effective way to apply the Wyatt Earp Strategy to Extreme Islam ?

The Wyatt Earp approach would certainly be the most satisfying approach to the problem of extreme Islam. What would be the most effective and efficient methods for implementation ? The West would seem to have the technology and capability to …

artificial intelligenceTerrestrial Energy working with Oak Ridge National Lab on molten salt reactor design

Canadian company Terrestrial Energy is to collaborate with the USA’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) to develop its molten salt reactor to the engineering blueprint stage. Molten salt reactors (MSRs) use fuel dissolved in a molten fluoride or chloride salt. …

batteriesWhy is their Undercounting of Ebola ? Because it would be wrong to risk lives for an accurate count

The Journal Science – Scienceinsider discusses the science, statistics and disease situation and methodology behind the estimate of 2.0 to 2.5 times undercounting of Ebola cases and Ebola deaths. As the Ebola epidemic unfolds, underreporting appears to be getting worse. …

energyPaul March is providing more information about the NASA EMDrive Experiments

Paul March works at NASA on the EMDrive, Cannae drive experiments. He is providing information about the experiments on the NASA spaceflight forum. How High RF issues are being managed Please note that the entire RF system including its voltage …