Enhanced geothermal energy

Enhanced geothermal systems (EGS), also sometimes called engineered geothermal systems, offer great potential for more than 100 GW of geothermal power which 40 times more than present geothermal power. Sandia national labs indicates ultimately geothermal global resources amount to 50,000 times the energy of all oil and gas resources in the world. Ormat Technologies (775 …

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Microphysiometer using multiwall carbon nanotubes enable constant realtime monitoring of microliters of insulin

Microphysiometer using multiwall carbon nanotubes is a major step toward developing the ability to assess the health of the body’s insulin-producing cells in real time. Among other potential applications, this method could be used to improve the efficacy of a new procedure for treating Type 1 (juvenile) diabetes that has demonstrated the ability to free …

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Cigarette size plasma jet powered UAVs

There is interesting progress being made to develop a nanoair vehicle that weighs less than 10 grams and is shorter than 3 inches. A promising design is using electricity and plasma jets. Plasma micro thruster powered UAV the size of a cigarette “It’s a new propulsion technology to be used by micro and nano-unmanned aerial …

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Singularity perspectives using hindsight and optimal algorithms: AGI raised by wolves

We can use a thought experiment of placing a hypothetical superior intelligence back 20, 30 or 40 years, we could use our hindsight knowledge of superior algorithms (developed between then and now) and new technologies to approximate possible improvements a AGI could use. The level of advantage could be used to approximate advantages of a …

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This site has its own domain. staging-nextbigfuture.kinsta.cloud

Advancednano.blogspot.com has its own domain and become staging-nextbigfuture.kinsta.cloud. All of the old links should repoint to the corresponding one in the new site. Let me know if there are any problems in comments to this post. UPDATE: If you have been kind enough to have advancednano in your blogroll, kindly repoint to the new domain …

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Boeing propellant depot : useful space stations for space development

Boeing has plans for a space gas station which would allow up to 15 times more payload to be sent to the moon in some missions. The system would allow for two to three times more payload for many missions. The system would also be able to leverage rockets that are three to five times …

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Nantero NRAM still not commercialized

Nantero NRAM is discussed with the CEO of Nanetero at Hpcwire Nantero’s business model is to license the NRAM technology to established manufacturers, and to provide intensive support to them in getting it up and running and integrated into products. The main challenges now include increasing yield on the technical side and signing new partnerships …

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