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astronomyCarnival of Space 576

1. Universe Today – This Planet is so Metal. Iron and Titanium Vapour Found in the Atmosphere of an “Ultra-Hot Jupiter” An exoplanet is hot enough to turn metal into vapor. It is known as KELT-9b, a gas giant located …

astronomyCern uses lasers to analyze antimatter

Scientists at Cern have found a new way to unlock the secrets of antimatter. In a major technological advance, physicists shone a laser on trapped anti-atoms to detect whether they behaved any differently to atoms. The work could shed light …

moonsEstimate of 20 Billion Barrels of Oil in Texas’ Wolfcamp Shale Formation which is largest estimate of continuous oil by USGS in the US ever

The Wolfcamp shale in the Midland Basin portion of Texas’ Permian Basin province contains an estimated mean of 20 billion barrels of oil, 16 trillion cubic feet of associated natural gas, and 1.6 billion barrels of natural gas liquids, according …

asteroidsChina building 370 mph maglev trains

A Chinese firm will start researching and developing a magnetic levitation (maglev) train that can run 600 km per hour, which would be faster than any other maglev train currently in operation. CRRC Corp Ltd, China’s largest rail transportation equipment …

colonization3-D wiring technique is progress to scalable quantum computers

Researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo led the development of a new extensible wiring technique capable of controlling superconducting quantum bits, representing a significant step towards to the realization of a scalable quantum …

futureQuantum Enhanced Machine Learning

New research provides a Rosetta Stone that translates the language of reinforcement learning to the quantum realm. It tackles sticky questions like what it means for a quantum agent to learn and how the history of a quantum agent’s interaction …

asteroidsFully Automated Unmanned Garages have arrived where the Whole Parking building is robotic and enables more cars to be parked in expensive city real estate

Self-driving cars have not fully arrived but fully automated parking garages have arrived. The 22 garages already are using automated systems to store and retrieve vehicles, and it’s starting to scale up. Ground is breaking soon on a parking structure …

moonsThird trailer for Star Wars Rogue One

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Trailer 3 (2016) Rogue One will be released on December 16, 2016.

astronomySENS Crowdfunding treatment that would stop all cancers from cellular immortality and preventing abnormal cell growth

SENS Research Foundation is testing a diverse drug library to find treatments for ‘ALT’ cancers, those which rely on Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres. This is an important piece of a comprehensive anti-aging strategy. SENS is crowdfunding to fund the research. …

moonsSolid state RF technology enables cheap and portable battery and solar powered microwave

Wayvtech will launch the Adventurer portable battery or solar powered microwave by next year. It has 200 watts of power and can run for 30 minutes on lithium ion batteries. It is about the size of a water thermos and …