nanomanufacturing

carsF-35B controls missiles on an Aegis equipped destroyer to shoot down a drone

The Marines completed a proof-of-concept test in which a Marine Corps F-35B detected a cruise-missile decoy (a drone), passed targeting information to a remote sensor, and set up a shot by an Aegis combat system of the sort you’ll find …

darpaCarnival of Space 268

Linksthroughspace has the Carnival of Space 268 Nextbigfuture – A Hypervelocity Asteroid Intercept Vehicle (HAIV) mission architecture, which blends a hypervelocity kinetic impactor with a subsurface nuclear explosion for optimal fragmentation and dispersion of hazardous near-Earth objects (NEOs), has been …

3dCARMA Online database of 60 thousand power plants with 8 years of emissions data

Scientific American – The Carbon Monitoring for Action (CARMA) tool produced by the Center for Global Development has a database of 60,000 power plants worldwide with emissions data going back to 2004. Seven of the world’s 10 dirtiest power plants …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyTransatomic Power’s Waste-Annihilating Molten Salt Reactor

Transatomic Power’s Waste-Annihilating Molten Salt Reactor — WAMSR — can convert the high-level nuclear waste produced by conventional nuclear reactors each year into $7.1 trillion of electricity. At full deployment, our reactors can use existing stockpiles of nuclear waste to …