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commercializationDwave’s Geordie Rose explains why the How Quantum is the D-Wave Machine? Shin et al paper is wrong

Here are two competing explanations for experiments performed on D-Wave processors. Explanation #1. D-Wave processors are inherently quantum mechanical, and described by open quantum systems models where the energy scale of the noise is much less than the energy scale …

commercializationAeros Rigid Airship in Final Stages of Assembly

Aviation Week – A revolutionary aircraft prototype is now in the final stages of assembly and integration in a World War II airship hangar in Tustin, Calif. Developed by Aeros Corp., a California start-up, and funded by the Defense Department …

carbon nanotubesAn Artificial Retina with the Capacity to Restore Normal Vision

Two researchers at Weill Cornell Medical College have deciphered a mouse’s retina’s neural code and coupled this information to a novel prosthetic device to restore sight to blind mice. The researchers say they have also cracked the code for a …

carbon nanotubesPresident Obama has launched an Advanced Manufacturing Partnership

President Obama launched the Advanced Manufacturing Partnership (AMP), a national effort bringing together industry, universities, and the federal government to invest in the emerging technologies that will create high quality manufacturing jobs and enhance our global competitiveness. Investing in technologies, …

displaysEnergy Secretary Steven Chu Said that Fukushima Reactor 1 Core was 70% damaged and worst of crisis is behind at Fukushima

NY Times – Energy Secretary Steven Chu said Friday that roughly 70 percent of the core of one reactor at the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan had suffered damage. Chu, a Nobel laureate in physics, suggested that the worst …

darpaDARPA Working on Mind Modifying Ultrasound not Mind Control Lasers

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software A microcontroller device will direct ultrasound to stimulate different brain regions to boost troop alertness and cognition, relieve stress and pain, and protect them against traumatic brain injuries. Transcranial pulsed ultrasound …

businessHydrocarbon Superconductors are a First New Class of Organic Superconductors in a Decade

Hydrocarbon superconductors have been found Superconductivity has been discovered in the materials that form when alkali metals react with a solid hydrocarbon. This is the first new class of organic, high-temperature superconductor in a decade. New high-temperature superconductors continue to …

carbon nanotubesHigh Energy Microwave Cannon for Disabling Cars and Improvised Explosive Devices Has been Field Tested

Eureka Aerospace has a high energy microwave cannon for stopping cars Eureka Aerospace’s current High-Power Electromagnetic System (HPEMS) uses a compact, tunable power source and a high-gain antenna to beam microwave energy in the direction of targeted vehicles. Once emitted, …

energyInterview of Geffrey Noer – SGI Supercomputers, by Sander Olson

Here is an interview of Geoffrey Noer. (interview by Sander Olson) Mr. Noer is the Senior Director of Product Marketing for SGI, formerly Rackable. At the Supercomputing 2009 conference SGI unveiled the Altix UV supercomputer, which scales to petaflop levels …

agricultureGE Working on Pulse Detonation For 65% Efficient Natural Gas Power Generation Turbines

MIT Technology Review interview with Michael Idelchik, vice president of advanced technologies at GE Research. Pulse detonation technology, or supersonic combustion. With this one, rather than burning fuel at constant pressure, you let the pressure rise, so basically you generate …