Institute for Study of War Updates Russia Ukraine War

Dr. Kimberly Kagan founded ISW (Institute for Study of War in May 2007 to properly cover the war in Iraq. Frustrated with the prevailing lack of accurate information documenting developments on the ground in Iraq and the detrimental effect of biased reporting on policymakers, Dr. Kagan established ISW to provide real-time, independent, and open-source analysis …

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Brian Wang at Technology Universe 2022

I, Brian Wang, spoke at Technology Universe 2022 which was held in Portugal. I discussed antiaging and aging reversal, which is shown in the video below. I think the most interesting projects and companies are Rejuvenate Bio and NewLimits. There are 171 companies working on aging damage repair and aging reversal. My talk also discussed …

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More Powerful Model S Plaid Motors Will Be in Cybertruck

Tesla Model S Plaid Motors have vastly superior power and torque using revolutionary innovations in the electric engine. The only thing that is still the same compared to other electric motors is the shaft. Sandy Munro expects the Model S Plaid engine will go into the Cybertruck to provide insane levels of power and torque. …

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Ukrainian President Says They Will Get Nuclear Weapons Unless US Protects Them

Ukraine President Zelensky says that Ukraine will go back to having nuclear weapons like they did before 1994 unless the US lives to the guarantees of protection made in the Budapest Memo. Ukraine had 1000 soviet nuclear weapons. What did Ukraine keep that would short cut a return to being a nuclear power. Even with …

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Possible Room Temperature Superconductor Under Diamond Anvil Pressure

Superconductivity in a photochemically transformed carbonaceous sulfur hydride system, starting from elemental precursors, with a maximum superconducting transition temperature of 287.7 ± 1.2 kelvin (about 15 degrees Celsius) achieved at 267 ± 10 gigapascals. The superconducting state is observed over a broad pressure range in the diamond anvil cell, from 140 to 275 gigapascals, with …

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Washington University IHME COVID Projections Are Embarrassing

IHME (Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation) has a statistical model to forecast COVID deaths and hospitalizations. The Annals of Internal Medicine had a review from 2020. The IHME projections are based not on transmission dynamics but on a statistical model with no epidemiologic basis. Specifically, the model used reported worldwide COVID-19 deaths and extrapolated …

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Swedish Small Nuclear Reactor Funded

SEALER (Swedish Advanced Lead Reactor) is a passively safe lead-cooled reactor designed for commercial power production in a highly compact format. Its fuel is never replaced during operation, which minimizes costs related to fuel management. The integrity of steel surfaces exposed to liquid lead is ensured by use of alumina forming alloys, containing 3-4 wt% …

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France 2030 Seabed Control Plan is 21st Century Version of the Atlantic Wall

France has unveiled new “Seabed Control” where they will have drones, mines, submarines and missile platforms to fortify their coastal defenses out to the bottom of the ocean. This is somewhat like a 21st version of the Atlantic Wall or the Maginot Line. However, the new plan and having military vehicles that can go all …

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China’s SVolt Energy 600 GWh of Battery Capacity by 2025

Chinese power battery supplier Svolt Energy is now targeting 600 GWh of battery capacity by 2025. Svolt’s “SV ‘600’ Strategy” was released on December 8. This is nearly doubling the company’s previous goal of 320 GWh and surpassing the 520 GWh capacity that CATL, currently China’s largest power cell supplier, current 2025 target. Svolt Chairman …

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