Carnival of Space Week 82

Space Disco converted thirty entries into a video carnival This includes this sites contribution of an article on Winterberg’s concept for fusion propulsion and power. Centauri Dreams wonders if the Earth could survive the sun turning into a red giant. Check out the carnival at Space Disco for a lot more. Brian WangBrian Wang is …

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Yeast and Mice and Probably Humans have At Least One Common Cellular Aging Mechanism

Using a mouse genetically altered to model lymphoma, extra copies of the sirtuin gene were applied or they were fed them the sirtuin activator resveratrol, which in turn extended their mean lifespan by 24 to 46 percent. SIRT1 Redistribution on Chromatin Promotes Genomic Stability but Alters Gene Expression during Aging Genomic instability and alterations in …

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IEA World Energy Outlook

The International Energy Agency has made a new comprehensive forecast of world energy from now until 2030. The conclusions are: Current energy trends are patently unsustainable —socially, environmentally, economically– Oil will remain the leading energy source but…> The era of cheap oil is over, although price volatility will remain> Oilfield decline is the key determinant …

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EmDrive Research

The EmDrive is highly controversial research in propulsion, which is being performed by a british inventor. It is now being funded by China, who have performed computer simulations which verify the experimental and theoretical work of the british inventor. Experiments and demonstration systems will be built over the next year which may provide more solid …

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Future Giant Telescope News Roundup

1. A team of internationally renowned astronomers and opticians may have found a way to make “unbelievably large” telescopes on the Moon. – they are synthesizing ionic liquids that remain molten even at liquid-nitrogen temperatures.– all the materials for an entire lunar telescope 20 meters across would be “only a few tons, which could be …

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Quantum entanglement enhanced radar, CT Scans, X-rays could get same image with one million times lower power

MIT Professor of Mechanical Engineering Seth Lloyd has found that a peculiar quantum-physics property called entanglement can be harnessed to make detectors–similar in principle to radar systems used to track airplanes in flight or ships at sea–that are as much as a million times more efficient than existing systems. In addition, beams of entangled light …

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Specific Business Applications for Dwave Systems Soon to be Released Adiabatic Quantum Computer

1. Financial market graphs can be mined using dwave’s quantum computers The dark blue shows that the solution is saying that a diversified portfolio would be Google, ZymoGenetics, Yahoo, Affymetrix and Microsoft. 2. Verifying whether a logic circuit performs to specifications is an important part of the circuit design process. These benchmark SAT problems were …

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Safe and Effective small interfering RNA Delivery allows for drugs to be developed in Weeks

Tobacco mosaic virus is like a 18-nanometer wide straw, which can hold gene silencing RNA The tobacco mosaic virus appears to be the key to safe and effective delivery of gene silencing RNA. Bentley’s team has successfully hollowed out the virus and filled it with siRNA, and then used it to slip the frail substance …

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Nickel Zinc batteries 35% more energy than NiMH but half the cost of lithium ion

PowerGenix makes a variation on nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries, which are often used in hybrid vehicles (which have a conventional engine to back up the batteries). The company has created a nickel zinc (NiZn) battery that has 35 percent higher power and energy density than NiMH, but is half the cost of a lithium-ion …

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Carnival of Space Week 63

Angry Astronomer is hosting the Carnival of Space week 63. This site supplied the Carnival with the new capabilities that we have to reduce and reverse the Casimir force which could lead to breakthrough space propulsion and being able to tap Zero Point Energy Babe in the Universe discusses the recent discovery of water on …

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