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chinaChina wants to catch up to US rockets in 2020 and then get nuclear spaceships in 2045

China plans a fleet of nuclear carrier rockets and reusable hybrid-power carriers by the mid-2040s. They will be ready for regular, large scale interplanetary flights, and carrying out commercial exploration and exploitation of natural resources by the mid-2040s. China plans …

artificial intelligenceSuper controversial Brilliant Light Power aka Blacklight Power claims to be generating bursts of megawatt power and claim independent validation

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Here is the press release and videos of supercontroversial Brilliant Light Power aka Blacklight Power. They are like the energy catalyzer. They claim new power. Brilliant Light power claims hydrinos exist. Hydrinos are a new form of hydrogen theoretically predicted …

adiabatic quantum computerAerial photos of likely new Type 001A 60,000 ton Chinese aircraft carrier

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A new navel hull, first noted under construction in imagery captured on 10 March, is in an advanced state of assembly at Dalian shipyard. China was reported to be ready to launch its first domestically built aircraft carrier, known as …

economic impactMIT and Stanford will work with Toyota to develop better self driving cars

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MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) announced a new $25 million research center funded by Toyota to further the development of autonomous vehicle technologies, with the goal of reducing traffic casualties and potentially even developing a vehicle incapable …

futureNew Night Vision Goggles that look like Ballastic Eyewear, Railguns and other ONR Future Force Technology

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The Office of Naval Research (ONR) is helping to shape the future force by investing in science and technology research to support tomorrow’s advanced defense capabilities.

elon muskChurchill Pykrete carrier would have been three and half times longer than the US Gerald Ford Carrier

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Winston Churchill had a project to produce a 2.2 million ton pykrete (ice and wood pulp) aircraft carrier that would have been 1200 meters long and 180 meters wide. This would have made it 3.5 times longer than the US …

economic impactStanford develops 3D nanometer scale imaging with cathodoluminescence tomography

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Engineers at Stanford and the FOM Institute AMOLF, a research laboratory in the Netherlands, have developed a technique that makes it possible to visualize the optical properties of objects that are several thousandths the size of a grain of sand, …

economic impactNASA seed funds SR 72 hypersonic drones as other countries race for hypersonic missiles

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NASA funded a parametric design study to establish the viability of a Turbine Based Combined Cycle (TBCC) Propulsion system consisting of integrating several combinations of near-term turbine engine solutions and a very low Mach ignition Dual Mode RamJet (DMRJ) in …

carbon nanotubesChina could have high speed rail to Central Asia and Moscow around 2025

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China has opened a 330-mile stretch of high speed rail between Xinjiang’s capital, Urumqi, and Hami, a city in eastern Xinjiang, is the first stage of the 1100-mile Lanxin Railway, which will connect Urumqi to Lanzhou, the capital of the …

colonizationJapanese make planar light source that is one hundred times more energy efficient than an LED

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Scientists from Tohoku University in Japan have developed a new type of energy-efficient flat light source based on carbon nanotubes with very low power consumption of around 0.1 Watt for every hour’s operation — about a hundred times lower than …