Sony Ericsson Predicts a Mobile Broadband World

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Ericsson estimates show that the number of mobile broadband users will increase from today’s 400 million to 3.5 billion in 2015 and then to 6 billion mobile broadband users in 2020 and 50 billion connected devices. * Less than 5% of the world’s population has access …

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Prevention is Key to Roadmap to Make United States the Healthiest Nation

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The Commission on U.S. Federal Leadership in Health and Medicine: Charting Future Directions is releasing its second report, “A 21st Century Roadmap for Advancing America’s Health: The Path from Peril to Progress,” emphasizing a comprehensive spectrum of actions to build a 21st century system that will …

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World Sniper Record – Two consecutive Kill Shots from 2470 meters and then a Gun Shot

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Gizmag reports that a british Corporal Craig Harrison killed two Taliban with consecutive shots at a distance of 2.47 kilometres (8120 ft) in Helmand Province, Afghanistan last November (2009). He then fired a third shot and hit the Taliban’s PKM machinegun in perhaps the most prodigious …

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American Superconductor Sea Titan 10 MW Superconducting Wind Turbine Should Start Commercial Licensing in 2010

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software With the ability to produce 10 MW of power or more, the SeaTitan is expected to be the world’s most powerful wind turbine. This wind turbine is being developed by AMSC (American Superconductor) Windtec. Each SeaTitan will contain a Titan™ generator. These generators utilize high temperature …

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Cameco Targets 40 Million pounds of Uranium Per Year by 2018

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Cameco said it plans to nearly double uranium production to 40 million pounds annually over the next eight years to satisfy rising demand for nuclear fuel as nuclear power generation capacity expands. Cameco’s expansion plans rely heavily on production from its 50 percent owned Cigar Lake …

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Superpower Inc Targets Tenfold Improvement in Superconducting Wire Performance

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Superpower inc makes superconductors * Superconducting wire consists of a strip a few thousandths of an inch thick of modified YBCO, surrounded by various other layers, including copper. To work, it must be chilled within a cryostat, a cooling device that uses liquid nitrogen to push …

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BP Trying Five Different Ways to Stop the Leak and My Suggestions for Future Mitigation and Preparation

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software BP says it is working on at least five possible approaches for halting the spew of oil from a damaged well deep in the Gulf of Mexico that is feeding one of the worst spills in U.S. history. * They still hope to seal the well …

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Exaflop Supercomputer Race

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software On 23 March 2010, Forschungszentrum Jülich and IBM signed the contract for a joint “Exascale Innovation Center” (EIC). EIC will develop hardware and software for an exascale supercomputer by the end of 2019. According to the schedule, a prototype of the new exascale supercomputer is expected …

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Laser Powerbeaming to UAVs

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software LaserMotive White Paper – Power Beaming for UAVs (9 page pdf) Laser Motive will be competing in the 2010 Powerbeaming (Space Elevator Games) competition. The last date given for the competition is May 10, 2010. However, this would seem likely to slip as their should be …

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The Path to Bose Einstein Condensate Positronium and Gamma Ray Lasers

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Here is a powerpoint presentation on the from 2009 on the work to create a Bose-Einstein condensate of Positronium (24 pages). This work recently made progress as researchers isolated a collection of “pure” or spin polarized positronium atoms for the first time. Positronium is a short-lived …

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Revisiting World War 2

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software One of the big secrets of World War 2 is why Nazi Germany succeeded in surprising Soviet Russia in June 1941. The usual reasons were that Stalin trusted a non-aggression pact with Hitler or Stalin was afraid of Nazi Germany. Viktor Sukorov analyzes some recently released …

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