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entertainmentQuentin Tarantino could direct the next Star Trek Movie which would make for interesting quotes

Variety reports Quentin Tarantino and J.J. Abrams are making plans for a new “Star Trek” movie at Paramount. Tarantino and Abrams are waiting until a solid script is in place before committing further. They are in the process of setting …

entertainmentNew Star Trek Discovery Trailer

Star Trek: Discovery premieres September 24th on CBS All Access. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical analysis that catches the attention of …

entertainmentNew Star Trek Discovery Trailer and Orville Space Comedy Trailer

Star Trek Discovery is set ten years before the first Kirk and Spock space mission. The CBS All Access Original Series arrives this Fall. Set roughly ten years before the events of the original Star Trek, the series follows the …

deathsLithium-Ion Battery Inventor Introduces New Technology for Improved Fast-Charging, Noncombustible Solid State Batteries

A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed the first all-solid-state battery cells that could lead to …

entertainmentGadgets controlled with touchless gestures and charging themselves with ambient light

Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light, thanks to new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light. Made of tiny nanorods arrayed in a thin film, the LEDs …

entertainmentRussia’s PAK-FA Stealth Fighter Will Enter Service in 2018 with a new engine that will be competitive with the F-22 Raptor

Russia’s Sukhoi T-50 PAK-FA fifth-generation stealth fighter may enter service in 2018, but the Kremlin is not in a particular hurry to buy the expensive new jet in large numbers. Meanwhile, Russia is continuing to develop new engines for the …

futureAstronomer searches for signs of life on Wolf 1061 exoplanet

SF State astronomer Stephen Kane is searching for signs of life in one of the extrasolar systems closest to Earth. As one of the world’s leading “planet hunters,” Kane focuses on finding “habitable zones,” areas where water could exist in …

artificial intelligenceUS should not just fix infrastructure or stimulate the economy but fund massive leapfrog technology with large competitive prizes and goals

From 2016 to 2025, each household will lose $3,400 each year in disposable income due to infrastructure deficiencies; and if not addressed, the loss will grow to an average of $5,100 annually from 2026 to 2040, resulting in cumulative losses …

economic impactDirect Observations of atomic interactions could help pave way to room-temperature superconductors

Physicists at MIT have now cooled a gas of potassium atoms to several nanokelvins — just a hair above absolute zero — and trapped the atoms within a two-dimensional sheet of an optical lattice created by crisscrossing lasers. Using a …

entertainmentNASA Innovative Advanced Concepts – update on the Topor study

NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) had their 2016 symposium on August 23-25, 2016. There is an update on the Topor induced state for long duration space trip to places like Mars. This is from 30:00 to 63:00 The Topor state …