Reaction Engines Begins Testing Breakthrough High-Mach Propulsion Under US DOD Contract

Reaction Engines today revealed the start of a new testing campaign to expand the performance envelope of their high-Mach enabling technology through the Foreign Comparative Testing (FCT) Program at the Department of Defense and supported by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL). The FCT Program is administered by the Directorate of Defense Research and Engineering …

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First Light Fusion Generates Neutrons

First Light used a large two-stage hyper-velocity gas gun to launch a projectile at a target, containing the fusion fuel and achieved fusion. The projectile reached a speed of 6.5 km per second before impact. First Light’s highly sophisticated target focuses this impact, with the fuel accelerated to over 70 km per second (151,000 mph) …

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SciShow Explains Cardiff’s Potential Universal Cancer Treatment

Three weeks ago, Nextbigfuture covered the cancer treatment breakthrough made by researchers at the University of Cardiff. Now SciShow has a video that explains how this discovery was made and why it is so promising. The researchers took a range of killer t-cells from the body and tested them against cancer. One of the killer …

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Large Conservative Majority in UK Which Means Brexit By End of 2020 – Tories 368 Seats

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservatives set to win an outright majority according to exit polls. This will mean Johnson can deliver on his promise for a Brexit by the end of 2020. The EU economy will shrink by $3 trillion. China (with Hong Kong and Macau) will become larger than the combined economies of EU …

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British Election Polls Predicts Conservative Majority Therefore Brexit By End of 2020

The final polling for Thursday UK general election have an 82% chance of a Conservative majority. The results will likely be known by about 9AM Eastern Standard time on Friday. If Boris Johnson and his Conservatives win a majority then Brexit would finally happen. Johnson has promised to deliver Brexit by the end of 2020. …

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Surpassing Goals of the Ford Aircraft Carrier Using UK Carriers

The main justification for the Gerald Ford Super aircraft carriers was to increase the sortie rate 25% over the Nimitz class and a 25% reduction in manpower required to operate. The Ford carriers are costing over $13 billion each and have numerous problems with landing and launching aircraft, elevators and radar. The Nimitz Class has …

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Pre-Cooler for Hypersonic Spaceplane Cools From 1,000°C in Less Than 0.05 Seconds

Reaction Engines has successfully tested its innovative precooler at airflow temperature conditions representing Mach 5, or five times the speed of sound, marking a significant milestone in the development of its SABRE™ engine and paving the way for a revolution in hypersonic flight and space access. The precooler heat exchanger is a vital component of …

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