Partnerships toward a miniFuji Thorium Molten Salt Reactor

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software In July 2010, an industry organisation with members such as Toyota, Toshiba and Hitachi, IThEMS unveiled their plans to build the world’s first commercial Thorium Molten-Salt Reactor (Th-MSR) power generator. They are trying to get $300 million in funding. The first step on the path to …

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Utopium project to use carbon nanotube enhanced materials with Additive Manufacturing and the Airbus vision to Scale up Additive Manufacturing

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software University of Exeter has commercially orientated research in the core themes of advanced manufacturing and materials development. One of their projects is Utopium. EADS Innovation Works is the partner and funder of the Utopium project. The project proposes to investigate the development of unique high potential …

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Hyperion Power Generation will meet tomorrow with the NRC to begin talk on regulatory review

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Tomorrow, after four years of effort, Deal-Blackwell and Hyperion Power Generation co-founders will sit down with NRC officials in Washington to begin discussing how the Commission might begin regulatory review for the nation’s first small modular reactor. This month the Hyperion Power Generation signed a memorandum …

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Internet users in BRICI countries set to double by 2015

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Internet users in the BRICI countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and Indonesia – is set to exceed 1.2 billion by 2015, well over three times the rates of the U.S. and Japan combined, according to a report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). In 2009, …

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Quadcopter UAVs – the Aeryon Scout and AR Drone

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The Aeryon scout is quadcopter UAV that has about a 3 kilometer range. The Aeryon scout costs $30,000 to 50,000. The AR Drone quadcopter costs $300-500 The AR Drone is half as fast (5 meters/ second instead of 10 meters/sec) and has 12 minute of flying …

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Superconductivity seen at up to 185K

On rare cold days in Antarctica this material would be superconducting outdoors without added cooling. UPDATE: Announcement of room temperature superconductors from highly compressed silicon and hydrogen was premature in journal Science by Saskatchewan, Canada and German researchers. The transition temperature was low for the data that they had but they believe there is pressure …

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