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SpaceX BFR will beat SLS rocket to orbit

Posted in Science on 13th Oct, 2018 08:59 PM
by Alex Muller
The NASA auditor has just produced a report which indicates the first test flight of the first version of the SLS will likely slip badly from June 2020.
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Anti-aging treatment against senescent cells

Posted in Medicine on 13th Oct, 2018 08:46 PM
by Alex Muller
Unity Biotechnology is developing treatments to eliminating senescent cells, which are a fundamental mechanism of aging.
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The Chernobyl area fires back up to produce power as a new solar power plant

Posted in Science on 8th Oct, 2018 06:36 PM
by Alex Muller
More than 30 years after the worst nuclear disaster in history, the Chernobyl area is once again producing power.
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National Theatre launches captioning smartglasses

Posted in Software on 8th Oct, 2018 06:29 PM
by Alex Muller
National Theatre, in partnership with Accenture, has been developing a new service that will allow hard of hearing audience members to see the dialog on stage.
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NASA announces SpaceX crewed flight June 2019

Posted in Science on 7th Oct, 2018 08:29 AM
by Alex Muller
NASA has announced the first crewed flight by a SpaceX rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) is expected to take place in June 2019.
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AI to create more jobs than are lost because of economic growth

Posted in Software on 7th Oct, 2018 08:23 AM
by Alex Muller
Around 26% of existing jobs in China could be automated over the next 20 years, but this is projected to be more than offset by job creation of 38%.
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Blue Origin lunar mission in 2023 and Lockheed pitches a Lunar Lander

Posted in Hardware on 5th Oct, 2018 01:58 AM
by Alex Muller
Lockheed Martin revealed a giant crewed lunar lander concept and showed how the reusable lander aligns with NASA’s missions.
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DARPA high-resolution neural interfaces

Posted in Hardware on 5th Oct, 2018 01:56 AM
by Alex Muller
DARPA seeks to achieve high levels of brain-system communications without surgery, in its new program, Next-Generation Nonsurgical Neurotechnology (N3).
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Mice given dasatinib-quercitin lived 36% longer and in better health

Posted in Medicine on 5th Oct, 2018 01:54 AM
by Alex Muller
Mayo Clinic anti-aging researcher James Kirkland published about a drug combination that can slow and reverse senescent cells in mice.
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Moon Express raises $12.5 million and targets 2020 for moon mission

Posted in Science on 3rd Oct, 2018 06:41 AM
by Alex Muller
Moon Express is planning to send new robotic explorers to the Moon starting in 2020.
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Starting 2019, Iridium satellites providing Amazon cloud for internet of things

Posted in Online on 3rd Oct, 2018 06:37 AM
by Alex Muller
SpaceX is launching the $3 billion satellite network for Iridium, with the eighth and final launch happening later this year.
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NASA Just Announced a Bold 3-Part Plan to Send Humans to The Moon And Mars

Posted in Science on 2nd Oct, 2018 01:49 AM
by Alex Muller
NASA's got a whole new plan. It wants boots on the Moon in 10 years and on Mars in 20. Give or take.
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MDMA could help autistic people with their social anxiety, according to a new study

Posted in Medicine on 2nd Oct, 2018 01:39 AM
by Alex Muller
A small new study has shown how MDMA could help reduce social anxiety in people with autism.
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New Jersey Utility Plans $4.1 Billion in Clean Energy Investment

Posted in Business on 2nd Oct, 2018 01:34 AM
by Alex Muller
Utilities across the country are moving to invest in grid upgrades and new technologies designed to help states achieve green-energy mandates.
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Blue Origin BE-4 engine will power mid-2020 ULA Vulcan booster

Posted in Science on 29th Sep, 2018 05:17 PM
by Alex Muller
“We are pleased to enter into this partnership with Blue Origin and look forward to a successful first flight of our next-generation launch vehicle,” said Bruno.
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Will the US waste $100+ billion on SLS, Orion and LOP-G by 2030?

Posted in Science on 29th Sep, 2018 05:10 PM
by Alex Muller
The US could get so much more accomplished in space if they stop wasting money on the Space Launch System, Orion and the Lunar gateway.
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