Better analysis shows good chance humanity is alone then humanity must spread through universe

Better analysis shows good chance humanity is alone then humanity must spread through universe

Anders Sandberg, Eric Drexler and Toby Ord have looked at the wide range of possible probabilities for each part of the Drake Equation estimate of technological civilizations in the universe. They analyzed... Read more »
Gateway Foundation Spaceport envisions large scale space construction

Gateway Foundation Spaceport envisions large scale space construction

Orbital Assembly and the Gateway Foundation are working on a reasonable set of plans and steps to build a space station that is 488 meters in diameter. They would start with a... Read more »
Fully reusable rockets will create the entrepreneurial space age

Fully reusable rockets will create the entrepreneurial space age

Elon Musk SpaceX BFR and Jeff Bezos Blue Origin are targeting fully reusable rockets. The reusable rocket age should have started in the 1980s. However, cost-plus contracts and political bureaucracy split manufacturing... Read more »
Iran’s miserable economy and wasteful foreign wars have resulted in an angry populace

Iran’s miserable economy and wasteful foreign wars have resulted in an angry populace

Iran’s miserable economy and wasteful foreign wars have resulted in an angry populace brian wang | June 30, 2018 | Iran’s official unemployment rate is 12% and oil exports have declined by... Read more »
Making Great Star Wars Movies

Making Great Star Wars Movies

Star Wars needs to be saved. Fans loved Star Wars a New Hope and from the Empire Strike Back and the Clone Wars and Rebels animation series. Return of the Jedi was... Read more »
Breakthrough for large scale printing of wood at ten times lower cost than other 3D printing

Breakthrough for large scale printing of wood at ten times lower cost than other 3D printing

Cellulose is the most abundant and broadly distributed organic compound and industrial by-product on Earth. The bottom-up use of cellulose to fabricate 3D objects has had big problems that prevented printing wood... Read more »
Drones spreading millions of sterile mosquitos to combat Zika and other diseases

Drones spreading millions of sterile mosquitos to combat Zika and other diseases

Aedes mosquitos, responsible for the spread of diseases like Zika, dengue and yellow fever, do not disperse for more than 100 meters in their lifetime. They are also fragile, and high-altitude releases... Read more »
Super 72+ hour nearly perfect mosquito repellent could save millions of lives every year

Super 72+ hour nearly perfect mosquito repellent could save millions of lives every year

Dr. Abraar Karan has developed a nearly perfect 72-hour mosquito repellent where 98 percent of the mosquitoes did not land and of those two percent that landed, 100 percent did not bite.... Read more »
China could be starting its own natural gas fracking revolution

China could be starting its own natural gas fracking revolution

China National Petroleum (CNPC), the largest state-owned producer of oil and natural gas in the China, reportedly plans to nearly double natural gas production from shale sources this year and wants a... Read more »

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No Comments June 29, 2018 | brian wang | The Pentagon has been directed to establish a Space Force as a new military branch. Just as the marines are an hybrid offshoot... Read more »