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Stanford Says Its Sodium-Based Battery Beat Lithium On Most All Fronts...

Stanford Says Its Sodium-Based Battery Beat Lithium On Most All Fronts, 80% Cost Reduction Possible

Pilot Wave theory suggests Trumpet shaped Emdrive would have more thrust

A radio frequency (RF) resonant cavity thruster, EmDrive, is a controversial proposed type of propellentless electromagnetic thruster with a microwave cavity, designed to produce thrust from an electromagnetic field inside the cavity.

This Guy Built a Semi-Automatic Portable Railgun

Cool if you like 'Quake,' but probably not as scary as it sounds.

A DIY Space Suit for the 99 Percent

Taking a balloon up into the lower stratosphere may seem crazy, but to Cameron M. Smith it's an opportunity to fulfill a lifelong dream.

Toshiba's new fast-charging battery could triple the range of electric vehicles

A key focus of electric vehicle (EV) makers is maximizing the range users can get from each charge, and for that reason new battery technologies are poised to play a huge part in driving their adoption.

Watch a supercomputer design a radical new wing for airplanes

When engineers want to make an object weigh less, they literally cut corners.

Roll out solar provides 10 times the mobile power

Roll-up solar panels are being used to help power an island off the coast of Cardiff.

Tech Breakthrough Will Save The Electric Car Market

A new technology is here that has the potential to reshape lithium production like fracking reshaped oil.?

Breakthrough in invisibility technology: Scientists have created a material that ...

allows light waves to pass straight through...(Natural News) Scientists developed a new idea for invisibility technology that would allow light waves to pass straight through a special material without any obstruction, as reported by Science Daily.

Asphalt-lithium metal batteries fully charge in five minutes

As useful and ubiquitous as they are, lithium-ion batteries are nearing their limits, and it's unlikely we'll be able to squeeze much more juice out of them.

Elon Musk plans to put all of SpaceX's resources into its Mars rocket

Today, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he hopes to finance his plans to colonize Mars by making SpaceX's entire fleet of vehicles -- the Falcon 9, the Falcon Heavy, and the Dragon spacecraft -- obsolete.

Elon Musk proposes city-to-city travel by rocket, right here on Earth

'Anywhere on Earth in under an hour,' Musk says

Continuous Electrode Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion

Continuous Electrode Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion

Graphene forged into three-dimensional shapes like a Pyramid

Researchers from Finland and Taiwan have discovered how graphene, a single-atom-thin layer of carbon, can be forged into three-dimensional objects by using laser light.

Dyson will spend about $3 billion to make solid state battery electric car by 2020

British vacuum cleaner maker Dyson announced Tuesday that it is working on a "premium" electric car that will go on sale in 2020. They expect to spend at least $2.7 billion (£2 billion) on the car and battery technology.

$2 million competition aims to make jetpacks a reality by 2019

GoFly dreams of a personal flying machine with range of 20 miles

Lithium metal battery prototype boasts 3 times the capacity of lithium-ions

The high energy capacity of lithium-ion batteries has led to them powering everything from tiny mobile devices to huge trucks.

DNA nanobot created that performs nanomechanical tasks

Since the 1980s, the design and synthesis of molecular machines has been identified as a grand challenge for molecular engineering.

UK Shows off mockup of 50 kw combat laser mounted in turret

The UK showed a mockup of a 50 kw Dragon Fire combat laser mounted in a turret.

The Walrus: the US Army contemplates building an aircraft the size of a football field

September 6, 2005 Moving an elephant atom by atom costs a lot more than moving the elephant in one pre-assembled lump.

3U Cubesat launch will be months instead of years and only $250,000 starting in 2019

There is a revolution coming coming for low cost small payload launching.

Royal Navy looks to nature for futuristic sub concepts

In 2015, the Royal Navy released its concept of the surface warship of 2050. Now the RN is casting its crystal ball beyond 2050 by asking a team of young engineers from UKNEST to develop concepts for future British submarines.

Breakthrough steel is far stronger, lower cost and process is applicable to Titanium

Automotive, aerospace and defence applications require metallic materials with ultra-high strength.

Twisted carbon nanotubes can harvest energy and store 250 watts per kilogram

An international research team led by scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas and Hanyang University in South Korea has developed high-tech yarns that generate electricity when they are stretched or twisted.

DIY Powerwall Builders Are Using Recycled Laptop Batteries to Power Their Homes

In May of 2015, Elon Musk unveiled Tesla's Powerwall. The battery allows homeowners to store electricity, either from the grid or solar panels.

Closer to Flash Memory Successor

New resistive random access memory (RRAM), could form the basis of a better kind of nonvolatile computer memory, where data is retained even when the power is off.

More durable and longer lasting lithium-ion batteries with nanosheet anodes

Singapore researchers have a new generalized method of producing anode materials for lithium-ion batteries. The anodes are made from metal oxide nanosheets, which are ultrathin, two-dimensional materials with excellent electrochemical and mechanical

$30 billion Small Satellite market from 2017 to 2026

Prospects for the Small Satellite Market – A global supply and demand analysis of government and commercial satellites up to 500 kg.

Toyota Says It'll Launch Solid-State Battery EVs In 2022

We feel like we've heard this countless times already, but here we go again.

Spiders exposed to water with graphene make triple strength spider silk

A research team, led by Professor Nicola Pugno at the University of Trento, Italy, succeeded in having their spiders produce silk with up to three times the strength and ten times the toughness of the regular material.

Existing 51 qubit quantum simulator using rubidium atoms could scale to hundreds...

Existing 51 qubit quantum simulator using rubidium atoms could scale to hundreds of qubits

Plasma rocket on track to 100 hour firing at 100 kilowatts in 2018

Ad Astra is working to boost the endurance of the Vasimr plasma rocket to 100 hours of continuous firing at a power level of 100 kilowatts, by 2018.

Emdrive inventor Shawyer patenting new approach and has bigger claims

Roger Shawyer is the original inventor of the Emdrive. He claims to have a new generation EmDrive and has filed for a patent in the UK. The Emdrive is super-controversial propellantless space drive. Many argue that there are problems with the physics

China Focus: China's satellite sends unbreakable cipher from space

Chinese scientists have become the first to realize quantum key distribution from a satellite to the ground, laying the foundation for building a hack-proof global quantum communication network.

Neurable ushers in age of hands-free gaming with brain-controlled VR

VR technology has been accelerating rapidly in recent years, but there are still questions surrounding the most effective ways for us to interact with virtual spaces.

Neurable ushers in age of hands-free gaming with brain-controlled VR

VR technology has been accelerating rapidly in recent years, but there are still questions surrounding the most effective ways for us to interact with virtual spaces.

Supercapacitors game changing improvement on energy density compared to batteries

Supercapacitors have long been far faster charging than batteries but usually have 40 times less energy density (5 watt hours instead of 200 watt hours) compared to batteries.

Technocrat Funds Floating City Project As A "Deregulated" Hub Of Scientific Research

Technocrats hate to be told "no", so billionaire Technocrat Peter Thiel is funding a floating city in international waters, effectively removing all legal, moral and ethical restraints on scientific research. Thiel is a Transhuman and also wants

Elon Musk and Spacex new plan is to have much larger Mars landing craft

Elon Musk has said that he has changed his plans for Mars landing craft and Mars colonization. He will not use a dragon capsule for Mars.

'Substantial' ocean of water beneath moon's surface could help create human colony

Scientists who retested mineral samples collected during the Apollo moon missions now believe there's a massive amount of water under the lunar surface – a discovery which may make manned missions to the moon easier than previously thought.

Unsinkable aluminum foam

Russians have added porosity to aluminum so that it can be lower density than water. Ships with porous aluminum foam would be unsinkable even with holes in the hull so long as the water that leaks in does not go beyond the buoyancy of the aluminum fo

World's First Self-Sufficient Hydrogen Boat Embarks On 6-Year Journey

It's set to make 101 stops over the next 6 years.

Top 5 things to know about the Floating CIty Project, Feb 2014

The Seasteading Institute's Joe Quirk breaks down the top five things to know about our Floating City Project. Visit our website to learn more, read the DeltaSync design concept report, fill out our survey if you want to live on the first floating ci

5 Private City Projects That You Should Know About

1. A Private City in Norway Has Broken Ground! Liberstad is being built.

5 Private City Projects That You Should Know About

1. A Private City in Norway Has Broken Ground! Liberstad is being built. So many of these projects never get off the ground. This one is happening. There is a long way to go, but the initial hurdle has been passed. The land was purchased in June

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