Transportation

The Crown has claimed regulatory control of every means of conveyance, stifling the free travel of individuals and their property. This is an intolerable act. Superior transportation technologies already exist, but are suppressed by regulations.

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.

Everything We Know About The Tesla Semi – Infographics

All we've seen of the Tesla Semi so far is a couple of tweets from Elon Musk and a portentous picture of a couple of scowling headlights, and quick peak/spyshot at something on a flat bed in the wild that inspired some pretty decent renders.

X3 ion thruster achieves record 102 kilowatts of power and 5.4 newtons of thrust

The X3 thruster was designed by researchers at the University of Michigan in cooperation with NASA and the U.S. Air Force.

Beaming laser power to ion drive is 300-400 times more thrust than just laser photonic sail

A 100 meter to 150 meter solar array that is attuned to the lithium ion will be about 70% efficient.

Magnetoshell getting ready for cubesat tests

David Kirtley, MSNW, LLC, Magnetoshell Aerocapture for Manned Missions and Planetary Deep Space Orbiters

California Allows Fully Autonomous (No Driver Present) Vehicle Tests

Truly driverless vehicles are about to hit the streets of California.

Bitcoin Surges Above $4900 Amid Catalan 'Independence' Declaration

Bitcoin began accelerating ahead of Catalan leader Puigdemont's initial speech time, but after his delayed start, the crypto currency accelerated higher...

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.

SpaceX Launches 10 New Iridium Satellites, Sticks Rocket Landing

The private spaceflight company SpaceX successfully launched 10 communications satellites into low-Earth orbit today (Oct. 9) and landed the spent Falcon 9 first-stage rocket booster on a drone ship in the Pacific Ocean.

Scientists Claim to Have Proof that Time Travel Exists

Not much is happening economically speaking this Sunday evening so let's ponder the ability to travel back in time such that the future can change the past.

Carbon fiber Slingshot jets onto the powered board scene

The promise of a powered wakeboard has captured the imagination of thrill seekers and water lovers alike, but there's no consensus on the best way to bring that vision to life. Some companies will tell you electric power is the solution, but Mako doe

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.?

Rigid solar EnergySail set for sea trials next year

Eco Marine Power is preparing to put its rigid solar energy sails through their paces next year.

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.

Why James Dyson Could Steal Elon Musk's Electric Car Throne

The British inventor described his vision for "something quite unique and better" than the status quo in a company-wide email this week.

The Neyk submarine: Does this "subaquatic luxury jet" hold water?

If you have enough spare change for your own bespoke submarine, you can probably afford one kitted out like a luxury private jet. That seems to be the logic behind Ocean Submarine's Neyk line of submersibles.

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

Tensegrity approaches to growable space habitats

Growing the size of a space habitat over time.

Direct Fusion Drive

Direct drive fusion using radiofrequency heating of hydrogen for fusion.

Continuous Electrode Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion

Continuous Electrode Inertial Electrostatic Confinement Fusion

8 Extreme Vehicles You Never Knew Existed

Take a ride on these 8 extreme vehicles…

Elon Musk Publishes Plans for Colonizing Mars

The billionaire entrepreneur and founder of SpaceX wants to make humanity a "multi-planetary species"

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.

Boeing sponsors $2 million jetpack competition with October 2019 fly off

GoFly, a Boeing-sponsored competition announced today, wants to turn jetpacks from an aviation novelty to an everyday tool.

If EMdrive is real and scales with Q factor then we get almost Star Trek level Technology

Adam Crowl considers spaceships if EM-Drive is verified as a real thing.

2 tesla Magnetic Shield placed at Mars Lagrange point would shield Martian atmosphere...

An inflatable structure(s) can generate a magnetic dipole field at a level of perhaps 1 or 2 Tesla (or 10,000 to 20,000 Gauss) as an active shield against the solar wind and allow the Martian atmosphere to thicken overtime.

Shanghai to San Francisco in 100 minutes...

[South China Morning Post] China has moved a step closer to creating a supersonic submarine that could travel from Shanghai to San Francisco in less than two hours.

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

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

Proterra claims world record...

Proterra, the electric bus company based in Burlingame, Calif., with an assembly plant in City of Industry, claimed a world record for electric vehicle range on Tuesday.

Watch A Guy Fly Around In A Martin Jetpack

Humans in the skies, filmed by robot eyes

Watch This Jetpack Do Strange Things Near Ellis Island

The culmination of decades of development

The Plimp is a plane-blimp mashup that promises safe air transport

The Plimp uses a blimp-like body to prevent hard crashes and a plane-like body to maneuver through the sky.

Volocopter flying taxi takes unmanned flight over Dubai

Dubai is moving full steam ahead toward a futuristic skyline dotted with modern skyscrapers and flying taxis by kicking off trials of the Volocopter two-seater aircraft.

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

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

DARPA funds Reaction Engines hypersonic precooler tests

Reaction Engines Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Reaction Engines, today announced that it has received a contract from the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to conduct high-temperature airflow testing in the United States of a Reac

Royal Mail Is Testing Arrival Electric Trucks, And Also Orders 100 Peugeot Partner EVs

Royal Mail shows some of its further electrification efforts this year with two new plug-in projects coming online – first with Arrival electric trucks and second with Peugeot Partner EVs.

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.

Bitcoin-Friendly Companies Enter the Flying Taxi Business

The smartest minds and smartest companies in the world are not only dealing with cryptocurrencies, but they are also bringing synergetic forces to finance a wide range of amazing solutions. One of these solutions: reducing travel time and solving tra

Magnesium battery breakthrough means safer batteries that won't explode

Worried about the lithium-ion batteries found in your laptops and cell phones? Your worries will soon be gone because of this new battery discovery.

Hyperloop to hit maximum speed...

Despite recent progress on Elon Musk's radical Hyperloop system, tests have so far fallen short of the 700 miles per hour it's said to achieve.

Spacex Falcon Heavy three first stage cores testing complete

SpaceX has completed testing of all three first-stage cores on its Falcon Heavy rocket. The Spacex Falcon Heavy is scheduled for an early November launch.

APWorks Claims It's Created First Electric, 3D-Printed Motorcycle

APWorks, a subsidiary of Airbus, says it has produced the first 3D-printed motorcycle chassis from aluminum powder.

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.

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