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Super controversial Brilliant Light Power aka Blacklight Power claims to be generating bursts of megawatt power and claim independent validation

Here is the press release and videos of supercontroversial Brilliant Light Power aka Blacklight Power. They are like the energy catalyzer. They claim new power. Brilliant Light power claims hydrinos exist. Hydrinos are a new form of hydrogen theoretically predicted

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Manipulating superconducting plasma waves with terahertz light

Most systems in nature are inherently nonlinear, meaning that their response to any external excitation is not proportional to the strength of the applied stimulus. Nonlinearities are observed, for example, in macroscopic phenomena such as the flow of fluids like

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Scientists Grow Atomically Thin Transistors and Circuits

In an advance that helps pave the way for next-generation electronics and computing technologies—and possibly paper-thin gadgets —scientists with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) developed a way to chemically assemble transistors and circuits that

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Tesla correcting car software with remote patches versus traditional carmaker delayed recall process

Tesla has been aggressive in its use of technologies that are just emerging. The company’s use of software to control more features of its cars, over-the-air updates, and a giant touch-screen dashboard interface show how it is taking more risks

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Elon Musk and Tesla will reveal this week a plan for the future of Tesla motors which will shape the future of cars

Elon Musk will release a second ten year plan for Tesla Motors. The first ten year plan will be done with the release of the more affordable Telsa 3. Working on Top Secret Tesla Masterplan, Part 2. Hoping to publish

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Russia putting up short range radar that can detect the F-35 and other stealth planes 310 miles away

Russia's powerful over-the-horizon Podsolnukh (Sunflower) radar is capable of detecting and tracking the F-35 stealth plane or any other fighter jet that was designed to avoid detection. The Podsolnukh short-range over-the-horizon surface-wave radar is developed by Moscow-based OJSC NPK NIIDAR.

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China completes 500 meter radio telescope which is 2.5 time the area of the Arecibo scope

Covering an area the size of 30 football pitches, China’s Five-hundred-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) was officially completed this week, making it the largest radio telescope in the world. The telescope is larger than the Puerto Rico's Arecibo Observatory, which

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What is in store for us : Ai and the future

Julia Bossmann, Foresight Institute discusses AI and the future. Discusses the recent conquering of GO with AI. She notes how this success was more than ten years sooner than many expected. Policy is an Alphago neural network trained to make

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Big Data versus Cancer

Scientists develop a catalog of 1000 tumors with their alterations and drug sensitivities There are thousands of scientific papers dedicated to a particular type of tumor, a particular gene, a type of specific molecular lesion or the effect of a

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Light used to make gold crystal nanoparticles

A team of University of Florida researchers has figured out how gold can be used in crystals grown by light to create nanoparticles, a discovery that has major implications for industry and cancer treatment and could improve the function of

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US Navyrevamps larger drone strategy to primarily refuel manned planes flying a combat air patrol around the carrier

The US Navy has revamped its large drone strategy. Now midair refueling and spying are in the plan. The primary mission would be so-called “recovery tanking.” This involves refueling planes flying in a fixed orbit around the aircraft carrier. On

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3D printing with bamboo fiber

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory are using bamboo fiber in 3-D printing experiments to determine whether bio-based feedstock materials are feasible in additive manufacturing. Chopped bamboo fibers were added to a bio-polymer resin to create bamboo-based pellets, resulting in

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Naval exercises and talk of accelerated defense buildup in the South China Sea

On Tuesday, China began a week of naval exercises in waters around the Paracel Islands, in the northern part of the sea. They came a week before a United Nations-backed tribunal in The Hague rules on a case brought by

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Super optical microscope and DNA-PAINT used to distinguish features 5 nanometers apart

A team at Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering led by Core Faculty member Peng Yin, Ph.D., has, for the first time, been able to tell apart features distanced only 5 nanometers from each other in a densely packed,

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First ML866 Aeroscraft should fly in 2017 and a fleet larger hybrid airships able to lift 250 tons each should follow by 2023

Once operational, the U.S. military version of the Aeroscraft semi-rigid hull hybrid airship funded by DARPA will be the largest aircraft to take to the skies in the past eight decades. The U.S. Air Force's battlefield cargo airship being built

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Programmable RNA vaccines are 100% effective in mice against Ebola and Flu and vaccines against new diseases could be made in seven days

MIT engineers have developed a new type of easily customizable vaccine that can be manufactured in one week, allowing it to be rapidly deployed in response to disease outbreaks. So far, they have designed vaccines against Ebola, H1N1 influenza, and

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Estimated 2015 US Traffics up 7.7% to 35200

A statistical projection of traffic fatalities for 2015 shows that an estimated 35,200 people died in motor vehicle traffic crashes. This represents an increase of about 7.7 percent as compared to the 32,675 fatalities that were reported to have occurred

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Uranium Seawater Extraction Makes Nuclear Power Completely Renewable

America, Japan and China are racing to be the first nation to make nuclear energy completely renewable. The hurdle is making it economic to extract uranium from seawater, because the amount of uranium in seawater is truly inexhaustible. James Conca

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China wants to be a Maritime Superpower with a big and modern Navy, coast guard and merchant fleets

Remarks made by senior leaders since 2012 make it clear that the long-term goal is for China to be a leader across all aspects of maritime power; having some of these capabilities means that China has some maritime power but

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Current American, Russian and Chinese hypersonic weapon timelines see initial deployments from 2020-2025

US Air Force Chief Scientist Greg Zacharias said based upon the current trajectory, the US Air Force will likely have some initial hypersonic weapons ready by sometime in the 2020s. In the 2030s, the air force could have a hypersonic

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