energy
Princeton Satellite has had various NASA, SBIR and IR&D grants to develop a multi- megawatt-class nuclear fusion propulsion and space power system. This funding has enabled them to precisely simulate their designs and performed experiments. They have stated they would …
Tesla battery drive train day is tentatively planned for April, 2020. Tesla would describe the challenges reach 2000 gigawatt-hours of batteries every year. If that level of batteries was only for making 100 KWH cars then it would be 20 …
Tesla released 2019 fourth-quarter earnings and surpassed financial expectations on revenue and had $105 million in profit. The biggest new news is that Tesla already building and delivering model Y cars. Before Q3 2019, Tesla was talking about late 2020 …
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the DOE are upgrading the Advanced Light Source (ALS). The combination of the accumulator ring and upgraded main storage ring will enable at least 100 times brighter beams at key energies, and will make the …
The US Department of Energy (DOE) will provide USD10 million over three years to advance particle accelerator technology for medical, security, energy, and industrial applications. The DOE Accelerator Stewardship program has already helped reduce the cost and improve the quality …
Significant early childhood exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) is associated with structural changes in the brain at the age of 12. Nextbigfuture believes this research is saying that there is some degree of long term brain damage or brain …
China is projected to reduce the proportion of coal in its energy mix to below 58% by 2020. There are proposals to set a target of coal usage at 55% of China’s energy mix by 2030 for the 14th five …
Carnegie Mellon University, Berkeley and other researchers used hourly data on power plant operations and a novel machine learning framework to estimate how German electrical plants would have operated differently if the nuclear phase-out had not occurred. They found that …
Ark Invest is increasing its 5-year Tesla price target to over $6000 per share. They are now assuming that 37 million electric cars, trucks and SUVs will be sold in 2024. They had assumed that Tesla’s 17% market share for …
When futurists predict that technology X will be developed, there is a common reply from people who do not know the history of technology. The replies are variations of “Technology X will be developed after we solve Y”. Y can …