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Sep 1, 2019

20000+ RPM magnetic levitation motor

Posted by in category: futurism

EasyEDA parts online store LCSC offers a wide selection of genuine, high-quality electronic components at unbeatable prices and delivers parts for free with PCB order in a speedy manner.

Sep 1, 2019

Scientists isolate drought-resistant gene in barley

Posted by in category: food

Research led by Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, will help crops resist global heating.

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Sep 1, 2019

Cambridge scientists reverse ageing process in rat brain stem cells

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, life extension, neuroscience

New research reveals how increasing brain stiffness as we age causes brain stem cell dysfunction, and demonstrates new ways to reverse older stem cells to a younger, healthier state.

Sep 1, 2019

Astronomers capture rare cosmic collision that’s a chance to ‘understand the chemistry of the universe’

Posted by in categories: chemistry, cosmology

It’s a cosmic collision that has astronomers rethinking one of the universe’s most colossal events: the collision of massive stars.

In a new paper published in the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, astronomers reveal the finding of a kilonova produced by the collision of two massive stellar objects called neutron stars. The collision is roughly 1,000 times brighter than the death of a massive star called a supernova. And they say it produced several hundred planets’ worth of gold and platinum.

But astronomers almost missed it.

Sep 1, 2019

NASA’s Daring Solar Probe Is Skimming Past the Sun Today!

Posted by in category: space

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe mission to better understand the sun makes its third close pass by its target on Sept. 1, 2019.

Sep 1, 2019

John Barrowman MBE

Posted by in category: futurism

Just Amazing! Jb

Sep 1, 2019

Blockchain Apogee

Posted by in categories: bitcoin, space

The astronaut training billionaire Richard Branson to be the first passenger on Virgin Galactic has seen the Earth from 56 miles away. Now, the long-time bitcoin advocate wants to share what she saw: how blockchain and other technologies are enabling a borderless world.

Sep 1, 2019

A Very Fast, Very Safe, Very SLIMM Nuclear Reactor

Posted by in category: nuclear energy

The SLLIM is a liquid sodium nuclear fast reactor that generates 10 to 100 MW for many years, even decades, without refueling. It can’t meltdown, can operate without water, is factory fabricated and shipped to the construction site where it is installed below ground in a seismic-resistant cocoon.

Sep 1, 2019

Ochis Coffee releases a new line of sunglasses made from organic coffee grounds

Posted by in category: futurism

Ukrainian optical company Ochis Coffee is introducing two stylish new sunglasses this year, both made from coffee grounds. Find out more about this eyewear.

Sep 1, 2019

Hurricane Dorian Now a ‘Catastrophic Category 5’ Storm

Posted by in category: climatology

Hurricane Dorian is now a “catastrophic Category 5” storm and the strongest on modern record as it approaches the northwestern Bahamas in the Caribbean, according to a National Hurricane Center update today (Sept. 1).

As of 11 a.m. EDT (1300 GMT), Dorian has maximum wind speeds of 180 mph (285 km/h) as the storm churns about 20 miles (30 km) east of Great Abaco Island, the NHC wrote in the update. The storm is about 205 miles (330 km) east of West Palm Beach, Florida.

“Devastating hurricane conditions are expected in the Abacos Islands very soon and these conditions will spread across Grand Bahama Island later today,” NASA officials said today in a morning update.