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Nov 26, 2018

Wendelstein 7-X fusion reactor keeps its cool en route to record-breaking results

Posted by in category: nuclear energy

Scientists toiling away on the cutting edge Wendelstein 7-X nuclear fusion reactor in Germany have pulled together results from their latest round of testing, with a few records to be found amongst them. Following a series of upgrades, the team is reporting the experimental device has achieved its highest energy density and the longest plasma discharge times for device of this type, marking another step forward in the quest for clean fusion power.

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Nov 26, 2018

Watch the electrifying moment InSight lands on Mars from mission control

Posted by in category: space

Relive the excitement in 360 degrees.

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Nov 26, 2018

There’s a quiet beauty here

Posted by in category: habitats

Looking forward to exploring my new home. go.nasa.gov/InSightRaws #MarsLanding

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Nov 26, 2018

Touchdown on Mars!

Posted by in categories: habitats, space travel

Our NASA InSight spacecraft stuck the #MarsLanding!

Its new home is Elysium Planitia, a still, flat region where it’s set to study seismic waves and heat deep below the surface of the Red Planet for a planned two-year mission.

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Nov 26, 2018

People can sustainably share resources, under some conditions

Posted by in category: futurism

That’s why freedom of movement is one of the key conditions necessary to successfully share resources. Other necessary conditions include low population densities, low market value of the resources, variability in resource distribution and an ethos of sharing.


Sometimes, there is no “tragedy” in the tragedy of the commons, according to a new analysis that challenges a widely accepted theory.

Scientists have long believed that when there is to a shared resource, people will inevitably overuse it, leading to ruin for everyone—an idea known as the “ of the commons.”

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Nov 26, 2018

Our Mars Odyssey orbiter phoned home, relaying the latest news from NASA InSight that indicates that its solar panels are open and collecting sunlight on the Martian surface

Posted by in categories: habitats, solar power, space, sustainability

Also included in the dispatch: this snapshot from the lander’s arm showing the instruments in their new “plain perfect” home. Get the latest: https://go.nasa.gov/2FDGbwu

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Nov 26, 2018

I think this is precisely why he built the BFR lol

Posted by in category: futurism

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Nov 26, 2018

Why Online Security is the Fastest Growing and Most Profitable Niche Right Now

Posted by in category: cybercrime/malcode

If you’re paranoid about your cyber security, you may not be so crazy after all.

The cybersecurity industry is experiencing a growth that is almost unparalleled across any other industry even taking into account historical figures. Some people say that the growth in the need of cybersecurity is going to create the biggest wealth transfer we have seen in our lifetime.

With every aspect of our life being fine-tuned with the use of data, making sure that data is secure is becoming a top priority around the globe. This is being reflected in the massive growth of the cybersecurity industry and the massive demand for individuals who have been trained to keep data safe.

The Growth of Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is the fastest growing technology sector out there. And with cybercrime at an all-time high, the cybersecurity niche is set for massive growth over the next 5 years.

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Nov 26, 2018

Here is a snippet from the inaugural #GXTalksUAE event where @zoltan_istvan delivered a talk on Convergence: a Transhumanist Approach & a…

Posted by in categories: government, transhumanism

Here’s a 2-min video of my recent talk in #Dubai for the inaugural #GSTalksUAE event. I was really excited that the UAE Prime Minister’s Office brought me in to talk specifically on #transhumanism and how it might improve Government Services. In the last year, many countries around the world have been getting in touch with me to better understand transhumanism and our changing #future. Click on the link to watch the video: https://www.instagram.com/p/BqcN2bUHnwA/?utm_source=ig_share…9IE5_ASuEA

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Nov 26, 2018

NASA’s InSight Survives ‘Seven Minutes Of Terror,’ Lands On Mars

Posted by in category: space

Everything went without a hitch.

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