A New Technique That Could Make Carbon Capture 10 Times Cheaper

Carbon Capture 10 times cheaper

Innovator Energy (startup founded in 2016) has developed a new technique to separate CO2 from power plant flue gas. The company claims that their technology is 10 times cheaper and uses 1/4 of the energy. This CO2 conversion technique transforms captured CO2 into value added products. About 65 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions are ...

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Google AI Found A New Exoplanet In Faraway Solar System

Kepler 90i

Google used Deep Neural Network to analyze Kepler’s data.  They found two new exoplanets – Kepler-90i and Kepler-80g.  The model they’ve developed is about 96% accurate in distinguishing planets and non-planets.  For many centuries, people have looked up at stars, noticed some patterns and recorded observations. One of the early things discovered in space was planets, which ...

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26 Strongest Materials Known To Human

silicon carbide

For a layman, strength and hardness are basically the same thing, but for a material engineer these two are way apart. While the strength of any material indicates its resistance to deformation, the hardness denotes its scratch resistance capability in general. The strength of any material is measured by its tensile strength i.e. the resistive power ...

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10 Highest Paid YouTuber of 2017 Made 127 Million Combined

YouTube is worth $75 billion, and now it has become the actual launchpad for the next generation of internet celebrities. Over the past few years, some of the biggest YouTubers have even snagged big shows from services like Netflix, YouTube Red, etc. It’s no secret that YouTubers with large number of subscriptions use sponsored videos, ...

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The Largest Quantum Simulator With 53 Qubits

largest quantum simulator

Physicists have built a 53-interacting quantum magnets, making quadrillion magnet configuration possible. It’s a restricted type quantum computer using atomic qubits to mimic complicated quantum matter. They measured each qubit with an efficiency of about 99 percent. Physicists at the University of Maryland and the National Institute of Standards and Technology have used 53 interacting ...

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NASA To Use Artificial Intelligence For Space Communication Networks

SCaN Testbed on ISS

NASA is planning to infuse AI into space communication networks.  It uses Cognitive Radio to employ underutilized parts of the electromagnetic spectrum.  SCaN Testbed provides tools and resources to test Cognitive Radio in space.  NASA engineers are planning to use Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) techniques to better manage the growing communication networks between ...

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12 Most Deadliest Substances on Earth

Aluminum Phosphide

Medical sciences have come a long way. From indigenous techniques and herbs to sophisticated machines and complex medicines. Worldwide, these medicines are the only reason people live long and strong lives. But it’s not just the medicines that have developed, virus and bacteria have also stepped up in their evolutionary period. You see, medicines and diseases ...

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DARPA Invests $100 Million For Gene Drive Research

Gene Drive Research

DARPA is investing $100 million in genetic extinction technologies.  The Gene Drive program can control disease carrying insects.  It may wipe out diseases like dengue, malaria, Lyme, West Nile, sleeping sickness, etc.  The United States Department of Defense agency, DARPA is investing big in genetic extinction technologies that may wipe out invasive rodents, malarial mosquitoes and ...

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15 Interesting Facts About Stars That You May Not Know

sphere star

Since the emergence of the Hubble Space telescope, we have discovered many distant galaxies, thousands of exoplanets and even peeked in our past, but one thing that astronomers are still not sure about is how many stars actually are there in the Milky Way, let alone in the entire Universe. Like any living things, stars ...

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