Tag Archives: technology

New Technology Could Make It Possible To Fly Anywhere In The World In 4 Hours

British aerospace firm Reaction Engines is working on an aircraft it believes would be able to take passengers anywhere in the world in just four hours. The vehicle would also be…

Finally! Independent Testing Of Rossi’s E-Cat Cold Fusion Device: Maybe The World Will Change After All

Back in October 2011 I first wroteabout Italian engineer, Andrea Rossi, and his E-Cat project, a device that produces heat through a process called a Low Energy Nuclear Reaction (LENR). Very…

Aussie scientists print flexible solar panels

Australian scientists have found a way to print large but extremely lightweight and flexible solar panels like money. World-leading scientists at the CSIRO said the A3-sized panels, which are created…

Google Buys a Quantum Computer

Google and NASA are forming a laboratory to study artificial intelligence by means of computers that use the unusual properties of quantum physics. Their quantum computer, which performs complex calculations…

$70 Drone Shield wants to protect you from flying spies

There are quite a lot of people who are seriously concerned about maintaining their privacy in an age where aerial drones – like the Parrot AR – are increasingly easy to build…

New Plasma Device Considered the ‘Holy Grail’ of Energy Generation and Storage

  Scientists at the University of Missouri have devised a new way to create and control plasma that could transform American energy generation and storage. Randy Curry, professor of electrical…

New Solar Cell “Most Efficient Ever”

  Scientists have created a solar cell device that is significantly more efficient than conventional photovoltaic cells. For the first time, scientists have produced a photovoltaic (PV) cell with a…

19-Year-Old Develops Ocean Cleanup Array That Could Remove 7,250,000 Tons Of Plastic From the World’s Oceans

19-year-old Boyan Slat has unveiled plans to create an Ocean Cleanup Array that could remove 7,250,000 tons of plastic waste from the world’s oceans. The device consists of an anchored network of floating booms…

Solar3D Announces Patent Protection For Concept

  Solar3D, the developer of a 3-dimensional solar cell technology to maximize the conversion of sunlight into electricity, has announced that the company has filed a patent application to protect…

Quantum computing taps nucleus of single atom

A team of Australian engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) has demonstrated a quantum bit based on the nucleus of a single atom in silicon, promising dramatic…

Powerpot Turns Heat and Water Into Electricity

Power Practical, a student startup that sprang from research at the University of Utah, is selling a portable cook pot that transforms heat and water into a power source. Imagine…

Nanocellulose: The Next World-Changing Supermaterial Is Grown, Not Made

Watch out graphene; something’s coming to eat your supermaterial lunch. Nanocellulose is poised to be the kevlar-strength, super-light, greenhouse gas-eating nanomaterial of the future. And the best part? It’s made by…

US military soon to be outfitted with Daredevil-like radar sense that can pinpoint and identify incoming threats

One of the world’s largest military contractors, Raytheon, has developed a system that gives soldiers superhuman hearing. The system, called 3-D Audio, essentially allows soldiers to hear exactly where threats…

Science-fiction turns real: Genetically engineering animals for war

In the 1960s, the Central Intelligence Agency recruited an unusual field agent: a cat. In an hour-long procedure, a veterinary surgeon transformed the furry feline into an elite spy, implanting a…

Lockheed Martin Harnesses Quantum Technology

  Our digital age is all about bits, those precise ones and zeros that are the stuff of modern computer code. But a powerful new type of computer that is…