batteries

batteries The Electrek leak of a larger Tesla battery cell is not being disputed by Elon Musk. The larger cell would be able to reduce the number of battery cells in a Model 3 from 4200 of the 2170 … [+2188 chars]

Soda Can Sized Tesla Battery Appears Confirmed

The Electrek leak of a larger Tesla battery cell is not being disputed by Elon Musk. The larger cell would be able to reduce the number of battery cells in a Model 3 from 4200 of the 2170 sized batt… [+1109 chars]

airplanes

airplanes Airbus will have fuel-saving v-formation flight tests of two Airbus A350 aircraft with airline tests as early as 2021 with flights over oceans. Flying in v-formation could reduce fuel usag… [+2190 chars]

Planes Flying in Geese-Like V-Formation For 5-10% Fuel Savings

Airbus will have fuel-saving v-formation flight tests of two Airbus A350 aircraft with airline tests as early as 2021 with flights over oceans. Flying in v-formation could reduce fuel usage by 5-10%.… [+3070 chars]

COVID-19

COVID-19 The Philadelphia Federal Reserve published results of a survey of 35 economic forecasters on August 14, 2020. They predicted the US economy would expand at an annual rate of 19.1 percent in… [+2362 chars]

US 2020 GDP Could be -2% With Possible Full Pandemic Economic Recovery By End of 2021

The Philadelphia Federal Reserve published results of a survey of 35 economic forecasters on August 14, 2020. They predicted the US economy would expand at an annual rate of 19.1 percent in the third… [+2590 chars]

Giant Magellan Telescope Gets Fast Tracked By National Science Foundation

The Giant Magellan Telescope has gotten $17.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to accelerate the prototyping and testing of some of the most powerful optical and infrared technologi… [+4267 chars]

air force

air force The US Air force has built and flown a full-scale flight demonstrator of a sixth-generation fighter in the real world. The Air Force wants a system of systems that includes piloted and unm… [+2224 chars]

US Air Force Has Built and a Flown Full Scale Prototype Sixth Generation Fighter

The US Air force has built and flown a full-scale flight demonstrator of a sixth-generation fighter in the real world. The Air Force wants a system of systems that includes piloted and unmanned large… [+2144 chars]

astronomy

astronomy Phosphine Gas is in the atmosphere of Venus at 20 parts per billion and no non-biological path to explain the Phosphine. There are no currently known abiotic production routes in Venuss at… [+2221 chars]