Irish technology Halloween 2019: The best spooktacular and fun events around the country

The days might be drawing in and the weather may have been less than ideal recently, but fear not, there is a silver lining on the horizon. We have a glorious three-day weekend to look forward to, and one cannot forget about all of the fun-filled Halloween-themed activities on offer to help us make the…

Nuclear Fusion Z-Pinch Progress with Staged Z-Pinch LTD 10MA Generator

Nuclear Fusion Z-Pinch Progress with Staged Z-Pinch LTD 10MA Generator Brian Wang | October 14, 2019 | The University of Reno Nevada National Terawatt Facility and commercial company, US Nuclear and MIFTEC, were able to generate the most powerful neutron flux from fusion power ever achieved by a private company. They will scale up to…

Lightbridge Makes Metallic Fuel Usable for Nuscale Reactor

Lightbridge Makes Metallic Fuel Usable for Nuscale Reactor Brian Wang | October 2, 2019 | Lightbridge Corporation and Enfission, LLC have demonstrated the manufacturing process and fabrication of Lightbridge Fuel surrogate rods in a length that could be usable in NuScale Power’s small modular reactors (SMR). The demonstration included the production of several coextruded rods…

Realtime Position Accuracy to Within 10 Centimeters

Realtime Position Accuracy to Within 10 Centimeters Brian Wang | October 10, 2019 | The Global Differential GPS (GDGPS) System is a real-time GNSS monitoring and augmentation system that provides location information to about 3-inch position accuracy. They use a large ground network of real-time reference receivers, innovative network architecture, and real-time data processing software,…

Tesla Should Have Early Access Release of Feature Complete Full Self-Driving by the End of 2019

Tesla Should Have Early Access Release of Feature Complete Full Self-Driving by the End of 2019 Brian Wang | October 23, 2019 | At about 1 hour and 6 minutes (about 5 minutes into the Webcast) of this video of the Tesla Q3 Earnings call, Elon Musk said that Tesla should have early access for…

Helion Energy’s Nuclear Fusion Updates on Twitter

Helion Energy’s Nuclear Fusion Updates on Twitter Brian Wang | October 13, 2019 | Helion Energy has been working to make a pulsed commercial nuclear fusion generator 1,000 times smaller, over 500 times cheaper, and realizable 10 times faster than other approaches. Helion Energy received $10.6 million in 2015. Helion is creating technology it calls…

Plant-based Smart Fertilizer Increases Crop Yields, Lowers Farmers’ Costs, and Makes Food Ten Times Healthier

Plant-based Custom Fertilizer Increases Crop Yields, Lowers Farmers’ Costs, and Makes Food Ten Times Healthier Brian Wang | October 7, 2019 | Soil depletion due to climate change and unsustainable agriculture has reached crisis proportions in many regions of the World, where depleted soil results in falling crop yields, increasing food insecurity, and raises urgent…

Electrical cars EV Ellie Goulding on climate change: ‘The backlash grows ever uglier’

The singer Ellie Goulding has urged young people to choose hope in the climate change battle.The Brit-award winning artist has been a UN Environment Global Ambassador since 2017. She spoke at the One Young World summit in London, an event described as a global forum for young leaders.