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Surfing the Quantum Vacuum

I’ve posted about the Light Sail technology, which can propel a spacecraft with the momentum from the sun’s photons. Here’s another no-fuel technology for spacecraft: the Q-Thruster which uses microwaves generated using solar power. 194 more words

Neat News And Thoughts

Joma Propulsion 3.0

หลังจากที่ล่าสุด Joma ได้เปิดตัวสีใหม่ของรองเท้าสายสปีดอย่าง SuperCopa ไปแล้ว ครั้งนี้พวกเขาเปิดตัวสีล่าสุดของรองเท้ารุ่นใหม่อย่าง Propulsion 3.0 กันบ้าง และในโอกาสนี้ผมขอนำบทความแปลจาก Soccerbible ที่สัมภาษณ์ทางทีมงาน Joma ถึงรองเท้ารุ่นใหม่คู่นี้มาให้ได้อ่านเปลี่ยนบรรยากาศกันบ้างครับ .. อ่านต่อได้ที่ http://wp.me/P4hmx2-B1

News

Premature Transcendence

Tick tock.  Tick tock.  Tick tock.  The drumbeat of stagnation.  The melody, without cessation, to which we dance into certain annihilation.  The drummer is smug, the conductor sure.  435 more words

Literature

NASA successfully tests microwave thruster, paving the way for speedier space travel

Interesting news. I specifically love the part where they say that theoretically it shouldn’t work but it does :)

I think the “engine field” need to advance and fast!

http://www.engadget.com/2014/08/01/nasa-microwave-thruster/

Tech News

Nanobots get tiny propellers for targeted drug delivery

This bit of news looks like science fiction!
Advancements in this field are starting to feel “scifi” in nature! :)

http://www.engadget.com/2014/07/31/nanobots-propellers/

Tech News

EmDrive - Propulsion Revolution

NASA confirms: EmDrive works – propulsion without propellant. Yes, I’d say that’s OMG WTF big news!  According to the homepage FAQ, 1st generation will be suitable for spacecraft thrusters, and the 2nd generation (which assumes use of superconducting cavities) should be suitable for terrestrial ground vehicles.   7 more words

Science

Propulsion systems of new frigates for the Black Sea Fleet will be serviced by the "Turborus" company

29.07.2014, Arms-expo

Rybinsk enterprise “Turborus” will take over the maintenance of gas turbines  of Ukrainian production set for Russian frigates series 11356 for the Black Sea Fleet (lead ship – “Admiral Grigorovich”). 9 more words