boring companyBoring Company Could Lower Cost of Europe’s Next Generation Particle Colliders

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The Civil Engineering for the proposed next-generation particle collider is 5 billion euros. Above: Cross section of an FCC-hh arc. The grey equipment on the left side of the tunnel represents the cryogenic distribution line. A 16 T superconducting magnet …

futureCERN Proposes 100 Trillion Electron Volt Supercollider for 2040

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The Future Circular Collider (FCC) collaboration submitted its Conceptual Design Report (CDR) for publication, a four-volume document that presents the different options for a large circular collider of the future. It showcases the great physics opportunities offered by machines of …

batteriesFord Will Make All Electric F-150 With More Towing Power to Fight Off Tesla and Rivian

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Ford will make electric and hybrid F-150 trucks that will come with more towing and off-road power than traditional gasoline and diesel trucks can offer today. Ford revealed a hybrid 2020 Explorer SUV during the Detroit auto show this week. …

australiaBoring Company Offers to Dig 30 Mile Tunnel Through Mountains in Australia

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Elon Musk offered New South Wales parliament member Jeremy Buckingham a tunnel underneath the Blue Mountains to link Sydney to the West. Previously Elon Musk used twitter to offer Australia battery storage and that utility-scale storage was built. The biggest …

batteriesWatching Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory Rise Before Our Eyes Through 2019

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Tesla Shanghai Lingang Gigafactory 3 construction is well underway and large amounts of heavy equipment are operating on the site. SpaceX was able to build the structure of the Starhopper in one month and Tesla a third Model 3 production …

batteriesTesla Giving Test Drives of All Electric Semi-Truck

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TCI leasing has pre-ordered 50 Tesla Semi trucks. TCI has tweeted out that they had test drives of the new Semi truck. Tesla is making improvements to the semi-truck. Originally Tesla talked about having a 500-mile range for one version …

energyProfitably Fix Half of the Global Warming Problem and Save 2.4 Million Lives per Year

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Fixing CO2 is a harder problem than fixing soot and air pollution. Carbon dioxide is a gas. It is harder to split the carbon dioxide out of a smokestack than it is to filter out soot and particulates. Carbon dioxide …

airplaneChina Completing More Copies of the World Largest Cargo Plane

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Ukraine Antonov and Aerospace Industry Corporation of China (AICC) set up a joint venture for series assembly of the AN-225 plane (world’s largest cargo plane) in China. It also includes completing the second An-225 prototype. the second AN-225 prototype should …

direct energy weaponUS Will Have Space Based Sensors by 2023 But Will Not Deploy Space Weapons Yet

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The Defense Department will continue to research and study space-based weapons like megawatt lasers, particle beams, and orbiting missiles. Michael Griffin, the defense undersecretary for research and engineering, has pushed to expand U.S. missile defenses and to enable hitting ICBMs …

nasaSpaceX Crew Astronauts, Spacesuit and Crewed Dragon

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Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley will be the first two NASA astronauts to fly in the Dragon spacecraft. They will use the new SpaceX spacesuits. The SpaceX Crew Dragon will fly in mid-2019. How SpaceX’s first astronaut crew is preparing …