An impressive array of backers are behind the new firm Planetary Resources.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week:
My blog about science illiteracy two days ago has fomented a mini-tempest–and some thoughts.
A proposed pipeline from Canada won’t increase greenhouse gas emssions.
A quantum internet capable of sending perfectly secure messages has been running at Los Alamos National Labs for the last two and a half years, say researchers
“One hundred years from now, the role of science and technology will be about becoming part of nature rather than trying to control it.”
The $2.2 billion Ivanpah solar power plant can now generate electricity. But was it worth the money?
One hundred percent renewable energy won’t come as easily as he thinks.
What BMW’s decision to incorporate a gas engine into its new, electric i3 says about batteries.
Astrophysicists believe that our galaxy must be filled with more dark matter than ordinary matter. Now astronomers say they can find no evidence of dark matter’s gravitational influence on the planets. What gives?