As climate change accelerates, a handful of scientists are eager to move ahead with experiments testing ways to counteract warming artificially. Their reasoning: we just might get desperate enough to use this technology one day.
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A new device that’s powered by sunlight could help solve water scarcity problems.
Scientists want to test plans for a transportable molten-salt reactor by piggybacking on their existing nuclear facility.
The company, backed by Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund, revised inflated assertions about its advanced reactor design after growing concerns prompted an MIT review.
For the first time, researchers have used existing manufacturing technology to make a complex processor that uses energy-efficient optical connections.
The focus of research on fusion power has moved from big government programs to startups with novel designs.
The new White House approach could help Cubans gain access to the Internet—but the question is whether the regime will play ball.
IBM is betting that research on more human-like artificial intelligence will help it turn things around.
Lockheed Martin says it will have a small fusion reactor prototype in five years but offers no data.
Tricky intersections and rogue mechanical pedestrians will provide a testing area for automated and connected cars.