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Space

Two Scientists Are Building a Real Star Trek ‘Impulse Engine’

Given recent events on Earth, I imagine quite a few more people are looking to get off-world and out from this clown car. Researchers are working on a Star Trek like impulse engine that can help with that. Space may be the final frontier, but we can’t go far on rocket fuel. Now, two scientists […]

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Space

The Space Economy is About to Get a Lot Bigger

Bloomberg Quicktake explores the booming business and economy of Space. As space becomes more accessible to private enterprise, many companies are hoping to make it not just possible, but affordable to put objects into orbit. Now a startup called Astra is on the verge of launching rockets at a fraction of the cost to competitors, […]

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Hardware Interesting

Inside China’s Accelerating Bid for Chip Supremacy

Bloomberg Quicktake explains how the world is dependent on Taiwan for silicon semiconductors called chips, which give devices like iPhones their functionality. This reliance has the U.S. and China both racing for technological independence.

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