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Astronomers discover youngest protostar yet observed
Nuclear Fusion, 3D Printing, Biomedical Imaging: What Thiel’s New 20 Under 20 Fellows Are Attacking

Newborn brown dwarf formed the same way as stars

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Brown dwarfs are chemically similar to stars, but are not massive enough to trigger nuclear fusion in their cores. However, the similarity in composition begs the question: do they form the same way as stars? A new study published in Science argues that least some brown dwarfs form from hydrogen...
Newborn brown dwarf formed the same way as stars
Ancient quasar imaged when the Universe lacked heavy metal

How to Do Energy Storage on a Massive Scale

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Meet Danielle Fong, co-founder of LightSail Energy. Danielle Fong is not one to make things easy for herself. At 12, she dropped out of middle school and... went to college. After finishing up at Dalhousie University, she enrolled in a Princeton PhD program at 17, where she wanted to work...
How to Do Energy Storage on a Massive Scale

Giveaway: An Exclusive Screening Of CNBC's Peter Thiel "20 Under 20″ Documentary Next Week

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When Peter Thiel identified the next bubble as one in higher education, it ignited a bit of controversy here on TechCrunch. He told TechCrunch last year, “A true bubble is when something is overvalued and intensely believed. Education may be the only thing people still believe in in the United...
Giveaway: An Exclusive Screening Of CNBC's Peter Thiel "20 Under 20″ Documentary Next Week
Peter Thiel gives new class of students $100K to forgo college
X-rays highlight the power source produced by a supernova

'Star Trek' fusion impulse engine in the works

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It's not quite warp drive, but researchers are hot on the trail of building nuclear fusion impulse engines, complete with real-life dilithium crystals. [Read more]...
'Star Trek' fusion impulse engine in the works

Pandolist: Teenaged Entrepreneurs

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It’s that time of the week, and for your viewing pleasure we’ve profiled some serious geniuses. Today’s list is on teenage entrepreneurs, and these kids are so amazingly smart that it gave me a little bit of an inferiority complex. Seriously. It’s one thing to hear about the engineers...
Pandolist: Teenaged Entrepreneurs

Iranian team to collaborate with US company on nuclear fusion project

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New Jersey company says it has permission for unique partnership to work toward the holy grail of energy sourcesA US company and an Iranian university have agreed to collaborate on nuclear fusion, the elusive technology that promises a limitless supply of clean energy.New Jersey-based Lawrenceville Plasma Physics Inc and Tehran's...
Iranian team to collaborate with US company on nuclear fusion project

NSW Scientists Demonstrating Laser-Ignited Radiation Free Nuclear Fusion

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NSW Scientists Demonstrating Laser-Ignited Radiation Free Nuclear Fusion

Inhabitat's Week in Green: supersonic biplane, urban algae farm and magnetic tattoos

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Energy-efficient transportation soared to new heights this week as MIT unveiled designs for a supersonic biplane that promises to be the successor to the...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: supersonic biplane, urban algae farm and magnetic tattoos

Lone 'Jupiter' Discovered Wandering 9 Lightyears Away

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Shared by Silas Haslam Astronomy is a great field because you get to include the words "Very Cool" in the title of your papers.I've always wondered if there are Jupiter-like bodies wandering between the stars. Maybe there is an unknown gas giant closer to our sun than any other star?...
Lone 'Jupiter' Discovered Wandering 9 Lightyears Away
Researchers testing nuclear fusion technology that could power NASA's rockets
500MW from half a gram of hydrogen: The hunt for fusion power heats up

Giveaway: A Few Extra Tickets To An Exclusive Screening Of CNBC's "20 Under 20″ Documentary Wednesday Night

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When we ran this post last week about this exclusive showing of a CNBC documentary about Peter Thiel’s 20 Under 20 fellowship, all of the tickets were scooped up by the end of the day. So CNBC decided to upgrade to a slightly larger theater for Wednesday night and is...
Giveaway: A Few Extra Tickets To An Exclusive Screening Of CNBC's "20 Under 20″ Documentary Wednesday Night

Peter Thiel Is Paying These 20 Entrepreneurs That Can't Even Drink Yet $100,000 To Drop Out Of College

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Every now and then, you'll find a brilliant entrepreneur under the age of 20 that has, say, already created nuclear fusion. Billionaire venture capitalist Peter Thiel has found that person, and twenty more just like him. He is giving them $100,000 to drop out of college and become a "Thiel...
Peter Thiel Is Paying These 20 Entrepreneurs That Can't Even Drink Yet $100,000 To Drop Out Of College

Nuclear fusion - your day has come

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Harnessing nuclear fusion to create cheap, safe and sustainable energy used to be a futuristic joke. But its day is almost upon usEvery year, one typical coal-fired power station devours several million tonnes of fuel and produces even more carbon dioxide. Burning stuff has the virtue that it is simple...
Nuclear fusion - your day has come

NIF sets record with 500 TW laser shot, lab-based nuclear fusion not far behind

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In an effort to recreate the fusion reaction that occurs in start formation, the National Ignition Facility in Livermore, CA has been building up to some extremely powerful laser shots. Back in March, researchers fired off 411 terawatts, and we know that kind of power doesn't come cheap. NIF's...
NIF sets record with 500 TW laser shot, lab-based nuclear fusion not far behind

Why you should read the book Before the Lights Go Out

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In the very first pages of her book, Before the Lights Go Out, Maggie Koerth-Baker blows my mind. Not in the sense of "Wow, I never knew that!" (although I certainly thought that throughout the book), but more like "Wow, I never thought of it that way!" I’m referring...
Why you should read the book Before the Lights Go Out
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