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Scientists Plan to Replace Fossil Fuels With Nuclear Fusion by 2030

Nuclear Fusion by 2030


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A Canadian collective has released Fusion 2030, a report in which they ask the government for an investment of $125 million to build a working nuclear fusion plant prototype by 2030.
Nuclear fusion could be the most valuable renewable energy option as it has the highest energy density, the best energy payback ratio (EPR), and the lowest carbon footprint.


Will Turkey finally launch space agency?

Turkey space agency


Author Metin Gurcan, TranslatorTimur Göksel

Turkey's efforts in the satellite space race have experienced turbulence over the years, but they got a boost with the recent launch of its Gokturk-1 satellite, which will meet the country’s civilian and military intelligence needs around the world.

The EU’s Covert Military Satellite Program

A Soyuz ST-A rocket carrying the   Sentinel-1A satellite lifts off from Europe’s Spaceport on April 3, in Kourou, French Guiana. (JODY AMIET/AFP/Getty Images)

Original post date April 14, 2014 • From theTrumpet.com
The world’s biggest Earth-observation program gets underway in Europe.
BY RICHARD PALMER

The EU launched its Sentinel-1a satellite from French Guiana on April 3 as it began the rollout of its advanced fleet of Earth-monitoring satellites. Once the Sentinel-1a’s sister satellite, the 1b, is launched, the pair will be able to give radar images of anywhere on the Earth within three to six days.

David Cameron hails nuclear power plant deal as big day for Britain

 

 Patrick Wintour, political editor • theguardian.com

  Planned reactors at Hinkley will be first to begin construction since Fukushima disaster and will come online in 2023. David Cameron has hailed the UK government agreement with French-owned EDF to build the first new British nuclear power station in 20 years, saying it was a very big day for Britain and would kickstart a new generation of nuclear power in the UK.

Bangladesh starts building first nuclear plant

Staff Writers Dhaka 

Energy-starved Bangladesh on Wednesday inaugurated the opening phase of work for its first ever nuclear power plant using Russian technology. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina laid the foundation stone of the Rooppur nuclear power plant in the country's northwest, which will have two 1,000 megawatt reactors costing up to $4 billion.

 

Iran opens space monitoring center

 Iran opens space monitoring center

by Staff Writers
Tehran (XNA) Jun 11, 2013


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Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday inaugurated a space monitoring center in the country's central city of Arak, official IRNA news agency reported.

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