Author Archives: Eclipse Now

Nuclear power PREPARES for climate change!

How many solar farms and wind turbines did cyclone Harvey kill? But the nukes? They’re in concrete hardened bunkers. They’re fine. Nuclear power doesn’t just mitigate climate change, it *prepares* for what we’re already committed to! As Forbes said:   … Continue reading

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Organic looking robots work smoother

As a layperson Geek watching the development of robots over the years, what fascinates me is the way engineering requirements — not aesthetics — are driving the evolution of some robots to *look* more organic.

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Why I’m against Tesla’s Boring company purpose

The whole ‘Tesla skate’ idea is to take electric cars stuck in traffic, put them on a high speed electric skate that shoots along a tunnel underground at 200mph! Sounds like something cool from science fiction, right? Unfortunately, not all … Continue reading

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Our world data confirms nuclear safest

Our World Data confirms it. But all readers of … anything real… know that already, right?

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Brexit – what a mistake!

I really enjoyed this summary from “The Conversation” (a youtube channel, not the Australian think tank website).

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Could hypothetical aliens hide from us?

I’ve been reading sci-fi for decades, and yet 10 minutes into an Isaac Arthur video I realise I’m still not thinking BIG enough! Can we hide from alien civilisations? It’s already too late. Forget TV and radio shows. As the … Continue reading

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How Trump Junior’s emails change everything

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