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Mars, Moon, Space -

The prospect of setting permanent bases on other planets is very exciting, to say the least. However, there is something that is even more interesting – terraforming those planets and setting up permanent colonies on them. In my previous article about the Moon, I have briefly covered the possibility of creating underground colonies on the Moon. Those would provide humongous protection against radiation and meteoroids. However, the next step would be reshaping the planet’s surface in order to make those planets completely habitable for human life. This would go as far as recreating the flora and fauna in a contained...

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Moon, Space, SpaceX -

Space exploration and colonization of other planets are two increasingly popular topics. The establishment of settlements on other planets has always thrilled the human imagination. From the days of Apollo missions and even earlier. The recent news on the subject largely revolves around Elon Musk’s SpaceX, with some topics detailing Jeff Bezos’s Blue Moon presentation and his plans for establishing an off-world facility. However, there are other projects contributing to the space race. Most prominently, those that come from NASA and related private contractors and the ones from India and China. And even though the biggest excitement is around Mars...

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Energy, Fusion, Reactors -

ITER is probably the most well known fusion-related project. It brings together multiple countries in a large international collaboration that is meant to achieve a breakthrough in fusion energy. It will be very energy efficient by the time it is fully functional in 2025 and even more so when it will make its first full-power fusion reaction. However, it is far from being the only one. There are several other large projects across the globe, but more interestingly there are a few more compact, mostly privately-funded ones that should bring commercially viable fusion as close as in 2023. First of...

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Quantum computing is an extremely interesting and popular topic. Even though it is still in its infancy, it promises to change the computing landscape and even usher another stage to our civilizational development. This is all due to an exponential increase in computing power that it will inevitably bring. It will make all of the tasks that previously took months and years to complete easily solvable within days, hours and even minutes. The wide spectrum of its potential applications ranges from medicine to finance. It will solve tasks that were previously unachievable and revolutionize every sphere where it is applied. The potential changes that it will bring being groundbreaking, to say the least.

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China, India, Technology, USA -

With all of the technology-related production facilities located mostly in Asian countries, it is beneficial to know how it all inter-relates with the US economy and how it forms a global economical infrastructure in general. 

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