Vincent Bryson

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Take a Look Inside a Tiny Nuclear Reactor

This year Westinghouse will begin fuel tests for its Small Modular Reactor (SMR), a downsized system that puts out 225 megawatts.<p><b>On the tail of getting the go-ahead</b> from the federal government to build the first new nuclear reactors in the U.S. in over 30 years, Westinghouse is aiming small. This …

NASA And Google Partner To Work With A D-Wave Quantum Computer

D-Wave, the Canadian-based company that is the first to offer a commercial quantum computer, announced today that it’s sold its second $10 million D-Wave Two system. The contract is between the Universities Space Research Association and D-Wave. Google, USRA, and NASA will be collaborating on the …

Robot Singularity: Artificial Intelligence Experts Debate Rise Of Smart Machines

By: Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer<p>Published: 05/07/2013 03:42 PM EDT on LiveScience<p>Are you prepared to meet your robot overlords?<p>The idea of superintelligent machines may sound like the plot of "The Terminator" or "The Matrix," but many experts say the idea isn't far-fetched. Some even think …

Sir Martin Rees on Star Trek: 'How post-humans could colonise other worlds'

Will we ever be able to cross the universe with the ease of the Enterprise? Astronomer Royal Martin Rees explores the science behind the fiction<p>The best <b>science</b> fiction, from H G Wells onwards, can nourish everyone’s imagination. It can widen the perspective of astronomers too – that strange breed …

PACIFIC RIM - "Deep Space" Behind the Scenes Sneak Peek

Here's An Excellent Presentation About The Rise Of Mobile And The Massive Implications

It's on the rise of mobile and what it means for the industry.<p>It's full of great charts like the one on the right about Microsoft. We first spotted it on Slideshare. We asked Evans if we could republish it, and he said yes.<p>Anyway … dig in!


Apollo 10, May 26,1969 The Apollo 10 crewmembers arrive aboard the USS Princeton as they step from a helicopter to receive a red-carpet welcome. Left to right, are astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, lunar module pilot; Thomas P. Stafford, commander; and John W. Young, command module pilot. Splashdown occurred at 11:35 a.m. (CDT), May 26, 1969, in the South Pacific about 400 miles east of American Samoa, and about four miles from the USS Princeton, to conclude a successful eight-day lunar orbit mission. Standing in left foreground is Dr. Donald E. Stullken, chief, Recovery Operations Branch, Landing and Recovery Division, Manned Spacecraft Center. (credit:NASA)

1956 ... Forbidden Planet

AS-201 - February 26, 1966 The Apollo command module 009 is hoisted aboard the aircraft carrier USS Boxer during recovery operations following the successful unmanned suborbital Apollo/Saturn-1B mission AS-201. An instrumented Apollo command/service module and a spacecraft LEM adapter was launched from KSC by a Saturn-1B to check spacecraft and launch vehicle mechanical compatibility, to test the spacecraft heat shield in a high-velocity re-entry mode and to test the service module propulsion system. (credit: NASA-JSC)