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Experiments prove Quantum Computers are more efficient than the sum of their parts

Chip with an ion trap, which researchers utilize to control and capture quantum qubits made of ion (quantum bits). Credit Kai Hudek/JQI Quantum computer research at UMD proves that combining quantum computer parts doesn't involve combining their error rate. Pobody's nerfect isn't just the indifferent bits that calculate the core of computers. However, JQI Christopher Monroe's team and his colleagues at Duke University have made advancements towards ensuring that you can trust ...

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Future-Generation Solar Cells Can withstand Temperature and Maintain Efficiency Demonstrated

Iowa State engineers designed this proof-of-concept perovskite solar cell within their lab for research. Credit: Harshavardhan Gaonkar Due to their crystal structure and electro-optical properties that are promising, Perovskites could be the key ingredient in future generations of cheap, efficient, light, and flexible solar cells. The issue with the current technology of the silicon solar cell is its low efficiency in the conversion of solar energy into electricity, as per Vikram Dalal. ...

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Innovative technology may dramatically lower the costs of Electron Sources – for Night Vision Particle Accelerators, Particle Accelerators, and more.

Artist's representation of a halide perovskite-based photocathode. Researchers from Rice University and Los Alamos National Laboratory discovered that halide-perovskite semiconductors (silver) coated by a thin layer of Cesium (blue-green) can be modified to release liberated electrons (gray) across both the ultraviolet and visible spectrum (colored the arrows) and that a new layer of Cesium could be used to regenerate damaged photocathodes. Credit: Image courtesy of A. Mohite/Rice UniversityRice University and ...

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NANA’s $10 Billion James Webb Space Telescope Has Successfully Completed Testing

NASA's  James Webb Space Telescope. Credit NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image LabAfter the successful conclusion of the final test, the James Webb Space Telescope is currently being prepared to be shipped into the space launch site. Engineering groups have completed the extensive, long-running testing schedule at Northrop Grumman's facilities. Webb's numerous tests and checkpoints were developed to ensure that the most complicated space-based observatory for science will function ...

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Innovating Beyond the Limits, NASA Ingenuity Mars Helicopter Executes 17th Martian Flight

Topography Mars Helicopter and Rover for Flight 17: In this annotation, the Ingenuity's flight path can be seen in yellow. The location of Perseverance is shown at the top left corner, by the blue line representing its line of view to Helicopter's Flight 17 landing spot. The topographic map beneath it illustrates the altitude of the surfaces between the Rover and the helicopter. Credit: NASA/JPL-CaltechIngenuity Flew for the 17th time at ...

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Biden Order will make the U.S. Government carbon neutral within 2050

President Joe Biden has signed an executive order that will make the federal government carbon neutral by 2050. This will mean an 85% reduction in the greenhouse gas emissions of planet-warming in 2030 and an entirely electric fleet of trucks and cars five years later. On Wednesday, December, President Joe Biden talks with reporters at the White House in Washington. 8, 2021, during the snowy weather, before he travels to ...

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The PVP Binder is a new binder that improves Lithium-I Battery life with a new binder known as the initials PVP.

Scientists from SLAC and Stanford developed a cathode that lasts five times longer than the previous models while conserving 94 % of its initial capacity to store energy after just 100 charge/discharge cycles and 70 percent of its original capacity following 500 cycles. When it comes to enhancing the efficiency of lithium-ion batteries, every component should be considered, including the glue that holds the materials inside the cathode. Researchers of ...

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Hydrogel Enhances the Performance of Lithium-Ion Batteries

By coating electrodes composed of silicon using a conductive polymer hydrogel, researchers have devised a method to increase the charge storage capacity for lithium-ion batteries dramatically. Stanford University scientists have dramatically enhanced the efficiency of lithium-ion batteries by developing innovative electrodes made from conductor polymer hydrogel and silicon, which is a spongy material like the one used for soft lenses and other products used in everyday life. In the edition of June ...

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Three among the most thrilling space telescopes are scheduled for launch by 2034.

The eagerly anticipated James Webb Space Telescope will soon be launched. However, with many other epic telescopes for astronomy planned in the coming years, the excitement is just getting started. By Colin Stuart As 2021 comes to an end, the eyes of astronomers are focused on the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) that's scheduled to be launched in December and will be operational by the end of the month. JWST is among ...

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Best 15 Science and Technology Blogs

Here at ECS, we strive to keep up-to-date with the most current scientific breakthroughs and advancements around the globe. This is why we launched this blog: the ECS Redcat blog. The goal of our blog is to present the latest news in science for the benefit of anyone interested. However, we can't report on every single event that happens in the world of science. We have a few other science blogs ...

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