Month: August, 2021

NEOM: City Of The Future or $600 Billion Stunt?

NEOM is Saudi Arabia’s tentpole project in their Vision 2030 initiative to help move the Kingdom away from an oil-based economy and rely more on technology and tourism. It has some ambitious goals, like being 100% sustainable, moving all transport underground, and even glowing beaches. But the most noticeable thing about the project is the fact that the city will lie on a 100-mile line serviced by a hyperloop-style high speed train system.

10 Crazy Facts About The Apollo Program

The race to the moon was always more about dueling superpowers than the spirit of exploration. And because of that, enormous risks and creative leaps were made to reach their goal. For that and many other reasons, the Apollo program was one of the most insane ventures ever undertaken, and here are 10 reasons why.

Liquid Metal Batteries – As Good As The Hype?

There’s no shortage of battery storage solutions these days, but one of the most interesting (and one with massive potential) is the liquid metal battery – a battery that you literally melt.

So let’s talk about how it works, the pros and cons, and how they stack up against Tesla’s lithium-ion battery packs.

Why Moon Mining Will DEFINITELY Be A Thing

With Artemis 1 stacking right now and the first launch planned by the end of the year, the moon is getting more attention than we have seen since the 1960s. The plan this time is to stay in a permanent moon colony, supported by mining operations on the lunar surface. But what could we mine there? And why will it be necessary for our future moon ambitions as well as interplanetary travel?

There’s gold in them there craters. Let’s take a look.