We’re Close to a Universal Quantum Computer, Here’s Where We're At

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Neil deGrasse Tyson: We Might Be Living In Higher Dimensions…But Our Senses Can’t Tell Yet.

During the presentation of his latest book “Astrophysics for the rest of us”, Neil deGrasse Tyson answers questions about events that cannot be explained by our traditional senses, like near death experience. With Robert Krulwich, June 2017. Source: https://www.92y.org/

How Close Are We to Fusion Energy?

Fusion energy might be the safe, efficient, reliable and clean energy source that could save our planet. But, how close are we to a world where fusion energy is powering our homes? How Close Are We? Season 1 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8GDx7uM9Vdw&list=PL6uC-XGZC7X7LVtgieYMEcEcf-VOH1F4I Read More: MIT Achieves Breakthrough in Nuclear Fusion https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/a27961/mit-nuclear-fusion-experiment-increases-efficiency/ “New experiments with helium-3 in a magnetic confinement tokamak have produced exciting results for the future of fusion energy, including a tenfold increase in ion energy.” A Dream of Clean Energy at a Very High Price https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/27/science/fusion-power-plant-iter-france.html “ITER, short for International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (and pronounced EAT-er), is being built to test a long-held dream: that nuclear fusion, the atomic reaction that takes place in the sun and in hydrogen bombs, can be controlled to generate power.” What is Fusion? https://www.livescience.com/23394-fusion.html “With its high energy yields, low nuclear waste production, and lack of air pollution, fusion, the same source that powers stars, could provide an alternative to conventional energy sources. But what drives this process?” ____________________ Seeker explains every aspect of our world through a lens of science, inspiring a new generation of curious minds. Join Seeker as we go in search of experts, academics and innovators who are racing to solve some of humanity’s biggest scientific challenges. We’ll dive into the facts and comb through the research to find the answers you’re looking for. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/videos How Close Are We? on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HowCloseAreWe/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/

How NASA Reinvented The Wheel - Shape Memory Alloys

Learn more about the design competition here: https://Youtu.be/-jo84Ul8fEo This video was made in collaboration with Royal Air Force Engineering New vlog channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMet4qY3027v8KjpaDtDx-g Credits: Narrator/Director: Brian McManus Co-Director: Stephanie Sammann (https://www.stephanie-sammann.com/ Sound: Graham Haerther (https://haerther.net/) Thumbnail: https://twitter.com/forgottentowel Get your Real Engineering shirts at: https://store.dftba.com/collections/real-engineering References: [1] https://www.nasa.gov/specials/wheels/ [2] https://www.pirelli.com/global/en-ww/life/why-rubber-tyres-don-t-work-on-mars [3] https://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=1015&context=mate_fac [4] http://research.vuse.vanderbilt.edu/srdesign/2009/group8/Papers/2002_Fuentes_Phase%20change%20behavior%20of%20nitinol.pdf [5] Metallurgy Mechanism for superelasticity page 590 http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.455.1300&rep=rep1&type=pdf [6] https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/bitstream/handle/2142/46673/Jifeng_Wang.pdf?sequence=1 [7] https://youtu.be/sC6_ijmKyd8 Editing Laptop: http://amzn.to/2GKXqb7 Camera: http://amzn.to/2oyVNp9 Microphone: http://amzn.to/2HOxVXu Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=2825050&ty=h Facebook: http://facebook.com/realengineering1 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brianjamesmcmanus Twitter: https://twitter.com/Fiosracht Discord: https://discord.gg/s8BhkmN My Patreon Expense Report: https://goo.gl/ZB7kvK Thank you to my patreon supporters: Adam Flohr, darth patron, Henning Basma, Karl Andersson, Mark Govea, Hank Green, Tony Kuchta, Jason A. Diegmueller, Chris Plays Games, William Leu, Frejden Jarrett, Vincent Mooney, Ian Dundore, John & Becki Johnston. Nevin Spoljaric, Kedar Deshpande

This New 'Perfect' Battery Has Experts Stumped

One of the inventors of the modern lithium-ion battery, John Goodenough, and a team of researchers claim to have invented a new solid state battery. But is it too good to be true? Disney Invented A Room Where Your Phone Will Never Die - https://youtu.be/IWjsXjVc_LE Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here - http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI We got nominated for a People's Choice Webby! That means, you can help us win. Please, take a minute and vote for us here (thanks!): https://vote.webbyawards.com/PublicVoting#/2017/film-video/general-film/vr-cinematic-or-pre-rendered Read More: New Batteries Could Last a Decade With Minimal Upkeep https://www.seeker.com/new-batteries-could-last-a-decade-with-minimal-upkeep-2261389684.html "The batteries are designed to store wind and solar energy for later use. They're non-toxic, non-corrosive and could significantly reduce the cost of production." Lithium-Ion Battery Inventor Introduces Fast-Charging, Noncombustible Batteries http://engr.utexas.edu/news/8203-goodenough-batteries "A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed the first all-solid-state battery cells that could lead to safer, faster-charging, longer-lasting rechargeable batteries for handheld mobile devices, electric cars and stationary energy storage." BU-204: How do Lithium Batteries Work? http://batteryuniversity.com/learn/article/lithium_based_batteries "Lithium is the lightest of all metals, has the greatest electrochemical potential and provides the largest specific energy per weight. Rechargeable batteries with lithium metal on the anode could provide extraordinarily high energy densities; however, it was discovered in the mid-1980s that cycling produced unwanted dendrites on the anode. These growth particles penetrate the separator and cause an electrical short. The cell temperature would rise quickly and approach the melting point of lithium, causing thermal runaway, also known as 'venting with flame.'" Has lithium-battery genius John Goodenough done it again? Colleagues are skeptical https://qz.com/929794/has-lithium-battery-genius-john-goodenough-done-it-again-colleagues-are-skeptical/ "Researchers have struggled for decades to safely use powerful-but flammable-lithium metal in a battery. Now John Goodenough, the 94-year-old father of the lithium-ion battery, is claiming a novel solution as a blockbuster advance. If it proves out, the invention could allow electric cars to compete with conventional vehicles on sticker price. The improbable solution, described in a new paper from Goodenough and three co-authors, has drawn intense interest from leading science and technology publications." ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Watch More Seeker on our website http://www.seeker.com/shows/ Subscribe now! http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=dnewschannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Trace Dominguez on Twitter https://twitter.com/tracedominguez Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker on Google+ https://plus.google.com/u/0/+dnews Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here: http://bit.ly/1UO1PxI Special thanks to Julian Huguet for hosting and writing this episode of Seeker! Check Julian out on Twitter: https://twitter.com/jhug00

Inside the International Hunt for the Ghost Particle

This mega science experiment wants to solve one of the biggest mysteries in science today: what happened after the Big Bang? This Is The Only Place Antimatter Can Survive In The Universe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XD8Q3Mb1Q4I&t=107s Subscribe! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Read More: What is a Neutrino? https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/what-is-a-neutrino/ “A neutrino is a subatomic particle that is very similar to an electron, but has no electrical charge and a very small mass, which might even be zero.” An Invisible Particle Could Be The Building Block For Some Incredible New Technology http://www.businessinsider.com/why-you-should-care-about-neutrinos-2013-12 “An invisible and almost massless particle could be the building block for some incredible new technology.” A Short History Of The Mysterious Disappearing Neutrinos https://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2015/10/07/446372157/a-short-history-of-the-mysterious “Neutrinos are very weird particles. Proposed by Wolfgang Pauli in 1930, they are known as "ghost particles" for their uncanny ability to fly through matter practically as if it didn't exist.” ____________________ Seeker inspires us to see the world through the lens of science and evokes a sense of curiosity, optimism and adventure. Visit the Seeker website https://www.seeker.com/ Subscribe now! https://www.youtube.com/user/DNewsChannel Seeker on Twitter http://twitter.com/seeker Seeker on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/SeekerMedia/ Seeker http://www.seeker.com/ Written & Produced by Lauren Ellis Edited by Lee Cofer Mould

Quantum computers are just on the horizon as both tech giants and startups are working to kickstart the next computing revolution.

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Quantum Computing and the New Space Race
http://nationalinterest.org/feature/quantum-computing-the-new-space-race-26349
“In January 2017, Chinese scientists officially began experiments using the world’s first quantum-enabled satellite, which will carry out a series of tests aimed at investigating space-based quantum communications over the course of the next two years.”

Quantum Leap in Computer Simulation
https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/quantum-leap-in-computer-simulation
“Ultimately it will help us understand and test the sorts of problems an eventually scaled-up quantum computer will be used for, as the quantum hardware is developed over the next decade or so.”

How Quantum Computing Will Change Your Life
https://www.seeker.com/quantum-computing-cryptography-future-physics-2031879856.html
“The Perimeter Institute of Theoretical Physics kicked off a new season of live-streamed public lectures featuring quantum information expert Michele Mosca.”

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