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Carbon X Prize could turn CO2 into $20 million

Can you turn carbon dioxide emissions into gold? How about biofuel? The Carbon X Prize competition is offering $20 million for the best strategies to make use of CO2. Past X Prizes have rewarded high-tech achievements in private-sector spaceflight and super-efficient automobiles. There … Continue reading

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Uber in the air? NASA touts flying taxis

Taking a ride on a flying air taxi could become as cheap as taking an Uber ride, and get you where you’re going in as little as a third of the time, according to a NASA concept study. In fact, if … Continue reading

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6 small steps toward cooler spaceships

SPOKANE, Wash. — Is there a better way to power a spaceship? The basic tools of the rocket trade have been refined over the course of nearly nine decades, but there’s only so far the physics will take us. If we ever … Continue reading

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