.... They are called Rutherford engines - after the great New Zealand-born physicist Ernest Rutherford (1871-1937), who famously split the atom in 1917. Private and commercial rocket launches are becoming more and more common - the most famous example being Elon Musk
and his SpaceX Falcon rockets. ...
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Thursday 25th of May 2017 06:52:00 AM
....While there is great appeal in the idea of reclining with a drink inside one’s Ford Fiesta, circa 2030, oblivious to the congested M25 the car is safely navigating, the sliproad to this nirvana may be bumpy. Witness the travails of some of Tesla’s staff, in the pioneering factory in Fremont, reportedly suffering all too human problems as their billionaire visionary boss, Elon Musk
, ramps up production. ...
[Read full article on Guardian
Sunday 28th of May 2017 06:00:02 AM