Ann, this is an inevitable result for many "new" industries. Of course, photo-voltaics are not really new. In the 1970s I had a good friend who went to work at Solarex when he got his BS in Physics. Recent government support is what has really pushed the industry forward. In China, the target of 35 GW seems large, but that is 35 nuclear reactors. Of course, that capacity does not mean that 25 GW of conventional power are reaplced. I wonder if they will really meet that target. Keep us posted.
In his keynote address at the RAPID 2015 conference last week, Made In Space CTO Jason Dunn gave an update on how far his company and co-development partner NASA have come in their quest to bring 3D printing to the space station -- and beyond.
On Memorial Day, Americans remember the sacrifices the US armed forces have made, and continue to make, in service to the country. All of us should also consider the developments in technological capabilities and equipment over the years that contribute to the success of our military operations.
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