Exponential Technology Report - 7 October 2020

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3D Printing the Moon Base Could Start with ICON Olympus Project

There are about three years left until humans will once again set foot on the Moon. The landing of Artemis III will mark the beginning of a new exploration program that will see a space station being built in orbit around the Moon, a base on the surface, and later on a staging area for future trips to Mars.


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New Method of 3D-Printing Soft Materials Could Jump-Start Creation of Tiny Medical Devices for the Body

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new method of 3D-printing gels and other soft materials. Published in a new paper, it has the potential to create complex structures with nanometer-scale precision. Because many gels are compatible with living cells, the new method could jump-start the production of soft tiny medical devices such as drug delivery systems or flexible electrodes that can be inserted into the human body.

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China's biggest-ever solar power plant goes live

Chinese President Xi Jinping last week committed his country to carbon neutrality by 2060. This week, China took a small but tangible step in achieving this goal as the country's biggest-ever solar power station was connected to the grid in the northwest province of Qinghai.


The solar park has a capacity of 2.2GW. That makes it the second biggest in the world, narrowly trailing India's 2.245GW Bhadla solar park. Until now, China's biggest solar station was the Tengger Desert Solar Park, with a capacity of 1.54GW. For comparison, the US' biggest solar farm has a capacity of 579MWRead article



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