The idea of capturing the sun's rays in space to produce energy is not new. Already in 1925, the Russian scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky had imagined the project of permanently capturing the energy of the sun's rays and returning it to Earth in the form of a beam of waves.
Beer and soft drinks could soon be enjoyed in "all-vegetable" bottles thanks to new processes aimed at turning "sustainable crops" into the plastic. This new "green" plastic is currently being developed in the Netherlands in partnership with major beverage producers.
It all started with a job offer. The aerospace company SpaceX has indicated on its site that it is looking for engineers who would work "to design and build an operational installation for launching offshore rockets". The location? In Brownsville, Texas, where Starship rocket prototypes are currently being tested.
Alternative energy is the key to the survival of a human future and the existence of many species on Earth. The question, in my opinion, is not whether to switch to fossil fuels or not. The question of focus in this paper is the effects of alternative energy options on our economy and environment. There are many types of alternative energy out there and methods are being created left and right through technological advancements. Fossil Fuels are the most commonly used form of energy in the U.S today.
As I finished this article I watched as the weather doused the hopes of a much hyped and historic Elon Musk/SpaceX launch to carry NASA astronauts to the ISS. I realized later that the whole event was a metaphor for exactly what I'm writing about here - that despite the best plans laid for projecting our wills into space, unforeseen and chaotic circumstances can render them all for naught, so it's best to have a B plan.
Dense congestion in cities, dangerously poor air quality, and environmental damage — the excessive use of cars within cities links all of these major concerns. In February this year, the UK announced plans to bring forward the ban on the production of new diesel and petrol cars to 2035. To many, this move may seem radical, but with the mounting pressure on governments around the world to take action against the climate crisis, urgent measures like this one are a necessity.
My first trillion dollar idea is in bringing Galactik Football to life.