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Month: September 2019

Google reportedly attains ‘quantum supremacy’ – CNET

Its quantum computer can solve tasks that are otherwise unsolvable, a report says. — Read on www.cnet.com/news/google-reportedly-attains-quantum-supremacy/

What Are Salt Reactors? | Molten Salt Reactor News and Advantages

Stable Salt Reactors would be safer than conventional plants because they ditch uranium fuel rods for a molten salt that can’t react violently to any situation. — Read on www.popularmechanics.com/science/energy/a29112873/salt-reactors/

Team closes in on ‘holy grail’ of room temperature quantum computing chips

Team closes in on ‘holy grail’ of room temperature quantum computing chips — Read on m.phys.org/news/2019-09-team-holy-grail-room-temperature.html

A Moon Space Elevator Is Actually Feasible and Inexpensive: Study | Observer

A new study by two Columbia University astronomy students found that a space elevator connecting Earth and the moon is feasible with current technology and cheaper than competing lunar exploration projects. — Read on observer.com/2019/09/moon-space-elevator-lunar-exploration-columbia-study/

How to Use the finger Command on Linux

Knowing who is using your Linux or Unix-like system is a fundamental part of managing it. Pointing at someone might be considered rude, but using your finger can still be enlightening. — Read on www.howtogeek.com/440391/how-to-use-the-finger-command-on-linux/

New High-Performance Photovoltaic Solar Cells That Work Indoors

New High-Performance Photovoltaic Solar Cells That Work Indoors — Read on scitechdaily.com/new-high-performance-photovoltaic-solar-cells-work-indoors/

A gene-editing first: Scientists use CRISPR to fight HIV

Scientists are reporting the first use of the gene-editing tool CRISPR to try to cure a patient’s HIV infection by providing blood cells that were altered to resist the AIDS virus. — Read on nypost.com/2019/09/12/gene-editing-shows-promise-as-hiv-cure-in-early-tests/

How to Use the chgrp Command on Linux

The chgrp command on Linux changes the group ownership of a file or directory. Why use it instead of chown ? Sometimes a Swiss Army knife is great, but when you really need a scalpel, only a scalpel will do. — Read on www.howtogeek.com/439500/how-to-use-the-chgrp-command-on-linux/

How to Use Pipes on Linux

Use Linux pipes to choreograph how command-line utilities collaborate. Simplify complex processes and boost your productivity by harnessing a collection of standalone commands and turning them into a single-minded team. We show you how. — Read on www.howtogeek.com/438882/how-to-use-pipes-on-linux/