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What Now, Tesla Naysayers?

They said Tesla wouldn't do it, couldn't do it. They said Tesla would collapse before the Model S was produced. They said manufacturing inexperience would doom the Model S and destroy the company. They said the Model X was a colossal disaster that would mark the beginning of the end for Tesla. They said the Model X was impossible, a con, a lie, couldn't be manufactured, wouldn't function, and would quickly close the Elon era. They were …

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Tesla Insider Leaks Model 3 Production Details & Options At Launch

Trevor, the founder of the Tesla Model 3 Owners Club, posted an update today with some of the production details and options at launch for the soon-to-be-released Tesla Model 3. He specifically noted that things are going to get moving very quickly and that it's time to "hold onto your hats" because Model 3 is going to start rolling out fast and furious over the next few weeks

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Tesla Already Won (… Sort Of)

I've had this article in mind for many months, set the draft up on March 17, and had it on my schedule to finally write on Saturday. Then, on Friday evening, Elon Musk basically made my point in a couple of tweets and "stole my thunder." Alas — it's actually his thunder anyway, and my words are just echoes Tesla Already Won (… Sort …

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New center will push frontiers of sensing technology

In anticipation of the official opening of the new MIT.nano building — which will house some of the world's leading facilities supporting research in nanoscience and nanotechnology — MIT last week officially launched a new “center of excellence” called SENSE.nano, which is dedicated to pushing the frontiers of research in sensing technologies. Like the new building, which is slated to open a year from now, SENSE.nano is an endeavor that cuts across the divisions of departments, labs, and schools, to encompass …

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Project Apophis

Alissa Michelle Earle is rehearsing in front of her class. She stands before a presentation slide, and reads: “Mission Motivation: Apophis is coming!” “It's not going to impact Earth but it's going to come very close to us,” explains Earle, a graduate student in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences. Apophis is an asteroid the size of an aircraft carrier that will come within 5.5 Earth radii in 2029. As part of 16.83 (Space Systems Engineering), Earle is one of 20 students tasked with …

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Trump + Russia Chaos Is Tiny Preview Of Carbon Bubble Popping

The Trump & Russian chaos — no matter how extensive it is and where it goes — is a tiny preview of the massive disruption we have coming as the global carbon bubble pops Trump + Russia Chaos Is Tiny Preview Of Carbon Bubble Popping was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over …

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Cleantech Revolution — EV Leaders, Tesla Shuttles, Cleantech Entrepreneurship & Investing

CleanTechnica's next Cleantech Revolution Tour is approaching, and it is packed with EV and clean energy leaders from around Europe. Starting in Berlin (Germany) on June 27 (special networking activities), continuing on June 28 in Berlin (panel discussions and presentations), offering shuttle rides from Berlin to Wroclaw in a Tesla (first come, first served), and ending on June 29 in Wroclaw, Poland (panel discussions and presentations), the Berlin + Wroclaw edition of the 2017 Cleantech Revolution Tour — The Future Is …