News - 12 July 2022

UN Report - India would be the most populous country in world

The United Nations has released a report projecting that India would become the most populous country in the world surpassing China as early as next year

NASA releases James Webb's first image

Image named Webb’s First Deep Field is of galaxy cluster SMACS 0723

EV battery packs guaranteed for the lifetime of the EV

A United States Federal law mandates manufacturers to guarantee battery packs at a minimum of 8 years or 160,000 Kms (100,000 miles)

Turkey's newly found rare earth mineral cache could supply the world's EV market for decades to come

Turkish Ministry of Energy & Natural Resources announced that it has found nearly 700 million tons of 10 of the 17 rare earth minerals in Beylikova. Making it the second largest only next to China's 800 million cache but what is awesome about Turkey's cache is that it is closer to the surface making extraction easier & simpler

Prism Courage, the first to make an autonomous transoceanic trip

Prism Courage became the first ever large merchant ship to successfully complete a transoceanic trip relying on autonomous navigation technology. The Prism Courage departed from the Freeport on the southern coast of the Gulf of Mexico on May 1, 2022, passed through the Panama Canal, and finally arrived at the Boryeong LNG Terminal in South Chungcheong Province in Korea after 33 days. The vessel sailed half of roughly 20,000 kilometers in total distance with the autonomous navigation technology HiNAS 2.0 developed by Avikus.