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2015 Feynman Prize winner named 2018 Australian of the Year

By | 2018-01-27T13:29:08+00:00 January 27th, 2018|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Government programs, Investment/Entrepreneuring, Media Mentions, Memetics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, World-Shaping Technologies|

UNSW Sydney scientist Professor Michelle Simmons, the 2018 Australian of the Year, is presented with her award by the Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. CREDIT: Salty Dingo It is [...]

Funding announcements for Atomically Precise Manufacturing

By | 2017-12-27T17:04:21+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Energy, Government programs, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, World-Shaping Technologies|

Credit - energy.gov/science-innovation Longtime Foresight member, and since October 2012 Technology Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Office, U.S. Department of Energy, David Forrest passes along these funding announcements about new opportunities [...]

First International NanoCar Race showcases molecular vehicles

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:34+00:00 April 12th, 2017|Artificial Molecular Machines, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Foresight Kudos, International organizations, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, Transportation|

Six NanoCars, each a unique concept created from only several dozen atoms by one of six teams representing six nations, and powered by electrical pulses, will compete to complete a 100 nm course within 38 hours.

Foresight Institute Awards Feynman Prizes in Nanotechnology to Amanda S. Barnard, Joseph W. Lyding

By | 2017-06-01T21:34:14+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|About Foresight, Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Computational nanotechnology, Foresight Kudos, Foresight News, Foresight News Articles, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanodot, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, Press Releases, Productive Nanosystems, Research|

The Theory Prize was given for research into diamond nanoparticles; the Experimental Prize was given for development of scanning tunneling microscope (STM) technology.

Notes for 400 hours of Richard Feynman’s Hughes Lectures

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:54+00:00 November 12th, 2014|Foresight Kudos, Found On Web, Memetics, Nanodot, NanoEducation, News|

While a consultant for Hughes Aircraft Company from 1966 through 1971, Richard Feynman delivered about two hundred lectures that were available only to Hughes employees. Unfortunately these lectures were never recorded. An attendee has now released 1000 pages of notes he took and transcribed from these lectures.

DARPA announces new program on nanoscale assembly and integration

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:56+00:00 September 1st, 2014|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Government programs, Military nanotechnology, Molecular Electronics, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, News, news|

Register by Sept. 5 to attend a Proposers Day webinar on either Sept. 9 or 11 to learn the technical objectives of DARPA's new "Atoms to product: Aiming to make nanoscale benefits life-sized" program.

US government report highlights flaws in US nanotechnology effort

By | 2017-06-01T14:01:59+00:00 April 1st, 2014|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Government programs, Healing/preserving environment, Health & longevity, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanobusiness, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotechnology Politics, News, news, Opinion, Opinion, Productive Nanosystems, Reports & publications|

The concern of the US GAO for a gap in nanomanufacturing is well-placed, but it is only half of the problem with the limited US vision of the impact of nanotechnology on the future world economy.

Upcoming Book Explores Nanomedical Device and Systems Design

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:11+00:00 November 21st, 2013|Atomically Precise Manufacturing (APM), Bionanotechnology, Future Medicine, Health & longevity, Life extension, Molecular manufacturing, Molecular Nanotechnology, Nano, Nanobiotechnology, Nanodot, Nanomedicine, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, news, Reports & publications, Reviews|

A new book by Frank Boehm explores the challenges, possibilities, and visions of nanomedical device and systems design.

Carbyne: the strongest, stiffest carbon chain

By | 2017-06-01T14:03:12+00:00 October 11th, 2013|Articles, Computational nanotechnology, Molecular Electronics, Nano, Nanodot, Nanoscale Bulk Technologies, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, News, Press Releases, Reports & publications, Research|

Carbyne – a straight line of carbon atoms linked by double bonds or by alternating single and triple bonds — is the next stiff, carbon-based structure with unusual [...]