Daily Archives: 08.07.2021

Creating “digital twins” at scale

Model could help predictive virtual models become standard practice in engineering. Picture this: A delivery drone suffers some minor wing damage on its flight. Should it land immediately, carry on as usual, or reroute to a new destination? A digital twin, a computer model of the drone that has been flying the same route and now experiences the same damage ...

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Tales of a ‘Drunken Comet’- Astronomers Detect Alcohol Leaking From 46P/Wirtanen into Space

A close pass of Comet Wirtanen in 2018 offered researchers an unprecedented opportunity. Comets are full of surprises. Not only do they often under- or very occasionally over- perform versus expectations, but they also offer a glimpse of the remnants of the very early solar system. In December 2018, astronomers had an unprecedented opportunity to study one of these relics ...

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Dutch challenger bank Bunq buys SME lender Capitalflow

Ronan Horgan, the CEO of Capitalflow Irish specialist business lender, Capitalflow, has been acquired by Dutch challenger bank, bunq. Established in 2016 and led by chief executive, Ronan Horgan, Capitalflow provides flexible finance options through its digital platform to firms looking to grow and scale their business. The Dublin based company, backed by British private equity firm Pollen Street Capital, ...

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Hope in S Korea as Ruling Party Says ‘Let’s Institutionalize Crypto’

Korean lion dog statue and the National Assembly building, Seoul. Source: Adobe/Joshua Davenport There may be fresh hope for the South Korean crypto sector as the ruling Democratic Party launched a crypto task force – with the new body talking in relatively upbeat terms about the industry and the need to “institutionalize” crypto with potentially groundbreaking legislation. Despite the regulatory ...

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