2010s In Science And Technology
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This article is a summary of the 2010s in science and technology.

Technology

Space

  • Planetary Resources in 2012 became the first asteroid mining company to announce publicly its intention to mine valuable resources from asteroids - a goal that, if achieved, would provide enormous economic value to the world.

Information and communications technology

Legal issues

Transport

  • Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk proposes the Hyperloop, although he is too busy leading both SpaceX and Tesla Motors to implement the plan, so decides to release his Hyperloop plans for free to the world, and allow others to profit from his innovation.

See also

References

  1. ^ Matt Warman (21 May 2012). "Google Chrome beats Internet Explorer to become world's most popular web browser". Telegraph. Retrieved 2012. 

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