Too late to stop Climate Change?

I get asked one particular question about climate change all the time. “So, are we already too late to stop climate change?” The short answer is that it’s never too late to take action on climate change. And the long answer is… well the rest of this video. You see I get where this question […]

The Journey of Electrical Energy

Who of us hasn’t left the TV on, even though we are not watching? Who hasn’t left the lights on, even though we are not in the room? Nowadays, electric power is regarded as a common commodity. Just as the sun rises every day, we believe that electricity simply is there. Electricity appears to be […]

Will We Ever Cure Breast Cancer?

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer diagnosed in women in the United States, right behind skin cancer. While it largely affects women, it can also occur in men. Fortunately, thanks to awareness, early detection, and research, survival rates have increased but there’s still a lot we’re learning. So how far have we come […]

How Long Could You Survive on Each Solar System Planet?

There are 9 planets in our solar system right now. But we only live on one of them, and aim to expand to another soon, but what of the others? Could we live on them? Join us as we explore how long you’d survive on the other planets. 9. Mercury Let’s go first to last […]

Mark Keevers & Martin Green : World record in converting sunlight into electricity

My colleague Mark Keevers and I led a team that has set a new world record in converting sunlight into electricity. We achieved an efficiency of 40% by splitting a single beam of sunlight across two different types of solar cells. The innovative part of our work is the use of a custom designed bandpass […]

Modeling Our Climate

When we need to study something in science that is too large or complex to easily work with, we’ll often make a model of it in order to recreate it in a simpler way. You might not realize it, but we actually use models all the time in our everyday lives. They can be static […]

EU unveils one trillion euro investment plan to make Europe first carbon-neutral continent

the european union has unveiled a massive investment plan to make europe the climate neutral Content ID to year 2050 the European Commission said Tuesday that it’s one trillion euro were 1.1 trillion u.s. dollar plan will make the EU s economy more environmentally friendly and tackle climate issues over the next 10 years the […]

Trump re-writes environmental protections and says ‘I am a big believer in the environment’

Today we’re taking a historic step in our campaign to slash job killing regulations and improve the quality of life for all of our citizens. What is your position on global warming? Do you think it’s a hoax? No, no. Not at all. Nothing’s a hoax about that. It’s a very serious subject. I want […]

Why divest from fossil fuels?

[What if the story you’ve been told about climate change is wrong?] For years we’ve been told that climate change is this huge problem with a simple solution: change a lightbulb, drive less. I think common sense told us it was going to take a lot more than that. We were set up to think […]

NASA’s Challenge to 3D Print Future Habitats on Mars

Right now, you’re looking at renderings of human settlements on Mars. These designs were part of NASA’s 3D Printed Habitat Challenge, a 4-year long competition aimed at engineering homes for another planet. The brightest architects and engineers from across the globe put their skills to the test, culminating this year in a nail-biting finale. Two […]