Honestly, I’m surprised that I know as much about nuclear power plants as I do. The energy industry is something where safety is of great importance, where a culture of accountability is essential, and the need, truly, for leaders at all levels of those organizations to be committed to, invested in, and capable of leading […]
It may look more like Junkyard Wars than high tech, but this device is the first step toward spray-on solar cells. Invented by researcher Illan Kramer of the University of Toronto and IBM, the set-up uses parts you can buy at an art store to spray liquid containing light-sensitive particles onto any flexible surface.
Smart textiles that purify water or regulate temperature, TEKO, the Swedish Textile and Clothing Industries Association, is no stranger to challenge and change. Their stated goal is to reap environmental benefits in all product development. We work with environmental issues in many different ways. From being a side issue ten years ago, it is now […]
three reasons why we should stop using nuclear energy one. nuclear weapons proliferation nuclear technology made a violent entrance onto the world stage just one year after the world’s first-ever nuclear test explosion in 1944 two large cities were destroyed by just two single bombs after that, reactor technology slowly evolved as a means of […]
Researchers at MIT have developed a new spongelike material structure which can use 85% of incoming solar energy for converting water into steam. This spongelike structure has a layer of graphite flakes and an underlying carbon foam. This structure has many small pores. It can float on the water, and it will act as an […]
♪ MUSIC ♪ MILES O’BRIEN: The sun works hard on this desert campus. CHRISTIANA HONSBERG: We get 50 percent of the total electricity load during peak days from solar. MILES O’BRIEN: With support from the National Science Foundation, Arizona State University electrical engineer Christiana Honsberg directs “Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technologies”–or QESST. They’re tackling […]
Dr. Hayward: Thank you very much, Emma. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s a real delight to be back in Hillsdale again – a part of normal America – you know, this week is a heavy travel week: I’m going to be at Yale University on Friday, where I’m going to do my best to point out […]
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