Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power

Energy 101: Concentrating Solar Power

bjbj Take the natural heat from the sun, reflect it against a mirror, focus all of that heat on one area, send it through a power system, and you’ve got a renewable way of making electricity. It’s called concentrating solar power, or CSP. Now, there are many types of CSP technologies. Towers, dishes, linear mirrors,…

How Hot Can It Get?

How Hot Can It Get?

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. And my tea is quite hot, but it’s not the hottest thing in the universe. So what is? I mean, we know that there is an absolute zero, but is there an absolute hot? A point at which something is so hot it can’t get any hotter. Well to find out,…