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Transforming Air Into Pure Drinking Water Is Finally Possible, Here’s How

Deserts are not particularly welcoming environments, and yet at least hundred million people live in desert regions around the world, according to the UN. They have to make due with less than 25 cm of rainfall each year, and for many, even that miniscule water supply is under threat as climate change is making dry […]

Why Did Fukushima Explode?

Good morning, John. Suddenly, along with the disaster in Japan, it has become kind of necessary to understand a little bit about how nuclear reactors work. And so I hope that you will excuse me postponing my Thoughts from Haiti and instead giving in direction as to how nuclear reactors work and how that pertains […]

The Promise of Nuclear Energy

Narrator: Author Richard Rhodes explains the ramifications of harnessing the energy of the atom. Richard Rhodes: The discovery of how to release the energy locked up in the nuclei of atoms was a discovery as momentous as the discovery of fire. That’s a big statement, but I think it’s valid. Nuclear energy was the first […]

Prize Competition – Powering Electronic Equipment on a Rotating Shaft

[Sound Effect] Jason: Behind me you can see the rotating element from a 165-megawatt generating unit, but when it’s spinning at over 150 rpm and weighing over one million pounds the physical forces on it can be extreme. The better we can understand the vibrations and electrical forces that are on this unit the longer […]

The Curious Case of Free Energy Device

Hi, I’d like to rectify free energy. It’s one of the hot topics between electronic enthusiasts. There are many demonstrations built by people out there, such as this guy from Pakistan who invented such machine with 1.6 million video video views. Electric companies hate him, mainly because he’s wearing huge sunglasses indoors. He has a […]

Nuclear Reactor Unprepared For Global Warming

an stunning to fairly innocuous story a reactor at the millstone nuclear plant in waterford connecticut and i remember the nuclear plant will actually i went to a college right around there and uh… the cooler students who would live off campus of which i was not one uh… would off rent make these nice […]

Subnautica | Part 47 | NUCLEAR POWER FOR ALL!!

OOoh here we go, oh I found you. Ah I found… Oh hello what the fuck are you? What are you doing here? get the fuck out of here! There it is ok got it! Yesss! Yess YAASSS! Oh there was anoother waay oh there was a way at the boottom OHOKAY Alright I got […]

Motherboard TV: The Thorium Dream (Documentary)

let’s travel into the future what will we see I could sit there all day you could sit there for a month and postulate it at what the effects of the world switching over to thorium energy would have been its almost unfathomable I think it’s always been the right time for thorium I think […]

Can We Spread Nuclear Power Without Another Chernobyl?

On the 26th of April, 1986, the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant burst open, releasing a massive amount of radiation which rendered a 1000-square-mile area completely uninhabitable. Then, a couple weeks ago, there was an explosion at an oil refinery in Philadelphia, just a couple miles from my house. My dad actually heard the explosion, and […]