Unlike nuclear fission, fusion reactors do not generate heaps of radioactive waste.
The scientists behind the design of LED light bulbs have snared the Nobel Prize for physics. What can LEDs do to brighten lives in first through third worlds?
The material made from a single layer of atoms could power wearable device by converting energy from your body movement to electricity. Continue reading →
New lithium-ion technology could be a game-changer for electric vehicles and consumer electronics. Continue reading →
Nuclear power delivers about 19 percent of energy in the United States, and while it has many pluses, its waste and potential meltdown issues still make some people nervous. Julian explains how molten salt reactors might be the best nuclear option.
Fuel for your tank without ever going near a traditional gas station.
Experiments using algae to generate electrical power have been going on since the 1970s. Today a building in Hamburg, Germany exemplifies a proof-of-concept that's been running for a year and has happy tenants to vouch for it.
Concept structure uses a shell within a shell to trap tidal energy. Continue reading →
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