Sleep with the sharks, interact with a kinetic ceiling and drive an electric car that has 215 miles of range.
It seems no robot is capable of withstanding the high levels of radiation leaking from the reactors.
The plants, scheduled to be finished by 2019, can be shipped anywhere in the world.
Experimental nuclear device generates 30 cubic meters of plasma at 80 million degrees (!) Celsius. Continue reading →
Gold foam, wired roses, 3-D art for the blind and a beautiful way to recycle plastic garbage are highlights from this week's Tasty Tech gallery.
From tattoo batteries to paint that powers a car, from floating solar farms to wires made from DNA, catch up on the year's most exciting energy news.
While fossil fuel energy represents the most common class of power generation, solar power just made a big leap forward, hitting 46 percent efficiency. Trace runs down the details and sees how the breakthrough stacks up against other power systems.
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.
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