Archive: 11/06/2012

Grid stability thanks to precise forecasts

A self-learning software system from Siemens can stabilize power grids. The program, which is based on neural networks, can forecast the electrical output of renewable energy sources over a 72-hour period with more than 90 ...

dateJun 11, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Hitchhiker's guide to the deep

( -- "Don't panic," Douglas Adams might have said. Author of the sci-fi novel Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Adams advised "don't panic" whenever facing invaders.

dateJun 11, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Mapping volcanic heat on Io

( -- A new study finds that the pattern of heat coming from volcanoes on Io's surface disposes of the generally-accepted model of internal heating.  The heat pouring out of Io's hundreds of erupting volcanoes ...

dateJun 11, 2012 in Space Exploration
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