When the wind blows: New wind energy research focuses on turbine arrangement, wind seasonality
(Phys.org) —Research into the best ways to arrange wind turbines has produced staggering results—quite literally.
Cosmic ray finding: Researchers take a step closer to finding cosmic ray origins
(Phys.org) —The origin of cosmic rays in the universe has confounded scientists for decades. But a study by researchers using data from the IceCube Neutrino Observatory at the South Pole reveals new information that may ...
Rethinking the universe: Groundbreaking theory proposed in 1997 suggests a 'multiverse'
Some top scientists are beginning to worry that a radical idea proposed in 1997 by three University of Delaware physicists may be right.
How independent boards, managerial discretion, CEO tenure affect shareholder wealth
Yes, Virginia, there is greed. Greedy managers. Corporate greed. Greedy behavior. In fact, a web database search shows you can find such phrases in the business press over 18,000 times, confirming the subject's popularity ...
Pollution-fighting algae: Algae species holds potential for dual role as pollution reducer, biofuel source
(Phys.org) —A hardy algae species is showing promise in both reducing power plant pollution and making biofuel, based on new research at the University of Delaware.
An often-overlooked form of manganese, an element critical to many life processes, is far more prevalent in ocean environments than previously known, according to a study led by University of Delaware researchers that was ...
Advancing microRNA research
Leaders in research on microRNAs, University of Delaware professors Blake C. Meyers and Pamela J. Green have an ongoing and longstanding collaboration that recently resulted in the publication of a landmark paper.
A cheaper drive to 'cool' fuels: Scientists pioneer inexpensive catalyst to drive synthetic fuel production
(Phys.org) —University of Delaware chemist Joel Rosenthal is driven to succeed in the renewable energy arena.
Altering shipping routes for offshore wind development could save billions
(Phys.org) —Rerouting ships to open up areas for offshore wind development could save billions of dollars in construction and operating costs for the renewable energy source, according to new findings by the University ...
Electric school buses that power grid could save school districts millions
Electric school buses that feed the power grid could save school districts millions of dollars—and reduce children's exposure to diesel fumes—based on recent research by the University of Delaware's College of Earth, ...