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Nanotech Batteries for a New Energy Future

( -- In order to save money and energy, many people are purchasing hybrid electric cars or installing solar panels on the roofs of their homes. But both have a problem -- the technology to store the electrical ...

dateMar 19, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Rosetta data give closest-ever look at a comet

On Nov. 12, 2014, the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission made history when its Philae lander touched down on the surface of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. While this exciting technical achievement gained lots of headlines, ...

dateJan 22, 2015 in Space Exploration
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Wood windows are cooler than glass

Engineers at the A. James Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland (UMD) demonstrate in a new study that windows made of transparent wood could provide more even and consistent natural lighting and better ...

dateAug 16, 2016 in Materials Science
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