Researchers develop new kind of internal combustion microengine
Formula 1 racing focus turns to energy management
Thermoelectric material is world's best at converting heat waste to electricity
Northwestern University scientists have developed a thermoelectric material that is the best in the world at converting waste heat to electricity. This is very good news once you realize nearly two-thirds of energy input ...
Oak Ridge to acquire next generation supercomputer
The U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility (OLCF) has signed a contract with IBM to bring a next-generation supercomputer to Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The OLCF's new ...
What is behind Einstein's turbulences? Calculations give initial insight into relativistic properties of this process
(Phys.org) —The American Nobel Prize Laureate for Physics Richard Feynman once described turbulence as "the most important unsolved problem of classical physics", because a description of the phenomenon ...
Delphi gasoline-injection engine technique rivals hybrid's edge
Split-cycle engine now more efficient than traditional combustion engine (w/ Video)
Fuel-injection System That Delivers 64 Miles Per Gallon
Puffin: the one-person electric aircraft (w/ Video)
Researchers discover cool-burning flames in space, could lead to better engines on earth (w/ Video)
A team of international researchers has discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars. The discovery was made during a series of experiments on the ...
Electric-car Nemesis at top speeds is record-breaker
Japanese car giants team up on green engines
Japan's eight carmakers have joined forces to develop environmentally friendly engines to stave off fierce competition from foreign rivals, a press report said Sunday.
Converting waste heat into electricity
Bruce White worked with semiconductors and transistors at Motorola and Texas Instruments. But when he left industry for a position on Binghamton University's faculty, the materials scientist decided to take ...
Platinum nanoparticles organize into specific patterns when bonded to freestanding graphene
Physicists have found that platinum nanoparticles limit their size and organize into specific patterns when bonded to freestanding graphene.