Data center reset: HP Apollo 8000 features water-cooled system
Magnetic cooling enables efficient, 'green' refrigeration
Magnetic cooling is a promising new refrigeration technology boasting several advantages – ranging from lower energy consumption to eliminating the use of hazardous fluids – that combine to make it a ...
Subgrid modeling pinpoints cloud transformation to uncover true reflective power
(Phys.org) —In the global scheme of things, clouds are the small stuff. And clouds' inner workings are even smaller. Scientists at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory found that neglecting the small stuff ...
Researchers find proof of global cooling after Chicxulub asteroid impact
A future of thirst: Water crisis lies on the horizon
The next time your throat is as dry as a bone and the Sun is beating down, take a glass of clean, cool water.
Intel, SGI test 3M fluids for cooling effects
Startup focuses on reliable, efficient cooling for computer servers
In a dark, windy room on the top floor of Engineering Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus, racks of computers are processing information for a college that relies, like all technical fields, ...
Energy efficient building in the public eye
Building showcase projects must guide public building to become more energy efficient.
Study reveals the give and take of urban temperature mitigating technologies
Life in a warming world is going to require human ingenuity to adapt to the new realities of Earth. Greenhouse-gas induced warming and megapolitan expansion are both significant drivers of our warming planet. ...
Crossing the threshold for laser cooling
(Phys.org) —Gallium nitride has emerged as one of the most widely used materials in the optoelectronics industry and the most important semiconducting material after silicon.
White, green or black roofs? New report compares economic payoffs
Looking strictly at the economic costs and benefits of three different roof types—black, white and "green" (or vegetated)—Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) researchers have found in ...
Astronauts complete rare Christmas Eve spacewalk
Space station astronauts repaired a crippled cooling system during a rare Christmas Eve spacewalk Tuesday, braving a "mini blizzard" of noxious ammonia as they popped in a new pump.
Cooling inspired by sweat
In many of today's electronics, the price we pay for speed comes in the form of heat. As the number of processors on a computer chip increases, so does the amount of heat each chip generates—and there's ...
NASA orders urgent spacewalk repairs at station
NASA has ordered up a series of urgent spacewalks to fix a broken cooling line at the International Space Station, a massive repair job that could stretch to Christmas Day.