Michigan to get 5,300 charging stations for electric cars
More than 5,300 charging stations will be installed in Michigan as the birthplace of the US auto industry prepares for the introduction of electric cars like the Chevrolet Volt, General Motors said.
New wave: Spin soliton could be a hit in cell phone communication (w/ Video)
Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have found theoretical evidence* of a new way to generate the high-frequency waves used in modern communication devices such as cell phones. ...
Plugless Power soon to arrive for electric and hybrid vehicles
Physicists explain why superconductors fail to produce super currents
When high-temperature superconductors were first announced in the late 1980s, it was thought that they would lead to ultra-efficient magnetic trains and other paradigm-shifting technologies.
4.7 million EV charging units expected by 2015
The first affordable mass-produced electric vehicles will hit the streets of America later this year. Once the Nissan Leaf begins to make its way from dealerships to consumers, the electric vehicle charging revolution will ...
Coulomb Technologies to install 4,600 electric vehicle charging stations
There's more good news for electric-vehicle enthusiasts. Coulomb Technologies, a Campbell, Calif., startup that is a leading maker of electric-vehicle charging stations, recently announced that it plans to install more than ...
Second Iceland volcano could erupt in near future: experts
An Icelandic volcano neighbouring Eyjafjoell, whose eruptions paralysed Europe's skies last month, could come to life in the near future, according to experts.
The IBEX Ribbon: Are we in for a new era in the Sun's voyage through the Galaxy?
Is the Sun going to enter soon a million-degree galactic cloud of interstellar gas? Scientists from the Space Research Centre of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Los Alamos Labs, Southwest Research Institute, ...
New INL invention could aid Mars probes' search for life
The next generation of Mars rovers could have smaller, cheaper, more robust and more sensitive life-detecting instruments, thanks to a new invention by scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Idaho National ...
Mitsubishi Electric launches 'smart grid' pilot project
Mitsubishi Electric launched Monday a "smart grid" pilot project that aims to boost the stability of electricity supplied from weather-dependent sources such as solar and wind power.
ONR scientist generates 'mud power' for NPR radio audience
Dr. Linda Chrisey, a leading scientist at the Office of Naval Research, discussed how researchers are generating electricity from bacteria found in mud and wastewater during National Public Radio's recent "Science Friday" ...
It's electrifying: Scientists use electric fields to control chemical reactions of ultracold molecules
Physicists at JILA have demonstrated a new tool for controlling ultracold gases and ultracold chemistry: electric fields.
A smart way to charge up
(PhysOrg.com) -- Electromobility makes sense only if car batteries are charged using electricity from renewable energy sources. But the supply of green electricity is not always adequate. An intelligent charging ...
Incentives sweeten price for all-electric Nissan Leaf
The all-electric Nissan Leaf hatchback will cost $32,780 when it hits showrooms in December, the Japanese automaker said Tuesday.