Galactic clusters low on hydrogen
Astronomers at Swinburne University of Technology and their international collaborators have found evidence that galaxies that are located in groups might be running out of gas.
Unusual greenhouse gases may have raised ancient Martian temperature
Much like the Grand Canyon, Nanedi Valles snakes across the Martian surface suggesting that liquid water once crossed the landscape, according to a team of researchers who believe that molecular hydrogen ...
Hydrogen cars could be headed to showroom near you (Update)
Cars that run on hydrogen and exhaust only water vapor are emerging to challenge electric vehicles as the world's transportation of the future.
Novel material stores unusually large amounts of hydrogen
An international team of researchers has synthesized a new material that stores an unusually large amount of hydrogen. Performing high-pressure X-ray studies at DESY's PETRA III and other light sources, the ...
Hyundai to market hydrogen vehicle next year (Update)
For years, the joke in the auto industry was that a mass-produced car that runs on hydrogen was always a decade away.
Making the first stars
(Phys.org) —The first stars in the Universe are believed to have formed only a few hundred million years after the big bang, about 13.7 billion years ago. They heated and ionized the pristine intergalactic ...
Modifying one cell factor alters many others
Using a widely studied species of cyanobacterium, researchers from the RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Sciences have shown how difficult it is to alter the metabolism of a unicellular organism with ...
New antenna spreads good vibrations in fusion plasma
If you want to catch a firefly, any old glass jar will do. But when you're trying to bottle a star—the goal of fusion energy research—the bottle needs to be very special. A tokamak is one type of fusion ...
Waste could help fuel low carbon energy and transport
In a time when society– and nature itself– are threatened by climate change, it seems fair to ask: Does recycling still matter? Two Swedish scientists say it does.
'Peanut' particles could be used to build micro-scale factories
MSU team overcomes challenges, proves that microbes swim to hydrogen gas
(Phys.org) —Scientists have long believed that microorganisms that produce methane swim toward the hydrogen gas they need to stay alive, but it has been too hard to prove in the lab.
Toyota unveils FV2 3-wheeled color-changing concept car ahead of Tokyo Motor Show
New aluminum alloy stores hydrogen
We use aluminum to make planes lightweight, store sodas in recyclable containers, keep the walls of our homes energy efficient and ensure that the Thanksgiving turkey is cooked to perfection. Now, thanks ...
Work begins on world's most powerful radio telescope
This week, work begins on the next phase of development for the Square Kilometre Array radio telescope, with the University of Cambridge leading major 'work packages'.