University of Utah engineers have developed a new type of carbon nanotube material for handheld sensors that will be quicker and better at sniffing out explosives, deadly gases and illegal drugs.
Like other Japanese who were banking on this country's sweeping move toward clean energy, Junichi Oba is angry.
Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
The SMARTFLEX project will help architects to fully integrate solar panelling into their building designs in a cost-effective and highly innovative manner.
Strongly interacting electrons turn oxide interfaces into magnetically controlled and extra-efficient solar cells
When light strikes a photovoltaic panel, part of the energy supplied by the photons is lost as heat instead of being converted into electricity. Masao Nakamura and colleagues from the RIKEN Center for Emergent Matter Science ...
3D printing guru Joshua Pearce wants nothing more than to provide the means of production to everyone, especially people in developing regions who must get by on very little. But there has been a drawback.
SolarCity will begin offering loans to homeowners for solar systems, a move that industry analysts say could reshape the market for rooftop solar and propel its rapid adoption.
Is it a solar cell? Or a rechargeable battery? Actually, the patent-pending device invented at The Ohio State University is both: the world's first solar battery.
Evolution in extreme environments has produced life forms with amazing abilities and traits. Beneath the waves, many creatures sport iridescent structures that rival what materials scientists can make in the laboratory.