Nanotubes used to create smallest ever hologram pixels
(Phys.org)—A breakthrough in the use of carbon nanotubes as optical projectors has enabled scientists to generate holograms using the smallest ever pixels.
Sahara desert project aims to power half the world by 2050
First ever hybrid solar-coal power plant operating
$21 Billion Orbiting Solar Array will Beam Electricity to Earth
Space station gets an attitude adjustment for solar science
The sun lightens our world and enlightens our scientists as they look to our closest star for a better understanding of solar activity and what it means for our planet. Unique data from solar studies help ...
KickSat co-creator, team launches new 'Pocket Spacecraft' project on Kickstarter
Researchers release massive database of molecules that might be useful in organic solar cells
Researchers hoping to make the next breakthrough in renewable energy now have plenty of new avenues to explore – Harvard researchers today released a massive database of more than 2 million molecules that might be useful ...
Morocco launches solar mega-project at Ouarzazate
Morocco on Friday officially launched the construction of a 160-megawatt solar power plant near the desert city of Ouarzazate, the first in a series of vast solar projects planned in the country.
Cassini observes meteors colliding with Saturn's rings
(Phys.org) —NASA's Cassini spacecraft has provided the first direct evidence of small meteoroids breaking into streams of rubble and crashing into Saturn's rings. These observations make Saturn's rings ...
Japan to replace nuclear plant with world's largest wind farm
Research: Sea-levels rising faster than IPCC projections
Sea-levels are rising 60 per cent faster than the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) central projections, new research suggests.
Bosch follows Siemens out the door of Desertec renewable energy project
Solar installations doubled last year, with California leading the way
The amount of photovoltaic solar panels installed in the United States more than doubled from 2010 to 2011, representing a historic year for the American solar industry.
U.S. announces desert 'solar energy zones'
The Obama administration on Thursday announced its plan for solar energy development, directing large-scale industrial projects to 285,000 acres of desert in the Western U.S. while opening 20 million acres of the Mojave for ...