What keeps the Earth cooking?
What spreads the sea floors and moves the continents? What melts iron in the outer core and enables the Earth's magnetic field? Heat. Geologists have used temperature measurements from more than 20,000 boreholes ...
Laser Fusion and Exawatt Lasers
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the recent past, producing lasers with terawatt (a trillion watts) beams was impressive. Now petawatt (a thousand trillion watts, or 10^15 watts) lasers are the forefront of laser research. Some labs are ...
Kickstarter project team claims its LED bulb world's most efficient
Tiny turbine in human artery harvests energy from blood flow
NIST physicists build a watt balance using LEGO blocks to measure Planck's constant
Award-winning energy harvester brings practical applications closer
GE's new triple-threat hybrid power plant technology selected to go up in Turkey
Intel's new Ivy Bridge parts form a budget line
Sugar + weed killer = potential clean energy source
A spoonful of herbicide helps the sugar break down in a most delightful way.
Pixel Qi says it has a tablet screen as good as iPad' Retina but uses far less power
Free PC widgets save energy
I shaved 0.86 pounds of emissions from my carbon footprint and saved 0.646 kilowatt hours yesterday, and if the little widget on my PC can be believed, more than 22,000 people in 128 countries did roughly the same.
LED replacements hit stores empty of 100W bulbs
(AP)—The first LED bulbs that are about the same size and brightness as regular 100-watt bulbs are reaching stores. They provide an alternative to compact fluorescents after the federal government banned the production ...
A safety switch prevents a big bang
German scientists developed a new method to prevent explosions due to electrical sparks. For this development and the successful technology transfer, they received this year's Technology Transfer Prize of ...
Freescale charging technology helps put an end to 'vampire' energy loss
Freescale Semiconductor is finding innovative ways to stop vampire energy loss, the loss of power that occurs when an AC adapter is plugged into an electrical outlet but isnt charging a device. Freescales ...