Buoyant Airborne Turbine to harness winds in Alaska
Sustainable ways to keep us flying
The global aviation industry continues to expand, with over 3 billion people expected to fly commercially in 2014, along with 38 million metric tons of cargo. This activity will have a huge impact on the ...
Image: Thirty percent efficient multi-junction solar cell
Turning light into power, solar arrays are a must-have for the vast majority of satellites.
Molten-air battery's storage capacity among the highest of any battery type
Self-charging battery gets boost from nanocomposite film
Engineering an earthquake to buttress the National Cathedral
Two years ago when an earthquake struck the Washington, D.C. area, Robert Mark got a call from the master mason at the Washington National Cathedral. "The building is falling around me!" he said.
Comcast, lawmakers debate mega-merger benefits
Comcast and skeptical lawmakers sparred Wednesday over the merits of a proposed mega-merger with Time Warner Cable which would boost the position of the largest US cable and broadband provider.
Canada shutters tax filing website over 'Heartbleed' bug
Canada's tax agency shuttered its website Wednesday after warning that encrypted taxpayer data could be vulnerable to the "Heartbleed" bug.
Spatial order increases cooperation in quantum prisoner's dilemma game
HP to pay $108 million in US to settle bribery probes
US computer giant Hewlett-Packard agreed to pay $108 million to settle investigations that it paid bribes to win public contracts in Russia, Poland and Mexico, officials said Wednesday.
Honda to test driving support system that utilizes traffic signal information
Q&A: Amazon executive sees Fire TV as high-value
Amazon.com Inc.'s new Fire TV streaming-media device is the third hardware category for the online-retail giant, following its Kindle electronic readers and Kindle Fire tablets.
EU moves to rein in state support for renewable energy
The European Union announced Wednesday sweeping new guidelines to curtail state support for the renewable energy industry which Brussels says is harming the sector on the global market.
Forecasting approach aimed at improving revenue, making solar more grid-friendly
(Phys.org) —Penn State's GridSTAR Center and multiple industry partners will be exploring and demonstrating an innovative and collaborative approach to improve the performance of solar photovoltaic (PV) ...