Professor demonstrates new hydrogen fuel system
Northern Nevada energy consumers can be excused if they have a sense of "sticker shock" when their power bills come due following the holiday season. Or, that they have a feeling of powerlessness as the price of gasoline ...
Vivid on-line videos demonstrate Superbot progress
Wei-Min Shen of the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute recently reported to NASA significant progress in developing "SuperBot," identical modular units that plug into each other ...
Molten salt reactor concept has new Transatomic Power lift
Handheld windmills serve as electric generators
New connection between stacked solar cells can handle energy of 70,000 suns
(Phys.org) —North Carolina State University researchers have come up with a new technique for improving the connections between stacked solar cells, which should improve the overall efficiency of solar ...
Researchers convert sunlight to electricity with over 40 percent efficiency
UNSW Australia's solar researchers have converted over 40% of the sunlight hitting a solar system into electricity, the highest efficiency ever reported.
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Robot carries out operation by itself
For the first time, a robot surgeon in Italy has carried out a long-distance heart operation by itself.
Teens say they like vinyl records over CDs
A Canadian scientist says teens who used to view CDs as superior to older vinyl records now consider vinyl superior to the newer format.
World record solar cell with 44.7% efficiency
German Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems, Soitec, CEA-Leti and the Helmholtz Center Berlin announced today that they have achieved a new world record for the conversion of sunlight into electricity ...
Arizona solar plant achieves six hours after sun goes down
Team sets solar cell record
Using a novel technology that adds multiple innovations to a very high-performance crystalline silicon solar cell platform, a consortium led by the University of Delaware has achieved a record-breaking combined solar cell ...
Boston Dynamics: Quadruped Rough Terrain Robot Prototype
New type of solar concentrator doesn't block the view
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through ...