CubeSat propulsion technologies are taking off

CubeSats are becoming ever more popular, with about 2,400 total launched so far. However, the small size limits their options for fundamental space exploration technologies, including propulsion. They become even more critical ...

Electric fields boost graphene's potential, study shows

Researchers at the National Graphene Institute have made a discovery that could revolutionize energy harnessing and information computing. Their study, published in Nature, reveals how electric field effects can selectively ...

German cabinet signs off plans to allow carbon capture

The German cabinet on Wednesday signed off on plans to authorize carbon capture as part of a drive to reduce CO2 emissions, but climate campaigners slammed the move as illusory and impractical.

Could alien solar panels be technosignatures?

If alien technological civilizations exist, they almost certainly use solar energy. Along with wind, it's the cleanest, most accessible form of energy, at least here on Earth. Driven by technological advances and mass production, ...

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