Monthly Archives: August 2015

‘Diamonds from the sky’ approach turns CO2 into valuable products | Science Daily

Finding a technology to shift carbon dioxide (CO2 ), the most abundant anthropogenic greenhouse gas, from a climate change problem to a valuable commodity has long been a dream of many scientists and government officials. Now, a team of chemists … Continue reading

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Graphene Improves Thermo-Electric Material | Science Daily

Harvesting heat produced by a car’s engine which would otherwise be wasted and using it to recharge the car’s batteries or powering the air-conditioning system could be a significant feature in the next generation of hybrid cars. The average car … Continue reading

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Digging for Geothermal Energy with Hypersonic Projectiles | IEEE Spectrum

Geothermal energy might be the most appealing of all renewables. Unlike wind, solar, or even wave or tidal¬†energy, it produces constant and reliable long-term power. Iceland has got this all figured out, but they have it easy.¬†The entire country is … Continue reading

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Carbon Fiber Cloth Can Generate Hydrogen | IEEE Spectrum

Splitting water can yield clean-burning hydrogen fuel, but catalysts that generate hydrogen are often expensive, and unstable in water. Now a team from Singapore and Taiwan have shown that carbon fiber cloths coated in inexpensive catalysts can generate hydrogen, and … Continue reading

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