Charging A Hybrid Car

The Current and Near Future for Hybrid Vehicle Technology

December 9, 2014 – Today’s guest blogger is Heidi Cardenas. Her background may be human resources, business administration, technical writing and corporate communications, ... Continue Reading →
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Curiosity Improves Our Picture of Mars’ Wet Past

December 9, 2014 – NASA in its latest Curiosity report is painting a picture of  the Mount Sharp setting a few billion years ago. And it is a wet one, in fact so wet, that much ... Continue Reading →
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Curing Malaria – New Compound Cures with a Single Dose

December 8, 2014 – A collaborative research team led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, announced on December 5th that it had developed an anti-malarial ... Continue Reading →
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New Record Set Converting Sunlight to Electricity

December 8, 2014 – Australia holds the new record converting 40% of sunlight striking a photovoltaic array into electricity. Using concentrated photovoltaics the researchers at ... Continue Reading →
Passive radiative cooling

Ever Heard of Passive Radiative Cooling?

December 8, 2014 – Researchers at Stanford University led by Professor Shanhui Fan are studying green photonics and applying what they learn to controlling the thermal emission ... Continue Reading →
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Solar Power – The Latest News and Technology Breakthroughs

December 6, 2014 – Although where I live there is scant evidence of a solar energy revolution, it seems in other parts of the world they get it. I share with you three stories ... Continue Reading →
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NASA Tests Orion Spacecraft

December 5, 2014 – Orion flew into space for the first time today, albeit with the no humans on board. It circled the Earth twice reaching 5,800 kilometers (3,604 miles) above ... Continue Reading →
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Can a Planet-wide Infectious Agent Compromise Our Food Supply?

December 5, 2014 – In the movie “Interstellar” we witness a growing worldwide agricultural crisis as food staples succumb to crop failures. We see it from the perspective ... Continue Reading →
NASA NEO Catalog

Is There an Asteroid Hit in our Near Future?

December 4, 2014 – “The more we learn about asteroid impacts, the clearer it becomes that the human race has been living on borrowed time,” states Brian May, a British ... Continue Reading →
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Canadian Investment in Renewables Surpasses That of the Oil Sands

December 3, 2014 – Yesterday CBC News reported a study on the state of green energy technology in the country. Conducted by Clean Energy Canada, the report indicated that over ... Continue Reading →