Simple Survival Earthship Walk Through
Enjoy a short guided tour of a 1U Simple Survival Earthship with all off-grid systems. Construction drawings for this building and other Simple Survival designs are included in our app for $9.99 https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/simpl...
Angela Belcher: Using nature to grow batteries
Inspired by an abalone shell, Angela Belcher programs viruses to make elegant nanoscale structures that humans can use. Selecting for high-performing genes through directed evolution, she's produced viruses that can construct powerful new batteries,
Three layers of graphene reveals a new kind of magnet
However, in graphene -- one atom thick graphite -- the density of electrons is much smaller and can be changed by making a transistor. As a result of the low density of electrons the wave nature of electrons, as described by quantum mechanics, is eas
TankTwo String Batteries
Franco Gonzales of IDTechEx interviews Bert Holtappels of TankTwo about their battery packs for electric cars at the IDTechEx Show! In Berlin. TankTwo's system is comprised of multiple individual intelligent cells made from same material as traditi
China dominates generation 3+ nuclear reactors
The world's first AP1000 reactor will begin fuel loading in the next two weeks. The power plant will start loading more than 100 fuel assemblies into the honeycomb core of its AP1000 reactor with a pair of robotic arms.
Metallic Hydrogen claim, criticisms and rebutal
The Metallic Hydrogen Wigner–Huntington transition is only a piece of the story, – the problem of high pressure hydrogen metallization is much more interesting than we thought just a few years ago, with intriguing intermediate phases with unexpec
A Pod Races Through the Hyperloop for the First Time Ever
The future sounds a bit like a witch crying over a dead cat. That spooky wail is the sound hyperloop makes--at least, the version of the high-speed transportation system designed by Hyperloop One, which just took a big stride toward the day it fling
Gaye Levy on how to recharge Alkaline batteries.
About a month ago, I learned that it was possible not only to test old alkaline batteries to see if they are still are usable but also that, with the right type of charger, you can bring dead batteries back to life and that you can actually recharge