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Novosibirsk: The Chicago of Siberia, That Once Housed Some of Planet's Most Valuable Treasures
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, climate, concept, discovery, energy, history, interesting, research, scientists, technology )

Nell
- 2 days ago - siberiantimes.com
Novosibirsk is Russia's third city after Moscow and St Petersburg, and the largest in Siberia with a population of 1.47 million. An educational, scientific, cultural and entertainment centre, it also has significant industry. Novosibirsk has a relaxed
Half Mile High Tower in the Desert Could Generate as Much Power as the Hoover Dam
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, NewTechnology, performance, research, science, technology, study )

Frans
- 21 days ago - industrytap.com
Owing to an escalating desire of electric energy, Earth is progressively marching towards a serious electric energy crisis. Scientists are scrambling to find different alternatives to generate electricity. One potential solution is taking shape...
Pandora's Promise: The Nuclear Power Debate   video
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Energy Policy, Nuclear Energy, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Decarbonization, Zero Emissions, Sundance Film Festival, Stewart Brand, Whole Earth Catalog, Gwneth Cravens, Mark Lynas, Richard Rhodes, Environmentalists )

Brian
- 23 days ago - youtube.com
"The Sundance Film Festival favorite documentary features several notable environmentalists who once vehemently opposed nuclear power: Stewart Brand, Gwyneth Cravens, Mark Lynas, Richard Rhodes and Michael Shellenberger."
Top 10 Unsolved Mysteries of Science
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, life, science, space, research, investigation, discovery, energy, physics, chemistry, biology, aliens )

Michael
- 24 days ago - iflscience.com
So what are some of the top mysteries keeping scientists busy? Here's our top ten:
Why Nuclear Energy Matters for New York
Science & Tech  (tags: New York, Energy Policy, Energy, EPA, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Carbon Reductions, Carbon Free Sources, Nuclear, Solar, Wind )

Brian
- 26 days ago - nypost.com
"Important to securing the most cost-effective carbon reductions will be preserving existing carbon-free sources, such as nuclear."
Astronomers Detect Mysterious Signal 240 Million Light-Years From Earth
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, astronomy, discovery, energy, dark matter, neutrinos )

Michael
- 31 days ago - iflscience.com
Astronomers have detected a mysterious signal in X-ray data from a study of galaxy clusters, and they think the X-rays could have been produced by the decay of sterile neutrinos, a type of particle proposed as a candidate for dark matter.
How Solar Powered Roadways Will Save Our Planet: An in-Depth Look at the Technology
Science & Tech  (tags: concept, design, energy, environment, interesting, investigation, NewTechnology, research, science, technology, world )

Frans
- 32 days ago - greenerideal.com
ARE SOLAR POWERED ROADWAYS THE FUTURE? If you haven't heard about solar-powered roadways yet, you're about to be blown away. Recently, the project captured the popular imagination by presenting us with a new solar technology that could potentially ...
Bill Gates: We Need Energy Miracles
Science & Tech  (tags: Bill Gates, Energy, Research, Development, Climate Change, Carbon Emissions, Technology, Wind, Solar, Intermittency, Next Gen Nuclear, Energy Efficiency, Energy Demand )

Brian
- 33 days ago - gatesnotes.com
"We need a massive amount of research and development on clean energy: new ways to stabilize the intermittent flows from wind and solar; cheaper, more efficient solar panels; better equipment for managing energy; next-gen nuclear plants..."
Now Elon Musk Is Building the World's Biggest Solar Panel Factory
Science & Tech  (tags: solar power, energy, Tesla Motors )

Freya
- 38 days ago - takepart.com
Is Elon Musk out to save world or dominate it? Both, it seems, given today's announcement that the electric-car entrepreneur and space pioneer intends to build the world's largest solar panel factory in New York.
Toyota Is Working on a Real-Life Hovercar! By Marc Carter, 06/15/14 Read More: Toyota Is Working on a Real-Life Hovercar! | I
Science & Tech  (tags: transportation, design, energy, research, science )

Ruth
- 40 days ago - inhabitat.com
'Unfortunately it won't be a flying car, like the Terrafugia, but instead the car would hover just above the road to reduce friction, which would help with fuel efficiency.' Cool ! (Please add helicopter wings, make it float! make large van size!)
Ocean Cleanup Array Turns to Crowd Funding to Raise $80K For Feasibility Study By Timon Singh, 04/10/13 Read More: Ocean Clea
Science & Tech  (tags: design, energy, environment, habitat, animals, new tech, research, science, study )

Ruth
- 40 days ago - inhabitat.com
' " In addition to pursuing a research budget, Slat adds that "by finishing this all-important study, we can continue with an open ocean pilot, followed by the actual full-scale execution of The Ocean Cleanup." ' Good!
Thorium
Science & Tech  (tags: Thorium, Element, Energy, Energy Technology, Nuclear Energy, Abundance, Low Waste Production, Recycling, Zero Emissions, Non-Weaponization, Safety, Research, Development, China, India, Russia )

Brian
- 41 days ago - world-nuclear.org
"Thorium fuel cycles offer attractive features, including lower levels of waste generation, less transuranic elements in that waste, and providing a diversification option for nuclear fuel supply."
19-Year-Old's Ocean Cleanup Array Could Clean Half the Pacific Garbage Patch in 10 Years, Study Shows By Timon Singh, 06/15/14
Science & Tech  (tags: science, tech, oceans, environment, animals, design, energy, habitat, research, study )

Ruth
- 42 days ago - inhabitat.com
"The year-long study sought to determine if Boyan Slat's array is indeed a feasible ocean cleanup method. The result? According to the independent experts who have read the full 530-page report (...wrapped in plastic recovered from the oceans): it is." !
Jack Soules: Wind, Solar and Thorium Reactors in Our Future
Science & Tech  (tags: Energy, Technology, Energy Future, Solar Power, Wind Power, Thorium, Nuclear Energy, Zero Emissions, Climate Change, GHG Emissions, SMR's )

Brian
- 43 days ago - lcsun-news.com
"Our energy future will comprise small, decentralized generating stations which combine thorium reactors, solar panels, and windmills. "
 

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