Topic: Solar

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

While our global population continues to grow, the science community is constantly looking for new ways to meet the energy needs of our booming species. Electric cars, solar plants, nuclear, coal, biomass, and various other options are all important aspects of energy dialogue happening across the...

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Many early human civilizations settled along rivers for their access to water, food, irrigation, transportation, and so on. In modern times however, we've sadly turned some rivers into trash cans. After years of pollution, can we clean up our rivers?   First of all,...

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

As the global population gets bigger and bigger, so will the need for clean energy solutions. Some scientists are working on bigger energy breakthroughs, literally. How big is the newest wind turbine design?   Nuclear, coal, oil, hydro, geothermal, solar, biomass, and wind are involved...

Thursday, November 12, 2015

As technology and scientific research progresses, we see more and more options on how to better power large groups of people. While countries around the world are all trying to become the first to go 100% green energy, there are still some major steps necessary to make that a reality. Perhaps this...

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

There are about four people born every single second. As our expanding population's energy needs grow, the more we will need clean, reliable, and sustainable energy to power our future. So, who's doing something about renewable energy?   Around the mid- to late 1920's,...

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Humanity can't seem to sit still. From our earliest days in Africa to now, we have always been on the move. In modern times there is no greater symbol for our mobility than the car. However, with our growing population and energy needs, how eco-friendly can cars get?   Transportation...

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

With an ever growing population, access to energy becomes a large factor in planning for the future. Many individuals and organizations have tried to bring alternative power methods to the table, but none have caught on just yet. A new option, the Power Wall, was recently introduced to the world...

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Halloween is an awesome time of year to show off your creativity and crafty costume making skills right? Well, the world of science is no exception to that. While pirates, zombies and scary monsters are commonly found walking around on Oct 31st, there is plenty of room for other awesome costumes...

Thursday, September 5, 2013

The race for the most efficient way to power our planet is happening right now. There are many options ranging from wind to nuclear to hydro power. Sometimes science has to turn to nature for inspiration, after all trees have been using solar energy to survive for millions upon millions of years...

Friday, September 7, 2012

Life on this planet wouldn’t exist without the Sun. Plants, trees and flowers have thrived by harnessing this naturally occurring, renewable resource. So, how can we get in on that?
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