Category: Science

The Mysterious Dwarf

In the scientific world Pluto has always been a hot topic. Since its declassification as a planet in the Solar System on August 2006, it has sparked many debates about the dwarf planet. Some of those debates consists of whether or not Pluto is actually a planet based on its features. You would be surprised

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Pricing Innovation:

The intent of this article is to help show that not everything we do should be broken down to the bottom line. The focus is about government programs in the field of technology. It is really difficult to place a price on innovation and the good it will do to humanity over time, however sometimes,

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The Solar Industry In 2014

The latest report from Solar Energy Industries Association provided great news about the Solar Industry in the United States. The Solar industry is continuing to grow at a wonderful rate. Here are some current facts: In the United States there are over 20,000* Megawatts of cumulative solar electric capacity. This energy can power over 4 million

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Liquid Metal Battery

Liquid Metal Battery is a form of energy storage invented by Donald Sadoway and his team at MIT. The team found tremendous success and in order to scale this project to help benefit society, they created their own startup called AMBRI. Let’s start by briefly describing how batteries work: Simply put, batteries are made up

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Renewable Energy – Geothermal

Introduction Utilizing natural resources should be near the top of everyone’s list. A main reason is because it is an investment, which has the highest rate of return and pays the greatest dividends. In other words, you save money, while helping save the planet. Have you ever wondered why Caveman lived in caves? There is

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Sustainability On A Platter

Most of us know that, Greenhouse Gasses in our atmosphere cause Climate Change. According to the EPA about 82% of greenhouse gasses are caused by CO2 emissions. These emissions come from construction, cars, trains, planes, busses, your trash etc. The best way to tackle Climate Change seems simple – right? All we need to do is

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Voyage Towards the Unknown

  Human ingenuity and curiosity has leaded our civilization to prosper in many different studies and exploration. Space is one of the many wondrous mysteries we have decided to explore.   With the Space Age kicking off in the late 1950’s with the launch of Sputnik 1 by the Soviet Union, the world was not

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Solar Islands

Have you heard the argument “Solar Panels take too much space”. Well, for starters – that argument is simply… flawed. If Photovoltaic (PV) Solar Systems are installed on the right places in the planet, it will not require much space to generate enough electrical energy to power all of the world’s energy needs. Maybe we’re

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An Open Response

Apart from my usual social/political commentary, I wanted to write something more personal. Very recently my older brother (biologically, not fraternally) started his own blog. His debut post was focused on the goals he has for the immediate and more long-term future. What stuck me most about the post was not the goals themselves, but

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Masdar City – Solar Heaven

Masdar is an Energy Company based on Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The company is a subsidiary of Mubadala Development which has over $55 Billion in assets, and it is a Government Owned – Joint Stock Company. The Company’s mission is to focus its investments in renewable energy and clean technology throughout the world. In

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