SciShow: A History of Earth’s Climate

May 30, 2013


Is variability in the Earth’s climate something new or has the climate always been changing? And, is it something that we should be concerned …

A Small Wind Turbine You Can invent Yourself

May 29, 2013


As the June 17 deadline to the Instructables Green Design Contest fast approaches, Jaymi Heimbuch at TreeHugger has highlighted one specific entry: …

Project Better Place Closing Up Shop

May 28, 2013

Project Better Place, the electric vehicle company that planned to revolutionize electric vehicles and the automobile market with swapable, leased b…

Arctic Research Station Evacuated Due to Melting

May 27, 2013


A floating Russian research station on an ice floe in the Arctic is being evacuated far earlier than planned due to the breakup of the floe it is sit…

Wireless Maintenance Robots Ascend Wind Turbines

May 17, 2013


With a 13.1 inch tall mid-sized model, Helical Robotics’s HR-MP series robots can scale immense wind turbines to examine them for damage. Unlike…

More Efficient Solar potential with Gallium Arsenide Nanowires

May 6, 2013


Nanowires, needle-like crystals about the diameter of a virus, can’t be seen with a light microscope, but can give solar energy a massive boost. Le…