Prices for the metal have soared along with global demand for batteries, and a bonanza could be waiting beneath a valley in the desert.
The world’s next global leader on climate is probably not the country you’d expect.
Scientists want to test plans for a transportable molten-salt reactor by piggybacking on their existing nuclear facility.
This week’s most thought-provoking papers from the Physics arXiv.
An organic molecule, usually used in sunscreen, superconducts at the remarkable temperature of -150 degrees Centigrade, say Chinese researchers. But how does the evidence stack up?
Researchers hope that a simple rule could help governments around the world achieve the goal of zero emissions.
The climate researchers intend to launch a high-altitude balloon that would spray a small quantity of reflective particles into the stratosphere.
Can a wall of light provide the key to cheap and plentiful liquid hydrogen?
Fewer coal-powered plants are going into construction—but without harsh taxes in place, people will continue to burn the stuff.
A new report suggests that playing nice with China could be the key to success.