A California-based company is commercializing an abundant, naturally occurring material that can turn waste heat into power.
Astronomers are building an entirely new kind of telescope that can photograph the whole sky simultaneously and continuously.
Oxford University researchers demonstrate that materials used in DVDs could make color displays that don’t sap power.
A new process can cheaply clean extremely briny water coming up from oil wells.
The first application of a novel water-repellent material from Harvard could be low-energy freezers.
Wind-turbine designers are warming up to an alternative to the three-bladed rotors that have been an industry standard for the past quarter century.
GE is one of several companies hoping to develop better neural implants for people with brain diseases and paralyzed limbs.
At the current rate of construction, there won’t be enough nuclear plants worldwide to meet critical carbon emissions targets.
New technology could be twice as efficient at converting sunlight to electricity.
Solar City’s acquisition of a solar-panel startup could help it lower installation costs and produce inexpensive solar power, but it’ll need more production capacity.