Is the solar industry’s boom for real, or is it being propped up by hefty government subsidies?
Measuring well-being in the developing world is a difficult task. Now network theorists have discovered a number of proxies for health and wealth that are much easier to measure instead.
Researchers have found ripples in the fabric of the cosmos that confirm a prediction of Einstein’s theory of general relativity.
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Ending a run of good news for clean energy, justices delayed emissions regulations while a legal battle plays out.
Two high-temperature, gas-cooled reactors under construction in Shandong will make up the first commercial-scale plant of its type in the world.
Africa is becoming a test bed for solar power, on scales both large and small.
Visa-free travel is a luxury allowed only between countries that share excellent relations. Now the first global map of this visa-free travel network reveals the underlying geopolitical landscape.
The tiny country has announced its enthusiasm for getting into the off-world resource-extraction business. Trouble is, that business doesn’t exist yet.
The Wendelstein 7-X reactor is latest in a global push to build a practical reactor that harnesses the power of the stars.