We’ve seen it in science fiction movies and books where Mars is an inhabitable world. The idea of one day terraforming Mars has been up for discussion and some billionaires want to make that dream a reality. It’s entirely possible to turn that lifeless red sphere into a habitable planet, but the problem is thatContinue reading “Terraforming Mars”
Solar panels are the most widely used form of green energy. When it comes to electrical output, they’re typically only twenty percent efficient. This causes solar arrays to take up a massive amount of area to maximize their power output. Solar panels also become less efficient when overheating. It’s a huge problem that the goContinue reading “Carbon Nanotube Solar Panels”
What if we could get power the same way plants create sugar? The goal of artificial photosynthesis is to do just that or something similar. Creating chemical energy through sunlight and carbon dioxide, but rather than making glucose we use the same process to strip electrons from molecules that can absorb photons. The school ofContinue reading “Artificial Photosynthesis”
Let’s face it, we’re not leaving Earth anytime soon. Climate change is one of the biggest threats to our way of life and our natural instinct is to run from a problem. However, there’s no where to run. The closest Earth like planet is light years away. Terra-forming Mars is out of the question too,Continue reading “Reversing Climate Change”
Rubber is a difficult material to recycle. For the most part it just sits in a landfill while only forty percent of it gets recycled. This is terrible for the environment. Tires are large and take over fifty years to biodegrade. Every six years we add more tires to the landfills when our tire wearContinue reading “Recycled Tires: A New Way to Produce Aerogel”
No body likes needles. They’re painful and most people have a phobia towards them. Not only will it be hard to deliver the vaccination for the Coronavirus when the hard-working medical professionals make it, but getting everyone to get injected with it is a different story. It’s also hard to store vaccines on top ofContinue reading “Vaccine Film: How the Coronavirus Vaccine will be Delivered”
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