Reversing Climate Change

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”

Recycled Tires: A New Way to Produce Aerogel

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”

Thorium: Engineering a Safer Reactor

Nuclear energy is a scary concept. With all the waste that it produces and the fact that if unchecked can cause a horrible meltdown killing everyone in a thousand square miles, it’s no wonder why people would rather look to solar or wind as a clean energy option. But there is a way to produceContinue reading “Thorium: Engineering a Safer Reactor”