Christine Balmer

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In Greece, Driverless Buses Are Now Accepting Passengers

An automated bus program goes with the flow of traffic<p>Greek commuters have a new way to get to work: a completely driverless bus that operates within normal traffic. The buses are part of a program that has been running in Trikala, Greece, since earlier this summer, but so far they’ve only been …

uBeam Declassifies Secrets To Try To Prove Wireless Power Is Possible

It must violate the laws of physics. It must be dangerous. It must be impossible. This is what critics have concluded despite not actually knowing the details behind uBeam’s wireless power technology. So rather than let the rumors swirl, today uBeam revealed a bunch of details about how far, how …

Engineering

Mysterious electric car startup looking to build $1B factory

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The luxury electric car market may be small, but it's lucrative enough to get another jolt — this time from a mysterious startup that says it wants to re-imagine how people interact with their autos.<p>The startup's name is Faraday Future, and it has been hunting for a place to …

Electric Vehicles

Inside The Z Machine, Where Scientists Turned Hydrogen Into Metal

Tackling an 80-year-old theory<p>For 80 years, researchers theorized that hydrogen could transform into a metal. This year, scientists at Sandia National Laboratories finally proved it.<p>They took deuterium, an isotope of hydrogen, and applied 3 million times the atmospheric pressure using the Z …

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Electric-car drivers don’t pay their share? Actually, no one does

The annual registration fees for electric cars implemented by several U.S. states have been the subject of much controversy.<p>Electric-car advocates view the fees as a form of harassment, and a hindrance to electric-car sales.<p>But advocates of the fees claim they just force drivers to pay their fair …

Electric Vehicles

Watch live: Daniel Craig and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the SPECTRE premiere

Daniel Craig reportedly went through 30 suits while filming every fight scene in SPECTRE. But tonight, one would hope, he’ll be keeping his Tom Ford tux in good nick as he and co-stars Monica Bellucci, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ralph Fiennes and Ben Whishaw swap the battlefield for the Royal …

Daniel Craig

Climate scientists ponder spraying diamond dust in the sky to cool planet

Solid particles of diamond or alumina might be safer than sulphate droplets as a way to redirect the Sun’s energy, calculations suggest.<p>Climate …

Chemistry