Luke Brockwell

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Arizona will get non-stop clean energy from hot air drafts

Many green energy sources only generate power in a narrow range of conditions. Solar panels won't work when it's dark, for instance, and wind turbines are useless when everything is still. If Solar Wind Energy Tower has its way, though, we'll soon get clean electricity around the clock. It recently …

Apple iWatch Already in Production, Report Says

The long-rumored wearable computer from Apple, affectionately known as the iWatch, has reportedly gone into production.<p>Reports of the highly …

The 530-pound Exosuit is a submarine you can wear

Scientists are now using the suit to study glowing fish 1,000 feet below the surface<p>The six-and-a-half foot tall, 530-pound aluminum suit looks like something out of an action movie. In reality it has an entirely different — and more intriguing — purpose. Come this summer, scientists will be using …

OSIRIS-REx asteroid sample return spacecraft gets go-ahead

Getting hit by a giant asteroid can ruin your whole day, so the first United States mission to visit an asteroid and return a sample presents a huge …

How It Works: The Highest-Efficiency Solar Cell

I'm going to soak up the sun.<p>Solar cells typically convert no more than 20 percent of incoming energy into electricity, in part because they capture only certain wavelengths of light. Researchers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems have developed a solar cell that converts …

Japan Emerging As Energy Storage Hot-Spot

<b>Published on</b> December 6th, 2013 | <i>by Giles Parkinson</i><p>0<p>December 6th, 2013 by <b>Giles Parkinson</b><p>Japan is emerging as a hot-spot for energy storage projects, …

Leonardo DiCaprio Just Made Electric Racing a Reality

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 12.09.13.<p>Time of Publication: 3:42 pm. 3:42 pm<p>Venturi Automobiles has teamed up with …

Quantum Computing Takes a Gigantic Leap Forward

In 2013, Worldwide Solar Power Installations Will Overtake Wind For The First Time

In 2013, more global solar photovoltaic capacity will be installed than wind power capacity — the first year that’s ever happened, according to …

One Million Euro Dutch Wind Turbine Crowd-funded in Just 13 Hours

Could crowdfunding be the future of renewable energy? Windcentrale, a Dutch clean energy company that helps ordinary people invest in wind turbines, …

Flipboard for Educators

Inside Flipboard / August 29, 2013<p>As students and teachers head back to school all over the country, we wanted to share some ideas on how Flipboard …