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America's Best Business Schools 2015

An MBA is a major investment at an elite school such as Harvard (above), where one costs more than $300,000 in tuition and foregone salary. MBAs have become slightly less valuable after the 2008 financial crisis, but grads from the best schools still earn back their investment, on average, in four …

Tesla's rechargeable battery can power your home — here's how it works

Tesla unveiled the new and improved version of its at-home battery, Powerwall 2, in October.<p>The at-home battery can store solar energy and provide backup power for your home. It fits into Tesla's larger energy ambitions since it acquired SolarCity in November, allowing it to offer solar roof and …

Rechargeable Batteries

A trip to Mars with Space X could cost the same as buying a house

SpaceX’s plan to take people to Mars in a giant rocket could cost just $200,000 for a round trip, a board member for Elon Musk’s space exploration …

Photonic Propulsion Could Be Our Ticket To The Stars

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New leaf-like nano surface could boost solar panel efficiency

We often look to nature for tips on how to build better tech, and few things in nature are better at harnessing the power of the sun than the leaves of ordinary plants. Researchers at the University of Oulu in Finland have discovered a way to build coatings that can mimic the surface of the leaves …

Fashion, Faith and Fantasy in the New Physics of the Universe by Roger Penrose – review

From string theory to the Big Bang – an explosive study from an eminent refusenik<p>Something is rotten in the state of physics. In spite of all the smug talk about the amazingly accurate predictions made by modern models of the most fundamental forces, things go terribly awry if these theories are …

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The 3 Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make While Fundraising

When a startup decides it’s time to start raising capital, there’s a lot of potential business impacts to consider. If things go well, funding can launch startups into another gear, earning them more customers, traction and publicity than ever. What many founders are less apt to discuss, however, …

Entrepreneurship

Flexible solar tiles to make move inside and recycle artificial light

Roofs have long been the realm of solar panels, right up to Tesla's announcement a few weeks ago of energy-harvesting roofing tiles, but solar panels …