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Will Robocars Vastly Increase Battery Life?

We know electric cars are getting better and likely to get popular even when driven by humans. Tesla, at its core, is a battery technology company as …

Electric Vehicles

A New Acoustic Instrument That Creates Sounds like a Digital Synthesizer | Colossal

<p>The Yaybahar is a new acoustic instrument designed by Istanbul-based musician Görkem Şen that emits music right out of a retro sci-fi movie, a …

A Solar Dish That Makes Electricity And Fresh Water

A technological twofer!<p>It's not exactly a solar panel. It's more like a solar dish. And not only does it generate electricity, it makes water, too.<p>Researchers at companies and universities in Switzerland are developing a parabolic solar energy-capturing dish that they hope will be cheaper than …

How to Power the World without Fossil Fuels

Three times now, Mark Jacobson has gone out on the same limb. In 2009 he and co-author Mark Delucchi published a cover story in <i>Scientific American</i> …

Renewable Energy

How do you stop the flow of lava?

<b>Authorities on Hawaii's Big Island have declared a state of emergency as lava from the Kilauea volcano threatens residential communities and roads. Is there any way to stop a lava flow and save the homes in its path?</b><p>The Sicilians have always been threatened by Mount Etna, the volcano mountain in …

National Parks

Geography

((This comic is a single panel.)) [[A multitude of terrain features are drawn and labeled.]] Desert Mountains Glacier Lake Plain My house River Delta …

Journey to the Centre of the Earth

Congratulations! You've reached the center of the earth<p>The forces of gravity are pulling equally in all directions and you are now weightless.<p>But don't get too comfortable.<br>It’s over 6,000C here - you were cooked long ago.

Earth

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Sky News' Defence Correspondent Alistair Bunkall meets GCHQ workers to see the …

Roads

Tesla wants to power your home with a battery

Tesla will introduce a battery for your home during its highly anticipated April 30 event.<p>In a letter sent to investors and analysts on Tuesday, the electric car company said it will announce a "home battery" and a "very large utility scale battery." Similar products already exist on the market, …

Tesla

Shell boss endorses warnings about fossil fuels and climate change

Ben van Beurden, the chief executive of Shell, has endorsed warnings that the world’s fossil fuel reserves cannot be burned unless some way is found to capture their carbon emissions. The oil boss has also predicted that the global energy system will become “zero carbon” by the end of the century, …

Fossil Fuels

What the Earth would look like if all the ice melted

Volcano Erupts in Chile: Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

More earthquakes due to human activities, says USGS

Of the eastern and central U.S. states studied so far, Oklahoma is by far the worst-hit in recent years. Texas, Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico and Ohio …

U.S. Geological Survey

Study Links Swarm of Quakes in Texas to Natural Gas Drilling

With real-time monitors, scientists have linked a swarm of small earthquakes west of Fort Worth, Texas, to nearby natural gas wells and wastewater injection.<p>In 84 days from November 2013 to January 2014, the area around Azle, Texas, shook with 27 magnitude 2 or greater earthquakes, while scientists …

Natural Gas

Volcanic eruption off West Coast of United States, Oregon undersea volcano now erupting! | Politics

<b>Story Views</b><p>A new volcanic eruption is now confirmed to be taking place off the West Coast of the United States.<p>The new undersea volcanic activity is …

Geology

Crater Wall Collapsing Into Lava Lake Creates A Beautiful Explosion [Gallery]

Kablooey<p>Last week, we showed you what happens when a rock falls into a lava lake. But that only raises the question, what happens when <i>more</i> rocks fall into a lava lake? Kilauea is here to sate your curiosity.<p>The Hawaiian volcano, whose lava flows disrupted the life of a town just a few months ago, …

U.S. Geological Survey

There are signs that another mega earthquake is brewing for Japan

But the technique itself may one day help us predict exactly when such an event would take place, which could save thousands of lives.<p>Japan still has the devastating 9.0 magnitude, megathrust earthquake in Tohoku in fresh memory, which produced a powerful tsunami and killed nearly 16,000 people …

Earth Science

Deep In The Pacific, Scientists Discover Biggest Volcano On Earth

The world's largest volcano has until now been lurking undiscovered in the depths of the Pacific Ocean, according to a team of scientists who identified the massive object and reported their findings in the latest issue of Nature Geoscience.<p>The newly revealed Tamu Massif volcano — located about …

Earthquake hits city of Volcano in Hawaii

<b>(CNN) —</b> An earthquake struck the Hawaiian city of Volcano on Saturday evening.<p>The magnitude-5.2 earthquake was followed by five aftershocks, the largest of them registering at magnitude 3.1, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. No injuries have been reported.<p>No …

National Parks

Glaciers are warming so fast they are causing earthquakes

Now, scientists think they've figured out the cause of the rumbling phenomenon, at least in Greenland.<p>Scientists monitored the Helheim Glacier, a major outlet of the Greenland Ice Sheet, over 55 days from July to September 2013. They recorded 10 glacial earthquakes, some of which registered a …

Antarctica

The science behind the Taku winds

Google “mountain wave windstorms” and “Juneau” shows up immediately. Around here, though, people call those windstorms the Taku winds — and Juneau …