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Forget electric cars. Hydrogen power is the way forward | letters

Almost unnoticed, alternative energy generation has mushroomed, growing by many times more than anticipated<p>The advent of mass-produced, electric-driven vehicles (“VW hopes electricity will power it back into pole position”, Business leader) augurs a global cultural change. But switching to EVs …

Mysteries of Discovered Ancient Technology

The world contains many mysteries that make many scratch their heads in wonderment as to how it was done in a more primitive era as some of these …

Forget oil: Lithium Is transportation's future

Just a few years ago, we would have scoffed at the idea that electric vehicles could be mainstream anytime soon, or that the global appetite for lithium-ion batteries and mass power storage would be so voracious, and so sudden. Today, no one is scoffing, and lithium is being viewed as our new …

Astronomers Just Switched on a Device That Lets Them Observe The Milky Way's Black Hole

It starts...<p>Astronomers working with the European Space Agency's (ESO) Very Large Telescope (VLT) in Chile have just announced that a black …

How Does SpaceX Make Money?

Build cheaper than anyone else. Price cheaper than anyone else. Lather, rinse, and repeat until the (presumed) IPO.<p>SpaceX just might be the most …

Investing

'My DIY boiler heats my six-bed home and keeps my pool at 32 degrees - for nothing'

New technology set to be introduced in the UK this summer will make it easier for thousands more people to heat and power their homes through at-home boilers and renewables.<p>Anyone who uses solar panels or wind turbines to heat their home currently has no way of storing the energy until the best …

Solar Panels