Posts Tagged: "energy"

Piezoelectric generator is only one atom wide

Piezoelectric Generator – World’s Smallest Electric Generator


World’s smallest piezoelectric generator is only one atom wide On October 15th, 2014 team, which involved researches and engineers, both from Columbia Engineering and the Georgia Institute of Technology, revealed, that they have made the first thinnest electric generator. This was published online, in Nature, by lead author Wenzhou Wu...

Ocean Energy

China Pursues the Holy Grail of Ocean Energy, in a Massive Way


Generating electricity from oceans is one of the oldest and hardest renewable-energy challenges. China is the latest country to try to bring the technology to life. According to the Wall Street Journal’s estimates, the rising superpower has invested about 160 billion dollars into tidal and wave technology and related projects....

Warp Drive

Warp Drive Looks More Promising Than Ever

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The first steps towards interstellar travel have been taken, but the stars are very far away. Voyager 1 is about 17 light-hours distant from Earth and is traveling with a velocity of 0.006 percent of light speed, meaning it will take about 17,000 years to travel one light-year. Fortunately, the...