News & Opinion

  • Elon Musk's Hyperloop

    Together with brilliant minds from Tesla, Space X and around the world, Elon Musk is developing a new way to travel long distances over land. “It's a cross between a Concorde, a rail gun and an air hockey table,” he says. Learn more about...
    By Eighty Six March 31, 2015 

  • Elon Musk Wants You in an Electric Car

    Elon Musk believes that 100 years of internal combustion engines is enough. Electric cars can be mainstream. Along with Martin Eberhard, Marc Tarpenning, JB Straubel and Ian Wright, he built Tesla Motors to prove it.
    By Eighty Six January 20, 2015 

  • Resources Running Out: Rare Metals around Us

    Our world today depends heavily on computers, cell phones and other technology which leaves us vulnerable not only to natural disasters, but also to the depletion of resources needed to create these devices. Learn how important some rare metals are to...
    By Jay Banks April 9, 2013 

  • Are We Getting Closer to Nuclear Fusion?

    Scientists have been working on unleashing the potential of nuclear fusion for peaceful purposes for almost a century now. Imagine harnessing the same energy processes that powers the Sun – and will continue to do so another 6 or 7 billion years!
    By Mathias Aarre Mæhlum April 4, 2012 

  • Keeping Coal as a Viable Power Source for Electrical Power Generation and Industry

    Coal-fired power generating facilities spew vast quantities of the greenhouse gas CO2 into our atmosphere. However, there is a technology that could allow these facilities to keep operating, but it could also possibly have as much of an impact on greenhouse...
    By Mike Aguilar October 28, 2011 
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