The cost of oil continues to rise as well as concerns over pollution, making the topic of renewable energy a hot one. How safe is nuclear power as an alernative? Is ethonol a reliable solution? What other types of energy sources are there? Join our experts as they explore renewable energy in the news, and share their opinion on tidal power, wind energy, solar power and getting off the grid. Have experience in the topic or an opinion to share? Leave a comment!
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 the fascinating Hyperloop.
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.
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 our life as we know it.
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!
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 gas emissions as renewable technologies.