• Relationship Between Ionized Air and Ozone

    The ozone layer located high in the stratosphere protects us from the sun’s harmful high frequency UV rays. This layer is getting thinner due mostly to anthropogenic activities along with the production of ionized air, prompting an examination into...
    By Willie Scott October 30, 2011 

  • Think You Know Renewable Energy?

    The future of energy lies in renewable sources. What do you know about solar, wind, hydropower and biofuels? Test your knowledge and learn more about the energy sources of the future.
    By Cora Wilder October 24, 2011 

  • Guide to Renewable and Non-Renewable Energy

    Today a lot of pressure is being applied to upgrade our energy production systems to renewable energy formats. Holding this back is the cost of implementing these systems too quickly. Here you'll find a collection that will aid you in understanding...
    By Charles M Bowen September 9, 2011 

  • LED Lighting for Home Use - Are the Products Cost Effective?

    Today we have various lighting options at our disposal, but the need of the hour is choosing the best, most efficient, and most cost-effective medium of lighting. Screw-in LEDs are poised to replace compact fluorescents (CFLs), but is now the...
    By Tarun Goel August 8, 2011 

  • Disposable E-Paper - Environmentally Irresponsible?

    Researchers claim to have developed a paper-based e-reader, able to mimic traditional paper and be totally disposable. The question is whether is it worthy to have one-time-use devices that can be recycled after all?
    By Aggeliki K. August 8, 2011 

  • Can Superconductivity Help to Reduce Power Generation?

    A material that is superconductive can store electrical energy without any losses. This can help power stations to store energy effortlessly during hours when the demand is not at a peak, and distribute the stored energy whenever it is needed. Superconductivity...
    By Jayant R Row August 8, 2011 

  • Thirty-four Nobel Laureates Later

    34 Nobel laureates wrote a letter to President Obama regarding energy legislation in 2009-10. This article talks about the bill passed by the government, its key points, and the current status of the bill.
    By Tarun Goel July 15, 2011 

  • Standard Operating Procedures for Storage of Liquid Nitrogen

    Liquid nitrogen becomes dangerous if handling and storage are not performed properly. We have to follow some special procedures for this purpose.
    By Asheesh July 12, 2011 

  • Understanding the Global Carbon Cycle

    Carbon is one of the most plenteous elements found on earth and is essential for all life. The carbon cycle consists of biogeochemical progressions in which the carbon is subjected to chemical reactions. These change its structure as it moves through...
    By Willie Scott July 10, 2011 

  • How Is Human Energy Harvesting Done?

    Wouldn't it be nice to generate energy from your own every day activities instead of spending your well earned money on ever rising gas and fuel prices? Is it possible to harvest energy from human activities? Find out here.
    By Dr. Crystal Cooper July 5, 2011 
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