Waste heat

06.25.11
New phase-changing alloy turns waste heat into green energy, exhibits spontaneous magnetism (video)
06.25.11

New phase-changing alloy turns waste heat into green energy, exhibits spontaneous magnetism (video)

Looks like harvesting waste heat is all the rage in 2011. Yet another team of researchers -- this ti...

By C. Trout,   06.25.11
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05.16.11
ORNL energy harvester turns heat waste into electricity, converts hot machines into cool customers
05.16.11

ORNL energy harvester turns heat waste into electricity, converts hot machines into cool customers

We've heard of turning yesterday's lunch into tomorrow's electricity, but a new energy converter...

By C. Trout,   05.16.11
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03.10.10
MIT gurus use polyethylene to suck heat away from your next CPU
03.10.10

MIT gurus use polyethylene to suck heat away from your next CPU

Man, MIT is making all of these other places of higher learning look silly. For what seems like the...

By D. Murph,   03.10.10
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10.19.09
Heat diodes give thermal computing a fighting chance
10.19.09

Heat diodes give thermal computing a fighting chance

Anyone who has tried their hand at overclocking recognizes just how evil waste heat is, and we're gu...

By D. Murph,   10.19.09
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06.25.09
Water-cooled Aquasar supercomputer does math, heats dorm rooms
06.25.09

Water-cooled Aquasar supercomputer does math, heats dorm rooms

Not that we haven't seen this trick pulled before, but there's still something magical about the fo...

By D. Murph,   06.25.09
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12.26.08
Waste heat close to becoming useful in cooling / lighting applications
12.26.08

Waste heat close to becoming useful in cooling / lighting applications

Not that waste heat in general hasn't been repurposed for non-wasteful activities before, but resea...

By D. Murph,   12.26.08
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07.25.08
Another team figures out how to convert waste heat into energy
07.25.08

Another team figures out how to convert waste heat into energy

Not that mad scientists haven't figured out a way to convert waste heat into energy, but a team fro...

By D. Murph,   07.25.08
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06.04.08
Cyclone Waste Heat Engine promises power on the cheap
06.04.08

Cyclone Waste Heat Engine promises power on the cheap

Another day, another means of converting waste heat into something decidedly non-wasteful. This one...

By D. Melanson,   06.04.08
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06.01.08
ElectraTherm's Green Machine converts waste heat into electricity
06.01.08

ElectraTherm's Green Machine converts waste heat into electricity

Converting residual industrial heat into something usable (read: electricity) has proven to be more...

By D. Murph,   06.01.08
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