Power

11.28.16
MIT's sensor network tracks your power-hungry appliances
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MIT's sensor network tracks your power-hungry appliances

The system monitors each device in your home based on the electricity it drains.

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11.28.16
New magnetic field theory gets us closer to nuclear fusion
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New magnetic field theory gets us closer to nuclear fusion

Researchers have figured out why plasma fields rapidly snap and reconnect.

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11.22.16
Tesla runs an entire island on solar power
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Tesla runs an entire island on solar power

Its grid on Ta'u shows that you can eliminate conventional energy... in the right situations.

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10.02.16
Solar road tiles get their first public test
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Solar road tiles get their first public test

Solar Roadways' sunlight-gathering tiles are finding their first use in an Idaho town.

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07.11.16
Scientists dream up a power station staffed by bacteria
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Scientists dream up a power station staffed by bacteria

Micro-gadgets of the future could, theoretically, be powered by the motion of microbes.

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