In our continued look at cool and important technological advancements, here are the items I found for August:
Biofuels: A synthetic red dye that forms crystals could increase the growth of methane-producing bacteria by 10 to 18 times. New supplements … Read more
Moving on from our continued focus on solar technology, now it is time to go through my backlog of random but cool advancements I found over the past months – again in no particular order.
Could airplanes fly longer than … Read more
There is always so much to talk about in the world of solar energy; as such, our focus will remain on this topic in November.
First, here are a few ideas to improve the efficiency of solar cells. Stanford University … Read more
When you describe the landscape of my hometown of Urbana, Illinois (Go ILLINI!), it is common to say, “corn left, soybeans right.” No, there is not an abundance of breathtaking views like my adopted hometown of Boulder, Colorado. There is … Read more
Here are a few ideas to produce solar panels more cheaply and/or from different materials. This uses … Read more
The Netherlands is known for many things: its canals, world-class soccer, the Anne Frank museum, the tulip gardens, their liberal outlook on many social topics and much more. What they may come to be best known for soon enough is … Read more
First, here are a series of advancements that will make solar energy cheaper to produce. Connecting with last month’s … Read more