Hubble Gives Alien Weather Forecast

Hubble Gives Alien Weather Forecast

Astrophysicists at the University of Chicago have used the ageing space telescope to definitively characterise the atmosphere of a Earth-like planet for the first time. It is an impor...

New ceramic solar cells more effective

New ceramic solar cells more effective

A unique solar panel design made with a new ceramic material could make solar power cheaper, more efficient, and with less manufacturing time. It also reaches a four-decade-old goal of discoveri...

Living Wall Grabs Attention

Living Wall Grabs Attention

Since it was unveiled earlier this year, the living wall at The Rubens Hotel is gaining a lot of appreciation. Its purpose - as well as looking fantastic - is to gather support for such architec...

Floating Nuclear Power

Floating Nuclear Power

It sounds crazy, but in the waters of Russia, a unique water-based energy station is already under construction. The Akademik Lomonosov will generate 70 megawatts of electricity and desaliniate s...

Quicker Tsunami Sensors

Quicker Tsunami Sensors

Most countries bordering the Mediterranean Sea currently lack evacuation plans. Today's alert system relies on earthquake detection and tide gauges to see if a tsunami has been generate...

Vacuum Clean The Skies

Vacuum Clean The Skies

It sounds so preposterous and yet it is so sufficiently plausible that its designer is now talking to the mayor of Beijing about how to develop for urban use in this notoriously congested capita...