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Radically New Method for Producing Hydrogen from Water

Radically New Method for Producing Hydrogen from Water

Researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder developed a radically new technique which can fuel a sustainable green economy with nothing more than sunlight and water by producing clean hydrogen gas. The University of Colorado team new technique uses sunlight to ...

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Carina Nebula

Carina Nebula

In the cold vacuum of space, radiation from massive stars carves away at cold molecular clouds, creating bizarre, fantasy-like structures. These pillars of cold hydrogen and dust, imaged by the Hubble Space Telescope, are located in the Carina Nebula. Violent ...

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Hydrogen Produced from Aluminum and Water

Hydrogen Produced from Aluminum and Water

Scientists at Pennsylvania State University and Virginia Commonwealth University are producing hydrogen by exposing clusters of aluminum atoms to water. Rather than relying on the electronic properties of the aluminum, this new process depends on the geometric distribution of atoms ...

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MIT Energy Efficient Fusion Power

MIT Energy Efficient Fusion Power

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) are looking into using radio waves to control plasmas and possibly making energy efficient fusion reactors viable. Current fusion models rely on feeding plasmas through large magnets in controllable ways. One of ...

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Hydrogen-Producing Bacteria Provide Clean Energy

Hydrogen-Producing Bacteria Provide Clean Energy

Scientists at the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and North Carolina State University (NC State) have developed cooperatively a new “green” technology which could lead to clean production of hydrogen from nitrogen-fixing bacteria.   Thermotoga maritima (green/yellow rods) growing in co-culture ...

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Improved Way for Creating Hydrogen Developed

Improved Way for Creating Hydrogen Developed

A team of researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have recently developed a new catalyst material, based on cobalt phosphate rather than expensive metals like platinum, which can be used for hydrolysis in water. Electrolysis breaks water into ...

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Fuel Cells for…Helicopters

Fuel Cells for…Helicopters

Researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability in Germany, along with colleagues at the Technical University of Berlin, are developing a fuel cell that weighs only 30 grams and has an output of 12 watts which could make the idea ...

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Super Fuel Cells

Super Fuel Cells

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have improved the power output of a certain type of fuel cell by more than 50 percent. Their creative use of technology could help these environment friendly energy storage devices find a much ...

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New Way to Produce Water from Unlikely Materials

New Way to Produce Water from Unlikely Materials

Scientists at the University of Illinois have recently discovered a new way to produce water from unlikely materials such as alcohols. Their discovery may lead to the creation of better catalysts (used to accelerate the rate of a chemical or ...

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Honda’s Gel-Like Car

Honda’s Gel-Like Car

Honda recently announced it plans on revealing a new concept vehicle in the upcoming 2007 Tokyo Auto show. The “PUYO” car is designed to be a corner-less, soft box that is both friendly to the environment and feels good to ...

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