Mark King built an electric car to save on a $250 parking sticker at school but wound up with a car that cost 2 cents a mile to run.
Archive for 'Energy'
This is a short video about a discovery that could change the World by providing quick charging batteries that are biodegradable.
This is a presentation on how a Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactor (LFTR) works and how it could help solve a large portion of the planets energy needs.
Kirk Sorensen talks to a group at TED about how thorium can be used as a safer, cheaper and more environmentally friendly alternative to nuclear fuel. Here is a link to his website http://energyfromthorium.com
Bunker Roy gives an interesting and entertaining talk to a group at TED about a new school model that teaches grandmothers around the World how to bring solar power to their villages.
The Nest is the latest thing in home thermostats that learns from you throughout the day as you re adjust the temperature. Here is a link to their website. http://www.nest.com
Justin Hall-Tipping talks to a group at TED about how science and nanotechnology are making advancements that can help solve our problems.
As we search for clean ways to solve our energy needs, a group of engineers are experimenting with kites as a method to help find the way.
This is the video of Dr Wade Adams talking to a group at TED about nanotechnology what it is, what it can do and how it is advancing medicine and energy development.
Eric Jacqmain is the young man that attached 5800 mirrors to a fiberglass satellite dish that concentrates the power of the sun to multiply it by 5000 times.