As the 2013 space thriller “Gravity” violently portrayed, orbital trash from decades of exploration in the heavens is a serious concern. An estimated 170 million pieces of debris smaller than a fingernail are currently in orbit….read more here http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/space/blogs/japan-tackles-space-junk-innovative-magnetic-tether
Hawaii has the highest cost of electricity in the U.S., largely because it’s expensive to ship oil in from elsewhere, which also contributes to the Aloha State’s hearty carbon footprint…..read more here (http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/energy/stories/first-wave-energy-station-us-generates-power-hawaii)
What does bacteria have to do with clean energy? Well, a lot according to researchers at Bringhamton University. Check out how microorganisms may be making a big difference at the link below.
This week we wanted to share an invention that has taken recycling to another level. We hope to see a home version of this invention in the near future. Check out Epson’s Paperlab!
We wanted to share some information on advancements being made made in the energy field. Please check out the story below.
” A team of chemical engineers at the University of Pittsburgh recently identified the two main factors for determining the optimal catalyst for turning atmospheric CO2 into liquid fuel. The results of the study, which appeared in the journal ACS Catalysis, will streamline the search for an inexpensive yet highly effective new catalyst.”
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