Modeling study shows battery reuse systems could be profitable for both electric vehicle companies and grid-scale solar operations.
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A new framework for learning from each other.
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“Gold standard” material for generating oxygen from water divulges its molecular mechanisms.
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After delivering novel computational methods for nuclear problems, nuclear science and engineering PhD candidate Pablo Ducru plunges into startup life.
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Are facilities that produce necessities like energy and clean water doomed to be ugly? Not when artists and landscape architects help design them.
May 15, 2020 • ~9 min
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Results could help designers engineer high-temperature superconductors and quantum computing devices.
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"Our perovskite solar cells show no thermal degradation even at 200 degrees Celsius (390 degrees Fahrenheit) for over three days..."
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How should the United States power its economy in 2050? A recent survey finds surprising agreement from Americans of all political stripes.
May 5, 2020 • ~9 min
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About 95% of the starting fuel rod used in nuclear reactors in the US gets discarded as nuclear waste. A new strategy offers a way to recycle it.
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Chemical engineers take a step toward generating ammonia with small-scale, electrochemical reactors.
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