Hydrogen is feted as the key to a dynamic green economy. But is it the best choice for decarbonisation in all cases?
Nov. 9, 2020 • ~17 min
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Don't count nuclear energy out – it may be our best hope of reaching net-zero emissions within the time we have left.
Nov. 4, 2020 • ~7 min
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Energy efficiency and electrification should lead the effort to decarbonise society, not hydrogen.
July 22, 2020 • ~8 min
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"What we have is an integrated module that turns sunlight into electricity that drives an electrochemical reaction. It utilizes water and sunlight to get chemical fuels."
May 5, 2020 • ~5 min
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New research expands the pool of habitable worlds to include super-Earths with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.
May 4, 2020 • ~8 min
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Understanding why platinum is the best catalyst for splitting water could lead to cheaper ways to make hydrogen fuel.
Jan. 2, 2020 • ~4 min
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Researchers are closer than ever to detecting a signal from a time when the first stars in the universe emerged from the "cosmic dark ages."
Nov. 26, 2019 • ~5 min
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Hydrogen seems to be the culprit behind the short lifespans of sodium-ion batteries, a potential replacement for costly lithium-ion batteries.
Aug. 5, 2019 • ~4 min
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