A new method can convert 65-cent red bricks from Home Depot into a supercapacitor that can store electricity, researchers report.
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A new hybrid solar energy converter generates electricity and steam with high efficiency and low cost, researchers report.
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With the right amount of pressure and surprisingly little heat, a substance found in fossil fuels can transform into pure diamonds.
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"...while global warming increases the likelihood of hot extremes almost globally, in some regions, irrigation expansion cancels or even reverses this effect.”
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Like a chameleon changing color in response to its environment, researchers have found a way to use heat to change the surface structure of liquid metal.
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Upending a basic tenet of classical physics, researchers have found that heat energy can travel through a vacuum thanks to invisible quantum fluctuations.
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In extreme cases, the heat that phones and laptops give off can cause batteries to explode, but a heat shield just 10 atoms thick may cool things down.
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