When Cassini was being designed in the 1980s, an innovative plutonium energy source was developed to sustain it’s long journey. A source that would and still does carry considerable ethical considerations.
Can a website encouraging public discussion on energy help save us all from the perils of a warming climate?
Can a new process of converting ground coffee waste in to biodiesel create an economically viable alternative fuel?
There is a strong conjecture that climate change and world population numbers are linked. Population growth is driven by poverty and personal incomes are linked to energy poverty. Abundant quantities of clean affordable energy accessible by all nations, particularly those still developing, would bring about a transformation in society at the global scale. Could such an energy […]
Peter Shatwell sifts the fact and the fiction in support of the EmDrive – a proposed space propulsion system that appears to contradict a fundamental law of physics
Nam Cheah looks at the evolution of the hominoid diet
If micro black holes are discovered, the implications would be enormous, not just for our understanding of the Universe, but also for the future of energy generation.