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It looks as if the interstellar visitor 'Oumuamua isn't an alien space probe after all – not even a dormant one. An international team of researchers led by Queen's University Belfast (QUB) has confirmed that the 400-meter-long (1,300 ft) spindle is a rocky object containing water ice that is coated with organic-rich substances coming from a planetary system similar to ours and it has been fl
a super-green smart home, entirely powered by solar energy, ready to revolutionize the idea of housing at the university olympics of sustainable architecture.The post sapienza university unveils the smartest house designed for solar decathlon middle east appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
after more than two years in research and development, veiled group limited, has released the world’s first wooden, completely portable solar charger. crafted with sustainable sapele hardwood and slightly bigger than a small notebook, the veiled solar charger boasts excellent battery life, rapid-charging 3.0 technology and the ability to charge two mobile devices at once. […]The post
Hydrogen-powered vehicles are slowly hitting the streets, but although it's a clean and plentiful fuel source, a lack of infrastructure for mass producing, distributing and storing hydrogen is still a major roadblock. But new work out of the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) could help lower the barrier to entry for consumers, with a device that uses sunlight to produce both hydroge
in designing the deskspace planet set, the designers worked incredibly hard to source the exact materials that would showcase the unique beauty of each planet.The post deskspace’s polished gemstones solar system is the perfect gift for the upcoming holidays appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
by printing living cyanobacteria onto paper, researchers at imperial college london have created biodegradable solar panels that provides electrical energy.The post living solar panels printed on wallpaper photosynthesize sun’s energy appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Windlab has announced that construction will soon start on a combined wind, solar and battery storage facility at Kennedy Energy Park in north Queensland, Australia. Kennedy Phase I is reported to be the world's first utility-scale, on-grid wind, solar and battery energy storage project and is expected to be up and running before the end of next year...Continue Reading Combined wind, solar an
No matter how useful a certain human innovation may be, nature has usually beaten us to it by millions of years, and more often than not done a better job of it too. A Yale team has looked to nature to help solve a design problem, using tiny fossilized creatures called diatoms to improve the light absorption rate of organic solar cells...Continue Reading Light-bending algae boost organic sola
The 2017 US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon has come to a close in Denver. The competition tasks students with building prototype solar-powered houses and awards points based on categories including architecture, engineering, and innovation. This year's winner blends green design with a plan to encourage the surrounding community to get together and discuss ways to use less energy. ..C
Back in 2013 GoSun unveiled its first solar oven, using parabolic mirrors to focus sunlight, making a portable convection oven good for cooking a variety of foods without the need for a traditional heat source. Now, after several different iterations, the company is launching its cheapest and most portable version, the GoSun Go...Continue Reading GoSun's latest solar oven can boil water in 30 is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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