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2011-09-27 13:00:00

Executive at one of the largest suppliers of silicon to advise Alphabet Energy on scaling manufacturing of its silicon-based thermoelectric technology. SAN FRANCISCO,

Image 1 - Microwave Ovens Key To Energy Production From Wasted Heat
2011-09-20 10:46:11

More than 60 percent of the energy produced by cars, machines, and industry around the world is lost as waste heat – an age-old problem - but researchers have found a new way to make “thermoelectric” materials for use in technology that could potentially save vast amounts of energy.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.