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While those wonderful light sabers in the Star Wars films remain the figment of George Lucasâ€™ fertile imagination, light mills â€“ rotary motors driven by light â€“ that can power objects thousands of times greater in size are now fact.
The world's biggest Roman candle has got nothing on this.
VALHALLA, N.Y., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The warm weather usually means lots of summer fun and outdoor activities. Unfortunately, the combination of high heat and high humidity often become very dangerous.
15 Vehicles from 12 Teams Continue in Pursuit of Ten Million Dollars in Prize Money for Super Fuel-Efficient Cars BROOKLYN, Mich., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a $10 million competition to inspire a new generation of vehicles capable of achieving 100 MPGe (miles per gallon or its energy equivalent), concluded its Knockout Qualifying Stage.
CHARLESTON, W.Va., June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federation for American Coal, Energy and Security (FACES of Coal) released a video on its website, www.facesofcoal.org, today explaining in easy-to-understand terms and examples why the use of conductivity is an ill-advised and inappropriate measure for water quality impairment.
While attempting to solve one mystery about iron oxide-based nanoparticles, a research team working at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) stumbled upon another one.
ERIE, Pa., May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- EriezÂ® introduced the remarkable, state-of-the-art, unbelievably powerful P-REX Scrap Drum at the 2010 Scrap Recycling Industry Expo.
Vehicles From Around the Globe Begin Performance Testing Today in Pursuit of the Multimillion Dollar Cash Prize for Super Fuel Efficient Cars **Celebratory Kickoff Event Planned at Michigan State Capitol on Thursday, April 29** BROOKLYN, Mich., April 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, 28 teams, representing 36 super fuel efficient vehicles from across the globe will begin arriving at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) in Brooklyn, MI to officially start on-track performance testing for...
The single-atom thick material graphene maintains its high thermal conductivity when supported by a substrate, a critical step to advancing the material from a laboratory phenomenon to a useful component in a range of nano-electronic devices, researchers report in the April 9 issue of the journal Science.
DETROIT, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- For Volkswagen this marks the beginning of an action-packed year, in which more new models will be introduced than ever before in the company's history.
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.