MADRID/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A boom in offshore wind power sparked by the European Union's espousal of the technology runs the risk of becoming a bubble unless installation, running and repair costs are more clearly defined.
MADRID (Reuters) - Solar power can provide up to a quarter of the world's electricity by 2050, the International Energy Agency said on Tuesday, but it needs government lifelines in the next decade until it can compete with conventional power.
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - China's JA Solar Holdings Co Ltd posted a quarterly profit on Tuesday and raised its outlook on strong demand for photovoltaic electricity generating equipment.
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The agency aims to develop new technologies for space flight, but years of neglect have left many of its labs in rough shape, says a new report
A heavy runaway star rushing away from a nearby stellar nursery at more than 400,000 kilometres per hour, a speed that would get you to the Moon and back in two hours. The runaway is the most extreme case of a very massive star that has been kicked out of its home by a group of even...
The European Space Agency's Herschel infrared space telescope has made an unexpected discovery: a hole in space. The hole has provided astronomers with a surprising glimpse into the end of the star-forming process.
( Elhuyar Fundazioa ) Four teachers from the Higher Nautical and Naval Engineering Technical School at the University of the Basque Country study the advantages for sailboats to use wind-sourced energy from their sails to generate electrical energy.
FRANKFURT/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Germany's top solar companies warned that demand and prices for solar panels could fall off sharply after government subsidy cuts in their domestic market, the world's largest, kick in later in the year.
( McGill University ) Physicists at McGill University have developed a system for measuring the energy involved in adding electrons to semi-conductor nanocrystals, also known as quantum dots -- a technology that may revolutionize computing and other areas of science.
( Massachusetts Institute of Technology ) MIT researchers have developed a powerful new tool for calculating the effects of Casimir forces, complicated quantum forces that affect only objects that are very, very close together, with ramifications for both basic physics and the design...
( Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ) Gravity monsters expel gas not only from their host galaxies but even from the space inside galaxy groups.
( Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres ) Some German airlines leveled their criticism against the forecasts of the Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre in London on the spread of the ash cloud over Europe, as these forecasts did not provide any precise information on the ash...
( American Chemical Society ) The American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Institute will host the 14th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference from June 21-23 in Washington, D.C. The annual conference, which regularly attracts scientific leaders from around the world,...
( Virginia Tech ) The US Department of Defense has awarded a prestigious scholarship to a graduate research assistant at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute at Virginia Tech whose research includes assessing the benefits and risks of synthetic biology.