solar power

NASA is Upping the Power on its Lunar Wattage Challenge!

NASA and HeroX have launched Phase II of their Watts on the Moon Challenge, which will reward a total of…

6 months ago

Exploring the Moon’s Shadowed Regions Using Beamed Energy

NASA is exploring new concepts for its long-awaited return to the Moon, one of which promises to "beam" power wherever…

1 year ago

How do you get Power into Your Lunar Base? With a Tower of Concrete Several Kilometers High

It sounds like science fiction, but building an enormous tower several kilometers high on the Lunar surface may be the…

1 year ago

Anti-Solar Cells Could Generate Electricity at Night

A new study proposes how thermoradiative technology could be used to make "anti-solar" cells that would work at night. Credit:…

3 years ago

German ‘Largest Artificial Sun’ To Generate Climate Friendly Fuel

Synlight, the world's largest artificial Sun, will help German researchers extract hydrogen fuel from water using solar energy.

5 years ago

What is Alternative Energy?

Alternative energy comes in many forms, all of which are being investigated as long-term replacements for fossil fuels, coal, and…

6 years ago

When Will Humanity Become a Type III Civilization?

Based on our current growth in energy usage, how long will it take before we use up all the energy…

6 years ago

Welcome to Jupiter – NASA’s Juno Achieves Orbit around ‘King of the Planets’

Welcome to Jupiter! NASA’s Juno spacecraft is orbiting Jupiter at this moment! “NASA did it again!” pronounced an elated Scott…

6 years ago

Juno Snaps Final View of Jovian System Ahead of ‘Independence Day’ Orbital Insertion Fireworks Tonight – Watch Live

After a nearly 5 year odyssey across the solar system, NASA’s solar powered Juno orbiter is all set to ignite…

6 years ago

How Does The Sun Produce Energy?

Have you ever wondered how the Sun produces energy to keep us warm here on Earth?

7 years ago