Engineering

The New Necessity: Solar Powered Clean Water

The New Necessity: Solar Powered Clean Water

Water, our most essential resource, is depleting so rapidly that many areas of the world are taking drastic measures to try and fix this issue. The most recent water crisis occurred in California, where extreme restrictions have been placed on water usage.

Tesla's New Battery Transcends Our Imaginations

Tesla's New Battery Transcends Our Imaginations

Tesla, already famous for their electric super cars, is working on something really incredible: the stationary battery for home usage and large-scale utilities. The company hopes to take this public in a few months and start production within the year

Supercapacitors: Super-thin, Fast-charging Energy Storage Devices for the Future

Supercapacitors: Super-thin, Fast-charging Energy Storage Devices for the Future

Researchers at the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA have created a new hybrid super capacitor. These batteries store huge amounts of energy and can charge in seconds. Another incredible feature of this battery is the recharge cycle: it can be recharge 10,000 times.