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Replacing coal with gas or renewables saves billions of gallons of water

21 October, 2019
Science Daily
The transition from coal to natural gas in the US electricity sector is reducing the industry's water use, research finds. For every megawatt of electricity produced using natural gas instead of coal, the water withdrawn from rivers and groundwater drops by 10,500 gallons, and water consumed for cooling ...

Why modified carbon nanotubes can help the reproducibility problem

18 October, 2019
Science Daily
Scientists have conducted an in-depth study on how carbon nanotubes with oxygen-containing groups can be used to greatly enhance the performance of perovskite solar cells. The newly discovered self-recrystallization ability of perovskite could lead to improvement of low-cost and efficient perovskite ...

Croissant making inspires renewable energy solution

18 October, 2019
Science Daily
The art of croissant making has inspired researchers to find a solution to a sustainable energy problem.

2019 Nobel Prize in Physics: Evolution of the universe and discovery of exoplanet orbiting solar-type star

8 October, 2019
Science Daily
This year's Nobel Prize in Physics is being awarded "for contributions to our understanding of the evolution of the universe and Earth's place in the cosmos," with one half to James Peebles "for theoretical discoveries in physical cosmology" and the other half jointly to Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz ...


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