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energy autonomous and ready for water taxi services, the soelcat 12 reduces all disturbing sound and CO2 emissions in harbours, lagoons and oceans.The post the soelcat 12 solar electric catamaran is like a floating tesla appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Elektra Solar demonstrated the capabilities of the company's Elektra One Solar aircraft earlier this month by mapping an historic German town in 3D. The low cost, low noise, high payload electric-solar aircraft was able to circulate silently just 300 meters over the town while it scanning the landscape below. ..Continue Reading Elektra One Solar demonstrates 3D town mapping capabilitiesCatego
Since the 1980s, astronomers have been searching for the Sun's "evil" twin, dubbed Nemesis due to its habit of slinging deadly asteroids our way every 26 million years or so. Lately, the Nemesis hypothesis has fallen out of favor after decades of sky surveys have turned up no trace of the star, but a new mathematical model from UC Berkeley suggests that almost every star is born with a buddy
Hydrogen itself is seen as a key part of our clean-energy future, but even better would be hydrogen produced using the power of the sun, rather than electricity from the grid. And what if you could make your house look pretty at the same time? Researchers in Australia have made a promising breakthrough on all counts, developing a "solar paint" that can produce hydrogen wherever there happens
founded by olafur eliasson and frederik ottesen, little sun is a social project that aims to bring clean, reliable, and affordable energy to those in need.The post little sun + santa shoebox project bring solar light to students in rural south africa appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
as its name would suggest, viñals' 'solar skin' plane is covered with a painted film of quantum solar dots, along with two double helix wind turbines to help generate the electricity it needs to fly. The post oscar viñals’ ‘solar skin’ plane generates enough energy to fly itself appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
solargaps has created the smart solar blinds for those in appartments or rented accomodation, opening the window to green energy for anyone and everyone.The post solargaps smart solar blinds power your household devices appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
the installation gently shades an external terrace during the day, before opening in the evening to take in views of the waterside promenade. The post apple dubai mall by foster + partners features giant ‘solar wings’ art installation appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine.
Photographers throughout the U.S. will get a rare treat this upcoming August 21: a total solar eclipse visible throughout a significant part of the country, the first of its kind to affect the nation from coast-to-coast since 1918. Ahead of the celestial event comes a new blog from Canon titled 'A Total Guide to Totality.' In it, photographers will find a library of articles detailing how to prep
MIT have created a device that can harvest several liters of water each day in conditions as low as 20 percent humidity—roughly the same humidity level as the sahara desert. The post MIT solar cube sucks drinking water from the driest desert air appeared first on designboom | architecture & design magazine. is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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