#Power

Engineers drastically lengthens battery life

3 months ago — 1.5 min read

Engineers are charging forward with the development of a new environmentally safe high-powered lithium-sulfur substitute which could drastically lengthen the life of your batteries. The team, from the University of...

Buckyballs boost prospect of transparent solar cell

5 months ago — 1 min read

Engineers in the US have discovered a way to allow electrons to travel farther than was previously thought possible in the materials used to create organic solar cells.

Engineers propose new method to stabilise next-generation fusion plasmas

9 months ago — 1.5 min read

Engineers have gained fresh insight into so-call 'Alfvén eigenmodes' which could bring cheap fusion power one step closer to a reality. This unstable, wave-like disturbance are produced by fusion reactions...

Old bike parts turn the cogs of new wave energy harvester

1 year ago — 1 min read

A Nottingham Trent product design undergrad and professor systems have combined forces to create a wave energy harvester from discarded bike parts.

Loughborough University develop revolutionary explosive detection device

2 years ago — 1 min read

Loughborough University has unveiled a new device that can identify tiny amounts of explosive particles invisible to the naked eye. ExDtect – the brainchild of Loughborough professor John Tyler uses...

Breakthrough Starshot aims to reach Alpha Centauri within a generation.

2 years ago — 0.5 min read

Breakthrough Starshot is taking a novel approach to space exploration by using "nano craft" to reach Alpha Centauri within 20 years of its launch. These tiny crafts are designed to...