Hey Bill Nye! Can We Desalinate Water for Human Consumption on a Massive Scale?
Television Host and Science Educator
The ability to desalinate water on an industrial scale would change the world, says Bill Nye the Science Guy, bringing fresh water to populations all over the globe that currently going without. While nature creates membranes that desalinate water, creating the right balance of salt to fresh water, humans must rely on synthetic membranes. While our current prototypes work, they are energy inefficient. The particle graphene, however, might provide a streamlined way of brining fresh water to the world.