The power tower has superior physics but inferior economics.
Scientists are solving the problem of costly energy storage.
Let's celebrate the progress, but put the cork back in the champagne bottle.
By digging deep, we could harness enough energy to power generations to come. But it involves fracking.
This company uses thousands of mirrors, AI, and machine learning to unlock the power of the sun.
The guilt-free air conditioning, called "cooling paper," is made from recyclable paper and doesn't use any electricity.
The fully functional plant will serve to demo TerraPower's nuclear tech.
How one startup plans to use "death rays" for good instead of evil.
China has reached a new record for nuclear fusion at 120 million degrees Celsius.
A thought experiment from 1867 leads scientists to design a groundbreaking information engine.
In paint form, the world's "whitest white" reflects so much light that surfaces become cooler than the surrounding air.
Researchers in Singapore invented a novel device that may help the island nation illuminate its growing underground infrastructure.
An artificial island in the North Sea is the biggest building project ever in Danish history - and could pave the way for many more.
Creating an afterlife—or a simulation of one—would take vast amounts of energy. Some scientists think the best way to capture that energy is by building megastructures around stars.
Inventions with revolutionary potential made by a mysterious aerospace engineer for the U.S. Navy come to light.
A new study explains how a chaotic region just outside a black hole's event horizon might provide a virtually endless supply of energy.
Can biomaterials help finally thrust perovskite solar cells to mainstream adoption?
Can we ever make energy efficient AI?
Fragments of energy – not waves or particles – may be the fundamental building blocks of the universe
New mathematics have shown that lines of energy can be used to describe the universe.
Scientists at Washington University are patenting a new electrolyzer designed for frigid Martian water.
A mineral made in a Kamchatka volcano may hold the answer to cheaper batteries, find scientists.
Although everyone knows that coal-based energy is a thing of the past, declarations about nuclear power plants somehow do not want to enter into force.
While it's always been a boon to Popeye's "muskles," it looks like spinach may also have a role to play in clean future batteries.
Utilizing nuclear waste converted to diamonds, this company's batteries will reportedly last thousands of years in some cases.
In one of the ocean's most lifeless places, scientists discover and resuscitate ancient organisms.
Researchers create a device to test a 50-year-old physics theory from the famed Roger Penrose.