Potential applications for low-temperature plasmas

Dr Joseph Zimmerman, a Senior Scientist at CU Aerospace, discusses recent experimental investigations of applications for low-temperature plasmas. Solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas. As the...

Calorimetry for the development of an improved sodium-ion battery

Dr Carlos Ziebert, head of IAM-AWP’s Calorimeter Center, KIT, explains how battery calorimeters allow thermal characterisation and safety testing for an improved sodium-ion battery. In...

Peatlands and climate change: from threat to cure

Sustainable management of peatlands and mitigating climate change: Waterloo’s Ecohydrology Research Group helps close key knowledge gaps. Peatlands are a valuable but vulnerable natural resource....

Observing droplets of near-perfect fluid in high energy nuclear collisions

By investigating the world’s smallest droplets of near-perfect fluid, researchers have been able to develop greater understanding of the primordial matter in the Universe. A...

Natural disasters: exposing inequalities in society

Margherita Bruscolini, Geoscientist & UAV Pilot at RSS-Hydro examines how natural disasters expose the stark inequalities in society between the wealthy and poor, and what can be done to mitigate the effects. Natural disasters, such as droughts, floods, hurricanes, and...

Electric energy storage solutions for a sustainable future

Ozop Energy Solutions Inc, a US based public company (OTC: OZSC) provides electrical energy storage solutions for a greener and smarter future: from energy storage for electric vehicles, to developing technologies for energy generation. OZOP’s electric energy storage solutions have...

Sustainable Materials Research and Technologies

The SMaRT research group at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology runs a comprehensive programme for the development sustainable materials and technologies, including energy and quantum materials. Establishing a sustainable society is this century’s grand challenge. Here, one of the...

Uniting the world with greater understanding of the Universe

Professor Hitoshi Murayama of the Kavli Institute for the Physics and Mathematics of the Universe (Kavli IPMU) discusses bringing people together in the quest for greater understanding of the Universe. I was once invited to speak at the United Nations...

The Astrophysics of planet formation and searching for baby planets

Andrea Isella of the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University discusses the search for baby planets and the astrophysics of planet formation. As of today, the number of planets discovered orbiting stars beyond the solar system has surpassed 4,300,...

Developing functional bio-inspired synthetic materials

Innovation News Network explores the work of Dr Anna Schenk, from the University of Bayreuth’s Colloidal Systems group, and discusses the group’s role in developing bio-inspired synthetic materials. Junior professor Dr Anna Schenk leads the University of Bayreuth’s Colloidal Systems...

A new joint international physics research laboratory in Japan for the physics of the “two infinities”

The National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and the University of Tokyo collaborate in joint international research laboratory for physics at the smallest and largest scales of our universe. Our scientific world faces significant challenges, and the field of physics...

Biogeophysics: exploring the Earth’s subsurface biosphere

The Ecohydrology Research Group and Water Institute are using their research in biogeophysics to develop tools to observe the Earth’s subsurface biosphere. The Earth’s shallow subsurface provides many key services. Soils are the foundation of agriculture and, therefore, the world’s...

Kempower: building long-lasting fast chargers for electric vehicles

Environmental proofing and comprehensive cloud services are the secret to reliable, fast and long-lasting electric vehicle chargers with low life cycle costs. Kempower builds electric vehicle chargers that last. For companies investing in charging infrastructure, this means low life cycle...

Unusual strike-slip earthquake uncovers hidden mechanism

Researchers believe that a newly discovered hidden mechanism is the reason behind an unexpected Alaskan strike-slip earthquake. The team, consisting of Kevin P. Furlong, Professor of Geoscience at Penn State, and Mathew Herman, Assistant Professor of Geology at California State...


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