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An Electrifying Christmas Light Display, Courtesy of Nikola Tesla
A physics fanatic down under is having a very Tesla Christmas this year, creating a 30-foot electrifying display of yuletide...
Sandia Labs Creates Fashionable Glitter-Sized Solar Cells
Suburban rave-goers, women of Jersey Shore, and Elton John, take note: your lives just got a little bit greener. The...
Paper-Thin Batteries To Juice Self-Powered OLEDs
General Electric has teamed with an Israeli battery developer to make thin organic LED panels that require no external power source
Track Household Electricity Use with Web-Connected Monitors
The Trend: Internet-connected energy monitors. They grab details on electric use from your wiring and send them to a Web...
Nine European Nations Vow to Create Supergrid for Sharing Offshore Wind Power
The Copenhagen announcement would allow nine European countries to share a common renewable energy source
MIT Redesigns Natural Gas Power Plant For Near-Zero Carbon Emissions
New technology produces energy from fuel without burning it
Obscure Gear: What the heck is a Variac?
And why do I own three?
The Dissection: A Home Electric Meter
A peek inside the simple gears and complicated math that make up one of the coolest devices in your house
General Electric Chooses Hawaiian Resort as Test Site for Smart Grid
The most fossil-dependent state in the U.S. will become a testing ground for energy-saving technologies
Man Ray Meets Mr. Wizard in Sugimoto’s “Lightning Fields” Photos
Hiroshi Sugimoto is one of the most interesting photographers working today–his meditative sea- and landscapes, done with long exposures on...