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The Atomic Visionary
He peers into the most mysterious materials using home-built, one-of-a-kind microscopes
When Is Carbon an Electrical Conductor?
Just ask this poor pencil
An Electric Aviation Experience
When a 747 gets struck by lightning, it might be more shocking for the onlookers than the passengers
Trap Lightning in a Block
To create beautiful electrical-charge patterns like this, you could use a giant particle accelerator. But shag carpeting will also do just fine. Watch how Lichtenberg figures are made in our amazing video
Electricity in the Air
If cord-free power delivers on its promise, our "wireless" world will finally live up to the name
Watch the Wave Farm in Action
The world´s first commercial wave farm, located off the coast of Portugal, will use machines called Pelamis Wave Energy Converters...