Month: November 2011

HyperSolar Develops Technology To Create Renewable Natural Gas Using Solar Power

Using advanced nanotechnology, HyperSolar intends to eliminate the harmful aspects of extracting natural gas and preserve its existing delivery infrastructure and economy by fundamentally changing the source of natural gas from underground to above ground.

Company’s breakthrough technology uses sunlight, water and carbon dioxide to produce, clean, renewable natural gas HyperSolar, Inc. the developer of a breakthrough technology to make renewable natural gas using solar power, today announced that it has filed a patent application for the production of renewable natural gas using sunlight, water and carbon dioxide. This renewable…

Physicist Richard Muller Tells US Congress Climate Change Is Real

Ex-Skeptic Physicist Richard Muller, director of the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature Project

A prominent climate change skeptic told Congress on Monday he no longer doubts that global warming is real and caused by humans, and joined other scientists in urging action to stop it. Physicist Richard Muller, director of the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature Project, whose two-year research was funded in part by a foundation formed by…

Silicon Carbide May Make Quantum Computers A Reality!

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Physicists at UC Santa Barbara have discovered a quality of silicon carbide — a material commonly used in the manufacture of semiconductors — that can be used to perform quantum computing. Silicon carbide is a compound that has some 250 crystalline forms, but its 4H polytype (pictured below right) has an imperfection that traps electrons.…