carbon capture

carbon captureMIT Makes Better Industrial Carbon Capture Technology But It is 100 Times More Costly Than Trees

MIT had made a solid-state faradaic electro-swing reactive adsorption system comprising an electrochemical cell that exploits the reductive addition of CO2 to quinones for carbon capture. The reported device is compact and flexible, obviates the need for ancillary equipment, and …

artificial intelligenceAI Can Be Used to Find Good CO2 Absorbing Micro Capsules

Micro-Encapsulated CO2 Sorbents (MECS) are a possible technology to capture carbon from the atmosphere. They are tiny, reusable capsules full of a sodium carbonate solution that can absorb carbon dioxide from the air. Scientists run three fluids through a series …

carbon captureBreakthrough Carbon capture that is ten times cheaper

Innovator Energy has a new mechanism to separate CO2 from power plant flue gas that uses one fourth the energy and is ten times cheaper.A The process introduced in their ACS peer-reviewed paper requires 75% less energy than existing CO2 …

carbon captureScientists unveil new form of matter: time crystals

most people, crystals mean diamond bling, semiprecious gems or perhaps the jagged amethyst or quartz crystals beloved by collectors. To Norman Yao, these inert crystals are the tip of the iceberg. If crystals have an atomic structure that repeats in …

carbonCarnival of Space 474

The Carnival of Space 474 is up at Urban Astronomer Universe Today – NASA’s EM Drive Passes Peer Review, But Don’t Get Your Hopes Up Artist’s concept of an interstellar craft equipped with an EM Drive. Credit and Copyright: Mark …

carbon captureIndia’s navy wants 100 technologies by 2031 including railguns, hypersonic weapons and lasers

The Indian Navy has finalized a plan to acquire 100 cutting-edge technologies in the next 15 years to build its war-fighting capabilities, but how realistic that will be is a million-dollar question. The 15-year prospective plan unveiled last month calls …

carbon captureDARPA VTOL X-plane will help the Army Future Vertical Lift program

Technologies from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s (DARPA’s) LightningStrike vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) X-Plane programme could assist the US Army as it crafts it Future Vertical Lift (FVL) concept, according to the official leading the effort. “The …

carbon captureChina will build four nuclear reactors using the domestic Haulong One reactor designs

China General Nuclear Power (CGN) and China National Nuclear Corp. (CNNC) plan to build four more indigenous nuclear reactors on the mainland of China. CGN plans to use the Hualong One design for the fifth and sixth reactors at the …

carbon captureManipulating domain walls in magnetic nanowire with sound could enable high density racetrack memory

A team from the Universities of Sheffield and Leeds may have found the answer to faster computing: sound. The research – published in Applied Physics Letters – has shown that certain types of sound waves can move data quickly, using …