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Think Higher for Viable Solar: Geosynchronous

Posted on March 22nd, 2017 by in New Materials & Applications

space-based solar

By ExplainingTheFuture [Content on YouTube], via YouTube

As good stewards to our environment, we owe it to current and future generations to minimize our impact on the planet supporting all life. Has our choice of a terrestrial platform for solar power generation however, doomed us to inevitable failure of a nonviable approach? Continue reading “Think Higher for Viable Solar: Geosynchronous” »

Energy Conservation Part 2 – Politics

Posted on January 3rd, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Politics can be a touchy subject that means different things to different people in different positions. For example, politics at a large sewage district can literally mean interaction with elected officials and their representatives Continue reading “Energy Conservation Part 2 – Politics” »

Cracking Open the Coconut Without Spoiling the Prize

Posted on September 22nd, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

A hammer is a good tool for cracking a coconut. When used properly it unveils the “milk” and “meat” of the coconut without unwelcomed pieces of the woody shell and its fiber.  Continue reading “Cracking Open the Coconut Without Spoiling the Prize” »

Soaring With the Eagles in the Sun!

Posted on May 9th, 2016 by in New Materials & Applications

On April 23 at 11:44 pm PDT a watershed event took place in California. The bang of this milestone was drowned in the cacophony of the season. The late hour of the night in the West Coast deprived most of the sleeping nation of watching the live landing of Solar Impulse 2. Continue reading “Soaring With the Eagles in the Sun!” »