Category Archives: Research

X-Power Safe reactor

Advanced Reactors Win Federal Funding

New pebble bed reactor technology prevents nuclear meltdown. “…At $40 million each in matching funds over the next five years, the [Energy Department] grants will go to X-energy, a little-known Maryland-based startup that is developing a new version of a pebble-bed reactor, and to Southern

Preto batteries stores power in copper foam

Copper Foam Battery- Energy Sponge!

Prieto’s No Liquid Electrolyte Battery: Advances in battery energy and safety are critical, as lower priced energy storage is going to be an increasingly significant  part of our energy delivery systems. Already, the price for a kilowatt hour of electric cars has been reduced significantly

Rare Element Asteroid Mining Satellite

Space Rock Mining is Big Money.

Resources on Asteroids can be worth billions: “There’s money in space mining!” Usually that sort of bluster translates to money thrown AT space- as in tens of billions for Apollo, Shuttle, Space Station, etc.   Sure we’ve discovered an awful lot of important stuff, and

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