Well, the wind’s hit the fan. As a longtime proponent of wind power, tidal power, wood power, any power that comes from our natural resources, I’m also well aware of the nasty bullish response from anti-wind people. They seem to specialize in attacking my motives, rather than my facts. Perhaps ...
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Opposition to windmills often centres on health effects, but what is it about wind power that causes people to feel ill? According to recent research, it may not be the infrasound from wind-energy installations but, oddly enough, the warnings from opponents. For a study published in the American Psychological Association's Health Psychology journal, researchers from New...
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Two astronauts will make a hastily planned spacewalk to try to fix an ammonia leak in the power system of the International Space Station, Nasa officials have said.
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There are already a wide variety of renewable energy systems that harness the power of the wind, along with some that generate power via the flow of ocean currents. According to Japanese engineering firm MODEC (Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Co.), however, its soon-to-be-tested SKWID system will be the first one to do both...
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WASHINGTON - Two astronauts will do a spacewalk Saturday to try to fix an ammonia leak in the power system at the International Space Station. The leak forced the shutdown of one of eight solar panels. But NASA says the space station can operate fine with only seven panels providing power. NASA announced the decision to do the spacewalk at a briefing Friday afternoon. The...
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The Vestas chief executive says wind energy can remain competitive against lower gas prices, while a bigger investment in wind would enable Australia to hedge against rising power prices.
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Canadian researchers have developed a ground-breaking method which may ultimately enable excess energy created by wind turbines and solar panels to be stored for later use.
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A group of researchers proposes a way to power New York State entirely with wind, water and sunlight by 2050.
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WASHINGTON - Two astronauts on the International Space Station are preparing for a possible impromptu spacewalk to work on a leaking coolant line. NASA spokesman Rob Navias (NA'-vee-us) says the line will run out of ammonia coolant late Friday morning. The line chills power systems but power was rerouted and is operating normally. The six-member crew is not in danger. NASA...
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While NASA aircraft were circling the skies in the San Joaquin Valley in January and February measuring air pollution, a Penn State team was on the ground making sure the…Click to Continue »
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