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Capturing Solar Energy from Asphalt Roads

Scientists at the University of Rhode Island (URI) are developing ways to convert the solar heat generated by asphalt roadways into usable energy. The researchers say asphalt can reach temperatures of 140 degrees ormore in the summer.  The URI team has designed four different methods to use this abundant resource. 1.  Wrap photovoltaic cells around the […] Read more


A Breakthrough in Capturing and Storing Carbon Dioxide?

Researchers from MIT seem to have come up with a breakthrough for how to store and capture carbon dioxide, and it does not appear that it willescape into the atmosphere.  MIT researchers report "We have shown a much safer way of disposing C02 than previouslybelieved, because a large portion—maybe all—of the CO2 will be trappedin small […] Read more