NASA’s ‘Maxwell’ is a plane that is powered by electricity

An artist’s concept of NASA’s X-57 Maxwell aircraft showing the plane’s specially designed wings and 14 electric motors. Photo: NASA An experimental plane being built by NASA could help push electric-powered aviation from a technical curiosity and pipe dream into something that might become commercially viable for small aircraft. At a conference of the American Institute […]

Scientists Use Silver to Make Lights Shine Brightly

Tue, 06/07/2016 – 9:38am by University of Queen Mary London The toxic and expensive phosphors used widely in fluorescent lighting could be eliminated thanks to a new study conducted by a materials scientist at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL). Writing in the journal Nature Materials, the international group of scientists modified a mineral called zeolite, […]

Few Things To Know About Making Electric Car Batteries Far Better

These days, electric cars go far and fast, but the batteries remain at a plateau. A radio-controlled toy truck helped me understand Axial Racing asked to test its new Yeti Trophy Truck, a 1:10 scale 4×4.Yes, because my interests and hobbies essentially haven’t changed since I was 12. The Yeti arrived without a battery, […]