Category: Power

White Walkers and Radiation: Walls of Ice Keep Them Both at Bay

This Sunday, the 6th season of Game of Thrones premiers on HBO. Eight million viewers tuned in to watch the premier of Season 5, and considering that there is yet no book to give away what […]

Antimatter Power: Practical or Not?

  Since the 1960s and the first Star Trek episodes, the concept of antimatter as a power source has been in the main stream. How many times did we hear a line including loss of […]

Problem: We’re Overusing Water – Solution: Harness the Sun

Humankind is using water at an unsustainable rate, according to a recent article in Science Magazine. The article states humans use  10,700 cubic kilometers of water each year, or roughly 20 times the amount of […]

Millennium Falcon vs. The Stellarator

If you found your way to this site, then you probably know the Millennium Falcon, the iconic spaceship depicted in the Star Wars films. The Stellarator is likely just slightly less well known, though bears […]

The Future of Power Generation

I recently was very intrigued by this recent article in Popular Science about Lockheed-Martin developing small-scale (~100 MW) fusion power plants which can fit on the back of a truck. The implications of this are staggering. […]