Today, Molly takes you on an adventure through the electromagnetic spectrum! Click here for show credits. twitter: @rocketboom facebook: facebook.com/rocketboom
Cook your delicious foods using sun light, and you don’t pay electricity, parafine, or firewood, and making it all a lot cheaper. That’s the promise of the solar cookers implemented by a South African company called Sunfire. They have been doing that for the last five years, and Sunfire is starting an NGO to distribute(…)
Molly reports on tech’s internal conflicts and more. Headlines: Obama to double available wireless broadband spectrum, Data servers could be used as energy sources, Your computer is made of “conflict materials” sourced from a bloody war in the Congo, EMILY the buoy-bot, Square Pixel inventor tries to smooth things out, Believing you are good or(…)
Rocketboom NYC Correspondent Ella Morton visits the ConEd Steam Plant to find out more about the New York City Steam System.
Rocketboom Field Correspondent Ruud Elmendorp reports on latrines that convert bio-waste into fuel.
The environmental impact of Google Searches, related Techmeme thread, Powering a Google Search, Dogpile, HowStuffWorks: Does gum really stay in you for seven years?, Chewing gum burns 70 kilocalories per hour, Cognitive vaccine: using Tetris to fight PTSD, Lobster to regain his freedom at age 140, 80-year-old lobster from local restuarant heading back to the(…)
Dilate or Shrink Your Pupils on Command, voluntary pupil dilation, Frotzophone, Fireworks Help Find Your Car, Fireworks to Pinpoint Your Car, Capital Gate – World’s Most Inclined Tower?, Scientists find way to erase memories in mice, Inducible and Selective Erasure of Memories in the Mouse Brain via Chemical-Genetic Manipulation, cornered mouse fighting our cat spaceghost,(…)
Urban Black Bears “Live Fast, Die Young”, 1, 2, World’s First Tidal Turbine Farms to Power 40,000 Scottish Homes (or Pubs), Solar panels installed on Vatican roof, Le Projet Triangle by Herzog & de Meuron, New Paris Building Casts No Shadows, Generates Electricity, Walter Towers by BIG, Scientists Create Device to Remove Carbon Directly from(…)
‘Space traffic control’ needed in junk-filled orbits, Flaming space junk narrowly misses jet (2007), New Horizons, ‘Brain Transplant’ Successful as Checkout Continues, New Horizons on Twitter, Rocketboom on Twitter, Creature Survives Naked in Space, Tardigrades, Tardigrade Facts, NASA Developing Fission Surface Power Technology , New WiFi System on ISS, ESA looks for a name for(…)