Efficiency

Innovative New System for Artificial Photosynthesis

New “Artificial Photosynthesis” System Produces Methane With 10x Efficiency

A study from six chemists at the University of Chicago shows an innovative new system for artificial photosynthesis that is more productive than previous artificial systems by an order of magnitude. Above, an artistic illustration of the process. Credit: Illustration by Peter Allen University of Chicago breakthrough creates methane fuel from sun, carbon dioxide, and …

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Iga Swiatek, a model of efficiency, beats Ons Jabeur for US Open title

Iga Swiatek, a model of efficiency, beats Ons Jabeur for US Open title

NEW YORK — With Serena Williams’s farewell tour spinning right into a frenzy over a handful of rising stars in men’s tennis, it’s possible to understand how the most dominant player in the women’s game for the past two years slid under the radar during the two weeks of this US Open. Iga Swiatek, the …

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Diamond Anvil Cell

Holy Grail of Energy Efficiency: Physicists Advance in Race for Room-Temperature Superconductivity

A team of physicists from UNLV’s Nevada Extreme Conditions Lab (NEXCL) used a diamond anvil cell, a research device similar to the one pictured, in their research to lower the pressure needed to observe a material capable of room-temperature superconductivity. Credit: Image courtesy of NEXCL Less than two years ago the scientific world was shocked …

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