Category Archives: energy

Images of a Black Hole (sort of)

Just as a quick aside, I had to share this post by Phil Plait: Bad Astronomy Blog This might be the coolest astronomy photo I’ve ever seen.

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Bionic snail?

Interesting summary: http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2012/05/scienceshot-the-bionic-snail.html?rss=1 Full article: http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/ja211714w?journalCode=jacsat The basic idea of the snippet is that they turned a snail into a generator of electricity. It’s only a few microwatts at 0.53 volts, but that isn’t insignificant. At first I thought “what … Continue reading

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