Tag: Power

  • New type of ‘solar’ cell shows we can generate electricity even at night

    Conventional solar technology absorbs incoming sunlight to increase voltage. Strange as it may seem, some materials are able to work in reverse, generating energy by radiating heat back into the cold night sky. A team of engineers in Australia have now demonstrated the theory in action, using the kind of technology commonly found in night […]

  • Scientists Powered Basic Computer Just Algae For Over 6 Months

    In a dreadful vision of a future cut off from the sun, the machine overloads into the Matrix film series turned to sleeping human bodies as sources of electricity. Had they had sunlight, seaweed would undoubtedly have been the best choice. Engineers at the University of Cambridge in the UK ran a microprocessor for more […]