Energy

First small modular nuclear reactor certified in US
The US’s first certification of a small modular reactor design could lead to cheaper, safer nuclear power plants.
How heat pumps of the 1800s are becoming the technology of the future
With ever-improving efficiencies, and rising sales in multiple countries, heat pumps are only getting harder for their detractors to dismiss.
This MIT research could help us unlock smaller, lighter, and safer batteries
Replacing the liquid electrolyte in rechargeable lithium batteries with a thinner, lighter ceramic material could revolutionize technology.
producing hydrogen leds
New experiment produces hydrogen with LEDs
Paper-thin solar cell can turn any surface into a power source
After 50 years, fusion power hits a major milestone
energy storage
New battery is cheaper than lithium-ion with four times the capacity
Extra-salty lithium battery less likely to catch fire
mining truck
Construction juggernaut unveils huge electric mining truck
permanent magnets
This meteorite material could power our clean energy future
window coating
Quantum computer designs heat-radiating window coating
Your house could become a rechargeable cement battery. Here’s how. 
This cheap material could capture CO2 from power plants before it pollutes the atmosphere