Barcelona-based architect André Broessel has developed of a spherical glass solar energy generator. The system uses a ball lens and specific structure to improve energy efficiency by 35%.
The Solar Eclipse Pavilion designed by Michael Jantzen, is a design proposal for a public art gathering-place made by steel, that also converts sun’s power into electricity.
The space-weather forecast for the next few years: solar storms, with a chance of catastrophic blackouts on Earth. Are we prepared?
An X-class flare, the most powerful in NOAA’s classification system, overloads a sensor on the Solar Dynamics Observatory. With the solar cycle expected to peak in 2013, more flares and coronal mass ejections (CMEs) may be headed earthward. Photograph by NASA SDO, August 9, 2011 / National Geographic
Ocean Supremacy by Sauter Carbon Offset Design (SCOD) a 42-meter “eco” yacht, is the largest and Greenest among the 10 fastest Superyachts vessel in the world.