All it took was a roughly 60-second lap around the top of a parking structure at high speeds to convince TED attendees that autonomous vehicle technology has come a long way.
Watch Salman Khan discuss the reinvention of education through video, then read a follow-up post by YouTube Education’s Angela Lin below.
By Susan Kraemer: The EU signed Kyoto in 1997, and passed laws to lower emissions by 2005. Five years later it had double the wind power of the US, and ten times the solar power.
Don’t call it “Facebook for Scientists” – it’s not about socializing, it’s about knowledge.
By Mark Brown, Wired UK: A team of geologists from Britain have pinpointed the exact quarry that Stonehenge’s innermost circle of rocks came from.
By Joe Romm: According to Dr. Pearce, the real cost in 2011 is under $1 per watt for solar panels purchased in bulk on the global market.
By Anthony Advincula: Last Friday, Solar One and city officials announced the launch of a public school-wide competition that will award a total of $30,000 to schools that can achieve the most energy savings by next April.
Days before this talk, journalist Naomi Klein was on a boat in the Gulf of Mexico, looking at the catastrophic results of BP’s risky pursuit of oil.
My entire research career has been fueled by a commitment to bring to light the emotions, thoughts, and behaviors that we all experience but never discuss
by Lauren Craig: SheerWind is a Chaska, Minnesota-based start-up with a wind power generator concept that looks nothing like any wind turbine you have ever seen.