Saturday, December 20, 2008
Scientific American on Energy
Here are a few some very interesting links to December articles from the online version of Scientific American magazine on the future of energy in America concerning:
Obama's future energy policies, the viability of nuclear power, so called 'green collar jobs', and future energy technologies :
1. Obama's First 100 Days
The new president must take bold steps, right away, to tackle the nation's energy challenge
By Shirley Ann Jackson
2. Can Nuclear Power Compete?
Newly approved reactor designs could reduce global warming and fossil-fuel dependence, but utilities are grappling with whether better nukes make market sense
By Matthew L. Wald
3. Green-Collar Jobs--The Future of the Global Workplace
Investing now in clean energy technology will create millions of jobs and lifelong careers
By Jerome Ringo
4. The U.S. Needs to Lead in Clean Tech
Steve Mirsky talks with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas L. Friedman on how green technology can save the world economy
By Steve Mirsky and Thomas L. Friedman
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Notional MADV on the surface of Mars (Credit: Lockheed Martin) by Marcel F. Williams At the 68th International Astronautical Congress...
Nuclear Synfuel Economy The Methanol Economy Gasoline from Air & Water
Computer illustration of Near Rectilinear Orbits between EML1 and EML2 (Credit: NASA). N ASA appears to have settled on a Near Rectil...
Notional FlexCraft repairing ISS panel (Credit: Genesis Engineering Solutions) Links and References Innovative Single-Person Spac...
"Thor's battle with the giants" painting by Mårten Eskil Winge (1872 ) by Marcel F. Williams B ecause of the politica...
Notional crewed ELV-3 on the surface of the Moon by Marcel F. Williams D uring NASA's Constellation program, the American spa...
Paul Spudis: 1952- 2018 Paul Spudis Passes Away The Passing of Paul Spudis: Moon Exploration Expert Paul Spudis: NASA WATCH Paul...
by Marcel F. Williams Congress has now made it clear that they want the immediate development of a heavy lift vehicle and a crew explorat...
NASA OTV with single stage reusable lunar lander (credit NASA) by Marcel Williams In 2009, President Obama inherited an annua...