Yingli Green Energy, the Energy Research Centre of the Netherlands, and Amtech Systems, Inc. today announced a three-party research collaboration agreement to develop next generation high efficiency solar cells.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) today released the first in a series of video programs called Science Nation, which examine breakthroughs and the possibilities for new discoveries about our planet, our universe and ourselves.
The Second International Competition of Scientific Papers in Nanotechnology for Young Researchers to be held within the framework of the Second Nanotechnology International Forum RusNanoTech?2009, lead by the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies on October 6-8, 2009 in the International Exhibition Center of Moscow.
With thousands in attendance, the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory was officially dedicated today, setting into motion the next chapter of one of the country's greatest scientific assets.
An ultra-powerful laser can turn regular incandescent light bulbs into power-sippers, say optics researchers at the University of Rochester. The process could make a light as bright as a 100-watt bulb consume less electricity than a 60-watt bulb while remaining far cheaper and radiating a more pleasant light than a fluorescent bulb can.