Lise Meitner (7 November 1878 - 27 October 1968) was an Austrian physicist who worked on radioactivity and nuclear physics. Meitner was part of the team that discovered nuclear fission, an achievement for which her colleague Otto Hahn was awarded the Nobel Prize.
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers at Michigan State University has developed a new type of solar concentrator that when placed over a window creates solar energy while allowing people to actually see through the window.
Designboom Origami expert, NASA researchers fold solar arrays for space CNET A prototype for a solar array developed by NASA is more like a solar flower than a solar panel. It's both beautiful and practical.
A new paper by University of Notre Dame researchers describes their investigations of the fundamental optical properties of a new class of semiconducting materials known as organic-inorganic "hybrid" perovskites.
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Sci-News.com Astronomers Create Maps of Milky Way's Interstellar Material Sci-News.com In 1922, U.S. astronomer Mary Lea Heger discovered dark lines indicating 'missing' starlight, which must have been absorbed by a yet unknown source.
The global positioning system, or GPS, has its limitations—namely, it cannot work indoors. Potential solutions for indoor positioning continue to fire up the imaginations of scientists. The latest news involves a form of echolocation.
Earth and Mercury are both rocky planets with iron cores, but Mercury's interior differs from Earth's in a way that explains why the planet has such a bizarre magnetic field, UCLA planetary physicists and colleagues report.