A device that harvests energy from a black hole- The Dyson Sphere

What exactly is the Dyson Sphere? Freeman Dyson suggested a technique that would allow a civilization to collect the energy supplied by its own home star on an unparalleled scale in a breakthrough article that is now nearly eight decades old. A Dyson sphere, as this has been dubbed, is a huge construction that covers […]

Making methane from Carbon Dioxide: Carbon capture grows more affordable

For a long time, scientists have been interested in converting the global-warming chemical carbon dioxide into something of a useful fuel. Several scientists and researchers are wrangling with how to conserve hydrogen, which is an excellent energy transporter. Carbon dioxide reacting with hydrogen to form methane, a fuel, is a technique to kill two birds […]