April 1, 2010

The curse of the 5-cent part (or, the importance of proper documentation)

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Image on the back of the T-shirt given to me by Mobius Photonics I always feel fortunate when I get the opportunity to visit a customer. Invariably, I leave a little smarter and more enlightened than when I arrived. Sure, every customer has a...

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Dan Nocera thinks he can solve our energy crisis with an Olympic swimming pool. MIT Professor Dan Nocera believes he can solve the world’s energy problems with an Olympic-sized pool of water. Nocera and his research team have identified a simple technique for powering the Earth inexpensively–by using...

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