Deakin Communicating Science 2016

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Electricity out of Thin Atoms

Nuclear energy. Nuclear power plants. In the media, it’s synonymous with catastrophic failure and cataclysmic destruction. Nuclear power has long since been used by countries all over the world as … Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Electricity out of Thin Light

In my previous blog, I posted about the technique used in converting the available kinetic energy of flowing water into mechanical energy via a water turbine to generate hydroelectricity. Compared … Continue reading

May 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pulling Electricity out of Thin Water

By now, everybody has heard the expression, “out of thin air”. Wind powered generators have been in large-scale production since we have been able to harness and exploit the power … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

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