Tagged: electric car

Energy Mirages and the False Hope of “Water Powered Cars” - Skepticon

Darcy Cowan Aug 06, 2012

This morning while perusing my news feeds I saw this article lamenting the state of scientific ignorance and bald political grandstanding in Pakistan. The specific item that prompted this lambasting of an entire country is the claim by one individual to be able the fuel cars using water – and the near unanimous support of [&hellip … Read More

Melancholic - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Nov 22, 2010

I’m feeling a little melancholic today. Last night I saw an obituary on the Guardian website for Dr Judit Nagy, a former colleague from my time at Imperial College London. She was the director of the proteomics facility, an excellent scientist and genuinely nice person. In an environment like Imperial it was always nice to have role models … Read More

Smart agents for smart grids: an application of game theory - misc.ience

Aimee Whitcroft May 12, 2010

No, it’s not a reference to spies who can park well.  Or something. It’s about electrical smart grids.  And how we might get the best out of them.  But I think some explanation is in order first – hell, I know I had to do some research before being able to explain … Read More