Tagged: materials

Getting more energy from the sun: how to make better solar cells - Guest Work

Guest Author May 05, 2016

By Tara P. Dhakal, Binghamton University, State University of New York Global demand for energy is increasing by the hour as developing countries move toward industrialization. Experts estimate that by the year 2050, worldwide demand for electricity may reach 30 terawatts (TW). For perspective, one terawatt is roughly equal to the power of 1.3 billion horses. Energy … Read More

It is NOT Chemical-Free - Molecular Matters

Michael Edmonds Oct 03, 2012

Today the Christchurch Press contained an advertising supplement for the University of Canterbury which included articles on various types of research being carried out there. One such area of research is work by Professor Shusheng Pang who in collaboration with various other groups including Scion, AgResearch and Mastaguard has been working on a new building material made from radiata pine … Read More