Buildings that diagnose their own inner state

Buildings that diagnose their own inner state

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT, USA) is one of those advanced centers that are applying new technologies to buildings. In it, Oral Buyukozturk, Professor, Department of Civil and...
Norway: fight against climate change with oil funds

Norway: fight against climate change with oil funds

Norway was one of the few Western countries that increased carbon emissions in the country in 2015. Norway wants to get rid of gasoline cars, plans to achieve carbon neutrality in 2030 and spends...
Germany says goodbye to nuclear power and oil

Germany says goodbye to nuclear power and oil

The country is driving a revolution; and renewable wind and solar energy are the mainstays of these transformations. In 2009, the country had 3800 megawatts of installed capacity in 2015 reached an...
Water remains liquid at a record of 43º below zero

Water remains liquid at a record of 43º below zero

Water, a fundamental part of life, may seem a vulgar and simple element, but the truth is that it is surrounded by mysteries. One of them is its freezing point. Contrary to what many people believe,...
Uruguay realizes huge achivements with wind energy

Uruguay realizes huge achivements with wind energy

Currently, Uruguay generates 22% of its energy due to the force of the wind . It is estimated that next year the figure will increase to 38%, placing this country in the world podium of energy based...
Promising combination of solar energy and liquid battery

Promising combination of solar energy and liquid battery

Although solar cells produce an increasing proportion of total electricity, there remains a fundamental limitation of its use: the dark of night, solar cells stop working. The lithium-ion batteries,...
Ocean fossils found in the Transantarctic Mountains

Ocean fossils found in the Transantarctic Mountains

Some marine fossils tiny distributed very widely on rock surfaces in the Transantarctic Mountains point to the possibility of a substantial rise in sea levels if global warming continues without...
A poisonous fish invades the Mediterranean

A poisonous fish invades the Mediterranean

A poisonous tropical fish could be expanding in the Mediterranean, alarming conservationists fear could decimate other species. Lionfish, an armed invasive animal with poisonous spines whose painful...

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