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A light-powered catalyst could be key for hydrogen economy

Rice University researchers have engineered a key light-activated nanomaterial for the hydrogen economy. Using only inexpensive raw materials, a team from Rice's Laboratory for Nanophotonics, Syzygy Plasmonics Inc. and Princeton University's Andlinge.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgNov 24th, 2022

A novel interfacial regulated broadband photocatalyst

Extending the light absorption from ultraviolet (UV) to near-infrared (NIR) region and improving photocarrier separation efficiency of photocatalysts are of vital importance for solar-driven H2 evolution......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News1 hr. 32 min. ago

TP-Link expands HomeKit lineup with new Kasa outdoor smart plug and in-wall light switches

TP-Link today is expanding its lineup of Kasa smart home accessories with three new HomeKit offerings. Delivering some of its first accessories that work with Siri right out of the box, the new TP-Link Kasa arrives just in time for pairing with hol.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News9 hr. 3 min. ago

Economy, interest rates sour dealer views on market, survey finds

Fourth-quarter Cox Automotive Dealer Sentiment Index polling finds inventory is improving for franchised dealerships. But other variables are rising as concerns......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News10 hr. 32 min. ago

TP-Link expands HomeKit collection with new smart plugs & switches

TP-Link has announced new additions to its HomeKit-compatible Kasa ecosystem, including two smart light switches and a smart outdoor plug.New Kasa devicesThe company provides networking and smart home products for consumers, and its latest products h.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated News12 hr. 3 min. ago

New cars too expensive? This solar-powered EV will cost $6,250

Squad says in sunny climes like Las Vegas you may never need to charge it. Enlarge / The Squad Solar City Car is a low-speed vehicle that uses the power of the Sun to charge its batteries. (credit: Squad Mobility) It's t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

Mixing diesel and hydrogen provides big cuts in emissions

Existing engine designs can be modified to allow hydrogen injection. Enlarge / Diesel engines can be modified to burn a diesel-hydrogen mix. (credit: DjelicS) A team of engineers at the University of New South Wales (UNS.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

Squad’s solar-powered city car is coming to the US in 2024

Squad says in sunny climes like Las Vegas you may never need to charge it. Enlarge / The Squad Solar City Car is a low-speed vehicle that uses the power of the Sun to charge its batteries. (credit: Squad Mobility) It's t.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News16 hr. 4 min. ago

The new Infinix ZERO 5G 2023 take mid-range smartphones to a whole new level

Infinix has unveiled their latest handset in the form of the Infinix Zero 5G 2023, the first phone to be powered by MediaTek’s Dimensity 1080 chipset. The post The new Infinix ZERO 5G 2023 take mid-range smartphones to a whole new level first appea.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsDec 7th, 2022

DEAL: Amazon is giving away free smart lights with its Echo speakers

If you’re looking for a smart speaker that you can use to control your lights with, then check out this deal for Amazon’s Echo and get a free smart light at the same time. The post DEAL: Amazon is giving away free smart lights with its Echo speak.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  phandroidRelated NewsDec 7th, 2022

Tiny, hidden galaxy provides a peek into the past

Peeking out from behind the glare of a bright foreground star, astronomers have uncovered the most extraordinary example yet of a nearby galaxy with characteristics that are more like galaxies in the distant, early universe. Only 1,200 light-years ac.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Telescope-inspired microscope sees molecules in 6D

A new technology, inspired in part by the design of the James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), uses mirror segments to sort and collect light on the microscopic scale, and capture images of molecules with a new level of resolution: position and orientati.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

This Alienware gaming PC with an RTX 3080 Ti is $530 off right now

The Alienware Aurora R13, a gaming PC that's powered by the 12th-generation Intel Core i7 and the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, is on sale from Dell at $530 off......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

"Black widow" PSR J1544+4937 investigated in detail

Indian astronomers have performed long-term radio observations of a "black widow" millisecond pulsar known as PSR J1544+4937. Results of the observational campaign, published November 25 on the arXiv pre-print server, shed more light on the propertie.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Team develops photon-efficient volumetric imaging method with light-sheet scanning fluorescence microscopy

In biological imaging, researchers aim to achieve 3D, high-speed, and high-resolution, with low photobleaching and phototoxicity. The light-sheet fluorescence microscope (LSFM) helps meet that aim. Based on a unique excitation and detection scheme, t.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

Image: Hubble spies emission nebula-star cluster duo

Against a backdrop littered with tiny pinpricks of light glint a few, brighter stars. This whole collection is NGC 1858, an open star cluster in the northwest region of the Large Magellanic Cloud, a satellite galaxy of our Milky Way that boasts an ab.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 6th, 2022

US Forest Service is the latest government agency to try electric trucks

By 2027, all light-duty vehicles bought by the federal government must be EVs. Enlarge / I wonder if the US Forest Service will like the F-150 Lightning as much as everyone else who drives one? (credit: US Forest Service).....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Study sheds light on phylogenomics and tree of life of flowering plants

Flowering plants (angiosperms) are the largest, most diversified, and most successful major lineage of green plants, with ~330,000 known species. In the past decade, the accelerated development of high-throughput sequencing technology has provided a.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

A new milestone for laser technology: Seeded free-electron lasers

Extremely intense light pulses generated by free-electron lasers (FELs) are versatile tools in research. Particularly in the X-ray range, they can be deployed to analyze the details of atomic structures of a wide variety of materials and to follow fu.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

Quantum light source could pave the way to a quantum internet

The ability to integrate fiber-based quantum information technology into existing optical networks would be a significant step toward applications in quantum communication. To achieve this, quantum light sources must be able to emit single photons wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022

A dangerous pesticide isn"t being monitored in key bird of prey populations. We"re shedding light on that gap

It was once regarded as a miracle chemical to protect against disease and improve global food production. The man who discovered its properties even won a Nobel Prize for medicine. But today, dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane (DDT) is best known for it.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 5th, 2022