Earth and Energy

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As the Earth’s population grows, and as climate change threatens to displace hundreds of millions…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As our knowledge of materials and how they behave improves we can generate electricity from…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Many scientists see de-extinction, as well as immortality and re-incarnation, as a mystery we simply…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As our ability to 3D print objects at the nano scale improves it gives us…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Climate change is getting harder to solve, and the effects are getting more severe so…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As the number of solar energy installations increase storing the energy they produce, so it…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF As countries try to hit their emissions targets fossil fuels are under fire, now the…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF The Internet of Things relies of billions of sensors to work, but only a handful…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF New powerful technologies are letting us revolutionise how we generate and deliver electricity, and autonomous,…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Thorium reactors produce thousands times less radioactive waste than their nuclear counterparts, and are much…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to collect solar energy in space and beam it back down to base…

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Being able to use sound to charge our gadgets is a revolutionary idea, and it’s…