The Department of Energy’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. DOE President Donald Trump announced today that he will nominate a senior official at the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) technology commercialization program, and a former member of the White House staff under President Barack Obama, to lead the department’s $6 billion Office […]

Credit: CC0 Public Domain A global expert on infrastructure says that China’s plan to crisscross half of the Earth with massive transportation and energy projects is environmentally the riskiest venture ever undertaken. “China has enormous ambitions,” said Distinguished Professor William Laurance from James Cook University in Australia. “But with that […]

Heat pipes are devices to keep critical equipment from overheating. They transfer heat from one point to another through an evaporation-condensation process and are used in everything from cell phones and laptops to air conditioners and spacecraft. Credit: Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Heat pipes are devices to keep critical equipment from […]