aerogel, co2 capture, new black

Ultra-light ceramic aerogel stands up to intense temperature swings
Aerogels are strong, solid structures that are up to 99 percent air by volume, which of course makes them incredibly lightweight. They can be made of many different types of materials, but ceramics…
The Tiny Swiss Company That Thinks It Can Help Stop Climate Change – The New York Times
Air-captured CO₂ can be combined with hydrogen and then fashioned into any kind of fossil-fuel substitute you want. Instead of making bread from air, you can make fuels from air. Already, Climewo…
Flags that generate energy from wind and sun — ScienceDaily
Scientists have created flags that can generate electrical energy using wind and solar power.The novel wind and solar energy-harvesting flags have been developed using flexible piezoelectric strips…
NASA – Blacker Than Black
“NASA engineers now developing a blacker-than pitch material that will help scientists gather hard-to-obtain scientific measurements or observe currently unseen astronomical objects, like Eart…
STEM Activities | NASA/JPL Edu
Bring the wonder of space to your students. Explore our universe of science, technology, engineering and math activities and resources.
100 Engineering Projects For Kids – The Homeschool Scientist
Now more than 100 engineering projects iHomeschool Network for 99 lists of 100 Things. I’ve been researching engineering projects for my kids, so I thought I’d share my list with you!
Activities that boost spatial reasoning | Educanda
Use spatial language in everyday interactionsSpatial language is a powerful spatial learning tool. Preschoolers do better in spatial activities when parents use words such as triangle, big, tall, b…
Laser capable of emitting light quiet enough to move demanding scientific applications — ScienceDaily
There is a push to move the performance of high-end lasers onto photonic micro-chips, dramatically reducing cost and size while making the technology available to a wide range of applications inclu…
Robot combines vision and touch to learn the game of Jenga: Machine-learning approach could help robots assemble cellphones and other small parts in a manufacturing line — ScienceDaily
The Jenga-playing robot demonstrates something that’s been tricky to attain in previous systems: the ability to quickly learn the best way to carry out a task, not just from visual cues, as it is…
6 Ways to Engineer Holiday Fun at Home — Start Engineering
bring smiles to kids and also impart some learning benefits. So we imposed two stiff tests on our list of seasonal engineering-based activities shared below: it had to be short, and it had to tickl…
Explore Engineering
March is National Engineering Month in Canada, an opportunity for you to discover the world of engineering and where your skills and interests can fit in.”
EngineerGirl – Cool Links