To Boost Demand, European Electric Car Charging Sites to be Funded by Automakers

In order to boost mainstream acceptance of electric cars, four of the world’s top carmakers have agreed to invest in thousands of fast-charging sites across Europe, the companies said on Tuesday. German rivals Volkswagen, Daimler’s Mercedes, BMW an Ford Motor Co’s European division have entered a joint venture to develop 400 charging stations, spurred by…

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Antatica’s entire West Antarctica ice sheet likely to collapse within our lifetime

Regardless of whether we are responsible for global warming, or not, it is a real phenomenon threatening our coastal cities. In 2015, when a humongous 225 square mile of ice broke off from Antarctica’s Pine Island Glacier, it made scientists ponder what caused such a massive crack. They now have an explanation and you better be…

Scientists from Princeton and DoE inch closer to nuclear fusion

Although researchers have been able to better understand why synapses in a plasma field snaps and reconnect, a few answers are still playing hard to get. A more complete understanding could result in possibly the world’s first nuclear fusion reactor. In a historic development of monumental proportions, researchers from Princeton University and from the U.S.…