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William Kamkwamba – The boy that harvested the wind

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

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William Kamkwamba – The boy that harvested the wind

At age 14, in poverty and famine, a Malawian boy built a windmill to power his family's home. Now at 22, William Kamkwamba, who speaks at TED, here, for the second time, shares in his own words the moving tale of invention that changed his life.

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Mimicking nature to create alternative energy

Thursday, August 13, 2009

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Mimicking nature to create alternative energy

Scientists are looking to nature for answers to the generation of alternative energy, such as solar power. Photosynthesis is the creation of energy from sunlight, the biggest most powerful form of solar power known to man! Here is an interesting article in…

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Book Review – “The Vanishing Face of Gaia; A Final Warning” by James Lovelock

Monday, August 3, 2009

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Book Review – “The Vanishing Face of Gaia; A Final Warning” by James Lovelock

Lovelock’s Vanishing Face of Gaia is as much an admonition of severe climatic change as it is an assertion of the scientific strength of Gaia theory. “All I do ask is that they take Gaia science seriously”, he appeals to the scientific community.

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Alternative Energy record breaker

Sunday, September 14, 2008

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Alternative Energy record breaker

The Greenbird project, a project initiated to attempt to break the land speed record for a wind powered vehicle, has come to an end. Uncharacteristic rainfall in the Australian desert has thwarted the attempt. This uncharacteristic rainfall could well be…

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