green energy

Green energy

This week, the European Commission has declared nuclear energy to be "green energy", together with gas.

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space tourism

Space energy

Is space tourism compatible with the energy transition? A comic reflection by Ferran Martin and his Eyedropper.

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Will science feed us all?

These are just a few examples of how an increase in the generation of energy and food, per se, might not address the needs of the population which is in fact still growing.

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The energy crossroads

Energy is the blood that moves today’s society and is one of the factors that has decisively contributed to improving humanity’s quality of life. This paper addresses the potential challenges and opportunities in the development of global energy systems, emphasising how deeply interconnected the energy and climate debates are.

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Science and the challenges of our time

Adults and older people have most likely always wondered how the young will manage to survive in the world they are left with, and at this point in history, this is a central question in our debates. In order to resolve it, we must resort to one of the main tools we have devised to try to understand the world we live in, the one we call science.

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Violent universe

We see the sky and admire its regularity and stability, its apparent immutability. We have always done so; it does not come as a surprise, since humans have always been startled by any change in the sky, associating it with omens or the mood swings of gods. At that time, they might call these changes «new stars», even if they were, for example, a supernova explosion, as in the case of Tycho’s supernova in the sixteenth century.

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A mysterious universe

Understanding the nature of the main constituents of the universe is crucial to obtain a precise description of the way in which it reached its present state.

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James Clerk Maxwell

Electromagnetic Unification

James Clerk Maxwell proved that electricity and magnetism are only different manifestations of the same physical substrate, electromagnetism.

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teslaorx

For Everyone Energy, for Everyone Everything

Imatge de domini públic Nikola Tesla in his laboratory (Colorado Springs) in 1899 next to an operating Tesla coil. Picture taken by Dickenson V. Alley. Within the frame of Orxata Sound System’s political activism there is also place —of

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Externalizaciones

Outsourcing

Our economic system has learned to put a price to production and commerce. But it has not assessed the cost of the outsourcing of cumulative residual materials

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