Electricity History: Edison and the Light Bulb

Lynne Kiesling Tuesday was the 129th anniversary of Edison’s invention of the incandescent light bulb, and Wired commemorated it with this very nice article. It tells the narrative well, from Humphrey Davy to arc lighting, with Edison using his telegraph profits to fund his research, to spending 14 months developing a light bulb that lasted … More Electricity History: Edison and the Light BulbMore Electricity History: Edison and the Light Bulb

Offshore Wind Power Proposal Rises from the Pacific, and Other Offshore Wind Power Stories in the News

Michael Giberson Typical offshore wind power projects — actually there are not enough projects in existance to talk about “typical projects”, so let’s say “typical offshore wind power proposals — envision embedding the turbines into the ocean floor. Not a problem off the U.S Atlantic Coast or in the Gulf, where the ocean is relatively … More Offshore Wind Power Proposal Rises from the Pacific, and Other Offshore Wind Power Stories in the NewsMore Offshore Wind Power Proposal Rises from the Pacific, and Other Offshore Wind Power Stories in the News