Turning saltwater into clean drinking water is an expensive, energy-intensive process, but could the wonder material graphene make it more accessible?
Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium is the most expensive stadium ever built. The $1.6 billion price tag was driven by a spectacular retractable roof design, an LED video board that is by far the world’s largest, and the pursuit of LEED platinum certification.
When complete, the 550-megawatt Topaz Solar Farms will have more than 8 million modules installed. The project will cover 4,700 acres in San Luis Obispo County and will provide enough electricity equivalent to powering more than 180,000 average California households.
After announcing Internet.org last year, an initiative to improve Internet access across the globe, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled the Connectivity Lab, a new team of scientists that has been working on the ambitious project. He said that the Connectivity Lab would develop “new platforms for connectivity on the ground, in the air and in orbit,” according to a post on Internet.org on Thursday.
OpenROV is an open source robotic submarine designed to make underwater exploration possible for everyone. Flying the ROV is a lot like playing a video game. The interface is hosted as a webserver from the ROV that allows you to control its movements with your computer’s keyboard and see it’s video feed on your screen.
The Great Wall of China is undoubtedly one of the great wonders of this world. Here some interesting facts about it.
1. It is really really really really long, longer than you think… If you added the length of all the defensive walls created in China over the last 2,000 years, and lined them end to end, then the total length (apx. 31,070 miles) would reach 1.25 times around the Earth (apx. circumference 24,854 miles).