Stories by Bob Yirka

Wind turbines with flexible blades found to be more efficient

(Tech Xplore)—A small team of researchers with Sorbonne Université and École Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Métiers-ParisTech has found that using flexible blades on a wind turbine can dramatically increase its efficiency. ...

Feb 22, 2017

Atmospheric rivers found to carry more wind than thought

(Phys.org)—A pair of researchers with the California Institute of Technology and the University of California has found evidence that suggests atmospheric rivers carry wind speeds higher than has been thought. In their ...

Feb 22, 2017

Scientists readying to create first image of a black hole

(Phys.org)—A team of researchers from around the world is getting ready to create what might be the first image of a black hole. The project is the result of collaboration between teams manning radio receivers around the ...

Feb 20, 2017