Archive for October, 2012

Atomic Clusters

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

I apologize for not posting anything in such a long time.  Some of you have also been leaving me comments which I haven’t responded to.  I’ve been busy working a project which takes atoms, places them randomly in a small cube of space, and then solves how they would snap together into a molecule.  Well, […]

Smart Grids – The Energy Internet

Friday, October 12th, 2012

I believe that science holds solutions to problems that never would be solved otherwise.  When it comes to energy, I want to see a giant energy network evolve, similar to how the internet is today.  I imagine a world where the roofs of people’s homes are covered in solar panels, and their windows are embedded […]

Introducing Zero-Energy Housing

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

During the recent presidential debate, Governor Romney accused President Obama of wasting tax dollars on failed green projects, specifically referencing Solyndra as an example.  What he failed to mention was that while three or four of the government’s green investments failed, over 23 of them have been success stories.  These are the sorts of infrastructure […]

Is Life A Passive Movie?

Monday, October 1st, 2012

What would you consider to be the most profound thing you’ve ever learned?  Something that has totally reshaped the way you view everything, including your place in the cosmos?  As for myself, neuroscience leaves me totally baffled.  I’ve been struggling with the idea of free will for years now.  I have such a hard time […]