solar power

Solar Power To Save Lives

Natural disasters like hurricanes Maria and Michael have notably increased in recent years and left behind great devastation. A group of science and math professors and students have teamed up to play their part in helping towns and cities recover using improved solar power technology. This group has helped rebuild schools, provide natural regenerative power […]

SciTech Now Episode 517

In this episode of SciTech Now, battle of the beetles; solar power to save lives; the wizarding world of coding; and maintaining a clean ocean based economy.

SciTech Now Episode 415

In this episode of SciTech Now, we discover the molecular basis for the glowworm’s bioluminescence; learn about the next generation of drones; using facial recognition technology as a diagnostic tool to determine health risk; and a new solar power facility in Tampa Bay.

Tracking pelicans with solar power

In a new conservation effort, researchers in Utah are placing GPS transmitters on pelicans. The information they gather will be used to protect pelican ecosystems, but the first step in tracking a pelican with GPS  is to catch one.

Solar power at the racetrack

The famous Daytona International Speedway in Florida is home to more than 7,000 solar panels, creating energy for the community and an educational opportunity for people to learn about clean, solar power.

SciTech Now Episode 305

In this episode of SciTech Now, solar power at the famous Daytona International Speedway; the physics of ketchup; a proposed tax on carbon, a surprising discovery of over 600 miles of coral reef; and using fire to learn about the declining giant oak population in North Carolina.