Discovery Science: Technology – Water Power and Geothermal Energy

Technology – Water Power and Geothermal Energy As fossil fuel resources are used up and concern about their environmental effects increases, alternative forms of energy are gaining prominence: water and geothermal energy are two of the most important. Energy in the natural world can take many forms-from heat deep within Earth to the kinetic energy … Read more

The Universe and Galaxies: Solar Research

Discovery Space: Solar Research Many phenomena related to the sun can be observed and studied from Earth. A more detailed investigation of developing solar magnetic fields and flares is, however, made possible by the use of space probes and satellites. Ancient cultures observed and studied the position of the sun throughout the year, recording important … Read more